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12 Things To Look Out For When Choosing An HVAC Company

There are a few important things to look for when choosing an HVAC contractor. Whether you are installing a new furnace or simply looking for a reputable company to maintain or repair your existing equipment. How long have they been in business? If it is a new business, there is a fair amount of risk you take on when hiring them. Do they have the experience needed to ensure a professional job is done and also, will they have the […]

Are chimney’s becoming extinct? | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Are chimney’s becoming extinct?

Chimney’s used to be a regular addition to every home here in Manitoba for the heating appliances. It used to be that all the furnaces and water heaters used a metal lined chimney to exhaust the flue gases up and out.  As time went on and technology got better, the necessity of a metal chimney became less and less mainstream. Electric water heaters became more popular and they no longer needed chimneys at all. Natural gas furnaces became more and[…..]

Identifying & Avoiding AC Repair Scams | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Identifying & Avoiding AC Repair Scams in Winnipeg, MB

There are many dishonest HVAC companies out there. If you’re not careful, you could risk losing a lot of good money to bad advice. Sometimes the company itself has good intentions but they entice their employees to sell, sell, sell! They set sales goals for their service technicians and place large incentives for their employees to argue why a system needs replacing instead of a simple repair. Bad advice? How can you tell the difference? These are good questions. Sometimes,[…..]

Are HRV’s Worth It?

Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRV) have become pretty popular within the last decade and are mandatory on all new home builds or large renovations on your home in Manitoba. Question is, why? Especially when the home you bought never came with one and you’ve been getting by without one so far. So why bother? Are HRV’s worth it? Although there are many answers to that question, perhaps the best answer is: Yes, it can improve your quality of life. We spend[…..]

no-contact delivery for high efficient allergen furnace filters | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

No-Contact Delivery! Call Us Today to arrange a time for delivery.

Weather Tech is offering no-contact delivery for high efficient allergen furnace filters brought right to your door! As an essential service we want you to know we take all the proper precautions to ensure your home and our employees stay safe. 16″ x 25″ x1 M.E.R.V. 8 – 4 Pack for delivered for $50* 5″ pleated filter for you cabinet M.E.R.V. 11 delivered for $70* or a M.E.R.V. 16 delivered for $150* Get a U.V light replaced to sterilize your[…..]

Uneven temperatures of furnace | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

When You Need to Replace Your Furnace

Here in Winnipeg, Manitoba, we live in a region that experiences cold weather, and you will need a furnace for your home. This helps to keep you and your family warm during the colder days and months, and protects the integrity of the building by preventing frozen water pipes, etc. It is good to ensure you maintain your furnace on a regular basis. However, they will become faulty from time to time and you will need a furnace repair. This[…..]

furnace filters | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Not sure what furnace filter to buy?

When replacing your furnace filter there are choices you can make. Purchasing a high efficient filter can mean cleaner air for you and your household, however there is also an increased cost to that. A better filter will mean it catches more debris, which in turn means it will get ‘plugged’ faster than a cheap filter. Therefore, all things being equal, you will have to replace a more expensive filter more often…unless you install a larger filter which will offset[…..]

furnace switch cover | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

A few things you can check before you call for a technician to look at your heating system.

Sometimes there is a simple solution to a problems with your furnace that does not require a service person.   Make sure the power to the furnace is ‘ON’   Sometimes a furnace will have what’s called a ‘disconnect switch’ or a ‘service switch’.  It is a switch which will shut down the power to your furnace if you ever had a flood in the basement, or if the furnace is going to be serviced. This switch looks like a[…..]

Save Money Using Your Smart Thermostat | Weather Tech Heating and Cooling

Digital Thermostats – How To Use Them

If you are the proud owner of a digital programmable thermostat but are content at keeping a standoffish relationship with it because you just don’t feel like you ‘get’ each other…read this. Thermostats come in many different shapes and sizes but make no mistake, they all have the same purpose.  That purpose is to do what they’re told when keeping a temperature. Temperature is important to keep you comfortable, especially in your home, so basically…understanding your thermostat should be important[…..]

humidity problems after new mid or high efficiency furnace

High Humidity After Getting a New High Efficient Furnace

Excess Humidity after putting in a high efficiency furnace is not uncommon. High efficient furnaces do create condensation internally but not humidity in the home.  As your local furnace installation Winnipeg experts, we wanted to help clear up some details on this issue. This is a common misconception because these high efficient units are also dubbed, ‘condensing furnaces’ by some, because through the process of combustion and the removing of the heat from that combustion, the exhaust is brought to[…..]