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Make Sure You Call for Repairs if Your Air Conditioner Is Doing This

May 14th, 2018

air-conditionerAir conditioners are placed under a lot of strain during the summer season. More strain means more wear and tear, which means a higher chance for problems to develop. That doesn’t mean that you should just go without using your air conditioner, of course. It just means that you should keep an eye out for any signs that your air conditioner is struggling in some way. If you can respond quickly to a malfunction and get it repaired, it’ll be better off in the long run. Have a look at the following signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs.

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Indoor Air Quality Concerns You Should Be Aware Of

April 30th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseEveryone puts effort into getting their air to just the right amount of cool during the summer, which is all well and good. No one wants to live in a sauna for several months out of the year. You shouldn’t just be focused on keeping your home’s air cool, though. You should also take steps to make sure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible. Low indoor air quality can cause all kinds of problems for both your health and comfort levels this summer. Take a look at some of the factors that contribute to poor indoor air quality below, and what you can do to address them.

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Yes, You Need to Schedule Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

April 16th, 2018

Heat-pumpWell, it’s that time again. Time for your spring heat pump preventive maintenance appointment! Now, if you’ve had your heat pump tuned-up sometime in the last 6-8 months, you might be wondering why we’re saying such a thing after less than a year. The answer is simple: heat pumps need more maintenance than air conditioners or heaters. Avoiding bi-annual maintenance is a great way to make your heat pump less efficient and more prone to issues. Don’t believe us? Read on to find out why this is.

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It’s Almost Time for Spring AC Maintenance

April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioner-cashWe don’t have long before the summer arrives, and the weather begins to heat up. There are a lot of things that you should be doing now to get your home ready for the summer season. One of the most important things you should be doing is scheduling preventive maintenance. Proper preventive maintenance will ensure that your air conditioner is ready for the added strain of summer, while neglecting maintenance will make it more likely for problems to occur later on in the season. Read on for more information on why you should be scheduling preventive maintenance for your system this spring.

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Help Your Boiler Finish Winter Strong With These Tips

March 19th, 2018

Gas-fired boiler.We’re getting to the end of winter now, but we have a few weeks of cold weather left before getting into air conditioning season. If you’re relying on a boiler to keep your home warm through the rest of the winter, you should make sure that it finishes out the season in the best possible shape. Follow the tips below to keep your boiler in good condition.

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Need a New Heater? How About a Ductless System!

March 5th, 2018

ductless-system-installationWe’re coming to the end of winter in a few weeks, which may seem like an odd time to consider replacing your heating system. Still, if you have reason to believe that your current system just isn’t up to the task of keeping you warm for another season, now might be a good time to install a new one. That way, you don’t have to scramble to find one at the same time as everyone else!

There are a lot of different home heating options available on the market, but today we’re going to focus on a specific one. Let’s take a look at ductless mini splits, and what one can do for you during the winter season.

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Why is My Furnace Not Heating Properly?

February 19th, 2018

furnaceThere are a lot of different signs and symptoms that indicate that a furnace isn’t operating the way it should be. Failing to heat properly is one of the more obvious ones. If your furnace isn’t putting out enough heat this season, you should obviously have it examined by a professional technician as soon as possible. While you’re waiting for your heating technician to get there, though, why not read through some of the possible reasons why your furnace is acting that way?

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Signs You Need a New Commercial Heater

February 5th, 2018

commercial-boilerCommercial heaters are big, expensive systems, so naturally, business owners want to get as many good years of service out of them as possible. Even if you take the best possible care of your commercial heater, though, you’re eventually going to need to replace it with a new one. Ideally, you should do it before your current one breaks down entirely. You don’t want to have your entire building be without heat for days while you wait for a new system to arrive and be installed. Have a look at some of the more common signs that it’s time to consider replacing your commercial heating system.

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Boiler Kettling: How to Detect and Deal With It

January 22nd, 2018

Gas-fired boiler.Boilers are often cited as being among the most stable heating systems on the market. They’re far less likely to develop issues than most other kinds of heating systems, owing mostly to the fact that they have far fewer moving parts than most heating system types. However, that does not mean that boilers are somehow immune from developing problems. One of the most common kinds of boiler problems is that of kettling.

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Call for Repairs If Your Heat Pump is Doing These Things

January 8th, 2018

Heat-Pump-RepairKnow when the worst possible time is for your heat pump to start malfunctioning? In the middle of a record-breaking season for low temperatures. Guess what, though? That’s exactly when your heat pump is most likely to start having issues. The added strain you put on your heating system by using it more often increases the chances of problems developing with it as the winter goes on. You should be able to identify the warning signs that your heat pump is experiencing a problem, so that you can have it repaired as quickly as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest warning signs that your heat pump needs to be repaired.

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