Purchasing and installing a new a home heating system is a big investment, similar to investing in a new vehicle. Since you will be living with your decision or at least 10-15 years, it’s important that you choose a unit that fits your needs and budget. Here are some things you should keep in mind
When it comes to your furnace, it’s much better to be proactive than reactive. Now is a great time to go over some DIY furnace maintenance to prevent the expense, inconvenience, and even danger that a neglected furnace can cause. DIY Furnace Maintenance In addition to scheduling a furnace tune-up from the pros, you’ll want
If your furnace is making unusual and loud noises, it’s important to pinpoint the source of the sound in order to solve the issue. Noise can indicate a much more serious problem or even damage in the unit. There are many different parts that can cause noises to occur — each producing a different noise.
As the nights gets darker and colder, we start to rely on our heating systems more and more. It’s no surprise then that nearly all home fires from heating equipment take place in the winter months (December, January, and February). According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2009 and 2013, “heating equipment was
As we head into winter, it’s a good idea to learn a thing or two about the machine that will provide us with heat and comfort throughout the cold, winter days—most likely, a gas furnace. The more you know how a furnace works, the better you can troubleshoot it if something goes wrong. And since
Northern California heating systems see a lot of use every winter, when the temperatures drop and we look for ways to keep our homes cozy and comfortable A reliable heater can be your best friend during those cold months, and most people assume they have to pay high heating costs in order to get that.
Whether you’re a new homeowner buying your first HVAC system or a seasoned homeowner, there are many important things to know before installing a new HVAC system. When choosing a new furnace, heat pump, and/or air conditioning system, it’s important to hire a professional with years of experience and good reviews. In addition to engineering modifications to existing
As the weather cools and the school year starts back up, we can all feel fall right around the corner. Every season, there are different tasks that homeowners should complete in order to ensure comfort, safety, and savings during that part of the year. Fall is no different. By checking off these fall furnace maintenance
You may not even think about the importance of maintenance, until an HVAC breakdown happens to you on a hot day or a very chilly one. Think of this scenario: You’re sitting in your house getting colder and colder, bundling up with blankets and socks, and the thermostat just keeps falling no matter what you
The best way to keep energy bills down and comfort levels up is to sign up for an HVAC maintenance plan. Technicians and manufacturers alike know the importance of regular maintenance. Neglecting regular maintenance of large mechanical products such as cars and HVAC systems forces them to work harder, increasing the likelihood of breakdowns and cutting years