Entries by Alexandra Fricker

EV Chargers: Your Questions Answered

Electric Vehicle Chargers: FAQs About Switching From Pump to Plug Going from gas to green with an electric vehicle? Whether you’re just researching the best way to make the switch or have already decided, there’s a lot to know before you go from pump to plug. An electric vehicle is an exciting, environmentally-friendly investment – […]

Don’t Let the Roast of Christmas Past Clog Your Drain

Don’t Let the Roast of Christmas Past Clog Your Drain A Christmas dinner spent around the table with friends and family is festive and warm: meals of mouthwatering turkey with stuffing, buttery mashed potatoes, thick gravy, and tangy cranberry sauce – the most wonderful time of the year, indeed!  However, a clogged kitchen drain can make the holidays much less merry due to FOG (Fats, Oil and Grease), which are by-products of cooking.   Read […]

Supply Chain Scarcity: What If I Need to Buy a New Furnace?

Supply Chain Scarcity: What If I Need to Buy a New Furnace? We can thank the pandemic for supply chain issues in Canada, including laptop and car shortages—oh, and bathroom tissue!    With scarcity like this, what to do if your family needs to buy a new furnace? Could a Canadian family really go the entire winter without heat?      Supplies Are Very Limited This Season, Get Your New Furnace Now!  A “wait-and-see” […]

Limcan Certified’s New Home Furnace Buying Checklist

Limcan’s New Home Furnace Buying Checklist What to look for when you’re upgrading your home comfort for the cold. It’s a tried & tested tradition for Canadian homeowners: sooner or later, that central furnace – whether it was barely brand new on moving day, or showing signs of slowing down just a few weeks after […]

Who Needs a Protection Plan, Anyway?

Who Needs a Protection Plan, Anyway? The Importance of Maintenance Memberships We thought we would skip the furnace protection plan, my husband and I, when we purchased our first home.  We were young and poor, we thought.  What could happen, we thought? What happened, exactly, was the need to replace the most expensive part of our furnace—out of pocket. The furnace guy seemed […]

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Home

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Home Why Your Older Furnace May Be a Health Risk If you suspect carbon monoxide poisoning or a leak from your furnace, evacuate everyone from your home immediately.  Then contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency service.  A technician came by my home to examine my furnace for a carbon monoxide leak. “Having a CO […]

Is Your Home’s Indoor Air Clean?

Is Your Home’s Indoor Air Clean? Find out what contaminants you and your family could be breathing in at home and the impact they can have on your health. You may not be able to see them, but the average house is a perfect petri dish for a whole host of dangerous pollutants that many […]

Limcan Certified’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide

Limcan Certified’s New Home Furnace Buying Checklist Expert Information on Home Heating Costs, Energy Efficiency, Installation & More for Whitby, Oshawa & Durham Region 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 […]

COVID-19: How to Protect Your Home

COVID-19: How to Protect Your Home COVID-19, also called the Novel Coronavirus, has everyone on edge these days. As businesses shut their physical doors, and we all practice physical distancing, many homeowners are wondering if it is safe to have HVAC technicians and repair people entering their homes. At Limcan Certified Heating and Air Conditioning, […]

Is Your Home Suitable for a Tankless Water Heater?

Is Your Home Suitable for a Tankless Water Heater? Is a Tankless Water Heater the Right Choice for my Home & Family? When it’s time to replace your traditional water heater, you are typically faced with two choices: opt for a new traditional style water heater or take advantage of the newest technology in home […]

What These Furnace Noises Mean (& When You Should Be Worried)

Should You Be Worried? What These Furnace Noises Mean It’s not uncommon to regularly hear sounds coming from your furnace. Your furnace is full of parts that can cause noise, including burners, blowers, and ducts. However, what if you are starting to hear sounds that might indicate something is wrong? We’re going to dive into […]

Furnaces: Why They Break & What to Do About It

Furnaces: Why They Break & What to Do About It Everyone has a furnace in their home, but many people don’t understand how they work or why they break. While some repairs should be left to the professionals, every homeowner should understand why furnaces break and some simple troubleshooting techniques. Next time your furnace breaks, […]