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The Importance of Routine Furnace Tune-Ups

The Importance of Routine Furnace Tune-Ups

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) are some of the most essential appliances that every home can have. These heating systems make life easy for us during the cold season by ensuring that we are warm throughout. There are two main types of HVAC systems and they include furnaces and heat pumps and these are the two main sources of heat used in most American households today; this article will, however, focus on furnaces. These are appliances that are used for high-temperature heating and have three types which include single-stage, two-stage, and modulating furnace. Your furnace is a machine and this means that it requires regular furnace repair services […]

How Regular HVAC Maintenance Reduces the Likelihood Of CO2 Exposure

How Regular HVAC Maintenance Reduces the Likelihood Of CO2 Exposure

For any person with an HVAC system in their home, investing in heating and cooling services is a must. Things like furnace maintenance, furnace repair, cooling system care, and more all play a vital role in improving efficiency and keeping your home and family as safe as possible. So, what risks do you face when your cooling or heating system is not functioning correctly? Well, one of the biggest threats is carbon monoxide exposure. Learn more about this dangerous gas below, then schedule your heating and cooling maintenance today. The care you deserve is just a phone call away. What is Carbon Monoxide? What exactly is carbon monoxide? Well, it […]

To Keep Your Plumbing in Good Shape, Never Flush These 9 Items

To Keep Your Plumbing in Good Shape, Never Flush These 9 Items

Indoor plumbing is one of the best things in modern society, even though it is actually pretty old. The first use of indoor plumbing is said to have been in 2500 BC. Most people love the convenience of having indoor toilets, though some Americans used outhouses through the end of the 20th century. HVAC contractors and experts in plumbing recommend you never flush these items down your toilet unless you really want to pay your area plumbing services company a lot of money. You should throw out and not flush feminine hygiene products. Pads and tampons wreak havoc with the pipes in your home. Even if the label says it […]

6 Checkpoints for Good Furnace Maintenance

6 Checkpoints for Good Furnace Maintenance

Routine furnace maintenance is extremely important because it helps preserve the life of your entire HVAC system. Having a regular HVAC service tune-up of your system will keep it operating efficiently. Here are six checkpoints to use every time you have a tune-up to make sure that your system is working properly. 1. Is the Air Filter Cleaned? An HVAC system that is trying to work with a dirty air filter has to work much harder. As a result, it uses more energy. This will increase your energy bill. During your tune-up, make sure the technician installs clean, new air filters throughout the entire system. 2. Is the Gas Pressure […]

3 Tips To Lower Your Utility Bills This Winter

3 Tips To Lower Your Utility Bills This Winter

Your HVAC system helps to make the winter season bearable. Unfortunately, the comfort your heating system offers comes at the cost of a high utility bill. It doesn’t need to be complicated to keep your home’s heating costs to a minimum while also staying warm during the winter. By following a few simple tips, you can see a big difference in your next utility bill. Use your winter clothes. It can be tempting to wear a tank top when you’re inside and away from the cold. But when you rely too much on your heating system to stay warm, you can end up paying for it later. Resist the urge to […]

Not Just Insulation: How To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

Not Just Insulation: How To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

The winter season can be a dangerous time for water pipes. Water expands as it freezes, which puts a lot of pressure on whatever container is holding it whether that container is plastic or metal. When the temperature outside drops, the likelihood of your water pipes freezing and bursting skyrockets. So what can you do to keep your pipes from freezing this winter aside from standard pipe insulation? Keep your cupboard doors open and your garage doors closed One of the best ways you can keep your water pipes from freezing is by keeping in the warm air and keeping out the cold. Even if you don’t have water lines […]

How Can I Keep My Water Pipes From Freezing This Winter?

How Can I Keep My Water Pipes From Freezing This Winter?

Winter is right around the corner and temperatures are beginning to drop. It’s that time of year where frozen pipes become a common threat to many homeowners across the U.S., which means it’s time to start taking measures inside to keep your pipes warm and your water running. Here are a few things you can do to keep your pipes from freezing this winter: Keep your garage doors closed. Unless you’re entering or exiting the garage, your garage doors ought to be closed during the winter months. This is because the cold air, especially if there are water supply lines in the garage, can put your water pipes at higher risk […]

Prep Your Furnace And Winterize Your Home With These Precautionary Tips

Prep Your Furnace And Winterize Your Home With These Precautionary Tips

Autumn is officially here and temperatures are beginning to drop. Soon you’ll need more than a sweater to keep you warm and you’ll have to fire up your furnace. If you haven’t already tuned up your furnace for the colder season, you won’t have to worry about any heating problems once the weather gets chillier. But if you haven’t tuned up your furnace since spring, you might need to make some heating preparations before winter comes. Another one bites the dust Your furnace will have collected dust between the spring and summer months. And, if you’ve had your air conditioner shut off these last couple of weeks, odds are you’ve […]

Fall Is Nearly Here! Have These 3 Appliances Had Maintenance Yet?

Fall Is Nearly Here! Have These 3 Appliances Had Maintenance Yet?

Fall is just around the corner and winter is on its tail. That means it’s time to start thinking about seasonal maintenance around your home. Spring and fall are the top recommended seasons in which to have maintenance performed on your home’s appliances to keep disasters from happening during the more extreme weather. But which appliances around your home need maintenance this season? 3 Home Appliances To Pay Attention To This Fall Every appliance needs maintenance at some point to make sure it’s in proper working condition year-round. But there are three home appliances, in particular, that need your special attention this fall. That said, here are three home appliances […]

It’s Never Too Early To Tune-Up Your Furnace For Heating Season

It’s Never Too Early To Tune-Up Your Furnace For Heating Season

With summer temperatures crawling on, your furnace may be the last thing on your mind right now. But August is considered one of the best times of the year to schedule your annual furnace tune-up. When you procrastinate on tuning up your furnace, you could end up firing up your heating without priming it first once the weather finally cools down. This can take a toll on your energy bills and the life of your furnace itself.   4 Reasons To Give Your Furnace An Early Tune-Up Heating and cooling account for up to 50% of the energy used in the average American home. It’s important to give your furnace […]

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