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Why is My Furnace Making Strange Noises?

Monday, December 18th, 2017

furnaceIt is especially important that you be on the lookout for warning signs that your furnace is in trouble this winter. The heating season is the time of year when furnaces are placed under the most stress, and as such are the most likely to develop problems. If you can identify problems quickly and get them repaired, then you will be much more likely to prevent the damage those problems might cause. One of the more obvious ways to tell if your furnace is acting up is to listen for odd noises coming from the system.

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Should I Replace My Furnace Before Winter?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

central-heating-systemWinter is coming, and that means it’s time for you to prepare. It may not seem like it, with the recent heat wave we just endured, but the end of summer is not far off. Soon, fall will be here, which is the ideal time for getting your home ready for winter. If your furnace isn’t up to the task of keeping your home warm and comfortable throughout the winter months, it’s probably much better in the long run to have it replaced now. You wouldn’t want your heater to fail on you in the middle of the coldest month of the year, right? Have a look at some of the considerations you should make when deciding whether or not to replace your furnace.

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The Many Reasons Your Heat Pump May Not be Heating Properly

Monday, February 27th, 2017

California may be getting close to the end of our winter season, but we still have some cold days ahead before it’s over. If your heat pump is acting like it’s not going to be able to keep you warm over the next few months, you owe it to yourself to find out why and to have it fixed. There could be a couple of different reasons why your heat pump is not heating properly. You will very likely need to have a professional repair it for you, but you should still know a bit about how to identify the various causes.

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Winter Safety Tips to Heed This Year

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Winter brings a lot of changes to homes across the country. Demand increases on the heating system, as well as the electrical system. Even the plumbing system has some different issues that can come up during the winter season. If you want to keep your home in top condition throughout the next few months, follow our winter tips for maintaining all of these systems.

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How to Save Money on Heating This Fall

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Fall is fast approaching and, sooner than you think, you’re going to be relying on your heating system to keep warm. Before we get to that point, though, it’s a good idea to take stock of how prepared your house is for the fall and winter seasons. Read on for some money saving tips to take advantage of this fall.

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It’s Almost Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Summer may seem endless in California, but it isn’t. We’re getting close to the end of the season, and soon the weather will finally get cold enough to warrant turning on the heater. Before that happens, though, it’s important that you schedule professional maintenance for your heating system. Read on to find out why heating maintenance is so important during the fall season.

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Why You Should Get Your Ducts Sealed this Fall

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Heating season is upon us, and that means it’s time to get your home ready as quickly as possible. If you haven’t already had your home heating system professionally checked, now is a good time to do it. That isn’t the only thing you should be doing to get your home ready for winter, though. Read on to find out more about duct sealing, and why you should have it done.

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Furnace Noises and What They Mean

Monday, October 19th, 2015

As you start to rely on your furnace more and more during the heating season, the stress on the system is going to increase. That means it’s more likely for problems to crop up, which means you need to be on the lookout for signs of those problems. Some of the most common indicators for furnace problems are strange noises. Let’s take a look at some of those noises now, what they mean, and what needs to be done about them.

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How to Deal With Hot and Cold Spots This Fall

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Fall is here, and that means it’s time to start transitioning from air conditioning to heating season. It’s still pretty warm here, but soon we’ll be turning on our various heating systems for warmth. Along with that transition often comes the resurgence of a common problem: hot and cold spots. Many homes have this issue, which is caused by a couple of different things. Let’s take a look at the causes of this problem, and what you can do to fix it.

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Get Your Heating System Ready for Winter with Fall Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Winter is coming, and that means that it’s time to get your heating system ready for the increased demand you’re going to put on it. Fall is the ideal time to make sure that your heating system is in the best possible shape. Not only will this save you money by reducing the probability of problems developing, but it’ll also save you the hassle of having your heating system die on you in the middle of a cold day. Let’s take a look at the advantages of fall heating maintenance.

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