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Is air conditioner gas or electric

Is Air Conditioner Gas Or Electric Imagine this: it’s a hot summer day and you’re stuck indoors trying to find some relief from the sun, when suddenly, a wave of cool air finally hits your skin all thanks to your air conditioning unit. Air conditioners come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. But have […]Read More

Furnace Keeps Short Cycling

Furnace Keeps Short Cycling   Having to deal with a furnace that has repeatedly short cycles can be frustrating and worrying. When your furnace cycles on and off more frequently than it should, it’s known as short cycling, which can affect its efficiency and possibly indicate underlying problems. Join the team from Romaniuk Heating and […]Read More

Furnace Pressure Switch Stuck Open 

Furnace Pressure Switch Stuck Open  A pressure switch stuck in an open position is a common issue that homeowners with furnaces may face over time. There could be a number of reasons for this problem, so it’s critical that you know how to determine whether your pressure switch is stuck and how to go about […]Read More
Are heat pumps worth it in Canada?

Do Heat Pumps Work In Alberta?

Do Heat Pumps Work In Alberta?  Alberta’s environment is diverse, with hot summers and harsh winters, so a heating and cooling system that can withstand both extremes is necessary. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your home’s HVAC system, it’s likely that you’ve come across heat pumps, which leads to the question of whether or […]Read More
Are heat pumps energy efficient?

How To Tell If My Furnace Is Gas or Electric

How To Tell If My Furnace Is Gas or Electric Your home furnace plays an essential role in keeping you and your family warm and comfortable during the winter. And like any home appliance, furnaces come in all kinds of designs and models, including electric and gas.  If you have a furnace in your home, […]Read More
Burning Smell From Furnace

Burning Smell from Furnace

Burning Smell from Furnace We’ve all had that moment before: you smell something burning in your home, and you’re unsure whether this is an accidental “dropped food under the gas burners on the stove” burning or a worse issue that needs immediate attention. If you’ve traced back the source of the burning to your furnace, […]Read More
Why is my air conditioner leaking water

Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water

Why is my air conditioner leaking water? A puddle of water around your air conditioning unit can be alarming. Why is your air conditioner leaking water, and what does it mean for your cooling system? In this article, we’ll look at the most common causes of air conditioner water leaks and offer advice on when […]Read More
How Does A Heat Pump Work In Winter

How Does A Heat Pump Work In Winter?

How does a heat pump work in winter? As winter approaches and temperature levels drop, it’s inevitable for homeowners to begin looking for dependable and energy-efficient heating solutions to keep their interiors snug and cozy for their loved ones. Heat pumps have been gaining popularity among the different choices available due to their flexibility and […]Read More
Heat Pump Vs Air Conditioning

Heat Pumps vs Air Conditioning

Heat Pumps vs Air Conditioning Whether you need a cooling solution for summer or year-round comfort, join the team at Romaniuk Heating and Air Conditioning in Edmonton, Alberta, as we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of heat pumps and air conditioning systems, assisting you in making the best decision for a cool and comfortable home. […]Read More
Are heat pumps energy efficient?

Are heat pumps energy efficient?

Are Heat Pumps Energy Efficient? Wondering if heat pumps are energy efficient? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Heat pumps are undoubtedly becoming increasingly popular as a cost-effective heating and cooling solution for homes. But what is it about these units that makes them so energy efficient? In this post, we’ll look at […]Read More
Are heat pumps worth it in Canada?

Are heat pumps worth it in Canada?

Are heat pumps worth it in Canada? A question a lot of homeowners throughout the country have is whether or not heat pumps are actually worth installing in their homes, given Canada’s freezing temperatures throughout the winter. As such, if you’re considering installing a heat pump on your property, take a look through our post […]Read More
What is a heat pump

What is a heat pump, and how does it work?

