Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

How to Tell Your Boiler Is Struggling

January 23rd, 2023
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Boilers are well known for being reliable and sturdy. Many of us have encountered that family member or neighbor who boasts about having a boiler that has “been kicking for fifty years!” Here’s the thing though—they aren’t made to do that. At least, they aren’t made to do that well.

That boiler may truly be fifty years old, but it certainly isn’t doing its job without trouble and likely is using way more energy than it should.

Chances are that you have a boiler that’s younger than fifty years old but is acting up. Don’t panic, it may just need a boiler service in Orange, VA. Here’s how to find out.

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Is an Electric Furnace Right for You?

January 9th, 2023
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If you are in the market for a new heating system then it may help to know more about your options. More specifically, if you are looking to get a new furnace, it can help to better understand the differences between a gas furnace and an electric furnace in Crozet, VA.

While the names can explain the basic difference (what they use to make heat), there is still more to consider when you choose which system might be the one you want in your home.

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Give Your Furnace the Gift of Some TLC

December 28th, 2022
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Your furnace works hard (and will continue to work hard) to keep you warm in the coldest months of the year. We’ve just wrapped up some of the biggest holiday celebrations of the year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give just one more gift. Why not give your all-electric or gas furnace in Gordonsville, VA some extra consideration? Doing so can make the rest of this winter and many winters to come a lot more comfortable.

If you are hoping to enjoy the best comfort from your heater this season, then we’d advise using the following ideas to help your system out.

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6 Sounds No Heater Should Make

December 12th, 2022

What sounds do you relate to this time of the year? Maybe the sound of a quiet day of snow or the sound of kids laughing and running around on their winter break? Perhaps you think of the sound of bells, the sound of lively chatter around the dinner table, or the sound of your favorite holiday songs.

We can almost guarantee you don’t relate the winter season to the sounds of a malfunctioning heater. And you shouldn’t! The sounds we will discuss here mean that you need a heater repair in Charlottesville, VA.

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5 Issues Your Furnace May Encounter

November 28th, 2022
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We’ve survived Thanksgiving, but the holidays are far from over. There are plenty of festivities to come. And along with keeping us busy, it means that now really isn’t the time when you want to find out that your furnace is malfunctioning.

Repair needs can be kept to a minimum, but they are still somewhat inevitable. That’s why we want to make sure you have the information you need to figure out what may be going on with your heater when you notice something is off.

Be on the lookout for these warning signs so you know when to schedule a furnace repair in Charlottesville, VA.

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Is a Gas Furnace Worth It?

November 14th, 2022
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There is more than one type of heating system out there. One of the most popular systems for home heating that has only gotten better over the years is the gas furnace in Troy, VA.

This type of system is well known for being effective, energy efficient, and safe. But you may be wondering if it is the right fit for you. We are happy to help answer that question. We want to make sure that you have the best heater for your home. Here’s what you need to know.

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6 Spooky Noises Your Heater May Make

October 17th, 2022

Did you finally turn on your heater recently? Many people have as our nights have started to get downright cold. The problem that you might have encountered though is that running your heater created some concerning side effects.

Any concerns that you have in regard to your heater’s operation are worth reaching out to us for. Hopefully, a quick filter change, thermostat adjustment, or even a tune-up will resolve the issue. In some cases though, you may need a heater repair in Charlottesville, VA. Whatever you need to get your heater back in optimal shape, our team can help.

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Do You Need a Heater Tune-Up Every Year?

October 3rd, 2022

You’ve likely heard that you should schedule yearly maintenance for your heating system. But is this service really that important? And is it actually worth it?

Our team would say yes to both of those questions! Scheduling heat pump or furnace maintenance in Charlottesville, VA on a regular annual basis benefits you in the long run and can save time, money, and stress. We’ll explain more about the benefits of this service below but, if you haven’t done so already, we’d say that now is the time to schedule this service with Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning—before our calendar fills up!

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How a UV Light Helps Your Indoor Air

September 19th, 2022

No one wants to have poor indoor air quality. However, your air quality isn’t always easy to manage. It isn’t like you can combat every minuscule particle in the air on your own. Particles are created throughout the day and added into the home every time anyone opens a door or window.

Have you noticed that your indoor air quality is on the poor side? There are systems and services we provide that can help. Today we want to focus on one particularly powerful indoor air quality system that many people may be curious about: the UV germicidal light in Charlottesville, VA.

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5 Reasons to Love Central AC Systems

September 5th, 2022

condenserHave a window air conditioner that you are tired of dealing with? Switch to a central air conditioner to get unbeatable comfort moving forward. These systems are able to cool your house, yes your entire house, effectively and efficiently. And that applies to just about every house out there, whether it is a one-story, two-story, or three-story floorplan.

If you are just starting to learn about central ACs, we’d love to give you a quick look at all the benefits that can come from these systems so you can feel confident making the switch.

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