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Archive for November, 2015

Why Your Heat Pump Is Stuck in Cooling Mode

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Turning on your heat pump in winter and being greeted with a blast of cold air isn’t the most pleasant experience. Typically, having a heating system that can switch between heating and cooling modes is considered an advantage. That’s only the case if the system can actually switch between modes, however. If your heat pump is stuck in cooling mode and nothing you do can get it to switch, read on.

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Causes and Effects of Furnace Short Cycling

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

If you’ve ever noticed your furnace turning itself on and off every few minutes, you might have a big problem. That behavior is called short cycling, and it can cause a whole slew of problems up to and including the early death of your furnace. It is important that you call for repairs as soon as you notice that your furnace doing this. You don’t just have to wait for your furnace to develop this problem, though. Read on to find out what causes short cycling, and how you can prevent it.

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Furnace Issues to Be Aware of this Winter

Monday, November 16th, 2015

By this point, you are probably relying on your furnace on a daily basis to keep your home warm. That means more stress, which means a greater chance of problems developing. If you want your furnace to keep functioning properly all winter, you need to keep an eye out for any issues that may crop up with your system. The faster you get the problem taken care of, the more damage you can prevent. So, let’s take a look at some of the problems that your furnace can run into, and when to call for repairs.

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The Advantages of Heat Pump Installation

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Winter is almost here, and that means it’s time to get your home heating system in good shape. For some of us, though, it means that we need to replace our heating systems entirely. If you’re in need of a new home heating system, consider installing a heat pump. Heat pumps are unique home heating systems, which offer a number of equally unique advantages to homeowners who use them. Let’s take a look at how heat pumps work, and the advantages they can offer.

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Get Your Ducts Sealed Before Winter Sets In

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Winter is coming, and that means now is the time to make sure that your home is ready for the cold months. If you haven’t already gotten your heating system professionally checked, we recommend that you do so. That’s not the only thing you should get done before winter with regards to heating, though. Duct sealing can have a huge impact on how comfortable and energy-efficient your home is this winter. Read on to find out why duct sealing is necessary, and the benefits that it can provide.

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