Heating

Various Types of Home Heating Systems

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Need a new home heating system? You don’t have to stick with the same thing you had before. You have options! These days, there are several different types of home heating systems, all ranging in terms of effectiveness in different climates and energy efficiency. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to home heating systems,

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

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Gas furnaces are the most common method of heating homes — as well as commercial buildings — in the winter, even in Northern California. It’s likely what you have in your home, at the office building, and at many of the shops that you frequent. But in all the time that you’ve enjoyed the benefits

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3 Furnace Tune-Up Tips

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Out of sight and out of mind is no way to think of your furnace. Sure, you might not see it often, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until there’s a problem before you check on it. If you want to avoid inconvenient breakdowns or spikes in your heating bills, it’s a good idea

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Why Should You Get an HVAC Maintenance Plan?

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HVAC care is more than just finding the right model, repairing it when it breaks down and replacing it when it no longer functions. In between all that, there should be regular maintenance to ensure your HVAC units continue to perform at peak performance with boosted energy efficiency. The best way to get the maintenance

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Scary Furnace Sounds You Should Never Ignore

Loud and Scary Furnace Sounds and What They Mean

What’s that noise?! Is it banging, rapping, scraping or screeching? Whether the sounds are soft or loud, it’s enough to give anyone the heebie-jeebies. You’ll want to investigate. It is the beginning of the dark, cold winter after all. You let out a sigh of relief when you find out it’s just the furnace, but

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What Is a Heat Pump? How Does It Work?

What Is a Heat Pump? How Does It Work?

When homeowners think of installing a heating and cooling system in their home, they often think of air conditioners and furnaces. These are standard options for a reason, but they are not the only options available. If you recently had solar installed and you’re looking to save energy usage, lower fuel dependency, and be more

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5 Hardy Houseplants That Will Survive Indoor Heating

Houseplants That Will Survive Indoor Heating

Do you love to fill your home with houseplants? It can make a house feel more like home, adding both character and tranquility. But nothing’s worse than a houseplant that thrives and blossoms in spring only to wilt and die when you have to turn on the home heating system in winter. Fortunately, some house

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The Ultimate Carbon Monoxide Guide – What You Need to Know

The Ultimate Carbon Monoxide Guide

Your home should be a safe place for you and your family — the safest. But even with a sturdy structure, a good alarm system, and other precautions, there could still be one threat that lurks within your home: carbon monoxide. Each year, carbon monoxide poisoning leads to deaths of up to 500 people in

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3 Ways to Know It’s Time for a Furnace Tune-Up

Sometimes it seems as though your furnace breaks down at the least opportune moment — on the coldest night of the year, on the weekend, when you have guests coming over. The list goes on and on. At Service Champions, our 180+ technicians are on call 24/7 to repair your furnace whenever you need it.

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