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Does Your Heater Show Signs of Needing Repairs?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

heating-repair-issuesWith the coming of spring, our heating systems are going to see less and less use as the temperatures start to warm. And yet ironically, this is the time of the year when we tend to see more heating repair calls than any other. Furnaces and other heating systems have been running for months nonstop, which is why they tend to experience sudden breakdowns and other problems just as they reach the end of winter.

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Consider an Alternative HVAC System

Monday, February 12th, 2018

radiant-heating-installationMost homes in the area used either forced-air furnaces or some type of boiler to stay warm in the winter. They’re inexpensive and efficient, which makes them great fits for a lot of homes. But they’re not right for every home especially those with unique heating needs or which preclude the use of necessary components like ducts. The good news is that there are a number of alternative HVAC systems available for such homes, and depending upon your needs, one of them may end up being a great fit. We’ve included a brief list below of some of the possible options.

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Call Furnace Repair Services for a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, January 8th, 2018

cracked-heat-exchangerThe East Coast was hit with freezing temperatures and blizzard conditions late last week, and we’re all still assessing the damage. When it comes to your furnace, any damage should be carefully assessed and immediately repaired. It can be tempting to try to “power through” any damage — winter isn’t going to get any gentler anytime soon — but that’s usually a big mistake. And in the case of a cracked heat exchanger, an immediate heater replacement session may be in order. To do otherwise risks more than a chilly home.

What is a heat exchanger and why is damage to it so devastating? We’ve prepared a quick summary below.

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Heater Repair Services Can Address Inefficient Furnaces

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

heating-system-efficiencyWhen your furnace has trouble functioning, even if it doesn’t seem like it’s a huge problem, it’s a good idea to shut it off and call in a heater repair service immediately. Few serious repair jobs take place without giving you warning signs well in advance, and the sooner you can get a trained technician to address these issues, the better.

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Watch for Low Air Flow in Your Furnace

Monday, December 18th, 2017

low-air-flowWinter is almost here, and cold temperatures are going to be staying a good long while. Your forced-air furnace was likely called into action some time ago, and by now you’re likely running it on a daily basis. Hopefully, it’s in good working order and you won’t need to worry about a breakdown during the cold winter months. Trouble with most forced-air furnaces tends to advertise itself well before it forces a shutdown, however, and wise homeowners will learn to spot them before they cause an unexpected shutdown. That way, you can deal with the issue in a timely fashion.

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Call on a Commercial HVAC Service to Get Your System Ready for Winter

Monday, October 30th, 2017

commercial-hvac-servicesNew England winters are as fierce as they come, and this winter looks to be no exception. Your heating system is going to be called upon to function morning noon and night, and commercial HVAC systems are no less vital in that regard. In fact, they’re probably even more important, not only because most of us spend at least part of our day in an office, school or commercial space, but because a comfortable environment is vital to keeping your business operating. A good commercial HVAC service, with technicians experienced in commercial systems, can be your best friend when getting your system ready for the winter.

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Signs Your Heater Need Repairs

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

heating-repair-issuesWith the coming of fall comes cooler temperatures, and along with it an increased reliance on your heater to keep your household comfortable. If your system is in need of repairs, now is the ideal time to take care of them. You still have several weeks before the weather gets too cold, which gives you time to schedule the repairs at a time convenient to your schedule.

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The Benefits of Radiant Heating Systems

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

radiant-heating-installationWinter is on its way, and now is the time to install a new heating system in your home. The weather is still cool, and you’ll have time to select a heating system that works for your home. Newer homes in the area often used forced-air furnaces to stay warm, but older homes with older systems might not be able to consider adding the necessary ducts.

Radiant heating systems, on the other hand, provide comprehensive heating solutions without the need for ducts. How do they work and what kind of benefits do they provide? Read on for the answers.

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The Importance of Efficiency When Buying a New Heater

Monday, September 25th, 2017

installing-new-heaterThe arrival of autumn means increased heating use, and if your old heater was on its last legs, then now is the perfect time to install a new system. Doing so in the fall instead of the winter gives you plenty of time to plan for the operation, and work with your service technician to determine the exact parameters your new heater should feature.

Among the first and most important aspects you should consider is the overall efficiency of the new heater. Making sure it suits your home’s needs may be trickier than you think, but with the help of a trained technician and the proper preparations, you can find the efficiency levels you need.

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Time for Maintenance on Your Heater

Monday, August 28th, 2017

heating-system-maintenanceLabor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and while hot weather continues to preserve for weeks after that, fall will be here before you know it. When that happens, you’ll be turning off your air conditioners and turning on your heating systems. Sometimes, that can involve a nasty surprise: turning it on the first time only to find a real trouble. Even worst, that trouble could wait until the coldest day of winter to strike. A number of repair services can respond swiftly in those circumstances, but we believe in preventing those calls from being necessary in the first place. That means now is the perfect time to schedule a maintenance session for your heater.

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