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Reasons Why You Need to Have Your HVAC Serviced

Posted 3 years ago

Just like any other mechanical device in your home, your HVAC unit also needs regular maintenance. Especially during summer months, your AC can be a real lifesaver which is why keeping it in tip-top shape all year round is very important. Below are some reasons why you need to have your AC unit serviced regularly.

  • June is the beginning of the summer season and the temperature can get really hot.
  • Servicing your unit regularly can save you money in the long run.
  • Regular maintenance can help your unit last longer.

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Pre-season HVAC Tune-up

Posted 3 years ago

The best way to make sure that your AC units will be running efficiently all throughout the warmer months is by preventing issues from occurring. Through regular maintenance and preventive care, you can ensure that your family stays cool and comfortable during summer. Here are some tips for a pre-season HVAC tune-up.

  • Conduct a research on the company’s background and licensing.
  • Obtain estimates for a repair work or maintenance work from at least three different companies.
  • Review the company’s warranty coverage as well as its terms and conditions.

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Ways to Maintain Your Home’s Heating

Posted 3 years ago

While they may be considered essential, furnaces, air conditioning units and heating systems are few of the most overlooked parts in one’s home. Just like other home equipment, these units also require regular repairs and maintenance. Below are some tips on how to maintain your heating and air conditioning units.

  • Schedule regular maintenance and repair service.
  • Take advantage of a care package from your installer.
  •  Inspect all parts and make sure to keep them clean all year round.
  • Clean or replace the air filters regularly.

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Safety Heating Tips for Your Home

Posted 3 years ago

Smoke detector...

As temperatures are expected to drop this weekend, more and more people may turn into other alternative in order to keep their homes warm and comfortable. While these other alternatives may be effective, they can also be very dangerous. Below are safety heating tips for your home.

  • – Avoid burning kerosene heaters or leaving oven doors open as it can be fatally dangerous.
  • – Make sure your space heaters are situated at least 3 feet from appliances.
  • – Ensure that your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are working just fine.

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Tips on How to Keep Your Heating and Plumbing System Working

Posted 3 years ago

The plumber...

Perhaps, one can never prepare their electric, heating and plumbing systems for the harsh snowfall. But then if you want to ensure that your systems are still working after the massive snowstorm, here are some tips that you can use.

  • –          Make sure to clear away the snow from the heating pumps before calling a technician.
  • –          Make sure warm air is getting to the plumbing system to keep the pipes from freezing.
  • –          Replace the air filter regularly.

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Maintaining Your Home Heating System

Posted 4 years ago

Heating system maintenance...

Regular maintenance of your home heating system is very important to ensure that it is always in good working condition. Whether you have new heating system or an older unit, have it inspected at least once a year by a certified technician. A faulty furnace, for one, can actually create a potentially dangerous situation because of the carbon monoxide it produces.

Apart from ensuring a comfortable home during the colder months, home heating system maintenance will also help improve energy efficiency within your home. It can help prevent costly repair and replacement as well as save money in the long run.

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The Importance of Heating System Inspection and Maintenance

Posted 4 years ago

Heating system inspection...The cold temperature has caused many homeowners to rely on natural gas or wood-burning fireplaces. While these units can help keep your home warm and comfortable, they may also pose threat to your safety because of the accumulation of dust within the blower compartment resulting to increased carbon monoxide levels.

And because of the danger it poses, experts urge homeowners to get their chimneys inspected at least once a year. These chimneys must be cleaned in order to keep them free from combustible deposits.

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How to Heat Your Home Without Spending

Posted 4 years ago

Thermostat Replacement

With the colder temperatures and snow this winter season, many homeowners are looking for ways on how to stay warm and comfortable without breaking the bank. Below are some tips.

  • –        Seal air leaks to improve your home’s energy efficiency.
  • –        Ensure proper maintenance on your HVAC system.
  • –        Change your furnace filter at least once a month.
  • –        Get your furnace checked and serviced this fall season.
  • –        Install a programmable thermostat.

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Ways to Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy this Winter

Posted 4 years ago

Family Room Xmas

Winter season can be a real challenge for some people. During this time of the year, it is actually a bit difficult to stay in good mood let along to stay warm and cozy. However, there are a few things homeowners can do to cozy up their homes and enjoy the winter months. Below are some tips.

  • –          Prepare a comfortable space where you can curl up and read a good book.
  • –          Designate a spot in your home for projects and nightly games.
  • –          Use your fireplace to keep your house warm and comfortable.
  • –          Install overhead lights and ceiling fixtures.
  • –          Position your table close to a fireplace.

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Heating Myths You Should Know

Posted 4 years ago

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As homeowners start firing up those furnaces, you should know that there are actually a few things you can do to save on monthly bills. Below are some common home heating myths you should know that will help you as well save on your electricity bill.

Myth #1: Running a space heater is a lot cheaper than using your home’s gas heating system.

Myth #2: Setting your thermostat at a high temperature can make your house warm faster.

Myth #3: You can save more money by replacing your windows.

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