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Recent Posts in Heating Category

  • How to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

    Autumn is coming to a close, and that means heaters and furnaces are going to be firing up all across the country to provide warmth as the frigid weather of winter sets in. However, if you don’t take some extra precautions to get your furnace ready, your system could break down, leaving you out in the cold. Want to avoid this hassle or the expense of a costly repair? Here are some steps you can ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Furnace Efficiency

    If your furnace has broken down or is simply starting to show its age, you may be considering replacing it entirely. When that’s the case, you’ll have the choice between two primary types: standard efficiency and high-efficiency systems. While a high-efficiency system does use less energy, they’re not always the ideal choice if circumstances don’t allow for it. Here are some of the big ...
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  • Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

    Lots of homeowners will fire up their furnaces for the first time this winter only to discover that their furnace is leaking water. Is this a sign of a serious problem? Do you need an expensive repair? The answer to these questions isn’t always straightforward, but this blog will help you determine whether or not you need to call for a repair or you’re simply experiencing normal operation of your ...
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  • Should I Fix My Thermostat Myself?

    The thermostat is an important part of running your HVAC systems in your home. However, when you discover that your air conditioning and heating units are no responding like they should, despite the adjustments you make to your home’s thermostat, it often means that repairs are necessary. While it is easy to assume that the thermostat may be to blame for the issue, perhaps the air conditioning and ...
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  • Why You Need to Check for Air Leaks

    Air conditioning and heating systems account for over half of the energy use in an average U.S. home, which makes it the biggest energy expense for most homes. Warm air leaking into your home during the summer months and out of your home during the winter season can result in your HVAC systems overworking and essentially wasting your money on increased energy bills. Air often escapes from the ...
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  • Heating Pads vs. Electric Blankets

    The blizzards and frigid cold just won’t seem to go away for the summer, and as a result this most recent string of cold weather from Winter Storm Stella has caused everyone to break out the blankets and crank up the heaters one more time. If you need a little bit of extra warmth to stay comfortable, you may want to consider investing in an electric blanket or a heating pad. Let’s take a look at ...
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  • Why is My Heating Bill So High?

    Have you been shocked and/or horrified by seeing your utility bills this winter? While a slight jump in costs is not abnormal, a sharp increase may be due to an inefficient central heater. It’s not as though your heater has something wrong with it, however, it may just be forced to work harder to maintain the temperature due to a number of heat leaks found throughout your home. You can make your ...
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