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Want to Know How a Ductless Mini Split Can Benefit You?

March 19th, 2018

DuctlessIf you’re looking for a new air conditioner before summer starts, you have a lot of different options to choose from. You probably have several different system types that could cool your home just fine. You shouldn’t just pick the first system you find that could work, though. You should try and find a system that provides the most benefits while meeting your unique cooling needs, which means you’re going to need to look a bit more closely at your various options. Have a look below at ductless mini splits, and the advantages they have to offer.

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How Your Heat Pump is Affected by Cold Weather

March 5th, 2018

Winter-HomeWe’ve got a fair amount of cold weather left in the season before the days start to warm up, which means you’re probably still using your heater on a regular basis.

If you have a heat pump installed in your home, there are a couple of different things that you should know about how the system operates in cold weather. If you’re lucky, you won’t have to deal with any of these issues. Still, it’s a good idea to know about them, so you can act quickly in-case one of them happens.

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Furnace Short Cycling: What It Is and Why You Should Worry About It

February 19th, 2018

gas-burnerThere are a lot of different problems that can afflict furnaces, some of which are more dangerous than others. One furnace issue, though, should always prompt an immediate call for repair. That problem is short cycling. Short cycling doesn’t necessarily pose a threat to your health, but it can absolutely destroy the furnace if it isn’t properly addressed in time. Read on to find out more about short cycling, what causes it, and why you should have it dealt with as soon as possible.

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What You Need to Know About Heat Pump Maintenance

February 5th, 2018

Heat-PumpHeat pumps have a lot of advantages to offer when it comes to climate control. However, they also have certain requirements for things like maintenance that other climate control systems don’t.

If you’re using a heat pump for climate control in your home, you should know what these unique requirements are so that you can keep your system in good shape. Let’s go over why maintenance is so important for maintaining your heat pump, and why you need to schedule it more often than with other systems.

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Why is My Furnace Making Weird Noises?

January 22nd, 2018

Burner-AssemblyGenerally, hearing strange noises from various parts of your house indicates that you should investigate them. You know, your air conditioner, your furnace, that weird basalt chest carved with unnerving frescoes you found in your attic when you moved in.

We can’t really help you with that last one, but for this blog post we’re going to focus on the furnace. Odd furnace noises are typically an indication that the system is malfunctioning in some way. Have a look below to find out more about what causes strange noises, and what you can do about them.

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Why is My Furnace Not Heating?

January 8th, 2018

gas-furnaceIf your furnace isn’t heating, well, what do you even have it for? Before you have it replaced, though, you should have a professional have a look at it to make sure that it can’t be repaired. There are a lot of different factors that can impact the heating efficiency of your furnace, most of which can be taken care of by a professional technician without replacing the entire system. Have a look at some of those issues below, and the warning signs that accompany them.

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Why Your Heat Pump May Not be Heating Properly

December 25th, 2017

heat-pump-repairThe middle of winter is a pretty horrible time to have your heating system malfunction. It’s also the time when that is most likely to happen, due to the added strain put on the system by regular use. If your heat pump is not heating your home properly, there might be any one of a half-dozen different reasons why. Have a look at a few of the most common reasons below, and what you can do about them.

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Should I Install a Heat Pump?

December 11th, 2017

heat pumpAre you in the market for a new heating system to keep your home comfortable this winter? If so, you have a lot of options available to choose from. Each heating system type is suited to a different set of individual circumstances. That’s why you should carefully consider the benefits of each type before you make a decision on which one to install in your home. Have a look at how a heat pump operates, and what it can do for you if you install one this winter.

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Careful of These Signs That Your Furnace is in Trouble

November 27th, 2017

thermometerThe more you rely on your furnace this winter, the more stress you’re going to be putting on it. That increases the odds of problems cropping up over time, which is why you need to be especially vigilant for signs that your furnace is in trouble. Earlier detection of furnace problems means faster repairs and more damage prevented. Have a look at some of the more common symptoms that your furnace is in need of repairs.

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Heating Installation Options to Consider for Your Home

November 13th, 2017

gas-burnerWinter is coming, and that means that you need to make sure that your home is outfitted with a heating system that you can trust. If you’re in the market for an entirely new heating system, there are a variety of different types that you have to choose from. You’re going to want to carefully consider each option before you make a final decision. That way, you can be sure that you have the system that best meets your needs. Have a look at a few of the most popular options, and the advantages each of them offer.

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