Monthly Archives: December 2013

Winter: Off-season AC Maintenance

As winter looms around the corner, folks everywhere are going to be keeping their air conditioning at bay. However, you’ve got to think about this for a moment: what happens to your AC unit during the few months it isn’t used at all? Your air conditioner has a lot of moving parts, and when they don’t get to do what they were designed for, they …Read More

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General Furnace Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Hot furnaces are generally easy to maintain, especially if they are serviced at regular intervals. Irrespective of the make or type you have, there are a number of measures you can take to keep your furnace running in tip top condition, or troubleshoot any issues that may be present. In any situation where a heating (or even cooling) system malfunctions, …Read More

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Furnace Maintenance – Proper Cleaning Procedure

Fuel usage and optimal efficiency are both attributes that can get bogged down with dirt accumulating in your furnace over time. Cleaning out dirt is perhaps the most vital aspect of the furnace maintenance process. The three components that require cleaning are: the blower, the filter system and the motor. Let’s break it down: The beginning …Read More

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Diagnosing Furnace Operational Issues – Preliminary Steps

If you recall, in a previous blog we highlighted some key components that might be the suspect, preventing your heating system from functioning properly. Before you decide to dish out any cash on service or repairs, let’s examine some preliminary steps to determine if repairs are really needed:  A good place to start is the power source. Examine …Read More

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