Are Steam Radiators Best Left In The Past, Or Are They Actually A Wise Choice For Your Home?
29 January 2016
When most people see a steam radiator, they think of old, outdated homes. While it is true that forced air heat is now the most common heating choice in the United States, steam boiler systems do still exist and are still being put into new homes. While they certainly do have some drawbacks, they also offer benefits that some homeowners find incredibly valuable. Could you be one of them? Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of steam boiler heating.
Three Common Types Of Furnace Issues And What You Should Do About Them
16 October 2015
When the weather starts to turn cold, you depend on your furnace to keep your home comfortable. Unfortunately, there are times when your furnace may not live up to that expectation. If you're having furnace issues, then there's a good chance they fall into one of these three categories. Here's how to handle each one.
The furnace is blowing out air, but it's not hot.
Whenever your furnace stops heating but is still blowing out air, the first thing you should check is that the pilot light is still lit.
5 Noises You Shouldn'T Hear From Your A/C System
15 October 2015
When it comes to keeping your home cool throughout the hottest periods of the year, your air conditioner is normally a silent partner. However, there are a lot of ways that your A/C system can make itself heard, especially when it needs service. When you hear these following noises, you'll know that it's time to have your A/C system looked at, either on your own or with the help of an experienced HVAC technician.
4 Issues That Could Sideline Your Furnace
13 October 2015
The fall season is in full swing and winter is just around the corner. The last thing you need is for your furnace to be sidelined by common problems when you need it most. Here are 4 all-too-common issues that could put a wrench in your seasonal heating plans, as well as how to prevent those issues from leaving your home in the cold.
Thermostat failures are usually the most common type of failure for a typical furnace.