About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

Service Maintenance

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Phil Laprairie

Tips for Home Maintenance that Can Benefit Your HVAC SystemWith winter on the near horizon, now's a good time to undertake some essential fall home maintenance tasks. These will be on top of regular pre-winter HVAC maintenance. Your Calgary home will be better prepared for winter if you use some of the following tips:

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Phil Laprairie

5 Things to Include on Your Fall HVAC Maintenance ListThorough fall HVAC maintenance is one of the most effective ways to ensure your system will run reliably and efficiently throughout the harsh Calgary winter. Don't miss these five important steps you can do yourself.

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Phil Laprairie

5 Common Sources of Heat Gain and Ways to Prevent ItHeat gain is a real problem in the summer when you're trying to keep your home cool without having to operate the air conditioner all the time. Fortunately, there are some common sources of heat gain you can easily control.

Appliances and Electronics

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Phil Laprairie

How Do Furnace Cleaning and Maintenance Differ From Duct Cleaning?If you're trying to stay warm efficiently in the cold Calgary winters, you've no doubt heard the term "furnace cleaning." Exactly what that process entails, however, may not be so clear. Learning how furnace cleaning and duct cleaning differ will help you provide your furnace with the care it needs.

What's Involved in Furnace Maintenance

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Phil Laprairie

Your home is probably one of the most important investments you'll ever make, so it's vital to give it the care it needs. Regular maintenance can save you more money over time, so that untimely repair work can be prevented. Spring is the ideal time to get some needed work done around your home. By having a pro perform a home maintenance check, you can rest assured your Calgary abode is getting the TLC it needs.

Spring Home Maintenance Check

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Phil Laprairie

How to Troubleshoot a Malfunctioning Gas FurnaceOccasionally, something will go wrong with your gas furnace, and you will want to determine what the problem is before calling in a professional repair technician. This guide will give you some tips on how to troubleshoot a gas furnace when there is a problem.

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Phil Laprairie

When the weather starts to cool down at the beginning of fall it’s usually a welcome change. However, that cool weather is a sign that it’s going to be downright cold pretty soon. When it does get cold, you’ll need your boiler to be functioning the right way to keep your house warm.

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Phil Laprairie

What Seems Harmless Could Be Harmful -- When Window Moisture Poses a ThreatDry, cold arctic air, which can impact our climate here in Alberta year-round, creates some distinct challenges for our homes. One is window moisture.

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Phil Laprairie

A/C Maintenance: It's TimeThere's something about spring that motivates people to go above and beyond their normal cleaning and maintenance routine. Thoughts of hot summer days give Calgary residents a reason to smile after a long winter, but they're also a reminder that it's time for A/C maintenance.

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Phil Laprairie

Cracked Toilet: How to Know When It's Beyond FixingA cracked toilet isn’t always easy to detect because the cracks may not be readily visible. Sometimes the crack in your toilet has been there all along or a cracked toilet can develop unexpectedly and quickly begin leaking. A cracked toilet can present an assortment of problems for homeowners.

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