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How to get your Central Air Conditioner ready for summer ?

In Hamilton, our cooling season is typically five months; May to September. A furnace AND air conditioner require yearly maintenance which should be performed by a qualified heating and cooling contractor. Yearly maintenance keeps parts properly lubricated, the unit running at its highest efficiency and creates the best situation for extending the life of the […]

What to consider when shopping for a new air conditioner

When you make the decision to replace your old central air conditioner in Hamilton, there are a few things to consider. We are going to touch on two of those considerations; size and SEER of the unit. Let’s concentrate on proper sizing first. An oversized unit will be expensive and inefficient to operate. An undersized […]

It’s time to get ready for spring

The arrival of spring often goes hand in hand with spring cleaning in Hamilton.  After what seems like an endless winter, many of us will declutter, weed and feed the lawn, plant shrubs and flowers and wash our windows and siding. But, do you prepare your home for spring? There are some things we should […]

Prepare your home before you leave on vacation

Many people suffer the “winter blues” and can’t wait to head somewhere south for a taste of warm weather when the cold has become overwhelming in Hamilton. We plan a nice vacation, making sure no detail has been overlooked. Many of us make a list of things we need for our winter getaway, checking off […]

So, what is a Smart Thermostat anyway?

Most of us already know that a thermostat basically controls the temperature in your home by telling your furnace or air conditioner when to turn on and off. So, what makes one “Smart”?  Well, for one, Wi-Fi connectivity. A Smart thermostat allows you to stay “connected” with your Hamilton homes indoor climate, even if you […]

How to save energy around the house

The rising cost of living seems to eat up more and more of our paychecks in the Greater Hamilton Area. It seems now, more than ever, we are looking for ways to save a few bucks. Some may already be using options like; carpooling and price matching at the grocery store for example, but what […]


Let’s take an introductory look at gas fireplaces. First of all, gas fireplaces typically come in three types: inserts, which are used to retrofit a wood-burning fireplace; built-ins, are typically installed where there isn’t an existing firebox; and log sets, basic burners that sit in existing, open fireplaces. Inserts and built-in fireplaces are very efficient […]


In our last Blog, we discussed ways to reduce Home Insurance Premiums in Hamilton with products such as leak detection devices. Now, we are going to take a more in depth look at one of those products and how they work. AquaTrip is a permanently installed and patented Leak Detection System with an inbuilt control […]

Is there a way I can save on Home Insurance Premiums?

Our home is our castle, it gives us shelter, it provides heat, and it protects our family and our valuables. In return, we protect our home with insurance, but home insurance can be pricy in Hamilton. As insurance premiums rise, and in some cases, replacement coverage is reduced; we are left to wonder if there […]

Can I have cooling in my home if I have no ductwork?

So, you want to cool your home in Hamilton, but do not have a conventional forced air heating system. What do you do? Well, a ductless mini-split system could solve your dilemma. Although a ductless heat pump, the most common type of mini-split system, is a relatively newer alternative in the heating and cooling industry, […]