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Indoor Air Quality Checklist for National Lung Month

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 15, 2017
To raise awareness about the importance of lung health, The Lung Association has designated November as National Lung Month. As Ottawa’s heating, cooling and IAQ (indoor air quality) specialists, Team Harding wants to raise awareness about the importance of your indoor air quality and ways to improve it to promote a happy and healthy environment.
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Furnace Problems: Furnace Blowing Cold Air

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 8, 2017
The cold weather has finally arrived in Ottawa and that means that furnaces are getting their first real workout of the season. It also means that we’re starting to get phone calls about all kinds of furnace problems Ottawa homeowners are facing. A common problem we hear about is the furnace blowing cold air—but there’s […]
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Best Pumpkin Carving Tips for a Spook-tacular Jack O’ Lantern

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 25, 2017
In just under a week, the capital city will be under the rule of ghouls and goblins as Halloween festivities take over. Right now is the perfect time to start thinking about your jack o’ lanterns and to share some pumpkin carving tips to ensure your gourd will scare!
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Dry Air in the Winter? Install a Whole Home Humidifier

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 18, 2017
Here in Ottawa, the mention of winter usually brings to mind endless snow drifts and the bitter, cold weather that makes people want to stay indoors rather than venture outside. While we can’t help with the amount of snow that falls in the capital region, we can help you create a warm and comfortable environment […]
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Tips When Buying a New High Efficiency Furnace

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 11, 2017
Don’t be fooled by the hot summer we had in Ottawa, we’re expected to have a brutally cold, snowy and long winter season. Don’t be caught with a faulty furnace when you need it most. Invest in a new high efficiency furnace before the weather takes a turn. To help you through the furnace replacement […]
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October is the Best Time for Furnace Service in Ottawa

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 4, 2017
September in Ottawa felt like summer with the high temperatures and sunny days. It looks like there will be a few more nice days ahead of us in October; however, the weather will soon turn and we’ll be plunged into typical autumn weather. While you might not be thinking about your heating system quite yet, […]
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Should You Replace the AC and Furnace at the Same Time?

  • Posted by admin
  • On September 27, 2017
The best time to replace the AC and furnace system is before they break down. However, when a homeowner discovers that half of their system no longer works and needs to be replaced, they’re faced with a choice: replace only the broken equipment or replace the whole system.
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Time to Start Thinking About Snow and Winter AC Maintenance

  • Posted by admin
  • On September 20, 2017
The autumn scarves are out, pumpkin spice lattes are back and soon Ottawa will be blanketed in snow. The harsh Ottawa winter can be dreadful and can cause damage to your condenser unit—that can lead to expensive AC repair bills next summer. Make sure your compressor is properly winterized and follow our winter AC maintenance […]
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Clogged Condensate Drain

  • Posted by admin
  • On September 13, 2017
Now that summer has peaked, you’re probably thinking about turning off your cooling system for the season. Before you do, take a moment to inspect your indoor unit—including the condensate drain— so that any problem areas that might have appeared over the summer can be addressed and taken care of.
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