Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for September, 2016

Does Your Home Have an Automatic Shut-Off Valve?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Every household in the Concord, MA area should have a main shut-off valve for the water line, which turns the water off to the whole household and allows you to act swiftly in the event of a leak or burst pipes. With winter on its way and the chances of burst pipes becoming much higher in the next few months, it’s important for every member of the household to know where that valve is and how to use it in the event of trouble.

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Do You Need a New Heater?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Whether you use a boiler, a furnace, or an alternative form of heating in your Andover, MA home, the arrival of fall means that you should carefully consider whether your system can handle another brutal New England winter, or whether you need to invest in a new system. Now is the time to make such an assessment, since we still have a few weeks before the cool weather sets in in earnest. Only you can decide if you need to pull the trigger on a new heater, but there are a couple of key factors that you should consider while doing so. Keep them in mind when you make your deliberations.

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Time to Get Your Heating System Serviced

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Whether you warm your Boston, MA home with a furnace, a boiler or an alternative system such as radiant heating beneath your floor, now is the time to give it a close look. Temperatures are beginning to drop here in New England, and before long you’ll need your heating system to perform every day. Now is the ideal time to get your heating system serviced, and indeed we recommend doing so if you haven’t had your system looked at yet this year.

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Look into Duct Insulation Today!

Monday, September 5th, 2016

We’re on the tail end of summer here in Andover, MA and with Labor Day upon us, it’s time to look towards the coming winter and ways to maximize your home’s energy efficiency. If you have a centralized HVAC systems that uses a series of ducts, we have a suggestion that could make a big difference on that front: duct insulation. How does it work and what’s it all about? We’ve provided a quick primer below.

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