Give the Gift of Home Comfort for Christmas This Year!

A Brand New Furnace & AC: The Perfect Christmas Combo A new furnace may not be the first thing that comes to mind as a Christmas gift for someone on your list – it’s a big-ticket item, but one that will be appreciated for decades to come.   And while it may not be as flashy as a trip to […]Read More

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” approach may not work well if your family needs a new furnace this season.  Rising energy costs have […]Read More

Emergency Customer Service for Your Furnace 24/7/365—Even on Holidays—No Extra Charge!

Local emergency furnace service when you need it. It occurred to me that I needed emergency customer service for my furnace at about 3:00 am on the coldest morning of a harsh Canadian winter. The air was frigid cold and when I flicked on my bedside lamp, I could see my breath hanging frosty and […]Read More
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Limcan Certified’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 settling in – will need to […]Read More

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 sorry to have to charge us—but […]Read More

Why Buying a Furnace Is Better Than Renting a Furnace

To buy a furnace or to rent a furnace?   A technician comes to your house and gives you the news no homeowner ever wants to hear: the furnace is on its last legs, or even worse, broken.  Once the shock sets in, you ponder that replacing that older furnace could be in your near future.  With the fall and winter […]Read More

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 of us breathe in every day […]Read More
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Limcan Certified’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide

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 furnace is a rite of passage every […]Read More

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

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 what furnaces sounds could mean for your home heating […]Read More
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How High-Efficiency Furnaces Have Evolved Over the Past 20 Years

When deciding on a furnace to warm your home during the cold winter months, there are a variety of factors you might want to take into account before settling on the right one for you. You may think the most important factor is the size of the furnace, or perhaps the type of fuel your […]Read More
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Furnaces vs. Boilers vs. Heat Pumps: What Are They & Which is Right for You?

With modern advancements in home heating, there is more choice than ever before. Whether you’re building a new home or have an older home that requires a new system, there are many things to consider before deciding on the right heating system for you, your family, and your home.  A major purchase, such as a […]Read More

5 Clear-Cut Signs You Should Get Your Furnace Checked Out Before Winter

We recommend that all homeowners schedule furnace maintenance for their unit at least once per year, but there’s no hard-and-fast rule about when to schedule that appointment. That said, there are some clear-cut signs you should get your furnace checked out in the fall before winter. A furnace check before winter is the best way […]Read More
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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, try these tips before calling a repair technician.  Dirty or […]Read More