Posts Tagged ‘Stamford’

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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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 Your Heat Pump Needs Bi-Annual Maintenance

Monday, June 6th, 2016

It’s well-known how beneficial preventive maintenance is for climate control systems. What too many people don’t know, however, is how heat pumps differ from other climate control systems in terms of maintenance needs. You may think that you don’t need to schedule maintenance for your heat pump system this summer, especially if you’ve had it checked less than a year ago. However, that isn’t the case. Let’s take a look at why your heat pump needs bi-annual maintenance. (more…)

Common AC Problems to Watch for

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Summer is the time of year when air conditioners are placed under the most stress, due to their near-daily use. The more stress you put on an air conditioning system, the more worn out it’s going to become and the more likely it’s going to be to develop problems. That’s why you should be on the lookout for signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs, so that you can schedule them as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some common air conditioning problems that you can run into this summer. (more…)

Be Sure to Get Your Ducts Sealed This Summer

Monday, April 25th, 2016

When it comes to preparing for the heat of summer, most people know to get their air conditioners professionally checked. Far fewer people, however, pay any attention to their ducts. That ends up costing them quite a bit every summer, both in terms of comfort and efficiency. Read on to find out more about duct sealing, and why you should schedule it this summer. (more…)

The Problem with Air Conditioner Ice

Monday, April 4th, 2016

As you start to use your air conditioner more often this summer, you may start to notice ice forming on the system. This may seem like a good thing, considering that an air conditioner is supposed to be generating cool air. However, air conditioner ice is actually a sign that you have a problem with your system. If the problem isn’t fixed, you could end up having the whole system break down. Let’s take a look at why air conditioner ice happens, and what you can do to stop it. (more…)

The Benefits of Ductless Heating Systems

Monday, March 7th, 2016

How’s your heating system been treating you this winter? Hopefully you haven’t had any detrimental problems. However, if you have an aging system and suspect that you may need to replace your heater soon, it’s best to look at all your options. One of these options is ductless heating.

Ductless heating systems don’t use ducts to move air throughout your home. Rather, they use individual room units to circulate the air in that particular space to heat it. Why should you consider a ductless heating system? (more…)

Water Heater Problems You Need to Watch Out for

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Water heaters are remarkably resilient systems, considering the amount of strain they have to deal with on a regular basis. However, they can still develop a wide range of problems over time. Since water heater problems will get worse if they are ignored, it’s best to make sure that you can identify water heater problems as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the water heater problems you should watch for. (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…)

Can I Add Ductless Heating to My Home with a Preexisting Heating System?

Monday, December 14th, 2015

While we may not currently be in the season for adding an addition to your home, the winter months are always a great time to plan and design an expansion. If there’s one in your imminent future, one of the factors that need to be a part of your plan is heating, and possibly cooling. Ducted systems can be expensive to add to a home addition, but there’s another solution that may be a better option for you: ductless heating. (more…)