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Why conventional water heaters are a bad Idea

on January 6th, 2020 in Water Heaters

In this article, you will learn why a conventional water heater is the inferior choice when it comes to choosing a water heater for your home. Before we dig into the weaknesses of the conventional water heater, let us define the term. A conventional water heater is tank that heats the water stored in it, using a burner located at the bottom; […]

Legionnaires’ disease

on January 3rd, 2020 in Water Heaters

What is Legionnaires’ disease?   Legionnaires’ disease is a form of pneumonia with all the related symptoms: fever, muscle pains, and constant shaking. A fatal disease, Legionnaires’ disease can be contracted directly from your water system if not properly maintained.   How? Legionnaires’ disease spreads through a form of bacteria known as legionella, which love […]

4 Ways Your Old Furnace Is Ruining The Air Quality of Your Home

on January 1st, 2020 in Uncategorized

The general rule for furnaces is that replacements are most often needed every 15 to 20 years. Within that age range, most furnaces will be worn out and probably damaged in enough small ways so that they will not operate efficiently. Replacement may be required after 15 years, especially if they are not maintained regularly. […]

Advantages of a two stage gas valve

on December 21st, 2019 in Furnace Maintenance

Introduction Few homeowners know the importance of a furnace’s gas valve. But the gas valve actually has implications on both the comfort of the furnace and energy savings. We advocate a two stage gas valve over a single stage gas valve for a handful of reasons. The gas valve is responsible for regulating gas flow into […]

Why tank heaters are ticking time bombs

on December 18th, 2019 in Water Heaters

Is It Always Serious If I Smell Gas?

on December 11th, 2019 in Furnace Maintenance

If you smell gas in your home, you might not be sure how serious it is without knowing the source. If your home’s boiler, fireplace or central heating system runs on gas, any one of them could be the site of a gas leak. It could also be coming from another source, such as your […]

How Can I Tell if I Need My Furnace Fixed or Replaced?

on December 11th, 2019 in Furnace Maintenance

If you’re having problems with your furnace, you might be wondering how to know when it will be fixed and when you should get it replaced. You don’t want to spend money fixing it only to have to replace it in the end. You also don’t want to replace it when it can be fixed […]

How Do I Choose Between a Conventional vs. Condensing Boiler?

on December 2nd, 2019 in Boiler Install

Though condensing boilers have been on the market for over three decades, they are only now starting to replace “conventional” boilers. If you’ve been researching boilers for your home, you’ve likely wondered about the differences between two prominent products. Condensing boilers work similarly to a conventional boiler in a lot of ways. In the end, […]

What Is the Difference Between a Split Air Conditioner, Central Air Conditioner, and Window Air Conditioner?

on December 1st, 2019 in Air Conditioner, Air Conditioner Install

When a heatwave hits, everybody scrambles to find a way to stay cool. What’s the best way to do that? Well, you can start by plugging in all the antique fans throughout your home, leaving the fridge door open and if all else fails, jumping in a bucket of ice cold water. But you probably […]

A Safety Concern: Why Your Furnace Replacement Should Not Wait

on November 30th, 2019 in Furnace Maintenance

If your furnace is showing obvious signs of malfunction, you might be tempted to wait a while longer before having it replaced. Whether you want to wait for a sale, need a more convenient time to buy, or some other reason you might not be aware of how a dysfunctional furnace could be costly. Here is why […]

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