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10 Winter Heating Hacks Without Cranking Up the Thermostat

November 20, 2023

Our homes should serve as warm sanctuaries from winter’s bite. If you find yourself shivering indoors, turning up the thermostat might seem like the answer but it can lead to soaring energy costs. Thankfully, there are efficient methods to boost warmth without denting your wallet. Dive into these insightful heating strategies for a cozier experience.

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Minimizing Carbon Footprint With High-Efficiency Heating Systems

November 13, 2023

Carbon emissions often measure eco-friendliness. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is emitted by animals, plants, and heating systems. While CO2 release is natural, low-efficiency heating systems exacerbate it, leading to higher costs and more repairs. However, high-efficiency heating systems offer comfort, safety, and reduced emissions. Investing in such systems is both an economical and environmentally responsible choice.

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Top 10 Boiler Problems Homeowners Experience

October 16, 2023

When your boiler suddenly experiences an issue, it will not produce the heat or hot water that you need. This situation can be dangerous if you are exposed to extreme cold, especially for the elderly and children. This article shares the most common boiler problems, their solutions, and the best methods for prevention.

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Why Is Furnace Sizing So Important?

October 9, 2023

Large furnaces are remarkable, but they aren’t always the best choice for your home. Over or undersized units provide sub-optimal results. Instead, you should focus on matching your home’s needs by keeping several considerations in mind. This article explains the importance of furnace sizing and why it should be your first priority.

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Heat Pump Freezing Up In Summer: What You Need To Know

September 11, 2023

A heat pump keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. However, like other mechanical equipment, it can experience problems from time to time. For instance, the heat pump can freeze in the summer. This article discusses frozen heat pumps and shares several tips to avoid this problem.

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Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs A Replacement

August 21, 2023

Unfortunately, some air conditioners may not function as well as they did in previous summers. Depending on the severity of the problem and the age of the AC unit, your cooling system may require a repair or replacement. This article discusses the top signs that your air conditioner requires a replacement.

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Air Conditioner Noises To Be Aware Of

August 7, 2023

Air conditioners are not completely quiet. Even new systems will make some sounds. These noises are almost always from the system’s normal operations and should not be a cause for concern. However, an air conditioner making noise can also point to a more significant issue. This article explore unusual AC unit noise.

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Top 6 Benefits Of Getting An Air Conditioner Tune-Up

July 10, 2023

Summer is here, so your air conditioner is working hard to keep your home cool. If you haven’t scheduled an air conditioner tune-up, don’t forget to do so. This way, you can avoid the inconveniences of a faulty air conditioner. Instead, you will have a unit that delivers the conveniences found in this article.

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How Do I Know If My Air Conditioner Has A Refrigerant Leak?

April 3, 2023

Identifying an AC refrigerant leak is not always a straightforward task, although this type of air conditioning problem occurs frequently. Such a leak often serves as the primary reason for an ineffective HVAC system, compromising home comfort, efficiency, and more. Nevertheless, it’s important to address a situation like this right away.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Running In Short Bursts?

February 22, 2023

Air conditioners start the cooling cycle when sensors detect that the temperature is higher than the thermostat setting. However, there are instances where the air conditioner runs in brief spurts, also known as AC short cycling. This article discusses the reasons and consequences of short cycling, as well as measures to prevent it. 

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