Heating Repair Needs That Should Never Be Postponed

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The purchase of a first home can be a source of financial stress, especially when unexpected costs arise. A good example is when the heating system develops a problem that homeowners fear will be expensive to repair. While postponing minor repair or maintenance issues may be acceptable for a short time, furnace repair issues that pose safety risks for the occupants of the home should never be postponed.  Pilot lights and ignition switches

1 April 2021

Homeowner's Guide To Sewer Gases In The Home

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Sewer gases aren't something you want to smell inside your home. Their presence isn't just unpleasant, it also indicates that something is wrong with your plumbing system. Sewer Gas Concerns Not only are sewer gases bad smelling, but they can also pose a health concern. The gases can contain ammonia and other harmful substances that can lead to health problems if breathed in large quantities. Although rare, sewer gas is also flammable and can ignite if the right conditions are present, which can lead to a house fire.

18 February 2021

The Purpose Of A Furnace Blower Motor Capacitor And How To Tell If It Needs To Be Replaced

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If the blower in your furnace doesn't spin, there won't be any hot air blowing from your registers when the furnace kicks on. Your house will cool down quickly, and if it's freezing outside, you might have a heating emergency on your hands. A common problem that keeps the furnace blower from working is a bad capacitor. Here's a look at how the capacitor works, how to tell if it's bad, and how it is replaced.

18 January 2021

Getting A New Furnace? Ways It Will Need To Be Up To Current Building Codes

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Is your old furnace ready to be replaced soon? If so, having a brand new furnace can certainly give you peace of mind for many years to come. In addition to having a new appliance, the furnace is going to be installed in a way that follows all the latest building codes to ensure that it is installed correctly. Here are some changes that may need to be made to your new furnace during the installation.

17 December 2020

3 Possible Reasons Besides Low Refrigerant Your AC Can't Cool Down Your Home

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If it feels warm and stuffy in your house even though your air conditioner is running, you might fear the worst and think your system has a refrigerant leak. However, there are other reasons why an AC can stop cooling as well as it should. Here are three reasons your AC can't keep you cool. 1. The Thermostat Is Bad First, make sure your thermostat is set correctly and that it has fresh batteries.

16 November 2020

How To Know Your AC Is On Its Last Legs

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There is a good chance that after a long summer, your air conditioner is struggling more now than it was months ago. If you think your unit might need AC repairs, you might wonder if you need to call in additional help. You aren't alone if you do, especially after your system has worked so hard over the last few months. Before you turn off your AC for good for the year, it may be time to call in an AC repair professional.

13 October 2020

Why You Should Hire A Heating Service When Adding A Home Addition

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If you are adding an addition to your home, then you will probably want to work with a heating service along the way. Some of the reasons why it's worth it to hire a home heating service during this important time are listed below. They Can Help With Necessary Permits When you think about building permits, you might think about getting those permits when building a home. However, when adding on to your home, there is a good chance that you will need to get permits for your project, too.

4 September 2020