While forced-air furnaces may be considered "the norm" when it comes to residential heating systems, they're far from the only option available. In some homes, boiler heating systems actually utilize water instead of electricity or gas to distribute heat throughout a home. Specifically, boilers work by pumping hot water through radiators or radiant flooring systems to keep a home comfortable. If you have a home with a boiler furnace (or are thinking about installing this type of heating system in your home), there are some important maintenance tips you should know.
29 April 2020
When it comes to home additions, an upgrade to the heating system is often the last thing on the homeowner's mind. However, any time you add on to your home, it's essential you make an update to your heating system if you want to ensure the new area is warmed. To ensure you have seamless heat delivery throughout your home, learn more about the options you have to upgrade your heating system to support your new addition.
7 April 2020
When you think about a hot summer day, it's hard to imagine that an air conditioning unit can ever get too cold, as it can cause the unit to fail. However, not only is it possible, but it's not a good thing, as an air conditioning unit that gets too cold will freeze. Learn about some of the factors that can cause a cooling unit to freeze and how to address the problem.
2 March 2020
When a furnace is in good working condition, it will turn on, run for awhile, and then turn off when the temperature inside the home has reached the set temperature. Unfortunately, a furnace can develop problems as it ages, and one of those issues is short cycling. Short cycling is when a furnace turns on, runs for a couple of minutes, and then turns off. In most cases, a furnace that is in need of repair will short cycle multiple times an hour.
28 January 2020