Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dodge These Boiler Problems with Seasonal Maintenance

There are a wide variety of advantages to using a boiler to heat your home and keep warm through even the coldest of winters, and now is the perfect time to start thinking about maintenance for this system.

Boilers do need fewer repairs than other heating systems such as furnaces and heat pumps, since they require a small number of mechanical parts, however that does not make them immune to problems. Keep reading to learn about some of the more common issues that your boiler can run into without proper preventive maintenance. Continue reading

3 Reasons to Schedule a Furnace Check Up Before it Gets Cold

There’s no denying that winter time brings some pretty cold temperatures. And even though winter is still a long ways off, the official start of fall is in just a few days, which means it’s time to start thinking about furnace maintenance. The best time to schedule this service is well before you will need your heating system on a regular basis, making now the perfect time to do so.

Scheduling furnace maintenance ahead of time means that you’ll have a peace of mind when temperatures do begin to decline further and you need your heating system to be in the best shape possible. Read on to learn 3 reasons you should schedule furnace maintenance before the cold weather hits. Continue reading

Should a Radiant Heating System be Your Next Home Comfort Installation?

Temperatures may not be dropping low enough to start even thinking about using our heaters yet, however a project like a radiant heating installation is one that you should think about as soon as possible, giving yourself plenty of time before the heating season begins. The reason for this is installation is actually best done during new home construction. That’s not to say it can’t be installed in your already existing home, though this will be a considerably bigger job.

Radiant floor heating has become a popular choice for homeowners throughout the country in recent years, and for very good reason. Due to the layout and the level of expertise required for this time of installation, it’s essential that you hire technicians with specialized experience, such as the members of our staff. Read on to learn more about radiant heating systems and why you may want to consider this as your next home comfort installation. Continue reading

What Happens During a Heating Maintenance Appointment?

As we discussed just last week, the time has come to begin thinking about having your heating system maintained. Though the weather may not be cool just yet, it’s only a matter of time before you realize that the nights have gotten chillier. Hopefully at that point you’ll be confident that your heating system is up to its job. But if you aren’t, then now is the time to schedule heating maintenance.

But what actually goes on during this visit? Any HVAC service provider will tell you that heating maintenance can save you money over the course of the year, but where’s the proof? We’ve shared below some of the steps that our technicians go through when conducting heating maintenance, to help you understand why and how this service saves you money. Continue reading