A home’s heating system plays a major role in keeping you and your family comfortable throughout those cold Alberta winters. Therefore, if you’re in the market for a new unit, you may want to look into installing an energy-efficient heat pump system. But what is a heat pump, and how does it work? The team […]Read More
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The Canadian Buyer’s Guide to Air Conditioners: Romaniuk Edition

The Canadian Buyer’s Guide to Air Conditioners: Romaniuk Edition Find the best home air conditioning system for your needs. For people who don’t live in Edmonton, or for those who have only visited during the winter, it might be hard to picture a hot, humid, sweltering summer once the snow melts and spring is done.  […]Read More
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Need A New Furnace? Know Your Fuel Types & What Size To Get

Need A Furnace? Know Your Fuel Types & Sizing So, it’s time for a new furnace. Whether the wear-and-tear finally won or you’re moving to a new home and want to replace the current furnace, there are some choices to make before you buy. It’s a no-brainer that you’ll want to get a new furnace […]Read More
7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now

7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now

7 Signs You Need a New Furnace Now Know When It’s Time to Let Go of Your Old Home Furnace Homeowner pop quiz: what are the signs to look for when your aging furnace has reached the end of its life? Is it obvious–like when it stops suddenly one cold winter day and no longer […]Read More

Give the Gift of Home Comfort for Christmas This Year!

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 […]Read More
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Upgrade, Bundle & Save on Your New Home Heating and Cooling System

Upgrade, Bundle & Save on Your New Home HVAC System The benefits of investing in a 2-in-1 home comfort solution. Worried about your furnace making it through the bulk of the winter? Concerns about your air conditioner failing to kick on when the hazy summer heat starts to seep in? Home heating and cooling systems […]Read More

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

Supply Chain Scarcity: 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 […]Read More
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Romaniuk’s New Home Furnace Buying Checklist

Romaniuk’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 […]Read More

Who Needs a Protection Plan, Anyway?

Who Needs a Protection Plan, Anyway? 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 […]Read More

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 leak, […]Read More

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) & Coronavirus Covid-19

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) & Coronavirus Covid-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many homeowners to re-think indoor air quality.  After all, the Covid-19 virus spreads through droplets and aerosols—and people who are indoors or in enclosed spaces close to one another, are particularly at risk. Washing hands, sanitizing surfaces, wearing face masks and keeping 2 metres apart have defined our COVID pandemic behaviour. But what happens when a […]Read More

Why Buying a Furnace Is Better Than Renting a Furnace

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 […]Read More
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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 of us breathe in every day without knowing it.  […]Read More
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Romaniuk’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide

Romaniuk’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide Expert Information on Home Heating Costs, Energy Efficiency, Installation & More for Edmonton 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 […]Read More
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The Ideal Air Conditioner Maintenance Schedule

The Ideal Air Conditioner Maintenance Schedule Your air conditioner is developed to withstand the vast majority of what Mother Nature can throw at it, but this doesn’t mean you can ignore it year-round. As with all home appliances, routine maintenance checks are mandatory for not only long life-spans but for saving you boat-loads of money […]Read More
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Your Guide to Protecting Your Home from COVID-19

Your Guide to Protecting Your Home from COVID-19 Now that most of us are spending more time at home, you might be wondering how you can protect your home from COVID-19. In addition to following government recommendations like physical distancing and frequent handwashing, there might be other ways you can stay safe. Although research is […]Read More
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7 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater

7 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater Your water heater is probably not something you think about until something goes wrong. Then one day, you go to hop in a nice warm shower and get hit with an icy blast instead. You wait for a few minutes for the water to warm up; […]Read More
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Water Heaters

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Water Heaters Water heaters are something you likely don’t think about a lot until you can’t get any hot water. Just like your furnace or other home appliances, however, it’s important to think about (and check on) your water heater regularly. What is a Water Heater? As the […]Read More
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The Hamiltonian’s Guide to Home Heating: Furnaces, Heat Pumps, & More

Edmonton’s Guide to Home Heating – Romaniuk 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 […]Read More
mother and son trying to stay warm in a cold room at home

How Your Home Loses Heat

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 […]Read More
questioning air quality in your home

The Significance of Good Indoor Air Quality

The Significance of Good Indoor Air Quality Air quality can be hard to get right, but it’s even harder to live without it. Outdoor air quality can present large scale problems that don’t have simple solutions. But indoor air quality can be very manageable. That means making sure that the air you breathe in your […]Read More

WHAT FURNACE IS RIGHT FOR YOUR HOME?

