Ambient Comfort LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

Need a New Heater? Here Are Your Options

Monday, October 26th, 2020

It’s heater time! As the spooky costumes come out, the horror movies, and the hand-warmers, we’re all getting our heaters ready for the chilly temperatures ahead. Unless you’re on your way to Florida, or some area of the world with tropical climates, you’re in for a chilly winter this year—no matter how much you have been relishing in the mild temperatures these days.

There are multiple reasons to be frustrated with your heater, especially if it’s struggling or breaking down. And if a replacement is on the horizon, then let us talk about your options.

We specialize in HVAC service in Atlantic County, NJ and part of that is ensuring that we make the transition from one heater to another as smooth as possible. There are affordable, energy-efficient solutions out there that we can help with. Call us today if you need help.

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Is Your Furnace Okay?

Monday, September 28th, 2020

It’s the first week of fall and you’ve excitedly turned your heater on for the first time. You’re probably happy to feel that warm air draft in through your air ducts as you get cozy under a blanket with a book. Come on, did you forget that fall is the coziest season?

Then you start to smell something strange, like something is burning. You’ve looked around your whole home but you don’t see anything suspicious. What could that be?

There are a variety of smells that can come from a furnace. Some of them are just the dust that’s leftover from the last few months being burned off, but some smells are dangerous. We’re here to help you parse the difference. Remember to call us for furnace service in Atlantic County, NJ if your furnace is starting to struggle.

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5 Quick Heating Tips to Start the Season Off

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Before you start thinking about how sad it is that summer is ending, remember to think about the fun times ahead! Spooky Halloween costumes, cozy holiday parties in December, there’s really no season that doesn’t have it’s perks, right? So, in light of the changing seasons, it’s time to start thinking about your heating system.

We know, the best part about having a functional heating system is that you don’t have to think about it when it works. We’ll get there. For now, we need to talk about heating maintenance in Camden County, NJ.

We’ll go into the importance of maintenance and also list 5 quick tips that can help you maintain your system. Once you pay attention to our tips and schedule the right maintenance appointments, you can go back to enjoying the changing leaves and leave the heating stuff to us!

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Is Your Heater Ready for the Fall?

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Fall is a time of changing leaves, spooky Halloween decorations and lowering temperatures. In order to enjoy all the other benefits that come with this cozy season, your heater needs to be in working order. Otherwise, you’ll be spending most of the fall worried and stressed out about the condition your heater is in.

Luckily, we can help. Heater repair in Camden County, NJ when performed by a professional, can be reliable, fast, and affordable. Investing in heater repair and heater maintenance now, means getting ahead of all the busy calls we’ll be getting once the really cold temperatures hit us this winter. Ensure your heater is ready to take on the multiple seasons ahead!

To entice you, we’re going to list some of the lesser-known reasons why investing in heater repair now can be a better idea than investing later.

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Is Your Furnace Running Efficiently?

Monday, March 30th, 2020

We don’t expect you to be able to answer that question right away. In fact, most homeowners have no idea how efficiently their system is running at all, mainly because as long as it gets the job done, what’s the point of noticing how efficient it is?

Unfortunately, when it comes to furnace repair in Mercer County, NJ we’re going to need to make sure your system is running efficiently. An inefficient heater is more prone to repairs and will cause your bills to steadily increase as it requires more fuel to run. This can be unacceptable for multiple reasons that we’ll get into, but the most important part of this is that homeowners should want their heaters to be in the best condition possible. Let’s talk about what efficiency means for your furnace and how you can reach that goal.

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Why Is My Heater Making Noises

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Heaters are not supposed to make noise. No, this isn’t dependent on the type of furnace you have, from boilers to ductless heat pumps, they’re all supposed to operate relatively quietly. That’s why these sounds are so important to notice—they can clue you in on a sinister problem that’s starting to develop within your heater.

So, if you’re a homeowner that’s trying to mitigate problems and you’d like to make sure your heater is working in prime condition, take a look at the types of sounds that heaters make below and see if any of them sound familiar. While there’s not much a homeowner can do about a noisy heater, a team of professionals is more than able to treat the problem at the lowest possible cost.

Remember, if you notice one of these sounds and you need heating repair in Mount Laurel, NJ give our team a call today.

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Heater Breakdown: A Step by Step Guide

Monday, 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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What Happens When You Skip Your Heater Maintenance

Monday, 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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Increasing the Efficiency of Your Gas Furnace

Monday, 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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“Can I Make Heating Repairs on My Own?”

Monday, February 4th, 2019

white-question-mark-on-blue-circle-with-white-backgroundDo you have a “handyman” in your household? Perhaps that person is you. This definitely pays off in many ways as you’re able to save money on many small tasks around your home that you don’t need to call in a professional for. All you need is the right tools and maybe a quick online tutorial, right?

Well, for the most part, yes. But not when it comes to repairing your home’s heating system. We do not recommend this for a number of reasons. Sure, you can perform tasks like changing your air filter or resetting a tripped circuit breaker—we encourage you to do these things on your own. But for the reasons we’ve outlined below, we urge you to give our professional technicians a call when you need heating repairs.

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