Are your heating and cooling bills more expensive than you’d prefer? The average American household spends about $1,500 on utilities every year. There are a few different ways to cut those prices so that you can save money. A zoned heating system could be an effective option to help you maintain a temperature-regulated home year-round.
You may want to consider what this process entails so you can see if it’s beneficial for you.
Is your furnace making strange sounds? Do you have a sneaking suspicion that something’s wrong or seems to be “off” with your HVAC equipment? In general, it’s wise to trust your senses and call an HVAC technician at the first bump in the night that comes from your heater.
What are the most commonly reported weird furnace noises, and what do they indicate? See if yours is on our list below. Sometimes, you can troubleshoot issues without the help of a technician. Other times, you may want to contact a service provider right away.
Summer and fall may seem to last forever, but they’ll give way to colder months before you know it. To make sure your family stays toasty and comfortable from October through the spring, take time to prepare your furnace for winter.
Spending a little energy now will ensure that your heating equipment will be ready to go when the first frost hits Lancaster County and the rest of southcentral Pennsylvania. Here’s a look at what your getting-my-house-ready-for-winter checklist should contain. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you need to install a new heating system? If so, it’s important to understand how electric and gas differ. These options have various pros and cons, and you should think about both so that you can make an informed decision. There are a few factors you’ll want to consider, like cost, installation and safety.
You probably do a wide assortment of things to keep your abode safe for everyone who lives in it. Installing a home security system and regularly checking your smoke detector are two examples of preventive measures. But what if the threat is something you can’t see, taste or smell?
Carbon monoxide (CO) gas falls into that category, and poisoning is a genuine concern. Fortunately, it’s within your power to prevent it.