Choosing Between Electric vs. Gas Furnaces

January 18th, 2021
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You know that wintertime would be much tougher without the help of your heating system. So when that heating system gives out, it isn’t the time to be hemming and hawing online over which new unit will be the best fit. If your heater is getting close to its retirement, it is a good idea to plan ahead for what you want your next system to be.

Chances are that you may be considering a furnace but this can actually be a bigger choice than you think. You will want to consider selecting the best option between an electric or gas furnace in Jefferson, MD. Both options are great heating systems–the important part is selecting the one that meets your needs best.

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Do You Need to Retire Your Furnace?

January 4th, 2021
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The heater is on, or at least you think it is, but the house is still cold. You layer up, check the thermostat, and start doing jumping jacks to take off the chill. While we admire the effort, the feeling that you can’t get warm is probably not on you–it may be because your heater can’t keep up anymore.

When a furnace in Jefferson, MD gives out, it’s never good news. But that doesn’t mean it has to ruin the start of your new year. Resolve to handle the situation without the stress! Check to see if these warning signs fit the mold and, if they do, reach out to us to get a replacement done ASAP.

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5 Signs Your Boiler Needs Professional Repairs

December 21st, 2020
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What do you get when someone looks at a water heater and says, “What if I used that to heat my home?” You get a boiler!

Okay, we know it likely didn’t go down like that but you catch our drift. Boilers are home heating systems that operate by heating water that provides radiant heat throughout your house. They work differently than furnaces and heat pumps but they are meant to accomplish the same goal: keeping the house nice and toasty warm even when the world outside is icy cold.

While they may use a different approach than furnaces, boilers share other things in common with their forced-air cousins: they all need timely repairs when a problem pops up!

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How to Tell You Need a New Thermostat

December 7th, 2020
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You need to be able to rely on your heating system to keep your home warm as the temperatures drop. Keeping your heater itself in good condition is a huge part of this. The other big part of this is making sure that your thermostat is in good condition too.

Your thermostat is like the command center for your home comfort systems, your heater included. If something goes wrong with your heating system, it may be due to your thermostat rather than the heater itself. Be on the lookout for any of these signs that you may need a new thermostat to ensure your home comfort this winter.

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Should You Consider a Heat Pump?

November 23rd, 2020
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Keeping your home warm as we enter the winter season is important to focus on. A big part of this is knowing to turn to a reliable HVAC company in Frederick, MD for your heating services including replacements and installations. We are happy to be that professional company you can turn to.

If you are ready to get enjoy great heating comfort in your home this season, it may be a good idea to consider a heat pump mini split. These are great heating systems and can be a great solution for your home’s comfort needs. We can provide you with some things to know about heat pumps that will help you determine if they are a good match for you.

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This Is a Vital Furnace Repair

November 9th, 2020
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Okay, let’s start out by addressing the fact that no furnace repair should be delayed or ignored. If your furnace needs to be repaired, you should reach out to a pro to get the job done ASAP. When we are discussing a vital furnace repair we are simply addressing the fact that this repair need can actually present a problem for your comfort and your safety too. We are of course talking about the need to promptly address a cracked heat exchanger.

Here we have described why a cracked heat exchanger is such a big deal and we are proud to say you can rely on us for prompt repairs.

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The Benefits of Timely Heater Repairs

October 26th, 2020
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When the skies get cloudy and temperatures drop, it is great to know that you can turn on your heater to get rid of the chill in the house. If you notice that you turned on your heater and you still need heavy blankets to keep warm, there may be a problem.

Bundling up to reduce your demands from your heater is a great idea but it shouldn’t be necessary because your system can’t heat up your home. If you are struggling to keep warm, reach out to us for the heating repairs you need sooner than later.

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Now Is the Time for Heating Maintenance

October 12th, 2020
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The fall season is here. Leaves are changing colors, the temperatures are on a downward trend (finally!), and we are dusting off our cold-weather clothes. Now is also the ideal time to dust off your heating system. If you need to schedule heating maintenance, you will need to turn to a professional HVAC contractor in Frederick, MD.

Getting a professional to perform your heating maintenance service is important to your comfort. Without this service, you are at risk of reduced comfort, higher bills, and other problems. Here are some of the reasons that getting your heater tune-up taken care of ASAP is a good idea.

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The Perks of Professional Services

September 28th, 2020

When it comes to keeping your home comfortable throughout the year, your biggest ally is going to be a professional HVAC technician from a trusted HVAC company in Frederick, MD. Perhaps you’ve been considering trying your hand at DIY work on your air conditioner or even letting your friend’s nephew (an amateur) try to get the job done.

We would strongly advise against these options. Not only is it less safe for your system, but it is also more likely to add problems rather than solve them. Working with a professional will give you peace of mind along with great comfort. Here is why.

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What’s Wrong With Your Compressor?

September 14th, 2020
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Your compressor is housed in the outdoor condenser unit of your air conditioner. This part of your air conditioning system is pretty important to the process of keeping you cool even if it isn’t responsible for directly cooling air. So when something goes wrong with your compressor, it is going to become apparent to you pretty quickly.

Even if you don’t realize the problem with your air conditioning system lies with a faulty compressor, you will want to reach out to a professional to check things out when something is up with your AC unit. We can figure out what is wrong with your compressor or any other part of your system and get it repaired so you can enjoy a comfortable home again.

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