6 April 2016
If your pipes have frozen in the past, it's important to take steps to make sure this does not happen again. You may have gotten lucky and not suffered any damage last time, but frozen pipes are prone to bursting -- and burst pipes can flood a home and cause dramatic damage. Here's how to protect your freeze-prone pipes when an intense cold spell is coming on. Keep cabinets and cupboards open.
15 March 2016
It's no joke when your furnace stops working, especially if the breakdown takes place in the middle of a harsh stretch of the winter. When you're facing this problem, there's some good news and some bad news. The good news is that a licensed HVAC contractor in your community will be able to visit your home, determine the problem with your furnace and have it up and running again soon. The bad news is that the severity of the breakdown could have been prevented if you'd be able to notice some early warning signs of issues with the furnace.
4 February 2016
Heat pumps work to provide your home with cool and warm air, making them the ideal solution for homeowners everywhere. Since these units can cool your home just as well as that of a traditional air conditioning unit, many people are switching to them and ditching their large air conditioning systems. This all around solution has been helping homeowners like you for quite some time. For those who have never thought about installing one of these units, here are a few things you need to know.
1 February 2016
Truthfully, you are going to find pollutants in well water systems. Contrary to what a lot of people assume, a large number of those pollutants actually come from nature as opposed to man-made sources. After all, water flows along the landscape and comes in contact with streams, rivers, ponds, soil, rocks, and sand. During that time, it comes in contact with a number of impurities. While some of the things the water comes in contact with are harmless, others can be hazardous to your health.
4 January 2016
Oil and gas burning furnaces are two of the most common types of central heating units on the market. They operate in similar ways, burning natural gas and heating oil in order to provide heat for your home. However, because of differences between their respective fuel types, each type of funeral provides a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages to your home. Understanding the differences between gas- and oil-powered furnaces can help you choose the one that best fits your needs.
4 December 2015
With the winter months quickly approaching many people are wondering what they can do to keep their homes warm without cranking up their heat. Luckily, there are some simple tricks that you can employ in your home that will keep you feeling warm without affecting your wallet. Here are a couple tips. 1. Keep The Hard Floors Covered If you have flooring in the house that is hard, such as tile or wood, you should considering covering it with rugs.
6 November 2015
If you're in the market for a new heating system, you should consider buying a condensing boiler. A condensing boiler system uses a large exchanger system that preserves the heat from the burner, minimizing loss. Here's a look at some things you should know about these heating systems before you dismiss them as an option. You Won't Need a Specialty Radiator Most boilers come with a radiator that's crafted to hold up to severe weather and extreme temperatures.