When it's time to replace your heating system, one of the main questions to consider is the source of fuel your new furnace should use. While many homeowners use natural gas furnaces, switching to an oil furnace may be a better choice. Here are five advantages of choosing an oil furnace. Long-Lasting A gas furnace [...]
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Did you spend much of this winter unsure if your furnace was on its last leg? If you and your family had a hard time staying warm the last few months, then you may want to consider having your furnace replaced this spring. While it may sound odd to have your furnace replaced now that [...]
Having a working furnace is critical during the winter. However, like any appliance, your furnace will sometimes need repair. One common sign that your furnace needs attention is short cycling. What is Short Cycling? Short cycling occurs when the furnace repeatedly turns on for a short time and then switches off. If your furnace is [...]
Are you considering replacing the heating and cooling system in your home? If so, a geothermal system may be a good choice. While geothermal heat pumps have a higher up-front cost than traditional systems, they offer a number of benefits that make them a smart investment. What is a Geothermal Heat Pump? Geothermal energy is [...]
You depend on your furnace to keep your home warm and comfortable. It's an unpleasant surprise when your furnace starts to blow cold air. Some of the most common causes are simple to fix, while others require assistance from an HVAC professional. Here are four possible reasons your furnace might be blowing cold air. The [...]
If your home has an older oil-based heating system, you know it's only a matter of time before it needs to be replaced. The default replacement advice is to switch to gas. But most of the comparative stats that paint natural gas heating as a way to instantly put saving back in your wallet and [...]
Autumn is almost here, and it's time to start getting your furnace ready for winter. This preparation usually includes a seasonal tune-up, cleaning the vents and grills for safer circulation, and a test run before the first freeze. But if your furnace is near the end of its lifespan and it's getting too expensive to [...]
If you're like most people, you're probably counting down the days until you can finally turn your heating system off. Thankfully, that time is quickly approaching. With Spring just around the corner, it's time to ready your furnace for the off-season. While it's tempting to simply turn the system off and worry about it next [...]
Real estate investment, especially if you're in the rental business for residential or commercial properties, is all about long-term improvements that make good business sense. For example, carpeting that can be quickly changed between tenants or tile flooring that can last several tenants are better options than hardwood flooring. Fixtures that can last through a [...]
When building, buying, or remodeling your house, one of the most important decisions you have to make is how to heat it. It often comes down to two choices, oil or gas. The decision has a large impact on your life and it is best to take the time and figure out which choice makes [...]