Pennsylvania winters can be very harsh and brutally cold, making you appreciate your home’s heating system. However, your system can experience a malfunction at any moment, not giving you advanced notice and leaving you and your family stuck in the cold. Not only could an out-of-service heating system leave your family bundling up in extra layers, but it could also result in additional and more costly problems, such as broken pipes, if it is not addressed and resolved quickly.
It’s time to switch our focus from cooling our living space during the dog days of summer, to heating our personal space and staying cozy as the temperature continues to drop.
You may be asking yourself, “Is it worth scheduling service for my furnace? I only use it for part of the year. How often should I be scheduling it?” Don’t worry, we have answers to your questions!
Any time you notice something odd about your heating system, it can be a stressful situation. When you turn up the heat for the first time in the year, you might hear some noises, find some problems, and occasionally, smell a strange odor. When those strange smells crop up, it’s important to quickly identify it and put a stop to it.
If you have a wood stove or fireplace, it can be tempting to think of it as a free booster to warm the house. You may even be considering about having one installed. There are several factors to examine when looking at wood burning for heat as an option.
Nothing is better than being able to enjoy the cozy warmth of your home during the harsh winter months. What you might not realize however, is how much of your heat is being lost to the outdoors. Lost heat can cost you big time as the temperatures drop.
If you have a forced water heating (radiator) system in your home, you’ve likely heard noises coming from the pipes when the boiler kicks on for the first time of the season. These noises usually consist of bubbling and humming, but can be more jarring like a clang.
3 Home Hacks To Conserve Energy & Crank Up the Heat This Winter Winter’s arrival means that homeowners are now going to make the switch in their energy bills from paying for electricity to keep the AC running to paying for gas for the home furnace. This can often mean a rise in the monthly…