Check the AFUE and Energy Star Ratings There are two main ratings that you need to keep in mind when installing a new furnace. The Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency rating indicates the efficiency of the furnace. The closer this number is to 100 percent, the more efficient the furnace's fuel use and the less it costs to run. Energy Star is a rating that is given to furnace models that have a high AFUE rating as well as high-efficiency blower motors and other components.
24 March 2020
Things should be relatively straight forward when it comes to supplying forced air heat to a home. The furnace generates hot air that gets pushed through the vents, and it reaches each room of your home as intended. However, commercial spaces can be harder to heat. The layouts of the space do not always make the most sense, and you can run into unique problems you won't have at your home.
18 February 2020
In the very frozen north at this time of the year, the last thing you want is to be without heat. Yet, it is almost a given that most people will have to replace their furnaces in the middle of winter, and often right after a major blizzard or snowstorm. If you are faced with having to replace a furnace entirely, and right after a blizzard, that is going to complicate things in a lot of ways.
19 January 2020
It can be difficult to know when heating problems require professional assistance. This checklist can help you figure out if the problem you're experiencing is one you can fix yourself or if you should enlist the aid of a heating repair service. Here are three things you should do when your heating system is behaving strangely: 1. Make sure your furnace's heating element is on. If your heater is blowing cold air, it may not actually be turned on.
27 December 2019
If you are having problems with your water heater you may be wondering if you should get it repaired or if it is time to install a new water heater. Below is information that will help you decide which is best for you, as well as types of water heaters available as a replacement. Repair Water Heater In some cases, it is best to repair your water heater as this will save you a great deal of money.
20 November 2019
Even though heating with a wood stove is often considered an outdated way to keep warm at home, many people still rely on wood heat today. Electrical heat pumps are perhaps one of the most modern types of home heating. If you are currently using a wood stove to heat your home, and you are considering making the change to a heat pump, it is best to do your research before making the change.
18 October 2019
Air conditioning maintenance services are virtually a lifesaver when you're dealing with 90-degree temperatures. It is up to you to look after your air conditioning system. as well as to find the help of professionals that can put together the best services for you. The more you can rely on your air conditioner, the easier it'll be for you to relax whenever you'd indoors. By following the tips below, you'll receive air conditioning maintenance services that you can count on.
15 September 2019
You rely on your central air conditioning unit to keep your home cool during the summer. When the temperatures outside are soaring, your home should feel considerably cooler. If your home feels a little warmer than it should and you have cleaned the filter and cleared away debris from the outdoor unit, you could be running low on refrigerant. Here are three signs this could be your central air conditioning unit's issue.
6 August 2019
When you purchase a new gas furnace, the new unit typically comes with a warranty. This warranty often lasts for at least one year, and can last up to several years. Unfortunately, people make mistakes that can cause their warranty to become void. Learning the reasons why your furnace may become void can help you avoid these issues when you get a new unit. Here are three common reasons why your gas furnace may become void.
30 June 2019
Homeowners that fail to effectively care for their plumbing system can find themselves more likely to experience disruptions due to avoidable problems and issues. If you are one of the homeowners that may not give your plumbing needs much consideration, there are some important steps for avoiding plumbing repairs that you should start taking. Appreciate The Maintenance Your Sinks Require Your sink faucets and drains will both require some maintenance to keep them in working condition.
22 May 2019