Home Heating

 The Go-to Furnace Maintenance Checklist

Like all equipment in your home, your furnace benefits from maintenance to make sure everything is clean and running properly — and to take care of any necessary adjustments or repairs. Doing this on a regular basis, even if nothing appears to be wrong with your furnace, helps ensure your home stays comfortable and can…

 Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

How long does a furnace last? The answer depends on a number of factors, but most furnaces will work reliably for about 15 to 20 years. With proper maintenance, some can last as long as 30 years. But eventually, no matter how well you care for it, your furnace will reach the end of its…

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Smart HVAC Systems Deliver Peace of Mind Between Annual Inspections

Regular maintenance and inspections are important in many aspects of your life. Think of your car’s scheduled tune-ups. Your annual physical. Or your twice-a-year visits to the dentist.  It’s the same for your home comfort systems. Your furnaces and air conditioners are some of the most complicated and expensive pieces of equipment in your home,…

Why Choose Natural Gas?

Natural gas is a natural resource and an inexpensive way to heat the home. For decades, many homeowners have used natural gas in a variety of ways including forced air systems. Natural gas is a preferred method of heating the home due to being reliable as well as efficient and convenient.  Natural gas is a…

Six Safety Tips for Using a Space Heater

FEBRUARY 12, 2018 Space heaters can be a handy tool to bring an extra bit of warmth into your home — even if your furnace is working. However, portable electric heaters can be dangerous if not handled appropriately. If you plan on using one to help make your bedroom or living room extra toasty in…

Is your furnace ready for the cold weather?

It’s time to get your furnace ready for the cold weather. When should you bring in an expert? Find out here. An annual inspection on your furnace can help identify potential problems before they become costly breakdowns and ensure your equipment is operating safely and efficiently.  There are checks you can do yourself and those…

Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Here is a list of reasons why a tankless water heater might be the best option for your home. Benefits of a tankless water heater 1. Convenience Run the dishwasher, washing machine and take a shower at the same time – you get over 4 gallons per minute with no recovery time. 2. Comfort Enjoy…

How to Troubleshoot a Furnace: 10 Common Problems and Solutions

Your furnace is one of the most complex appliances in your home. So when it stops working there is no time to lose. Here is a troubleshooting checklist that’ll help you narrow down the problem. 1. Is your thermostat set to “Heat”? To troubleshoot a furnace, start with the obvious. Is your thermostat set to…