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Is a Boiler System Right for My Home?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Many homes in the Wakefield, MA area use forced-air furnaces, which are inexpensive to run and generally effective. But other homes use boiler systems to keep warm in the winter, and while not every home is the same, boilers provide a number of potential benefits that you should consider.

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Signs of Trouble with Your Boiler

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Winter officially arrives this week and by all indications it’s going to be one of the coldest on record. If you own a boiler system here in the Wakefield, MA area, you need it to function as expected for the next 4-5 months in order to keep your household warm and comfortable. When trouble arises, you need to act swiftly not only to keep your boiler functional during the coldest days of the year, but to keep the issue from growing worse. The good news is that signs of trouble with your boiler are easy to spot provided you know what to look for. 

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Get Your Generator Serviced Before Winter Hits

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you own a generator here in Wakefield, MA, you know how invaluable it can be during a blizzard or other emergency when the power goes out. But simply having one set up isn’t enough. You need to make sure it’s functioning properly before the first snows fall and that it’s ready to go when an emergency strikes. There won’t be much time to do it when the moment arrives. Here are a few tips on keeping your generator ready, which should help you when the time comes.

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How to Stop Frozen Pipes This Winter

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

We live in a part of the country that gets very cold in the winter. So if you own a home in Wakefield, MA or some nearby town, it is in your best interest to prepare for any problems the cold may cause. Among the biggest concerns for most homes in the area is the issue of frozen pipes, in which water in the pipes freezes solid.

Water expands as it cools and can be surprisingly powerful when it freezes: creating bursts in your pipes that can take a great deal of effort to repair. Burst pipes are especially troubling during the holiday season, when you and your family may be gone for weeks before the trouble is located. You can take steps now to prevent frozen pipes this winter, both with concrete steps and the inclusion of timely upgrades to your system.

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The Benefits of Changing Your Filters

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Every heating and air conditioning system comes with a set of filters, designed to strain out dust and dirt in your system. Professional technicians in the Wakefield, MA area can change your filters as part of a regular servicing session, but the fact remains that you should actually change them much more often: every 1-3 months on average, depending upon how often you run your system.

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