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Maintain your heating system now, avoid a breakdown later

Maintain Your Heating System Now, Avoid Breakdown Later

February 5, 2020

As far as we know, Ben Franklin didn’t own a heating oil- or propane-fired heating system when he famously quipped about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure – but he sure …

How your furnace affects indoor air quality

How Your Furnace Affects Indoor Air Quality

January 27, 2020

Your furnace may keep you safe and warm through the long, cold Sullivan County winter – but could it be doing that job at the expense of your health? It could be if your HVAC …

Ductwork

Having Problems With Your Heating System? Your Ductwork Could Be to Blame

January 20, 2020

If you have had your furnace installed by a professional and serviced regularly over the years, you have done just about everything possible to ensure that your home heating system will perform well and reliably …

HVAC air filter

Have You Checked Your HVAC Air Filter yet This Heating Season?

January 13, 2020

We’re about three months into heating season 2019-2020 – which means your HVAC system has already logged a lot of hours keeping your family safe and warm in your Sullivan county home. The question is, have …

Furnace rust

What Causes Your Furnace to Rust?

January 6, 2020

A furnace is an investment that should last more than a decade if it is properly maintained by a professional heating contractor. But nothing lasts forever, and eventually you’re going to see telltale signs of …

Freezing home

Five Ways to Keep Your Tankless Water Heater from Freezing This Winter

December 23, 2019

As we know all too well, it can get pretty cold here in Sullivan County during the winter – and without some proper precautions, your home plumbing equipment can suffer because of it. One piece of …

Heating oil sludge

Heating Oil Sludge – What It Is and How to Prevent It

December 17, 2019

If you use heating oil to heat your home, you may already be aware of the problems associated with heating oil sludge – a thick black mixture of dirt, rust, and oxidized fuel that can …

Winter Propane Safety Tips

December 9, 2019

When it comes to keeping you warm through the coldest months of the year here in Sullivan County, propane is one of the best and safest bets around. But as with any fuel, you have …

What is a considered a good AFUE rating?

December 2, 2019

AFUE – Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency – is a convenient measure for comparing the performance of one furnace to another; much like MPG for your car: the higher the AFUE number, the more efficient the equipment …

No Heat? Please Troubleshoot Before Calling for a Heating Repair

November 25, 2019

As autumns in Sullivan County go, it’s been a mild one so far in 2019 – so there’s a good chance your heating system has yet to get a full workout. But we all know …