5 Tips for Staying Warm This Winter

Posted on: 9 January 2017

When you live in a cold climate, heating costs can be a big concern. It is natural to want to feel warm during the winter, but most people don't want to worry about a huge heating bill when the weather is cold. Use the following tips to help reduce your heating costs. Schedule a Tune-Up for Your Furnace One of the easiest ways to reduce your heating costs is by ensuring that your furnace is running as efficiently as possibly.
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Furnace On The Fritz? 4 Methods To Keep Warm Until It Can Get Repaired

Posted on: 19 December 2016

Winter is the worst time to have your furnace break down. It's the busiest time year for furnace repair technicians, which means you might have to wait for an appointment to open up. If your furnace requires special parts that need to be ordered, you could be waiting even longer for repairs. Unfortunately, that means you and your family are going to be left trying to keep warm. Even if you have a fireplace, or wood burning stove, it might not going to keep your entire home warm.
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How A Broken Heat Pump Really Affects You

Posted on: 24 October 2016

If your home's heat pump is showing signs of malfunctioning, and you're hoping to make it last just a little longer before you spend money on repairs, stop that, and call a repair company now. Having a working heat pump is essential if the weather requires you to have the heating or cooling function on. If the heat pump stops working, it can have effects other than the temperature in your home becoming too hot or too cold -- it can affect your health and the health of other appliances and objects in your home.
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How To Clean Swamp Cooler Pads

Posted on: 24 August 2016

If you have a swamp cooler not cooling, clean the pads. A swamp cooler is commonly used in dry climates with low humidity. Over time, swamp cooler pads accumulate dirt and mineral deposits, which need cleaning so the cooler can circulate the air properly. Cleaning swamp cooler pads doesn't require advanced HVAC skills. Here are tips to clean swamp cooler pads. Prepare to Work For this project, you need:  work gloves garden hose or pressure washer plastic scraper (optional) screwdriver spray bottle vinegar hard water scale remover bucket Switch the cooler off, and disconnect the power cord.
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