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Archive for January, 2017

Your Heating System: When It’s Time for a Repair Call

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Signs Your Heater Needs RepairAround these parts, the winter season takes a little longer to cool us down than other areas throughout the country. Despite this though, when nighttime temperatures do creep to 40 and below, it’s vital that you have a fully functional heating system installed in your Round Rock, TX home. To be fully operational, and to provide you with the most comfort for your dollar, it’s also vital that your heater is efficient.

While this is partially contingent on how efficient of a heating system you purchase to begin with—which we discussed earlier this month—it also relies on the fact that you’ll keep on top of repairs. But how do you know when your heater is in need of repairs?

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Furnace Installation: Should You Go Gas or Electric?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Winter may not hit us as hard as it does homeowners in the Midwest or on the East Coast, but our chilliest weather is still nothing to scoff at. Even with a mild winter, we want to make sure we’re well equipped with a properly functioning heating system—and for that reason many homeowners choose a furnace.

In addition to making sure you have your furnace professionally installed and services, you also want to ensure you choose the best one for your home. One choice you’ll need to make in this regard is whether you should go with a gas furnace model or an electric furnace. There are benefits to both, just as there are drawbacks to both.

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Is Your Heating System Running Efficiently?

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Conserving energy in the winter is a huge priority for Texas residents, especially since we spend so much on our cooling costs during our long summers. You may even be tempted to use your heater as little as possible this season to avoid high energy costs—but this isn’t necessary. You can still be comfortable during our chilliest temperatures without hurting your wallet too much.

Of course, this is all only true if you have an efficient heater. Your system may be inefficient if you’ve neglected maintenance, or if the heater has aged to the point that it’s beyond its useful service life. It may also be inefficient if you never actually bought a high-efficient system to begin with. Is your heating system running efficiently? Keep reading to find out.

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Watch for These Furnace Problems This Winter

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Winter is, naturally, a very stressful time for our furnaces. Wear and tear is increased, and the chance of a serious issue happening is much more likely. Even if you’ve had your heating system maintained before the season started, it’s still a good idea to keep an eye out for any potential problems that may crop up this winter. Keep reading for a couple of common furnace problems we receive winter time service calls for.

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