Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog: Archive for January, 2024

Avoid the Pitfalls of DIY Boiler Service

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Boilers are more common in our area than in many others. They’re powerful during a cold winter, efficient, and some of the most long-lasting and durable systems on the market. For residential boiler owners, this is going to make them a prime target for service when something goes wrong.

However, trying to fix a boiler issue isn’t as simple as it might seem. An online tutorial or DIY video might make fixing a boiler look easy, but every home is different and every job has its unique problems that need to be addressed. Only a licensed professional has the experience and expertise to fix a boiler and address problems that might be unconventional or uncommon.

This blog post is going to focus on a few reasons why professional boiler service is going to be leagues above DIY boiler service in Larchmont, NY.

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4 Ways a Furnace Might Fail

Monday, January 8th, 2024

It’s late at night and the furnace is busy working hard to keep the house warm and pleasant. This is hopefully a cozy situation for a lot of our customers, but it’s not as comfortable as this for many people. Some furnaces are banging about making loud noises, or they’ve completely shut down due to a surprise problem.

These furnace issues require professional furnace service in Larchmont, NY, but that’s often not enough to remove the stress that’s plaguing our customers and neighbors. Why is the heating system running like this? What’s the worst that can happen in this situation?

Today we’d like to go over some of the worst-case scenarios and figure out together why a furnace can fail. Then, we’ll talk about the biggest thing that customers can do to alleviate these problems, one step at a time.

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