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Fight Low Humidity Levels This Winter

February 20th, 2017


A family home in the suburbs on a sunny winter day.Cold winters mean dry air, which means a whole host of problems for your home. Some heating systems can address the problem haphazardly, but others may actually add to it, and your home could suffer as a result. A whole-house humidifier, on the other hand, makes the perfect response to low humidity in your home, and can serve you well not only for the remainder of this winter, but for many winters to come.

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Remember to Change Your Furnace Filter

November 7th, 2016

As long as your heater is up and running, you may just assume that it is running properly and at peak performance levels. This is not necessarily the case, though. Only a well-maintained furnace is going to function as well as it possibly can.

While routine maintenance must be handled by a trained professional, there is one thing that you can do to help protect the efficiency and performance quality of your furnace. Keep a fresh air filter in place. It’s a simple task that offers real benefits.

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What Is Causing Cold Spots in My Home?

October 31st, 2016

Did you know that you can run into problems when heating your home even if your heater is functioning properly? It’s an unfortunate state of affairs, but it is also one that our heating technicians can help to resolve. One of the most common complaints about underperforming heating systems is the development of cold spots in the house.

If you have cold spots in your living space, dial our number. We’ll diagnose the problem, and make informed recommendations about how you can reestablish the successful heating of your home. With our help, you’ll enjoy the high-quality heating in Columbus, OH that you deserve.

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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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