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Summer HVAC Maintenance Tips

August 7, 2020

Summer HVAC Maintenance Tips



While the city of Toronto may be best known for having cold winter months, the summer can be quite hot. To ensure that you remain cool and comfortable, you need to keep your HVAC system properly maintained. There are a variety of summer HVAC maintenance tips that you should follow to keep your system running well all year.

Annual Inspection and Tune-Up
To keep your HVAC system running well, you should be making sure that you are scheduling an annual inspection and tune-up service. During this service, the technician will check all of the parts of your system to make sure they are working well. They can also complete tune-up or some quick repairs to keep it running well. This will improve your cold out production and make the system more efficient.

Replace Filter
Another tip that you need to follow is to replace your filter regularly. The air filter can help to keep debris out of your air conditioner system. While this can help to prevent damage and clogs, it can also help cool air to pass through the system more efficiently. This will ultimately help you to keep your home nice and cold.

Make Repairs When Needed
Additional HVAC services in the Greater Toronto Area from A-Plus Quality will be needed from time to time. If you notice that your system is making odd noises, is not turning on consistently or simply does not produce the cold air that you need, you may be in need of a larger repair. When you call for HVAC services in Toronto from A-Plus Quality, the technicians will be able to inspect your system and make a determination of what needs to be repaired.

Keep Unit Clean
Finally, you should aim to keep your air conditioning unit as clean as possible. If you have a unit that sits on the ground outside, you should sweep around it regularly to keep all dirt, leaves and other debris away from it. You should also hand-wash any accessible parts that you see including the fans and coils.

If you are in need of an HVAC repair or replacement, A-Plus Quality, HVAC services in the Greater Toronto Area can be of assistance. Contact us today!

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  • First experience was on New Year's Day, 2020, when furnace stopped. Called A-Plus and they had a rep (Jack) out quickly. He did some troubleshooting. He wasn't giving BS. Gave me options on repairing or replacing. Non-biased, no pressure. I chose replace and it was done the next day. Good experience all around. Second experience was early March, 2021 when a harsh chemical smell emanating from the furnace room, and pushed through the HVAC venting, permeated the house. Very concerning. Was late night, called A-Plus, immediately answered and suggested some safety moves for the evening. Booked a visit for the morning. Jack again came and assessed the issue and advised where the smell came from (outside). Again, very professional, quick, no BS, good guy. Completely satisfied with the service after often being given the BS treatment from other service providers for the house. Would definitely recommend.

    Daniel Colombo
    a month ago
  • A Plus Quality Inc were absolutely AMAZING! I changed my furnace, AC, and humidifier. They were quick, efficient, professional and did an outstanding job. I definitely recommend them to everyone!

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    in the last week
  • From the moment we called A Plus, until our heat was restored, the customer service was excellent! Polite and caring over the phone. Considerate and efficient technicians at the service end. Highly recommend.

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    a week ago
  • A Plus Quality did a wonderful job installing our new Carrier heating system and ecobee smart thermostat. The technicians were courteous, professional and followed the health and safety protocols in regards to Covid-19. Thank you for a job well done!

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    in the last week
  • what an amazing company, very friendly well experienced in the trade. they have lots of knowledge and the take all percostion of covid when coming into my house. they are also very clean and get the job done right. I will definitely be going to them again. I highly recommend for everyone to use a-plus quality.

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FAQ

  • What is a heat pump?

    Heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. During the heating season, heat pumps move heat from the cool outdoors into your warm house and during the cooling season, heat pumps move heat from your cool house into the warm outdoors. Because they move heat rather than generate heat, heat pumps can provide equivalent space conditioning at as little as one quarter of the cost of operating conventional heating or cooling appliances.

  • Water is Leaking on my Furnace

    Water falling on to the furnace can harm your heating unit by affecting the control boards and other components enclosed in the furnace. There can be many causes to the water overflow, but the most common cases in the summer is the ice build up inside the evaporator coil due to low refrigerant level. Water build up can also be due to the evaporator coil having a crack on the base, if this is the case contact us by booking an appointment or call us today to have a technician come have a look at your unit and repair this issue before it causes excessive damage.  

  • Why is there ice building up on the copper pipes?

    There can be many reasons why the refrigerant pipes are freezing up but the most common issue is low refrigerant levels. If your AC unit has ice buildup turn off the unit for at least 4 hours and call us at 416-410-0337

  • Most common Boiler Issues

    - Boiler fails to ignite
    - Low pressure
    - Strange Noises
    - Boiler is not responding to the thermostat
    - Cold Radiators
    - Boiler leaking or dripping
    - Boiler cycling very fast
    - Available Hot water but No Heat

  • What is a mini-split?

    By definition, and simply put, a “Split System” is a heating and air conditioning system which has two main components, the indoor unit and outdoor unit. In short, the indoor unit absorbs heat energy in the cooling mode, and the outdoor unit rejects the very heat absorbed by the indoor unit. And the cycle is repeated until the set temperature is met. Although the indoor and outdoor units are located in physically different, hence “split” locations, they are connected and operate as, one system; continuously circulating refrigerant liquid and vapor by means of interconnecting, dehydrated copper refrigerant lines, commonly referred to as a “Line Set”.

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