Posts Categorized: News and Tips

Flu Season and Humidity

Flu Season - Humidity

Flu Season In Ontario flu season normally runs from late Fall to early Spring. We spend more time indoors with family and friends and that leads to more disease transmission. Anybody can get the flu, but some groups are more likely to have serious complications: Babies Children under 5 Seniors People with underlying health conditions… Read more »

Why Do Annual Maintenance on Your Furnace?

Importance of Furnace Maintenance

Why is Annual Furnace Maintenance so Important? Furnace manufacturers and fuel suppliers (natural gas, propane, oil and electrical) all recommend annual furnace maintenance for your home comfort equipment. Many people wonder if this is really necessary, as equipment will often run for several years trouble free. There are several important reasons that make annual furnace… Read more »

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

Cleaner, Safer Indoor Air COVID-19 The Coronavirus Pandemic has homeowners looking for ways to make their home as safe as possible. COVID-19 is and airborne virus that can continue circulating in your home’s air for extended periods of time. If you home has ductwork for forced air heating and cooling, there are several solutions for… Read more »

Reducing Natural Gas Useage

Solar Powered Chevy Volt

The Move to Net Zero A recent article in the Toronto Star summarizes strategies that Ontario is following to reduce the use of natural gas. Natural gas is currently used to generate some of the province’s electricity. “While natural gas only supplies seven per cent of the electricity Ontario consumes, it plays a critical role… Read more »

Annual Furnace Maintenance

Importance of Furnace Maintenance

Furnace manufacturers and fuel suppliers (natural gas, propane, oil and electrical) all recommend annual maintenance for your home comfort equipment. Many people wonder if this is really necessary, as equipment will often run for several years trouble free. There are several important reasons that make annual maintenance a wise choice. Efficiency Equipment that is not… Read more »

Do you Need to Humidify Your Home?

Humidity in the Home

The Importance of Proper Humidity LevelsThe advantages and reasons for using a humidifier in the winter months are not always obvious to homeowners. Maintaining proper humidity levels benefits your health, your comfort, your home’s efficiency and your investment.In Southwestern Ontario, we get a lot of cold damp days in the winter. Even on damp days,… Read more »

Hybrid Heating

Sheri and Pat Demester

CTV News Story: London, Ont. – Enbridge Gas, supported by London Hydro and the City of London, is running a limited-time pilot program that provides up to $3,200 in incentives for homeowners to install a hybrid heating system with smart controls. Hayter Group customer Sheri and Pat DeMester made the switch two weeks ago. Click… Read more »

EV Charger and Solar Inverter

Solar Edge | EV Charger and Inverter

World’s First 2-in-1 EV Charger and Solar Inverter The SolarEdge Electric Vehicle (EV) charging single phase inverter gives homeowners the ability to charge electric vehicles up to six times faster than a standard Level 1 charger. By installing an EV charger that is integrated with an inverter, no additional dedicated circuit breaker is needed, saving… Read more »

Ductless Splits

How a Ductless System Works

More and more homeowners and businesses are using Ductless Splits for cooling. They are very common in Europe and many Canadians are not familiar with them. A Ductless Split consists of a wall-mounted unit in your home. It’s usually mounted near the ceiling on the second floor. You also have an outdoor condenser, which can… Read more »

Farmhouse Facelift

Napoleon Wood/Oil Furnace | Farmhouse Facelift

As Seen on TV! Hayter Group technician Bob Cushman appeared on a recent HGTV episode of Farmhouse Facelift. Bob was shown installing a Napoleon Wood/Oil Hybrid furnace. The episode titled ‘Bought Unseen’ was originally aired on April 14, 2021. It’s Episode 6 of Season 1. You can see the complete episode by clicking here. The… Read more »