house in winter waiting for an oil delivery

If you use will call oil delivery service, give McAllister Energy a call when your heating oil tank is 30% full. However, if you get caught up in life’s events and forget to call us for a refill, what should you do? What happens when the furnace runs out of oil?

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feeling chilly due to malfunctioning furnace

The heating system should produce a balanced temperature from one room to another. If you notice that you have uneven heating in your house, this can lead to discomfort and costly home heating costs. This article discusses eight reasons why some of the rooms in your house may be heating unevenly.

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furnace that is leaking water

One issue common with furnaces is when it starts to leak water. Naturally, a gas furnace leaking water will cause some inconvenience and discomfort on your part, considering that the leak could be something serious. This article discusses the possible causes of a leaking furnace and what you can do about it.

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rodent in hvac ductwork

Sometimes rodents or other animals find their way into your HVAC ductwork, causing a slew of problems for the homeowners. The worst of it is when they die and you have a dead animal in the air duct. This article shares some tips on what to do if a rodent dies in your ductwork.

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image of hvac ductwork

Household heating and cooling is made possible by a complex system: an indoor unit, an outdoor unit, and a network of ducts. When a problem arises, it is common to suspect faulty equipment. However, the problem may actually be coming from the ductwork. In this article, we discuss some common signs of leaky HVAC ductwork.

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image of a furnace that needs a repair

Some homeowners resort to a DIY furnace repair to fix issues or they may give the friendly handyman a call. This is where more problems crop up. Learn why calling a professional furnace repair company to fix your furnace is far wiser and will save you more money and time.

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hvac myths about services and care

Relying on false information can lead to poor choices and difficult problems down the road. Unfortunately, misinformation is everywhere. For example, homeowners hear a lot of wrong ideas about HVAC services or heating and cooling system care. In this article, we discuss some of the myths that you should be aware of.

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man relaxing and enjoying healthy indoor air quality

One of the most neglected issues in homes and buildings is its indoor air quality. IAQ is critical because it affects the health and safety of the people that reside inside the building. To fully understand the importance of indoor air quality, this article discusses 9 indoor air quality FAQs.

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wrapped in blankets due to malfunctioning heating system

A short-cycling furnace is a major concern that merits professional attention. When a furnace short cycles, the furnace runs then shuts off and starts again repeatedly. This article discusses the symptoms and causes of a short cycling unit. Likewise, we share practical solutions that can remedy the problem.

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image of an hvac contractor performing annual furnace maintenance

Experts recommend an annual visit from HVAC technicians to ensure reliable operation. Most homeowners are aware of this need but many fail to do so or they forget to set it up. Some skip it to save money. In this article, we discuss the consequences that arise from skipping your annual furnace tune-up.

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