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Furnace Safety 101

March 2nd, 2020

Good morning class, today we’ll be discussing some of the intricacies with furnace safety and how you can have your own furnace safety checklist!

While furnaces are built for safety, and year after year a new technological breakthrough leads to better furnace safety and performance, they’re still combustion machines. At the end of the day, your heating system is still burning fuel to create heat, and this can be dangerous when neglected or poorly maintained.

If you’re constantly feeling nervous or awake late at night worrying over the state of your furnace, then this post is for you. While we might be ready to perform Cherry Hill furnace repairs, we need homeowners to be vigilant and contact us when their systems aren’t working correctly. Stay sharp and utilize this safety checklist to ensure your heater is in good condition.

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Heater Breakdown: A Step by Step Guide

February 17th, 2020

Heater breakdowns are the epitome of an emergency. Our community here in New Jersey depends on heaters to the point where sometimes our lives depend on them, and when temperatures drop below freezing—having a heater break down can be downright terrifying.

So, before the panic sets in, we’re going to talk a little bit about what you should do when you’re dealing with a heater breakdown and what could potentially be happening to your system at that moment. Though, to put it easily, give an HVAC professional a call as soon as possible when you’re first aware that you need heating repair in Mount Laurel, NJ to bring your heater back from the brink. A team of professionals is always going to be a good idea when you hold your heating as close to your heart as we do!

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Insidious Boiler Repairs to Watch for

February 3rd, 2020

Boilers, just like every other heating system available, aren’t perfect. They can suffer from common problems that other heaters usually do, like lack of heating and interior burner problems, but they can also suffer from unique issues that homeowners aren’t always prepared for.

Since boilers utilize water pipes to heat your home, the problems they exhibit seem more like leaky plumbing problems or frozen pipes, which calls for a different type of specialist. That’s why so many homeowners get left in the dark when they contact an amateur for boiler repair in Atlantic County, NJ, precisely because someone who is well equipped to work on a furnace might not necessarily know what to do about boiler issues.

Thankfully, we’re here to help. If one of the following boiler problems looks familiar, then let our team know and we can provide you with an affordable solution in no time.

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Are Your Heating Bills Too Expensive?

January 20th, 2020

Before you get too carried away, remember that we’re just your friendly, neighborhood HVAC contractor. While we can’t necessarily help you pay your high heating bills, we can try to explain why those bills are so high and some solutions to mitigate the problem going forward!

The major problem with living in our neck of the woods is that heating in Cherry Hill, NJ can get pretty expensive during the dead of winter. That means we need to be a little bit more prepared for heating solutions than our friends or relatives in other areas of the country. Poor planning and neglecting our heating systems means that we’ll be saddled with higher bills than we’re ready to pay for.

So, let’s talk about what you can do to lessen the burden of high heating bills, and how you can possibly avoid them all together come next year.

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Furnace FAQ: 4 Common Furnace Questions

January 6th, 2020

It’s that time of year again when furnaces are chugging along against the brutal cold here in New Jersey, and every homeowner is obsessing over whether or not their heater will make it. We don’t just get service calls this time of year, but calls with all sorts of questions about furnace health, efficiency, and replacement. So, we’re going to be talking today about the most common furnace questions we get, to hopefully ease your mind and provide a solution that doesn’t cause so much stress.

For the homeowners out there that are noticing some pretty significant problems, we want to remind you that we’re always available for furnace repair in Egg Harbor Township. While increased efficiency and inconveniences are problems that can wait until warmer temperatures, a broken down or malfunctioning furnace needs to be addressed immediately. Don’t hesitate to call the professionals today!

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Heat Pump Stuck on Cooling? Here’s What To Do

December 23rd, 2019

Nothing feels worse in the middle of the winter than pressing “heat” on your thermostat, to then feel frigid air coming from your air handler. Heat pumps are supposed to heat your home, at least that’s what you were told when it installed! Not only that, but it’s freezing outside and you can’t deal with it being freezing inside as well, right?

Well, before you panic, we’d like to say that this kind of thing happens. It’s still a problem, and perhaps we can clue you into some solutions for said problem.

Firstly, we’d like to emphasize that you shouldn’t just start dealing with this as normal. Don’t’ shut off your heat pump for the season as you brace yourself to deal with the frigid temperatures alone. For emergency Mount Laurel HVAC services, contact our team to help get your system back on track. Though, perhaps we can give you a bit more information as to what’s happening to your heat pump.

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Signs of Imminent Heater Repair

December 9th, 2019

Furnaces are not magic. They consume the fuel or energy that gets delivered to your house via a pipeline, wiring system, or delivery, and produce heat. While we often forget about this process, thanks to the quiet and productive nature of these systems, sometimes we can be blinded into thinking that everything is running smoothly when it’s not. If you’re looking to avoid furnace repair in Cherry Hill, NJ then you’re going to have to be more vigilant than that.

That’s where we come in! We’re your neighborhood professionals when it c omes to anything to do with your heater. As the folks who are usually contacted when problems occur, we can give you a few signals that you might notice when your heater is having a rough time.

If any of the signs we’ve mentioned below sound familiar, make sure to contact us right away!

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What Happens When You Skip Your Heater Maintenance

November 25th, 2019

This isn’t Star Trek. There aren’t ten engineers wearing red shirts all taking care of your heater while you get to spend the rest of your time hosting your folks for the holidays. Heaters work quietly, in the dark, and alone most of the time where they’re out of sight and out of mind. This means that heater maintenance goes overlooked more often than we’d like.

When heaters work quietly through the night, it can be hard to think about maintenance until the moment you’re calling a professional for heating repair in Gloucester County because your house is freezing. Wouldn’t you like to avoid getting to that point? Heater maintenance keeps us feeling good and your heater from showing some of the more insidious signs of repair that we’ve listed below.

Hopefully, you’ll think twice about skipping maintenance this year!

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Typical Leak, Pressure, and Corrosion Problems with a Boiler

November 11th, 2019

“Corrosion” or “leak” are two words you do not want to hear when talking about a boiler system. Your boiler could be the most expensive piece of equipment on your property, and rightfully so. It keeps your home cozy during even the coldest of winters, using water and piping to radiate heat. That being said, corrosion and leak problems do occur on boilers occasionally and it’s extremely advantageous to know what to do and how to handle them.

We’re going to talk about the damage that could potentially occur from these problems with a boiler. Knowing what could happen and the extent to which you’ll be paying to repair the damage that’s done could make all the difference when the time comes.

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Increasing the Efficiency of Your Gas Furnace

October 28th, 2019

Modern-day furnaces are paradigms of fuel efficiency. It’s no wonder why consumers all over the country choose gas-fueled furnaces as their main source of heat during the coldest months of the winter. Approaching 90% efficiency and beyond, gas furnaces can heat your home at the fraction of the cost and energy consumption that they used to.

That being said, tools like professional furnace inspection, insulation, sealing service, and the upgrade of a new thermostat can keep your heat costs low and the effectiveness of your heater high. There doesn’t have to be a sacrifice of your home’s warmth for less energy consumption, often these two goals can be achieved simultaneously. Without proper maintenance, you’ll run a higher risk of needing furnace repair in Egg Harbor Township.

Don’t believe us? Keep reading and we’ll show you what a professional can do to increase your furnace efficiency.

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