Home Heating

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Furnace Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter

Regular furnace maintenance can help prevent untimely equipment malfunctions and ensure optimal home comfort on the coldest days. Follow these simple DIY furnace maintenance tips to inspect your equipment and keep your furnace running smoothly all winter. We recommend scheduling an annual furnace maintenance visit by a professional to help prevent untimely equipment breakdowns.  4…

Technician replacing furnace filter

Furnace Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter

Regular furnace maintenance can help prevent untimely equipment malfunctions and ensure optimal home comfort on the coldest days. Follow these simple DIY furnace maintenance tips to inspect your equipment and keep your furnace running smoothly all winter. We recommend scheduling an annual furnace maintenance visit by a professional to help prevent untimely equipment breakdowns.  4…

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Furnace Maintenance Checklist

To prolong the life of your furnace and ensure its optimal performance during cold winter days, it is essential to conduct regular maintenance. We recommend maintaining your furnace before the cold weather season to help improve its performance.  Homeowners can take many simple steps to prepare their furnaces for the cold weather season. However, there…

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How Long Does a Furnace Last?

Like all appliances, furnaces often start encountering problems as they age. Some issues are repairable, and others indicate that a replacement is necessary. Purchasing a new furnace can come with significant costs. The following guide will help you determine whether repairing your furnace or buying a new one is more cost and comfort-efficient. If you’re…

How to Troubleshoot a Furnace: 7 Steps to Finding a Solution

During cold winter temperatures, a well-running furnace is essential to maintaining comfort in your home. Regular maintenance on your HVAC system helps ensure optimal performance on the coldest days when you need it most.  Unfortunately, unexpected furnace problems can arise. If you’re having trouble with your heating system, review the following steps suggested by our…

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Furnace Air Filter Types and How to Choose The Right One for Your Home

We may not think about it often, but the air we breathe is essential to our health and wellbeing. Air filtration is an effective way to trap airborne pollutants — and choosing the right filter is the first step to clean and healthy air. (Air filters are also important to maintaining your furnace and AC.)…

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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,…

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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…

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Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Here is a list of reasons why a tankless hot 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…