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Archive for December, 2015

Signs That Your Ductless System Needs Replacing

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Ductless systems, like any system, can last a long time with the right care and maintenance. No system lasts forever, though. Sooner or later, you’ll need to replace your ductless system. The sooner you can recognize the signs that your ductless system needs to be replaced, the better. Acting quickly is imperative, if you don’t want to have your heating system die on you in the middle of a cold day. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your ductless system needs replacing.

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What Causes Heat Pump Ice?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you may notice ice forming on the outside coil of your system. This isn’t necessarily a problem, and is even to be expected on cold days. However, you shouldn’t just ignore it. Heat pump ice can become quite a problem under certain circumstances, so you need to watch out for signs that it’s becoming an issue. Let’s take a look at how heat pump ice happens, and what you can do about it.

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Common Furnace Problems to Watch for This Winter

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Winter is the time of year that is most stressful for furnaces. Wear and tear is increased, and the chances of a serious problem occurring go up significantly. Even if you’ve had your furnace professionally checked recently, you should remain vigilant for any problems that may crop up. Let’s take a look at some of the more common furnace problems that you may run into this winter.

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Get Your Ducts Sealed for Winter

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Most everyone recognizes the need to get their home heating system checked before the daily use of winter. While your heating system may be ready for winter, though, your ducts may not be. Air ducts are the lungs of your home, and they need to be kept in good condition just as much as your heating system itself. Read on to find out more about duct sealing, and why you should schedule it at least once a year.

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