Despite the fact that most modern heating systems are remarkably durable, there still remains quite a bit of maintenance that the average homeowner needs to perform on a regular basis to ensure that their system lasts as long as possible. Regular maintenance, along with prompt repairs of any problems, will also ensure that your heating system runs as efficiently as possible through the cold winter months. Fortunately, it isn't that difficult to keep up with heating maintenance; in most cases, some of the most basic things that need to be done can be performed by the average homeowner.
27 November 2020
Even the most advanced heaters will require repair on occasion. There are a few key signs that heating repair is necessary. If you notice any strange smells, unusual sounds, or if your heater is just not working very well, these are signs that you need to seek out the services of a professional as soon as possible. When it comes to heating repair, there are a few things that you may not know.
23 October 2020
Since last winter, you have probably not thought much about the heating system, and there may still be problems that need to be fixed. The furnace troubles need to be solved before you really need your heating system. The following problems could be some of the heating repairs that you have neglected since last winter. Thermostat problems to repair before winter — The thermostat may be one of the first areas where you want to check for problems.
23 September 2020
When you work in the food industry, there are some major systems that you are going to need to stay on top of. You can't risk foregoing the annual servicing and inspections, and you have to have any issues repaired immediately. You can learn more about some of the problems that can come from ignoring your refrigeration system in the following content. You might not pass inspection Health inspectors have a knack for showing up at the worst possible times.
19 August 2020
There are some furnace issues you can take care of on your own, light relighting the pilot light if you have a gas-powered furnace or changing out the air filter. There are other types of repairs and situations though where you should call in a professional to take care of your furnace. The key is to know what type of situations require the assistance of a professional. Time #1: Strange Smells
22 July 2020
Whether you're interested in an air conditioning installation or an air conditioning repair, finding the right contractor to handle the job can be a challenge. These tips will help you cut through the competition to find HVAC contractors for your air conditioning repair, installation, and maintenance needs. Get Estimates From at Least Three Contractors This allows you to learn about the different price rates out there and compare services included within these quotes.
18 June 2020
If you are shopping for a portable air conditioner, you'll need to consider where you'll place the unit. Incorrect placement can lead to inefficient cooling, poor drainage, and energy inefficiency, among other issues. Here are some of the things to consider when determining your AC's placement. 1. Venting Considerations Your portable AC needs to get the hot air out of the house for it to cool the house. A typical AC comes with a hose or two hoses for venting purposes.
12 May 2020
In the world of HVAC in the United States, there are two popular methods for heating your home: furnaces and heat pumps. The majority of American homes use furnaces. In fact, 47% of homes use natural gas–powered furnaces, while 36% use electric-powered furnaces. But there is the other method: the heat pump. Heat pumps are typically used in hotter and more humid climates with mild winters. That includes about 12.1 million American households.
7 April 2020
Your furnace is far from a quiet machine; during its regular course of operation, it is going to make a wide range of different noises. There are, however, some noises you need to be aware of, as they are a sign your furnace needs repairs. High-Pitched Whining If your furnace starts to make a high-pitched whining sound that almost hurts your ears when you hear it, you shouldn't continue to use your furnace.
4 March 2020
If your home uses any form of radiant heating, then it's likely that a boiler powers the system. While some radiant heating systems use direct electric heating or a traditional water heater, the majority of whole home radiant systems have a boiler at their core. Despite the name, your boiler may not actually boil water at all. Home boilers typically fall into two categories: steam and hot water. As their names imply, these boilers differ primarily in water temperature.
31 January 2020