What Furnace is Right for Your Home? When buying a new furnace, homeowners are usually looking for the best value for their money. Generally they’re trying to find a combination of quality, dependability, efficiency to minimize usage costs, and a reasonable price tag. Here are some things to consider when buying a new furnace. What […]Read More

WIFI CONTROLLED THERMOSTATS; HOW DO THEY WORK?

Wifi Controlled Thermostats; How Do They Work? While many electronic devices in our lives are replaced often and it can feel like a task to keep up with them, some are more permanent. Thermostats are one of the latter. While the technology is advancing quickly, their installed hardware nature means that homeowners typically like to […]Read More

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY FURNACE FILTER NEEDS TO BE REPLACED

How To Know When To Replace Your Furnace Filters Understanding the signs indicating your furnace filter needs to be replaced can save you money on repairs or the cost of replacing the unit completely. Knowing what to look for when you examine your furnace filter, and watching for symptoms around the home can also keep […]Read More

THINGS THAT GO “BUMP” IN THE NIGHT SHOULDN’T INCLUDE YOUR FURNACE

Your Furnace Shouldn’t Go “Bump” In The Night Learn to recognize noises that could indicate furnace problems Your furnace is critical to keep your home comfortable during the cold winter months, but it is easy to forget about it when it is working properly. If it starts making strange noises, however, it is time to […]Read More

HOW TO DEAL WITH FLUCTUATING HEATING BILLS

How To Deal With Fluctuating Heating Bills When the weather outside is frightful, a spike in your heating costs can be just as scary. Large heating bills can negatively affect your monthly budget, and it is even worse when your usage fluctuates. Regardless of whether your home is heated by natural gas, electric, or radiant […]Read More

SIGNS THAT YOU NEED A NEW FURNACE

SIGNS THAT YOU NEED A NEW FURNACE Knowing how to tell when your aging furnace has reached the end of its life can be difficult, but the last thing you want is to find out in the middle of winter when heating your home is a necessity. If your furnace is 10-years-old or more, you […]Read More

THE BENEFITS OF A WHOLE-HOME HUMIDIFIER

The Benefits Of A Whole-Home Humidifier The cozy warmth of home is an essential need when you’re stuck in the icy grip of a Canadian winter. Unfortunately, your home’s heating system can also be the cause of dry throats, skin, and hair. Forced-air central heating systems re-heat the air in your home multiple times throughout […]Read More

FURNACE REPAIR QUESTIONS: LEARN FROM TODAY’S REPAIRS TO PREVENT TOMORROW’S

Learning From Today’s Furnace Repairs To Avoid Tomorrow’s It always seems to happen in the dead of winter when the temperatures are at their lowest: your furnace breaks down and you have no heat. If you’re in this position, you have to act quickly and get a heating and ventilation technician to your home as […]Read More

TOP 10 TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER HOME

Top 10 Tips For a Healthier Home There’s no place like home – right? Where we live should be a safe haven for raising our children, spent time with friends and family, as well as take time to enjoy ourselves. As Canadians, it is estimated that we spend about 90% of our time indoors; however, […]Read More

IS YOUR AIR CONDITIONER READY FOR SUMMER?

Is Your Air Conditioner Ready For Summer? Finally, the warm temperatures are upon us. If you haven’t already started running your air conditioner, there are a few things you may want to consider to ensure everything is working properly and efficiently. Here are some tips on how to get your AC ready for summer and […]Read More

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON HOT & COLD SPOTS

What are hot & cold spots? A difference in temperature throughout your home. When one area of your room is hotter or cooler than the rest. What are the signs? When many rooms throughout your home are a different temperature. For example, upstairs rooms are warmer, downstairs rooms are cooler. This usually results in family […]Read More