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.


3 Less Conventional AC Solutions To Update Your Cooling In Time For Next Summer

12 August 2016
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Soon, the summer weather will be coming to an end and you will be using the AC less. When the weather begins to get cooler this fall, you may want to consider updating your AC for next summer. There are some less conventional solutions that you may want to consider, such as adding an evaporative cooler or changing to ductless AC. If you want a more efficient and affordable air conditioner to keep your home cool next summer, here are some of the options that you may want to consider: Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Radiant Heating Systems

19 July 2016
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Radiant heating systems typically combine a boiler or heat pump furnace and water heater system. The system transports steam and hot water through the home to ensure comfortable indoor temperatures and the warm water you desire. The heated air comes out through radiators, radiator vents, or simply through under-the-floor piping that utilizes heat's natural abililty to rise.  A radiant heating system has its own pros and cons to consider when shopping for a new heating system. Read More …

5 Common Air Conditioner Problems You May Encounter This Summer

2 June 2016
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You depend on your air conditioner to keep your home comfortable during the hot summer months. Even though you have continued to service the unit on a regular basis, you might still face some issues that are unexpected. The following problems should help you become better prepared for these events. 1. The Air Conditioner Won't Start Nothing is more frustrating than to enter your home on a hot and humid day to discover the unit has stalled out and the home is hot. Read More …

3 Heating Improvement Projects For More Efficient Heating When Winter Arrives

12 April 2016
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Soon it will be time to turn the heating off, which also means it is time for maintenance to your HVAC system. This may be a good time to start considering improvements for your heating to save money next winter. You may want to update your system with features like solar collectors to make your heating more efficient, programmable thermostats. Here are some of the improvements that you may want to consider for your heating when spring arrives: Read More …

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 …