Winterize Your Outside Faucets Soon!

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Here at VOGT Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we like to plan ahead. We want to make sure that spring of next year is a lot easier on you, which is why we encourage all homeowners to start thinking about winterizing their outdoor faucets in the fall.

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Is Your Water Heater Working Properly?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Got an older water heater that you’re just not feeling too sure about? Have you had a lot of issues with it in the past? Does it often leave you wanting more hot water than it gives? It’s time to schedule service.

Many people wait to get service for their water heaters until the unit has completely broken down! This leaves them with no hot water, scrambling to reach a local technician in time to shower for work the next day.

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Why Does a Boiler Need a Tune-Up?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Boilers get a lot of praise in the HVAC world, since they tend to do a more sufficient job of heating a space than a standard forced-air heater (like a furnace or a heat pump). People love the fact that they feel the warmth as soon as they step on the floor, since heat radiates, transferring directly to the people and objects in the room rather than heating the air.

And because boilers are so effective—and very durable—some people think they don’t need the same level of maintenance as other heating systems. We think this is a mistake. Here’s how a boiler tune-up can help you and your home and family.

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3 Ways a Water Heater Tune-Up Benefits You

Monday, October 10th, 2016

We stress the importance of furnace maintenance each year in the fall, as it can help to reduce your monthly utilities and improve your comfort throughout the year. But this is also the time of year we encourage many homeowners to consider water heater maintenance.

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This Service Saves Many Homeowners Hundreds in Heating Costs

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Heating costs can get out of control as the fall weather gets cooler and cooler, as you start to spend more and more time indoors. Sometimes, it seems like the only way to truly save money is by shutting off the furnace altogether.

Of course, this isn’t the only solution. Making small changes to the way you use your heater, such as setting the thermostat no higher than 68° and lowering the temperature when you leave, can make a major difference.

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