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Archive for October, 2015

Should I Replace My Furnace Before Winter?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Heating season is here, but the coldest months of the year are still a little ways off. Now is the time to evaluate your home heating situation, and determine whether or not your furnace can make it through another winter. The last thing you want is for your furnace to die on you in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year. Read on for some of the warning signs that you should replace your furnace before the winter arrives.

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The Problem of Boiler Kettling

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Have you ever noticed your boiler rumbling like a giant teapot? It can be quite disconcerting the first time you hear it. Don’t worry, though: your boiler is not likely to explode. That rumbling sound is a behavior called kettling, for obvious reasons. While it is not typically dangerous in the sense that it can cause you bodily harm, it can absolutely wreck your boiler if it isn’t taken care of. Let’s take a look at what causes kettling—and what you can do about it.

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What You Should Know About Radiant Heating

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Winter is coming, and that means it is time to think about your home’s heating situation. Forced-air is always an option, and a great one for many people. However, it is not the only option. If you are in the market for a new heating system, have a look at the benefits of radiant heating. Let’s take a look at how radiant heating works, and why you might want to install it this fall.

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Should You Replace Your Air Conditioner This Late in the Year?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Summer is over, and heating season is almost here. Most homeowners are turning off their air conditioners for the year, and getting their heating systems ready for winter. With summer already over, you may be asking, “Is it too late to replace my air conditioner”? The answer is, “No, not at all.” Even if you won’t be using your air conditioner again until next summer, it is never too late to replace it if you feel that you have to.

Let’s examine some of the reasons why you might want to replace your air conditioner before winter.

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