Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Can a Heat Pump Go Without Repairs?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The short answer to the question is no. Your heat pump absolutely requires repairs.

But let us give you some additional information.

Heat pumps are made to be effective and efficient. While this type of system offers great advances in technology, it doesn’t mean that a heat pump is going to be without the need for support. Heat pumps can provide homeowners with years of incredible comfort as long as they get the maintenance and repairs they need. And our team can provide.

Repairing a heat pump in Charlottesville, VA is a job best left to the experts. If you notice trouble with your system, your best course of action is to contact us. Here’s how to figure out if it is time to reach out for heat pump repairs. Remember that skipping them can cost you the entirety of your system!

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Your Heater Shouldn’t Make These Sounds

Monday, January 10th, 2022

When you run your heating system, do you notice that it has started to become noisier than it used to be? Yes, the whoosh of warm air flowing through the system is still present, but there are some new and somewhat concerning noises to accompany it. This isn’t good, but thankfully it is a solvable issue.

A system that has begun to create a ruckus while in operation is one that needs heater repair in Charlottesville, VA. If this is happening with your system, we have good news! We can provide the heating system repairs that address the noise and get them to stop. Read on to find out which sounds should alert you to a problem in your heater.

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The Pros and Cons of Electric Furnaces

Monday, December 27th, 2021

It is worthwhile to have a powerful furnace in your home to keep you warm. Both electric and gas-powered furnaces have their pros and cons of course. At the end of the day, the thing that matters is that you get a furnace that keeps you warm without breaking the bank.

If you are considering an electric furnace, you might be wondering if this type of system can get the job done properly. We can’t answer this question with a straight “yes” or “no.” What we can do though is tell you more about this system so you can discover if it might be a good fit for your home. Read on to learn more!

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Why Late Maintenance Is Still Worth It

Monday, December 13th, 2021

furnace-gas-burnersThinking about gifts? Why not treat your heater to some much-needed care? Maintenance isn’t exactly a spa day, but it is almost like one … for your heater at least. We realize it sounds odd, but maintenance can bring new life to your heating system.

You may wonder if it isn’t too late for heating maintenance in Charlottesville, VA. Good news: if your heater is still running, you have time! As in, you have time to schedule this service now before your heater actually does give out. You’ll be glad to know that your heater will still benefit from a tune-up too, even if it is late.

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5 Signs Something Is Wrong With Your Heater

Monday, November 15th, 2021

dog-under-blanketLet’s say you’ve had a full day at the Carter Mountain Orchard picking some great autumn goodies to eat and you are ready to relax at home when you return. You’ve spent a majority of the day outdoors and, while your sweater is warm, it will be nice to heat up a bit more easily inside of your home. At least, that’s the goal. But what if your heater has other plans?

We are still at a time of year when the cooler weather is somewhat moderate. This means that it is best to knock out a heater repair in Troy, VA that pops up now, before things get any colder and strain your system more. Watch out for these signs that something is wrong with your heater so you can have a technician fix things up. That way, when you return from your orchard outing, you are guaranteed the comfort you need.

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Smelling Gas? Here’s What To Do

Monday, November 1st, 2021

It’s the time of year when our air conditioners have been put to bed for a while and our heating systems are taking over the comfort needs of the home. If you have a gas furnace in Ruckersville, VA, this means your heating needs are in good hands: gas furnaces today are more effective and efficient than ever before.

It doesn’t mean they don’t run into trouble though. Gas furnaces will likely see their fair share of repair needs over the course of their lifespans. The most vital of these is repairs is to fix a cracked heat exchanger. Let’s discuss why a bad heat exchanger problem is something to address as quickly as possible—and what to do if you start smelling gas before you call in a technician.

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3 Reasons to Schedule Heating Maintenance With Us

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Feel that chill creeping up your spine? Not to worry, it isn’t a ghost, just a cold breeze coming through. It is the fall season, after all. Things are going to start getting a lot chiller around here soon. Is your home prepared to keep you warm when temperatures outside get uncomfortable?

We are absolutely on board with fluffy socks, warm sweaters, and good, hot drinks to help keep warm. However, you will still need help from your heater at least some of the time in the coming months. Getting one of our technicians to your home to provide heater maintenance in Charlottesville, VA is a great way to ensure it is up to the task of keeping your home comfortable.

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Is It Time for a Furnace Upgrade?

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Winters have just rolled around, and you may be wondering why it is chiller indoors even though you have the heat going. You may ask yourself questions, such as: “Is my furnace working properly?” and “Is it time for a furnace upgrade?” Today, we will educate you on the signs that signal a faulty furnace.

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Poor Airflow = Poor Heating

Monday, March 8th, 2021

filter-ductTemperatures are likely to start warming up in the next few weeks. But that does not mean that we should be shutting down our heating systems just yet. We may still be in for some chilly nights, and you’ll want to make sure your heater is on stand-by. Of course part of that is making sure that your heating system is able to operate effectively and efficiently when you need it to.

If there is something messing with the airflow into or out of your heater this can affect your comfort in a bad way. We want to cover why the airflow for your heater is important and what might be messing with it. Doing this will make sure you will know when to reach out for professional heater repair in Charlottesville, VA. Some of this information can even be applied to benefit your air conditioner too!

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Why Kettling Is Bad News

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Boilers are powerful heaters for homes around here. Using the power of heated water cycled through pipes in the home, a boiler can help to provide radiant heat on the coldest of days. That is, it can do this as long as it is working properly. If there is a problem that is hindering your boiler’s ability to do its job, it’s going to affect your home comfort. It’s also going to affect your energy bills in the long run. This is why it is important to know when to contact a professional for a boiler repair in Afton, VA.

Our team works hard to provide prompt and effective repair services to homes throughout the area. However, to do this we need you to contact us and let us know there is a problem we can help with. With that in mind, we want to tell you about one of the most common signs a boiler needs repairs: kettling.

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