Preparing for the Winter? Try These Helpful Heating Tips

Don't forget to prepare your heating system for the winter. Try these HVAC and furnace maintenance tips to prevent future problems.

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Preparing for the Winter? Try These Helpful Heating Tips

Getting your heating system ready for the winter is a big task. But with the right tips, you can do it easily. Last winter was the worst time of the year for my family. Our heating system broke down and left the home freezing cold. We actually created our problem because we didn't check our furnace for issues in the fall. By the time the temperatures dropped a few months later, it was too late to repair the furnace. Instead, we had to replace it. My blog helps you avoid this problem. I offer tips on how to prepare your heating system for the upcoming winter, as well as maintenance tips you can use if it breaks down. Thanks for stopping by.

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The Superiority Of A Condensing Furnace Over A Conventional Furnace

10 February 2016
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Furnaces did not change their basic design for years, a design which is modeled after how a stove works: you burn a fuel, and the smoke created by burning the fuel escapes your house through a vent pipe after providing some heat to your home. A furnace differs from a stove in that it uses a heat exchanger to extract heat from the exhaust created by combustion. A condensing furnace differs from this typical design in that it doesn't vent exhaust out of your house through a vent pipe, and there is a good reason for this. Read More …

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Keeping Warm While Waiting For Heating Repair

6 January 2016
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When the weather outside is nothing short of frightful, with temperatures dipping below the freezing mark, it can be incredibly taxing on some heat systems to keep your home warm and cozy. So don't be at all shocked if the heater that seemed to be functioning fine suddenly stops working at the worst possible time of the year. Heating repair technicians (like those available at http://www.alliedairheat.com) are usually just a phone call away at any time of the day or night, but you will still be faced with the task of keeping you and your family warm until help arrives. Read More …

3 Ways To Get More Performance From Your AC

18 November 2015
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Is your air conditioner costing more than usual on your electricity bill? If so, this may because your air conditioner isn't performing efficiently. Over time, air conditioners can begin to leak air and can even take a while to convert outdoor air into cold-air. Because of this, you may be forced to run your unit longer until you notice a difference with your home's temperature, causing you to use more and unneeded electricity. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Electric Space Heaters

13 November 2015
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Space heaters can prove valuable additions to households without central heating or with rooms that receive less hot air than the rest of the house. Several types of electric space heaters exist that each have different pros and cons that can determine what type of unit is the best fit for your home. Discuss the specifics of your space heater options with a heating and cooling specialist for the most tailored advice. Read More …

6 Hacks For Staying Warm In A House Without A Heater

11 November 2015
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Your home should be the most cozy and comfortable place to be when the weather outside is frightful, but don't be surprised if an outdated heat system decides that the middle of winter is a fine time to stop working. If you happen to be stuck in a house without heat in the coldest season, there are a few hacks that you should remember that will help you stay warm until new heater installation is possible. Read More …