Problems with My Comfort System: Is the Thermostat Broken?

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Digital-Thermostat-HandWhen you change the settings on the thermostat, it can take a minute or two before you hear the fan set in. The fan is delayed for a moment due to safety settings that ensure the heating/AC equipment works properly before air moves into your home. But if, after a couple of minutes, you hear nothing coming from the vents, should you be worried?

Many people assume the thermostat is responsible when there is a problem with the heating and air conditioning systems. This may be the case, but it’s likely you’ll need to call in a technician to resolve a larger problem with your HVAC equipment. Learn more about thermostats and common problems with a heating and air conditioning system from the guide below.

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Water Safety: Is Your Water Safe to Drink?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

You’d like to think that the water from your tap is as safe as can be. However, there could be contaminants hidden within your water supply that could make you and your family members sick. Is your water safe to drink? To bathe in? To brush your teeth with?

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Rumbling Noises from Your Boiler and What They Mean

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

The way a boiler works is not too difficult to understand. Combustion occurs at the burner, which generates heat, which transfers to the water in the tank, which is pumped throughout your home. There are, of course, many other components that assist in regulating temperature and pressure and ensuring the water gets from point A to point B, but those are the basics.

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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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Check Your Sump Pump Today

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Your sump pump works behind the scenes to keep your house protected from flooding. But because it’s not in your direct view, you may not realize when your pump is not up for the job. Like any device, your sump pump can run into trouble at some point in time. And it’s important that you check up on it from time to time to see that your home remains protected.

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You Have an Opportunity to Save with a New Thermostat

Monday, August 1st, 2016

It’s an air conditioning and heating upgrade that may be small in size, but that can save you hundreds of dollars on air conditioning and heating a year (with proper use and maintenance). Upgrade your thermostat today—especially if you’re using an old manual thermostat or even a digital model with limited programming options. Find out how you can save here!

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How a Clean Air Conditioning System Makes a Difference

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Mechanical and electrical issues are not the only problems you can encounter with an AC system. Something as seemingly harmless as a little bit of dust can make a major difference in how well your air conditioner works. A few components should always remain as clean as possible if you want to get cool air efficiently.

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