About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 18 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 sharing his passion for soccer with his kids and enjoys watching them at soccer practice and games.

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Buying a New Home? Here Are Some Starter HVAC Tips

Damien McCusker

As a new homeowner, you no doubt have many questions, as you're taking on several responsibilities that you may not be familiar with, especially if this is your first home. The shift from renting to buying a home is a common event in many people’s lives, and there are many new homeowner tips covering a variety of topics to make the transition easier. One area to not overlook is the upkeep of your HVAC system, as you want your new home to be comfortable. The following new homeowner tips can help you maintain your home’s HVAC system and approach common maintenance and repair needs.

Three New Homeowner Tips for HVAC Maintenance

Learn About Your HVAC System

One of the most basic new homeowner tips is knowing what type of HVAC system you have, as well as how it's powered, being knowledgeable about any existing warranty, and knowing how efficient your system is. If your home wasn’t a new construction, you should also be aware of the age of the HVAC unit and get any past inspection documentation if it's available. 

Get an HVAC Inspection

As a new homeowner, an inspection by an experienced professional can prove very useful. It will tell you about any existing issues or concerns you should have, tell you more about your unit, and outline the best steps for future care. 

Don’t Overlook the Basics

Among new homeowner tips, some of the best are the simplest. When you move in to your new home, replace the filters and check the vents. This ensures things are operating cleanly and that there are no blockages to your home’s airflow due to a closed vent in a side room.

Finding the Best in HVAC Care


At Arpi's Industries, we help homeowners in the greater Calgary area with all their heating and cooling needs. Whether you need simple maintenance or an entirely new HVAC system, we can help and advise you on any upkeep and repair need. If you have any questions or concerns about your home’s HVAC system, don’t hesitate to contact us today for assistance.

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