Archive for August, 2017

Is It Too Early to Think about Heating Maintenance?

Monday, August 28th, 2017

technician checking heater Okay, we get it: it’s impossible right now to even imagine using your heater. Summer isn’t even over yet! But the thing is, maintenance is about so much more than looking for repair needs—it is a preventive step that all homeowners should take to ensure the efficiency, and effectiveness, of their heating system. And no, it is never too early to schedule preventive professional heating services in Olympia, WA.

We suggest that you have heating maintenance scheduled right before your heater’s heaviest period of use, so during fall. However, so long as you have your maintenance scheduled on a yearly basis (or twice a year, if you have a heat pump), then you are taking the right step towards ensuring a fully functional heating system. (more…)

Is Your Thermostat Use Hurting Your Wallet?

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Stock image of hand adjusting thermostatThe last couple of weeks has resulted in one of our hottest summers on record. Since we’re so used to cooler weather almost year-round, you may be surprised when you get your next energy bill, considering how much you were probably using your air conditioning system in recent days.

That being said, we’d like to help you absorb some of this shock by offering you a bit of advice to get you through the rest of summer as comfortably and affordably as possible.

And this comes down to your thermostat use. Keep reading to learn how your thermostat use could be hurting your wallet, and if it may be time for you to consider a thermostat upgrade in Gig Harbor, WA. (more…)