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Boonstra’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide

Expert Information on Home Heating Costs, Energy Efficiency, Installation & More for Hamilton & Burlington Area Homeowners Cost | Efficiency | When to Invest & What to Look for | Installation Whether it’s from age, wear & tear, or a breakdown that’s beyond fixing, replacing your home’s furnace is a rite of passage every property owner goes through – and for most, it’s one that comes with a lot of questions, such as: […]Read More
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The Hamiltonian’s Guide to Home Heating: Furnaces, Heat Pumps, & More

As we all know, Hamilton isn’t exactly known for tropical weather and beautiful sunshine. Hamilton is as Canadian as it comes with a yearly average temperature of 8.4oC. Naturally, you are going to need a heating system built to last and will keep you cozy throughout the entire year. But where do you even start? […]Read More
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Preparing Your Furnace for Winter

How Do You Prepare You Furnace for Winter? Furnace maintenance is the best way to prepare your furnace for the long winters in Hamilton and Burlington. Regular maintenance helps keep your furnace safe and improves efficiency. A maintenance check by a professional can spot any issues early, including potential gas or carbon monoxide leaks.  You […]Read More
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How Your Home Loses Heat

Winter is officially upon us, which means that your furnace is working hard to keep your family warm and comfortable. You’ve likely already taken steps to prepare your furnace for winter, but creating enough heat to warm your home is only half the battle: you also need to minimize heat loss. What is Heat Loss? […]Read More
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Why is My Furnace Leaking?

There are several reasons a furnace might leak. From condensation to clogs, many things can lead to a puddle of water on your furnace room floor. To help determine the cause of your leak, and the steps you should take, you first need to decide which type of liquid is coming from your furnace. What […]Read More