Last Minute Furnace Repairs Might Be Necessary

January 24th, 2022

It’s true that we only have about a month left of winter before temperatures are supposed to start warming up. However, a month can feel like a decade when someone is struggling with a furnace that’s starting to fail. Repairs should never be reserved for only fall, mainly because some of the worst problems occur right at the end of winter when homeowners think they’ll make it through the whole season without them.

Today, we’d like to focus on the idea of last-minute repairs. Technically, no furnace repair in Westchester is last minute because we provide these services year-round. But to a homeowner preparing for the spring, it can feel like a waste. We’d like to talk about how these types of repairs are never a waste and how they can actually save a home that might otherwise become cold from a furnace breakdown.

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3 Tips to Save on Hot Water

January 10th, 2022

Homeowners need hot water to live their lives. From washing clothes to doing dishes, to even taking a nice bath, hot water is an invaluable part of living. This blog post is not about trying to stop homeowners from enjoying their hot water, it’s just a way for homeowners to save money on practices that might be either wasting water, energy, or both! Not to mention that lower hot water usage can keep a stressed-out system from requiring water heater repair in the Bronx, NY.

Saving hot water through some pretty nifty means can save a whole lot of money on monthly energy or heating bills. Water heaters consume a lot of our daily energy usage, so these kinds of quick lifestyle changes can make a large impact on even the strictest budgets. During the dead of winter, it might be the difference between a family struggling to pay utility bills, and being able to afford that next vacation this year.

Keep reading and we’ll get into all the specifics below!

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What Does the Blower Motor Do?

December 27th, 2021

Readers of our blog have probably heard us mention the blower motor. The blower motor is just one component of a blower fan, which is also a part of the encompassing HVAC unit of a home. We completely understand that this terminology can make anyone’s head spin, which is why we want to focus on helping homeowners learn about the industry lingo and retain a bit of knowledge for future use!

So, what exactly does the blower do? Why is the blower motor a component that homeowners should know about? These are the questions that we’re looking to answer in this blog post, and we’ll also discuss how they relate to heating repair in Scarsdale, NY.

Just remember, for any additional questions about heating systems, blower fans, and ductwork, contact the pros at our team for helpful support. We have the experience and the training to deal with any HVAC issue that comes up.

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There Are Two Different Types of Air Filters

December 13th, 2021

Well, technically there are many different types of air filters. It all depends on how people categorize them or the specific spaces that need to be filtered. For example, a hospital’s surgery wing will use a much different type of air filtration system than a home. This is why we want to make sure that homeowners are getting all the information they need for when their air filter gets installed. Information means power, and we know that our customers will do much better when they know what types of air filters are out there.

In this particular case, we’re going to focus on two main types of air filters when it comes to our own HVAC services in Eastchester, NY. There are portable air filters that can be situated throughout a home. These can be cheap and nifty systems that are easy to find. Then there are whole-home air filters that need to be installed by a professional. We’ll talk about which system is perfect for a home’s particular needs.

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Why a Scalding Water Heater Is a Bad Thing

November 15th, 2021

Tank water heaters grant us the ability to use hot water whenever we want. All homeowners need to do is flip or twist the handle on their faucet, and hot water of whatever comfortable temperature comes out and can help with cleaning, bathing, or even drinking. However, what if the water that comes from the faucet isn’t comfortable? What if it’s scalding hot and almost injures friends and family?

Well, this is a problem that we get calls about often, and scalding water temperature can be a sign that a home requires professional water heater repair in the Bronx, NY. Water heaters are supposed to be temperature regulated, and most of them are set to 120°F to allow for hot temperatures that don’t put a whole family in danger.

Let’s discuss why scalding water that’s coming from the water heater might be a big problem down the line.

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The Three Do’s of Heater Maintenance

November 1st, 2021

It can be a frustrating experience as a homeowner sometimes. Professional HVAC technicians will constantly tell homeowners what not to do to the point where it can be hard for anyone to know what they can do.

We think this is a unique opportunity to show homeowners that they occupy a pretty special place in the HVAC industry as well. Not only are the owners of HVAC systems our valued customers, but they’re also the first line of defense against any problems or repair needs that might crop up. Nothing replaces a homeowner’s good practice and vigilance towards their HVAC system.

Today, we’re going to go into detail about three things that every homeowner should do for their heater. This will cover a variety of different things, from scheduling a heating tune-up in Queens, NY, to changing the air filter and ensuring the system has space to operate safely.

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The Most Energy-Efficient Generators to Invest In

October 29th, 2021

Many homeowners start thinking about which generators are the most energy-efficient when they’re forced to call a professional for generator repair in White Plains, NY because a portable generator, or their old standby generator, has broken down.

Is it worth paying to repair your generator? Or perhaps a consumer would be better off spending that money on a new generator that’s more energy-efficient. These are the questions we can help any curious customers answer.

Yes, some generators are more powerful and energy-efficient than others, but they’re also more expensive. Natural gas is the go-to power source for highly efficient generator systems, and for homes without access to natural gas, things can be a lot more complicated. Our team specializes in the installation and repairs of many generator systems that are designed to minimize energy costs. Let’s get into specifics down below.

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The Importance of Early Furnace Repair

October 4th, 2021

Time flies by. That brand-new furnace that used to be state-of-the-art technology is now a few years old and has run into some problems. That’s not a bad thing; it’s common for furnaces to run into issues, especially after years of operation. Any homeowners who are experiencing furnace issues need to invest in proper furnace repairs from trained HVAC professionals.

Our blog post today is going to focus on the need for early furnace repairs. We tend to think of repairs as a reactive solution to a problem, which makes sense. An issue comes up and homeowners call us for furnace services in Westchester, NY. However, the timeframe by which a homeowner calls us can make all the difference in the end.

We’re going to try and focus on the difference in safety, efficiency, and longevity between a furnace that’s repaired early and one that’s not.

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Get the Heater Ready for This Winter

September 20th, 2021

Look, if heaters weren’t important in the tri-state area, then we probably would’ve chosen a different industry to work in. Heaters are so vital that every year in the wintertime we’re called by struggling homeowners needing immediate furnace or boiler help. Don’t get us wrong, we are always here to help a homeowner in need no matter how last-minute the call is.

But, wouldn’t it be great if we could prevent heater problems right from the beginning of fall?

Well, we can prevent a majority of heater problems that might occur later in the winter. This blog is dedicated to informing homeowners of a few unique strategies they can employ to protect their heating systems, their budget, and their comfort for the rest of this heating season. Just don’t forget to call our team for HVAC services in Rye, NY!

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Generators Are Becoming More and More Important

September 6th, 2021

We’ve seen some pretty crazy weather this summer. By now we can assume that every homeowner in the tri-state area has seen the videos of the New York City subway flooding, and streets being shut down due to weather events.

While it can definitely be discouraging, homeowners in our area are getting smart. Investing in a generator installation in Westchester, NY might be the best way to prepare for weather events that could threaten the power of the neighborhood. Especially when working with our team, homeowners can get access to natural gas-powered generators that also work to power an entire home. Phones can stay charged, the refrigerator will keep food from spoiling, and the next crazy weather event will feel more like a vacation than anything else!

Let’s discuss how generators might be more important as years go on, and why now is the best time to invest in one.

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