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 has a heartbeat? Or can it be more […]Read More

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?

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

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 us—but was quick to point out […]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

Furnasman’s New Home Furnace Buying Guide

Expert Information on Home Heating Costs, Energy Efficiency, Installation & More for Winnipeg 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 property owner goes through […]Read More

11 Common Furnace Repairs & Problems to Watch For

There is never a good time for a furnace malfunction, but it’s especially important to have a reliable furnace during Winnipeg winters. Regular maintenance not only keeps your furnace running smoothly, but it can also help you avoid expensive repairs and keep your heating bill low. To help you learn from Furnasman’s 80 years of […]Read More

Your Old Furnace is Costing You More Than You Think

Even if your old furnace is working well, keeping you and your family warm and comfortable through another winter, you may be spending more money than you think – and certainly, more than you have to.  Although the cost of replacing your furnace may seem like a high, unnecessary cost, it may be one of […]Read More

How To Determine Which Type & Size of Furnace is Ideal for Your Home

Buying or upgrading your furnace system can seem daunting. For the most part, our relationship with our home heating systems consists of us setting the thermostat and walking away.  However, if you believe your current furnace isn’t up to snuff or if you’re ready for an upgrade, there are a variety of factors to consider […]Read More

Winter Furnace Failures (& How to Spot Them Before They Become Huge Problems)

It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare; the temperature drops, you go to turn the furnace on, and nothing happens. Or worse yet, you come home from work to a freezing cold house, despite turning the thermostat up before you left. These unexpected winter furnace failures can be prevented if you know what to look for in […]Read More

Why Your Furnace is Blowing Cold Air (& What to Do About It)

Furnaces are designed to heat our homes, so a furnace blowing cold air instead of warm air is a huge problem. Like many problems, there are a variety of possible culprits but don’t call a professional just yet. Depending on the source of the problem, you may be able to fix it yourself with minimal […]Read More

Furnace Maintenance 101: What, Why, and When to Service Your Furnace

Like any piece of equipment, your furnace will last longer if it is regularly maintained. Keeping your furnace in good working order is also important from a health and safety perspective: an unmaintained furnace could release carbon monoxide into your home, or stop working when you need it most.  Proper maintenance is also a great […]Read More

Your Guide to High-Efficiency Furnaces: How They Work & Why They Save You Money

Keep Your Home Warm & Your Wallet Happy With winter just around the corner, many homeowners are bracing for cold weather and, consequently, higher heating bills. A high-efficiency furnace can keep both your family, and your wallet, comfortable all winter long by reducing your heating costs and your carbon footprint. What is a High-Efficiency Furnace? […]Read More

Why Your Furnace Breaks Down (& What to Do About It)

Regular Maintenance Prevents Furnace Breakdowns As winter approaches, a functional furnace is a necessity. When snow is piling up outside, and the temperature is dropping, the last thing you want is for your furnace to fail. Preventative maintenance is key to preventing the majority of furnace failures, so as part of your pre-winter checklist, you […]Read More

How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill

What Are the Best Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill? We’re all familiar with Winnipeg’s cold winters. Aside from moving south of the border, the experts at Furnasman are here to help you save on your heating bill. A high-efficiency furnace might be your first thought, but there are other ways you can save […]Read More