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Why Is My Furnace Making This Noise?

October 23rd, 2016

If you use a gas or electric furnace to heat your home, you are well aware of just how effective and efficient this type of heater can be. The truth of the matter, though, is that even the best furnaces on the market today are not completely reliable. They are mechanical systems, and all mechanical systems are subject to occasional operating problems.

When problems arise with your furnace, it is always best to ensure that they are resolved promptly. That is why it is so important that you are able to recognize the need for furnace repairs in Columbus, OH early. Strange sounds coming from your furnace during operation are among the most common signs that something is wrong with your system.

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Tips for Choosing Your New Furnace

October 17th, 2016

The furnace is probably the single most popular heating system among homeowners today. There are many good reasons for this. Furnaces are effective, distributing heated air throughout homes in a prompt manner. They are easier to install in existing properties than radiant heating systems, and they tend to be more affordable upfront. In order to get the most from any furnace, however, you must ensure that it’s the right furnace for your home. Here are a few tips to help you choose the right furnace in Columbus, OH.

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Pros and Cons of Forced Air Heating

October 10th, 2016

While a lot of homeowners prefer the gradual, even heating provided by radiant heating systems, forced air heaters, such as furnaces, reign supreme in terms of popularity. Like any other heater, though, forced air heating systems have both their pros and cons. If you are thinking about using a furnace or a heat pump to heat your home, consider the following information. As always, be sure to let us handle all of your heating services in Columbus, OH.

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Heat Your Home Efficiently This Winter

October 3rd, 2016

We had a hot summer, but it is definitely safe to say that the summer heat has left us behind at this point. Before long, your heater in Columbus, OH is going to be going full speed ahead, and you need to know that it will do so reliably. Of course, you also want to ensure that it is going to do so efficiently, so that you aren’t stuck with very high heating bills at the end of the month.

We’ve got a few tips that will help you to heat your home more efficiently this winter. Of course, if you have a very old system that is not capable of efficient heating by today’s standards, we are happy to replace that system for you. If you are looking to boost efficiency with the system already in place, though, read on and remember to schedule your heating services with us.

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Don’t Settle for Dry Air This Winter!

September 26th, 2016

When you think of keeping your home comfortable during the heating season, you no doubt think of keeping it warm with your heater. Maintaining a comfortable temperature, though, is not the only step that you should be taking. You must also ensure that your home is sufficiently humidified if you hope to enjoy the level of comfort that we know you deserve.

That is why we recommend the use of a whole-house humidifier in Columbus, OH. During the winter season, when the air is cold, humidity levels naturally drop off. By using a whole-house humidifier, you can keep them exactly where they should be in your home with great convenience and efficiency.

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I Just Started My Furnace, and It Smells Strange

September 19th, 2016

We are now in that transitional phase of the year when keeping our homes comfortable can prove to be quite tricky. Our days are still plenty warm — even hot, here and there — but our nighttime temperatures are definitely getting rather chilly. While you are not likely to be running your heater during the day for another couple of weeks, anyway, you’ve probably turned it on to test it out, or even to take the chill out of the nighttime air.

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Heating Your Home Safely This Coming Winter

September 12th, 2016

There are a lot of ways in which homeowners may choose to heat their homes during the coldest time of the year in order to keep them warm and comfortable. While electric furnaces and heat pumps are fairly common these days, natural gas heating systems are the preferred method of many homeowners. Natural gas is an outstanding fuel source: affordable, convenient, and relatively clean-burning.

However, the combustion of natural gas, and simply piping it to and into your home, does create the opportunity for some safety risks. Modern heating systems are safer and more reliable than ever before, but no heating system is 100% dependable in every way. That is why you should know a few things about heating your home safely throughout the winter season.

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Consider Replacing Your Furnace Before Winter Arrives

September 5th, 2016

We certainly have a bit more hot weather ahead of us in the coming days, but the fact is that the chill of the autumnal air has already been creeping up on us in the nighttime hours. It is not going to be long before you find yourself reaching for the thermostat in order to fire up your heater, rather than the AC that you’ve been using throughout the summer season. That is why you should get your heating replacement out of the way now before the coldest time of the year arrives.

Furnaces can last a good long while when they are professionally installed and maintained regularly, but no system is going to last forever. Consider the following factors before you decide to push your existing furnace into another heating season. If you think a new furnace in Columbus, OH may be in order, let us know and we’ll guide you through the process.

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Why the Size of Your HVAC Systems Matters

August 29th, 2016

Are you ready to replace your air conditioning system once you no longer need it this year? Are you thinking about having a new heating system installed before the chill of the winter season arrives? In either case, you really need to know that your HVAC systems are of the right size for the home in which they’ll be installed.

If you think that it’s better to err on the side of caution and to just invest in the biggest system that you can realistically afford, think again! An undersized system is obviously going to give you trouble, but an oversized system is actually no better. Work with the Columbus, OH HVAC pros on our staff, and you won’t have to worry about it.

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Is Your Heater Ready for the Approaching Heating Season?

August 22nd, 2016

We know as well as anyone that the days are still plenty warm around here. We’ve also felt the chill creeping back into the nighttime air, though, and the fact of the matter is that summer is most certainly beginning to wane. With nighttime temperatures already dipping down into the 50’s, it’s only a short matter of time before you find yourself turning on your heater in Columbus, OH for the first time of the year.

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