Spring Air Conditioners Maintenance Guide

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Prepare Your A/C Unit Before the Heat Rolls In Spring can be a hectic time for a homeowner, but the annual air conditioner check up should never be left out of the (endless) to-do list of maintenance chores of the … Continued

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Renting versus Buying or Financing Furnaces & Air Conditioners in Barrie?

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Renting a furnace, Air Conditioner or Water Treatment system is NOT the way to go! THERE IS NO QUESTION! Here at Ardent Heating, Air Conditioning & Water Treatment Specialists in Barrie, Ontario we have fielded many questions from consumers regarding rental furnaces … Continued

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Don’t expect your Home Inspector to tell you if the furnace or Air conditioning unit is good or not!

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The difference between a home inspector and an licenced HVAC inspector: I don’t ever recommend buying a house without getting a home inspection, most of the companies are good at what they do and can save you a ton of … Continued

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Why Installing Your Air Conditioner up on Brackets is Better than on a Patio Slab in Barrie

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Barrie Air Conditioner Bracket Install Ardent

Every year we do a lot of air conditioner service calls, a large portion of them are on the ground on top of patio slabs. The most common reason for the service is often that they were just not installed … Continued

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Too Hot For Dogs

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It’s so HOT out that the dogs are getting Central Air Conditioning…..Really??? According to this picture some dogs out there are getting a taste of the good life! I decided to ask some customers that had pets, and after showing … Continued

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How Do I Know What Size of Air Conditioner I Will Need for My House in Barrie?

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One of the most frequently asked questions we are asked at Ardent Heating, Air Conditioning and Water Treatment Specialists in Barrie is what size of air conditioning unit a customer’s house will require. Why is the Size of a Central … Continued

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Furnace & Air Conditioner Filters in Barrie, ON

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In a previous blog, I discussed the differences between a 1” filter and a 4-5” filter.  With more surface area and the bigger size, a 4-5” filter is a better choice.  I will call it the 4-5” filter because they … Continued

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Does Your Air Conditioner Need a Refrigerant Top Up Every Year?

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There should be no reason for an air conditioner to need a top up if it is installed correctly. When an Air Conditioner needs refrigerant to be added it means there is a leak in a system that is supposed … Continued

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Bigger Is Not Always Better… In The World of Air Conditioning!

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Air Conditioner Sizing This year we have found that were getting numerous calls from homeowners in and around Barrie, that had central air conditioning installed incorrectly or under/oversized by other contractors. It’s unfortunate but in these cases even though we … Continued

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Barrie Spring Air Conditioner Tune Up Maintenance

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Barrie air conditioner

When to Have an Air Conditioning Tune Up Usually a tune up is done in early spring. Every year a lot of homeowners turn on their air conditioning and it doesn’t work.  We get a huge number of service calls at … Continued

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