Cooling Unlimited, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

How Smart Thermostats Save Money on Your Heating Bills

Monday, March 13th, 2023
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Have you heard about smart thermostats? You might be wondering if they’re the right choice for your home, when you should consider getting one, or how they work. We’ll cover all of that. The most important thing to know about smart thermostats is how they benefit you, especially how they save you money. So we’ll cover that, too.

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This is Why it’s the Right Time for Heater Repair

Monday, February 13th, 2023
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Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow (and this year, he did) we in Massachusetts know that winter does not end in March. But spring is approaching! In a matter of weeks, the maple sap will be running, and the first early flowers won’t be far behind. Does that mean you should let your heater limp along, hoping to postpone repairs until next fall? Definitely not.

Now is definitely the best time to schedule heating repair in Cambridge, MA if you have any concerns about your heater’s well-being and we’ll explain why.

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5 Ways to Prevent More Furnace Maintenance Than Necessary

Monday, January 30th, 2023
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The best heating system is one that you never have to think about. Sometimes, though, a little thinking ahead can save you a great deal of bother in the future. Since emergency repairs are definitely best avoided, it’s always easiest to start with a happy furnace and take some basic steps to keep it that way. If you want to make the most of your furnace’s performance without the need for frequent service, we’ve got some tips for you. However, if you do need furnace repair in Boston, MA, it’s always best to get it done as soon as possible.

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What Do We Do During Heating Maintenance?

Monday, November 21st, 2022
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In this blog, we’ve urged you to prioritize having maintenance done on your heating system every year. However, simply telling you that it’s important to do doesn’t help you to understand the process. We’d like to prepare you for your heating maintenance appointment by giving you a behind-the-scenes glimpse at exactly what occurs during this critical service. 

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Why Is My Heater Making a Burning Smell?

Monday, November 7th, 2022
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Autumn in Massachusetts! It’s time for fall festivities, planning your Thanksgiving holiday, spending more time indoors, and turning up the heat to stay cozy. But what is that burning smell coming from the heater? Oh, no! Is it an emergency?

This is a common concern, and we’re happy to help you sort through what’s going on. It’s quite likely you can handle this yourself with a little guidance, but we’ll also cover what to do if you can’t resolve the problem and you do need heating repair in Boston.

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How Your Heater Tells You It Needs Repairs

Monday, October 10th, 2022

technician-repairing-boilerMost people don’t think a whole lot about their heater, as long as it’s working. But of course, when a problem develops in any system, it’s better to catch it sooner, before the problem gets any bigger.

How can you tell when something is starting to go wrong with your heater, so you can have it repaired as promptly as possible? Your heater may signal a problem in a variety of ways. If you watch for these clues, you’ll be able to schedule an appointment for a professional to give it the care it needs.

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Schedule Your Furnace’s Fall Inspection Now

Monday, September 26th, 2022

technician-inspecting-heaterAs you start to enjoy the relief from heat that autumn brings, and you use your air conditioner less and less, it may be tempting to imagine that winter is still far in the future. But you shouldn’t let the cold weather catch you unprepared.

If you schedule your furnace maintenance in Boston right away, you’ll be able to reap some significant benefits, and you can rest easy in the knowledge that your home is prepared for when that winter weather hits. What are those significant benefits, exactly? Here are seven reasons to schedule a fall inspection for your furnace now.

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How Thermostat Upgrades Make a Difference

Monday, March 14th, 2022

studio-shot-of-a-modern-thermostatOur homes are becoming smarter every day. You can see who’s ringing the doorbell from your phone at work. You can control the lights while never getting up to touch a switch. You can even lock your doors from across the country.

And thermostats aren’t being left behind. And these cool little gadgets come in two styles: Wi-Fi and Smart thermostats. In this article, we’ll break down the difference between them and explain the benefits of each and how it can all make a positive difference in your comfort, well-being, and wallet.

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5 Mistakes You Are Making That Cause Heating Repair Problems

Monday, February 28th, 2022

cracked-heat-exchangerA furnace is a necessity in every home. It keeps our homes warm and comfortable when we want to relax later in the night and during cold seasons. However, despite its importance, we do not always pay attention to it until we notice a problem. Finally, when we see something has gone wrong, we still make mistakes when fixing the problem. It is advisable to contact a heating repair in Boston, MA, instead of making a wrong move. Here are five common mistakes.

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Should You Consider a Hybrid Heating System?

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Ecologic home , green outline on whiteThe cold can be brutal. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it’s dangerous. Many homes are too cold because of an insufficient heating source. Most people think of their heating options as a combustion furnace or a heat pump, yet there’s another option. A hybrid heating system, also known as a dual heating system, combines a heat pump and a furnace – you get the benefits of having both. To be a little more specific, a hybrid heating system is an air-source heat pump backed by a combustion furnace. When temperatures dip below a certain number, the combustion furnace is activated to keep your home warm and toasty during the coldest weather conditions. You can either specify the furnace to turn on a certain number or manually switch it. If you struggle with getting your home warm enough because you live in a particularly cold climate like Boston, MA, you’ll want to consider a hybrid heating system for various reasons.

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