Archive for December, 2016

How Can Your Thermostat Impact Your Heating System?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

When it comes to your heating system, the “brains behind the operation” is the thermostat. This component enables you to choose when the heater turns on, and what temperature your home will be. In some ways, it doesn’t interact with your furnace at all. Meaning, the individual components that make up your furnace will function as they’re supposed to regardless of what the thermostat does.

However, if something goes wrong with your thermostat, then you won’t be able to control when your furnace operates. Faulty thermostats can be pretty problematic, even when temperatures aren’t frigid. Imagine what a malfunctioning thermostat would cost you in the middle of the coldest day of the year. (more…)

The Importance of Professional Furnace Installation

Monday, December 19th, 2016

When it comes to updating your home or adding a new appliance to it, there are many projects that can easily be “Do It Yourself” jobs. Furnace installation is not one of these projects. There are a number of reasons that it’s important to hire a professional for this job, some of which we highlighted below. (more…)

Are You Considering a Furnace Installation?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

With temperatures creeping closer and closer to freezing, there’s no denying that winter is well on its way. Hopefully, you’re already well equipped with a fully functional heating system. But if yours is aging or you were already considering a heater replacement this year, then you’d do well to look into a new furnace. But before you go out and purchase the first one that catches your eye, there are a few factors you should consider. (more…)

What Problems Can Routine Hydronic Boiler Maintenance Help You Avoid?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

The first thing to keep in mind when it comes to hydronic boilers is that, although they are one of the most reliable heating systems on the market, they are not immune to problems.

Fortunately, however, you can often avoid the costliest and most severe of hydronic boiler issues by having this heating system regularly tuned-up. This will help keep you prepared, and though you may still need to call for heating repair service at some point, you’ll have a peace of mind that your system has been thoroughly checked. Read on to learn more about the problems you may be able to avoid with regular maintenance. (more…)