Category Archives: HVAC

Should my furnace be serviced before winter?

A question we are often asked is, “Should I get my furnace serviced?” Like all mechanical items, preventative maintenance is the best way to lengthen the life of the equipment.  The same can be said for heating systems.  Whether you … Continue reading

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Furnace – Repair or Replace?

If your furnace fails, there are a few simple things that you can check before you call a professional technician. -Check the furnace filter.  A clogged filter can diminish air flow, and can cause too much heat, tripping the limit/safety … Continue reading

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A Remote Control for your Furnace

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a remote control for your furnace and air conditioner?  Even better, wouldn’t it be nice to have that remote work no matter how far away you are from home? Good news!  The technology is … Continue reading

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Heating Season Checklist

Here are a few things to do before winter comes: Change your furnace filter.  This is one of the simplest, yet most effective maintenance items on your heating system. Switch the damper on your humidifier from the summer setting to … Continue reading

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I Want a Bigger Air Conditioner

Sometimes when replacing air conditioners, we get requests to price a larger unit than the previous system.  This is appropriate in some cases, such as when square footage has been added to the house, or if several large shade trees … Continue reading

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Why is there water around my furnace?

Water puddles were meant to be outside, not in your basement.  A random puddle showing up on the basement floor takes some detective work to determine its cause.  Most times we blame a plumbing failure as the cause, however don’t … Continue reading

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Why is there ice coming out of my furnace?

When the first hot spell of the season hits, one of the symptoms of air conditioning trouble is ice forming on the indoor coil.  There can be several different reasons for this. If there is a lack of airflow through … Continue reading

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