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My Furnace Won’t Turn Off – Why?

January 23, 2023

Furnaces present homeowners with reliable and dedicated heating services for many years. However, these systems aren’t infallible and could experience some issues along the way, especially at the peak of the winter season. In this article, we discuss some common causes and solutions for a furnace that won’t shut down.

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Heat Pump Troubleshooting: Heat Pump Outside Fan Not Running

January 17, 2023

Heat pumps are robust machines. However, like any other machine, they do require repair from time to time. If you notice anything odd about your heat pump’s performance, don’t ignore it. This article discusses a common heat pump issue that homeowners experience- a heat pump’s compressor fan that isn’t running.

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How Does Oil Heating System Work?

January 9, 2023

Homeowners that use oil-heat enjoy the various benefits that come with it. Oil heating systems offer a clean burn and a lifespan that’s twice as long as other fuel systems. They are very efficient, cost-effective, and boast high AFUE ratings. This article answers a common question, “How does an oil heating system work?”.

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What Is Mechanical Ventilation & How Does It Impact Your Home Comfort?

January 4, 2023

Indoor comfort goes beyond heating and cooling. HVAC experts know that the “V” for ventilation is just as important. If you don’t pay attention to it, you can run into problems despite having the best furnace and air conditioner in your home. In this article, we answer the question, “What is mechanical ventilation?”.

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Top Heat Pump Issues Homeowners Experience In Winter

December 27, 2022

During winter, heat pumps produce heat by working like air conditioners in reverse. Many homeowners are switching to heat pumps because of their high efficiency and reliability. However, a heat pump in winter can also encounter problems, just like other heating systems. This article discusses common heat pump issues that homeowners experience during the winter.

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Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Standby Generator

December 19, 2022

During a power outage, you can rely on your backup generator to help you out. However, as it reaches the end of its lifespan, you will need to start thinking about a standby generator replacement. This article discusses some of the top signs to look for when you are due for an upgrade.

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What Do Heating Oil Additives Do?

December 12, 2022

Homes that utilize oil for home heating are equipped with an oil tank, a crucial part of the system. Therefore, most homeowners have an interest in solutions that keep their tanks in good shape. With this, most oil-heat users either use or have at least heard of heating oil additives.

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Top 10 Boiler Problems Homeowners Experience

December 5, 2022

Boiler problems are less than ideal and present many issues for homeowners. In addition, exposure to extreme cold is dangerous, especially for children and the elderly. Knowing what to look for helps you act quickly and avoid system failures. This article discusses some of the most common boiler issues that most homeowners face.

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Tips For Standby Generator Maintenance

November 28, 2022

The backup generator can power your appliances, lights, and security system when there’s a power outage. However, you shouldn’t just store a whole-house generator in a corner. It requires regular checks and maintenance to keep it in good shape and work as expected. This article discusses tips on proper standby generator maintenance.

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Can I Put Diesel Fuel in My Home Heating Oil Tank?

November 21, 2022

Going without heat at the peak of the winter season is dangerous. Running out of fuel oil, however, is a reality that many face during this time. In this predicament, your family’s safety is a priority. Diesel fuel may be what you need for warmth, but it isn’t a simple fill-and-go process.