Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Has the Time Come for a Heating Replacement?

Friday, February 17th, 2017

boiler-pressure-guagesConsidering the cold, snowy weather that we have in this area during the winter season, it is difficult to overstate just how important it is that you have a great heating system in place. If you want to get the most from any heating system, a professional installation and regular maintenance are key. Even the best heating systems from top manufacturers, however, will not last forever. You don’t want to wait for your heater to break down entirely before replacing it.

That being said, we also understand that you don’t want to waste your money by replacing your heater prematurely. It can be a difficult line to walk, deciding when the time is right for a new heater in Stamford, CT. Fortunately, there are a number of factors to consider that can help you to make the right decision for your particular situation.

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Why Choose a Hybrid Heating System?

Monday, February 6th, 2017

warm-and-cozyWinter weather here in the Northeast can be pretty extreme. It is no surprise that homeowners in this part of the country take their heating systems very carefully. While we are definitely not out of the woods quite yet, we are getting closer and closer to the end of the year’s heating season. If you are thinking about replacing your heater once the winter has passed, then you should give some thought to using a hybrid heating system in Fairfield, CT.

With a hybrid heating system, you reap the benefits of using a heat pump while also enjoying the peace of mind in knowing that you have a gas furnace on deck. Combining heating systems may sound like an odd decision at first, but it can help you out greatly. Let us know if you decide that a hybrid heating system is the way to go.

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Switch from Oil to Gas

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

gas-furnace-burnersHeating oil used to be the standard fuel source for keeping one’s home warm and cozy throughout the coldest time of the year. Times and practices change, though. Today, many homeowners far prefer the use of natural gas when heating their homes. Just because you currently have an oil heating system set up in your home does not mean that you cannot make the switch over to natural gas.

We offer oil to gas conversions in Westport, CT that can help you to take advantage of the many benefits that natural gas has to offer. Whenever you take on a project of this scope — not only replacing your heating equipment, but outfitting your home for the use of a completely fuel — you need to know that you are working with professionals that will do the job right. When you hire us, you need have no doubt about it.

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Has the Time Come for Heating Repairs?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Winter in Connecticut is a very, very cold season. It can also really overstay its welcome. Your heater is going to be doing a lot of hard work over the course the winter, and it is possible that your system will encounter operational problems from time to time.

When that happens, you really cannot afford to waste time. You need to schedule prompt heating repairs in Stamford, CT. That way, you can limit any period of discomfort and reduce the risk of serious damages to your system.  (more…)

Why You Should Seal Your Ducts This Winter

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Forced air heating systems have a lot to offer. They’re relatively affordable, effective, and can operate in a wide variety of different homes. However, they are not perfect. If you’re using a centralized forced air heating system, like a furnace or heat pump, then you should be aware of one of the biggest problems that can afflict those systems: duct leaks. Let’s take a look at why duct leaks are such a problem, and why you should have your ducts sealed this winter. (more…)

Common Furnace Problems You Should Watch Out For

Monday, February 1st, 2016

As winter rolls on, the stress on heating systems across the country will continue to increase. The added wear and tear will make it much more likely for problems to develop and damage the system. Since furnace problems are largely progressive, it’s important that you be able to recognize when your furnace is having issues. The faster you can identify a problem with your furnace, the faster you can get it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at the signs that your furnace needs repairs. (more…)

If Your Boiler Starts Making This Noise, Call for Repairs Immediately

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Have you ever noticed your boiler making a deep rumbling sound? If so, you have a problem. That sound is called “kettling,” and it indicates a serious problem with the system.  If the problem is not properly repaired, it can threaten the health of not only the boiler, but the surrounding area as well.  Let’s take a look at what causes boiler kettling, and what it can do to the system. (more…)

Listen for Strange Furnace Noises this Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

As winter gets into full swing, the stress on heating systems across the country is going to increase. This includes furnaces, which run the risk of developing all sorts of different problems under the strain. Heating problems get progressively worse the longer they are allowed to continue, so it’s a good idea to call for repairs as soon as you notice an issue. One of the easiest ways to tell whether or not your furnace is having an issue is to listen for strange noises coming from the system. Read on for some of the more common noises you need to listen for. (more…)

Is it Time to Replace My Furnace?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

No matter how well you take care of your furnace, there will eventually come a point when you have to replace it. The sooner you can recognize when your furnace is nearing the end of its life, the sooner you can have it replaced before it gives out completely. You wouldn’t want to be left without heat for a few days while searching for a new heating system, would you? With that in mind, take a look at some of the common signs that you need to replace your furnace. (more…)

Reasons to Consider Zone Control

Monday, December 28th, 2015

About this time of year, the battle over the thermostat begins in earnest. We’ve enjoyed a very mild start to the winter, but the solstice has come and gone, and you can count on temperatures becoming seasonal. This means you can also count on your thermostat being the center of many comfort issues. What if we told you we have the perfect solution to your problem? Let us elaborate a little more below. (more…)