Reliable Home Advice

  • How to Choose the Right System for Your Home: HVAC Buying Guide

    When it comes time to purchase a new HVAC system, you may feel overwhelmed. Not only are there so many confusing terms to understand, but there are numerous types of furnaces and air conditioning systems. Making matters worse, most people are thrust into this situation on a cold winter morning after discovering that their HVAC…

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  • Sustainable Home HVAC Solutions You Should Know

    Green habits have made their way into our daily routines. From remembering to bring our reusable bags to the grocery store to separating our trash, being eco-conscious is something we all work towards. One thing we often forget, however, is the need to run our HVAC system efficiently. Sure, most of us know not to…

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  • 6 Great Reasons to Choose a Local HVAC Company Over a National Giant

    While there are a variety of giant heating and cooling companies throughout Canada, there are many more hardworking independent HVAC companies, some right in your neighbourhood. Which one should you call? We may be a little biased, but we can think of a few important reasons to support small, independent HVAC companies. Here are six…

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  • Signs Your Air Conditioner Fan Needs Replacing

    Finding out on the hottest day of the year that your air conditioner isn’t working as well as you’d hope is never a fun time. If you stay alert to signs that your air conditioning system might be having trouble, you’ll be better prepared and can address the issue before your unit breaks down completely….

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  • Why You Need a High-Efficiency Furnace or Air Conditioner

    When you need a new furnace or air conditioning system, opting for a high-efficiency model pays off handsomely, with a variety of benefits. While keeping your family comfortable, high-efficiency units will reduce your energy consumption and, subsequently, your energy bills. Much like more energy-efficient cars, more energy-efficient HVAC appliances tend to be more costly than…

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  • How the Canada Greener Homes Grant Works

    – Going Green is Easier than you Think! Canadians have upped their game when it comes to taking better care of the planet we live on. From reusable shopping bags to more energy-efficient appliances, every little bit adds up. One thing that has thwarted the best efforts of sustainability-conscious Canadians is heating and cooling. While…

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  • How to Save Money on your Heating & Cooling Bills Without Being Uncomfortable in your Home

    According to recent estimates, the average family in Canada spends more than a thousand dollars per year on electricity. A large percentage of this goes toward heating and cooling costs. Fortunately, there are a couple of easy ways in which people can keep these bills within reasonable limits. Keep reading to learn more about saving…

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  • Air Filters for Allergies – 4 Useful Tips

    While it may not seem like it, spring is right around the corner. In just a few weeks, the grass will be green and lush again, crocuses will spring up, and trees will be bursting with new leaves. The season of hope and rebirth is a joy to nearly all unless you suffer from allergies….

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  • Improving Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality with Ultraviolet Light

    Depending on the season and your situation, indoor air quality can be improved in a variety of ways; adding or removing humidity, greater ventilation and better filtration. Now, home comfort systems are enlisting some old technology to tackle new problems. One of the latest innovations in HVAC (Heating, Cooling & Ventilation) technology is the use…

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  • Health and Comfort and Home Fitness Routines

    As you and your family continue to practice social distancing, your home comfort has never mattered more. As we are all spending more time indoors, the air quality, and not just the temperature, can make a difference in how you feel. Read up on simple steps you can take today to take care of your…

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  • Reasons Why Every Home Needs a Humidifier

    Whole-home humidifiers are becoming much more prevalent in recent years. Even many leading furnace manufacturers are offering humidifier discounts along with installations. Nevertheless, there are still more homes in the U.S. without humidifiers than with. Here are some reasons why you should consider installing a humidifier in your home. 1. Reduced Heating Costs Humidity makes…

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  • 3 Ways to Stay Warm When Your Heater Stops Working

    If your furnace or heating system breaks down in the winter, then you need to find a way to stay warm. A furnace breakdown can happen at any time. However, it seems to always occur at the worst moment. There are a few things you can do to keep your home warm until a professional…

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  • What are the Differences Between Old and New Furnaces?

    During the last few decades, the heating and cooling industry has seen many advances. These advances have brought about differences between old and new furnaces. These differences affect everything from how evenly the systems heat to how much fuel they use to function. At Reliable Home Environment, we can install a new furnace for you….

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  • Signs That You Might Need an HVAC Repair

    A well-serviced heating and cooling system is an important aspect of your home environment. If the system has challenges, your whole family will be at risk of poor indoor air quality, extremes of cold or heat and other problems. Here are the some of the signs to look out for. These symptoms could indicate a…

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  • The Advantages of Financing Your Heating System

    Is it time to replace your existing heating system? At Reliable Home Environment, we’re a heating company that encourages you to consider financing. Why finance? Here are some great reasons you may want to use it. Select the Best System for Your Home Without Financial Restrictions Perhaps the best reason is the freedom it affords…

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