Raleigh Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘heating maintenance’

Why Professional Furnace Maintenance Matters

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

If a few seconds ago, you were typing into the search bar “does furnace maintenance matter?” chances are, you’re not sure. We’re here to tell you that it absolutely matters, and we’ve got the data to prove it.

Furnace maintenance sounds optional because it’s sold as a separate service, but the truth of the matter is that furnaces require maintenance to operate as efficiently and effectively as they should. Without furnace maintenance, your heater could see a sharp decline in its performance, while requiring more frequent and expensive furnace repairs in Durham than a well-maintained system would need.

So, if your priorities are saving money, saving time, and keeping your systems happy and healthy in your home, then you’re going to want to sign up with a comprehensive maintenance plan.

We get it, you’re not entirely sold yet. Keep reading and we’ll fill you in on the benefits.

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How Efficient Is Your Heater?

Monday, November 18th, 2019

This isn’t the first time we’ve written a blog about heater efficiency. If you see us rattle on about efficiency every few posts, it means that this is an important topic we’d like you to know about! The truth is, we’re heavily concerned with homeowners in our area using their furnaces to the point where they’re wasting money every year on unnecessary fuel costs.

If you’re concerned that your furnace just isn’t doing its job, or if your heating bills are beginning to cause you stress, it isn’t your fault. There could be something seriously wrong with your heater, or the fact that it’s just not running as efficiently as it should be. That’s where we come in, your friendly neighborhood Wake Forest HVAC contractor!

So bear with us while we help you determine just how efficient your heater is.

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How That Heating Tune-Up Is Benefitting You

Monday, January 28th, 2019

furnace-technician-flashlightI don’t need to keep scheduling heating maintenance. It’s not even that cold around here, usually, and I haven’t run into any problems in the past. Why keep shelling out money for maintenance?

Well, you’ve actually answered your own question there. It’s sort of like saying I’m in great shape, why should I keep exercising and eating right? The answer is to maintain your great shape and overall health. And the answer in terms of heating maintenance is so that you can keep enjoying that level of performance quality. Trust us, it won’t be long before you learn the hard way all that your routine maintenance was actually doing for you.

Scheduling your HVAC services in Clayton, NC, is the best way in which to ensure that you get the best performance possible from your heater. We are here for everything from your installation to replacement, repairs to routine maintenance.  Read on, and remember to take advantage of our outstanding maintenance program.

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Don’t Forget to Change Your Heater’s Air Filter!

Monday, December 17th, 2018

filterIf you have followed our blog at all, then you know that we always stress just how important it is to schedule your heating and air conditioning services with trained professionals. This includes the installation of new equipment, the replacement of old equipment, and the maintenance and repairs of current equipment. This is not to say that there is nothing that you can handle on your own when it comes to your system, though. In fact, one incredibly important task is totally DIY-appropriate.

That is changing your air filter, and the fact is that doing so is every bit as simple as it is vital for the successful operation of your forced air HVAC systems. These include central air conditioners, heat pumps, and furnaces. Since we’re in the heating season, keep the latter in mind, and remember that mild winters don’t mean you should take any chances with your heating equipment. Read on to learn more about how a fresh filter will benefit your heater in Apex, NC.

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Prepare Your Heater for the Coming Weather

Monday, September 24th, 2018

furnaceBefore we begin today’s post, we want to let everyone affected by Hurricane Florence know that you are in our thoughts. The aftereffects of the storm are going to be felt for some time, but we know our community and those surrounding it, and we know that we will all band together to put the pieces back in place.

That being said, we are turning our attention away from the stormy weather and toward the coming cold. Now, we may not suffer the extreme chill that they do in parts of the Northeast and Midwest throughout the winter season, but that does not mean that we don’t need great heaters in our homes. And a great heater will only provide a great performance when paired with great heating maintenance in Raleigh, NC!

Read on for some reminders about what routine heating tune-ups can do for you. It may not be quite time to fire up that heater yet, but a look at the forecast will show that cooler temperatures are on their way. Reach out to a member of our team to get your heater back on track.

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When to Schedule Heating System Maintenance

Monday, September 25th, 2017

opening-furnace-cabinetHere in North Carolina, the heat and the humidity of summer tends to get more attention than our relatively mild winter seasons do. Just because our winters may be mild when compared to those areas dealing with heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures, however, does not mean that your heating system is any less important than your air conditioner. It may not be used as heavily or for as long a period throughout the year as your AC, but it still sees plenty of playing time.

With cooler weather on the way, we want to use this blog post to answer one of the most common questions that we hear. When should I schedule heating maintenance? The answer to that question, as you’ll see, is pretty straightforward, so we’re also going to remind you of why it is so important that you schedule routine heating maintenance in Raleigh, NC in accordance with this schedule. Our technicians are the ones to trust with the job.

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How You Benefit from an HVAC Maintenance Plan

Monday, March 13th, 2017

sun-and-snowflake-badgeOn our last blog post, we recommended homeowners start planning for the coming hot weather with professional air conditioning maintenance. March is the ideal time to have this task scheduled: the weather hasn’t settled into steady warmth yet but the temperature change is coming up soon. Having the AC tuned-up close to when it will be needed the most is a smart strategy.

Air conditioning maintenance is often part of a larger maintenance plan for a home. If you’re looking for air conditioning maintenance in Cary, NC, we advise that you contact us to find out about our Comfort Club, which provides a complete annual maintenance plan with other benefits.

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Late Season Advisory: Still Time for Heating Maintenance!

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The cool of the late fall is in the air, and there are probably already plenty of winter holiday decorations up at shops and public areas all around you. Winter is almost here… so it’s time to ask that perennial holiday question: “Have you had your heating maintenance yet?”

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Tips to Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Just as it’s never too early in the fall to schedule regular heating maintenance, it’s never too early to start planning on saving energy during the winter. If you often find that it’s painful to look at your utility bills during the cold months because the heating system is costly to run, there are a number of steps you can take that will reduce your energy use. We’ve listed a few of the more useful ones below:

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Lingering Heating Repairs from Last Winter? Get Them Fixed Now!

Monday, October 10th, 2016

It’s a good rule to follow that the moment you notice anything wrong with an important appliance, you arrange to have it repaired. This is true for cars, vacuum cleaners, computers, lawnmowers, etc. And it applies to a home heating system as well, although many people often forget that and let their heating system close out the winter with one or more signs that it’s suffering from a malfunction.

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