Do you know the term that is used to describe a heating system that powers on and off on a repeated basis? This term is known as short cycling. Does your heating system cycle on and off without providing you with the temperature you need to warm your home? If you have noticed that your [...]
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The winter causes many people to hibernate in their homes until the sun comes out again. During the winter, homeowners pay close attention to their heating system and how it is operating because they want to make sure they stay as warm as possible. Unfortunately, many heating problems arise during the winter for various reasons. [...]
Since it is responsible for keeping your home safe and warm, your furnace is the most important appliance that you own. While furnaces can be very reliable and dependent, it is still important that you have it serviced regularly. There are several reasons why you should have your furnace serviced professionally before the start of [...]
The furnace is one of the most important appliances in your home. Today, most home furnaces run on either natural gas or heating oil. While some people may prefer natural gas furnaces, there are many reasons why a furnace that uses heating oil is a better option. Efficiency With the rising costs of energy continuing [...]
It's always a good idea to think about the long-term when making any household decision. The oil vs. gas debate is definitely worthy of consideration for the people thinking about the future. 1. Oil is more widely available than natural gas, which may keep people limited in terms of their location. If people want to [...]
If your furnace is showing its age and is no longer providing sufficient heat for you and your family then you may already be considering having it replaced this winter. However, if you are reluctant to invest the time and money into having your furnace replaced, you may be surprised to learn about the benefits [...]
For many homeowners, it can be difficult to tell if their furnace is simply aging or if it is exhibiting signs that it is in need of repairs. However, with winter nearly here it is important that you have any necessary repairs performed on your heater now so that you can be ready for the [...]
It's important to thoroughly research all of the different home heating fuel options. When people research oil vs. gas, they should find that oil is the fuel with the associated advantages. 1. The hot water will last longer in homes that have heating systems that use oil. Many people have had the unfortunate experience of [...]
You worked late at the office but the thoughts of a toasty warm house, leftover pizza, and a relaxing bubble bath motivate you enough to make the long drive home. You maneuver through blankets of snow that cover the December Smithfield, RI roads. Weary and shivering you open the door to your home. Expecting to [...]
While it may seem like summer just ended, the fact is that winter is right around the corner. This makes it important that you ensure that your furnace is ready for the coming cold months by having your furnace repaired or replaced if necessary. Yet, how will you know if your furnace needs to be [...]