Heed These Signs You Need Furnace Repairs

January 17th, 2022
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No homeowner wants to discover that they are paying a lot of money to heat up their home, however not getting the comfort they expect to stay comfortable.

Maybe your heating system is running intermittently, or maybe the system never seems to stop running. These are just a couple of the potential warning signs that your furnace needs repair.

It’s important to be aware of these signs that something could be amiss. Heaters are pretty important in our area, and the sooner you address repair needs, the better off you’ll be for the coming months.

Read on as we uncover some of the top signs that you might need professional furnace repairs.

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Does Your Tankless Water Heater Need Professional Repairs?

January 3rd, 2022
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The great thing about tankless water heaters is that they are very sturdy devices. In fact, they typically have fewer maintenance needs than a tank water heater, which is just part of the reason homeowners choose tankless systems over the more traditional water heater models.

This doesn’t mean, however, that your tankless water heater will never need repairs. Nor does it mean that you should attempt repairs on your own, as this can void the warranty and cause more harm than good.

But how do you know when a tankless system needs repair? Some signs are more apparent than others, and we’ve covered these below. Read on!

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Don’t Ignore These Heater Noises

December 20th, 2021
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During this time of year, there are probably some noises you welcome. Maybe carolers traveling through your neighborhood, or holiday music on your radio. There are other noises, however, that aren’t so pleasant, and definitely should never be turned out or ignored–we’re talking about strange noises coming from your heater.

Now, there is not such thing as a completely silent heating system. You will always hear it cycle on and off. Plus, if you’re using a furnace that has ductwork, you might hear a slight rattle as the ducts expand and contract with temperature fluctuations. And then of course, you’ll hear the whoosh of air coming through the vents.

You really shouldn’t hear much beyond this, though. If you notice noises that you’ve never heard before coming from your heater, no matter how subtle, it’s probably time to give us a call. Read on as we uncover what some of these noises might be.

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Signs That It’s Time for a Water Heater Upgrade

December 6th, 2021
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Sometimes, you want a cold shower. Perhaps you just got back from a run, or you’ve been working out in your yard all afternoon on a summer day. But getting surprised by icy water coming out of the showerhead is a whole different story.

In the first scenario we just mentioned, you probably wouldn’t be worried about your water heater, while the second scenario could lead you into a panic.

Fortunately, it is possible to know if you may need a water heater replacement long before it completely stops giving you hot water! And don’t you want to try to address any problems with your home comfort systems before it means you can’t use them anymore? We agree, this is a great idea! So read on as we uncover some of the most common signs that it is, in fact, time to replace your water heater.

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Why You Should Regularly Change Your Furnace Air Filter

November 22nd, 2021
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There is a plethora of advice we can offer to help your heating system perform better and be more energy-efficient each fall and winter. We also have plenty of heating systems to choose from and expert services to make sure your heating system stays in great condition throughout the years. But if there’s any piece of wisdom we can share that could help you take control over the efficacy and efficiency of your furnace it’s this–change its air filter!

Yes, this is a small maintenance task that homeowners can (and should) do on their own on a regular basis. The air filter isn’t there to protect your indoor air quality, but the furnace itself. Read on to learn more!

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Heed These Signs Your Furnace Needs Help

November 8th, 2021

Sitting around worrying about your heater breaking down at any moment is not an ideal way to live, and certainly not what we want for you. Of course, if you’ve had your system professionally tuned up within the last year, and you know the signs of a heater that’s in disrepair, you don’t have to worry about this!

But, what if you don’t know the signs of a heating system in disrepair? Well, that’s alright, we’re here to help.

It first warrants mentioning that fending off heavy repair needs requires that professional tune-up we just mentioned. It doesn’t matter if you use a gas-powered or electric furnace, you need professional maintenance to keep it working as efficiently and effectively as possible, for as long as possible.

Still though, it’s good to know the signs that a furnace needs repair, because even between maintenance sessions, good ol’ wear and tear can have an impact. Read on as we uncover just a few of the most common signs of a struggling furnace, then give us a call if you notice any of them!

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Water Heater Installation: Should You Go Tankless?

October 25th, 2021
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When you picture a water heater in your head, what do you see? If you’re like most homeowners, probably a big storage tank that holds gallons and gallons of water.

Now take away the tank. Do you still have a water heater?

You’re probably scratching your head at this one. And no, we aren’t trying to trick you with a riddle. The fact of the matter is, you don’t need a tank installed in or on your property in order to get hot water!

Enter, the tankless water heater.

This is pretty much exactly what it sounds like–a piece of equipment used for heating water, but without the need for a tank. Not only is this a pretty great home comfort system, but it also has a number of benefits. Read on as we uncover some of them!

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Is Professional Duct Cleaning Worth It?

October 11th, 2021
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If you’re like the typical homeowner, you probably do not think about the ductwork running through your home very much. And this makes sense! After all, your ductwork is hidden from view for a reason–nobody really wants to see that in their home, right?

You shouldn’t need to think about what kind of shape your ductwork is in too often. However, every once in a while they do need attention. While you won’t need to know all the ins and outs of this HVAC component, there are a few things we’d like to share with you about how dirty ductwork impact your indoor air quality.

Professional duct cleaning is a way to clear out this ductwork, which transfers your heated or air-conditioned air into your living space. Read on as we uncover why, yes, professional duct cleaning is totally worth it.

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Heed These End-of-Season AC Repair Needs

September 27th, 2021
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Here we are at the official start of fall! This means it’s time to start thinking about our heating systems, and how well equipped they are to get us through the cooler weather we’re about to be graced with.

Chances are you’ve been using your cooling system on a fairly consistent basis though, so even though your heater should be on your mind, you don’t want to forget about all the work your air conditioner has done. Doing so could leave you with a surprise repair need!

The good news is, most air conditioner repair needs make themselves known before the system actually fully breaks down. We’ll share some signs and symptoms below!

We have to emphasize how important it is to only have a trained and experience professional check on your air conditioner. Trying to formally diagnose or repair your air conditioner yourself can do more harm than good to the system. Plus, it can void out your HVAC system warranty!

Read on to learn some of the signs of a failing or struggling air conditioner.

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Tips for a More Efficient Central Air Conditioner

September 13th, 2021

Staying cool throughout one of our hot and long summers can be quite the feat, but with a reliable and effective central air conditioner, it’s entirely possible. Even if your AC system is working “okay” it doesn’t mean there is no room for improvement.

Read on as we share some great tips for how to boost the energy efficiency of your central air conditioner without sacrificing comfort. Between these tips and our expert AC services, you can rest assured that you can get through the rest of our summer weather without any unexpected mishaps.

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