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4 Signs That You Need to Replace Your Water Heater

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You depend on your hot water heater. Without it, you cannot enjoy hot showers, and washing dishes becomes a whole lot more tedious. Having your hot water heater fail is a major inconvenience. The good news is that if you know what signs to look for, you can usually tell when your hot water heater

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Furnace Troubles to Watch Out For

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It’s rare for furnaces to fail without first giving you a sign that something is wrong. Unfortunately, a lot of the early signs of impending furnace failure go overlooked simply because homeowners don’t know what to look for. A little bit of vigilance can go a long way when it comes to furnace care. If

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Electric vs. Gas Furnaces – Which Is Best for Your New Build?

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Selecting a furnace for your new construction home in the Greater Philadelphia region is a decision that impacts not only your immediate comfort but also long-term energy costs and maintenance. With several options available, including gas furnaces, electric furnaces, and innovative dual-fuel heat pumps, it’s essential to consult knowledgeable HVAC contractors to guide you through

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How to Troubleshoot Common Furnace Problems Before Calling A Pro?

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In general, it’s not a good idea to work on your own furnace. HVAC contractors spend years studying and learning how to safely and effectively repair furnaces and other equipment. The average homeowner lacks this experience, so they’re likely to make a mistake that either makes the problem worse or leads to an injury. However,

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Why Ductless Mini-Splits Are A Good Choice For Homes In The Mainline

Why Ductless Mini-Splits Are A Good Choice For Homes In The Mainline

The Philadelphia Mainline is known for its stunning, historic homes. If you live in one of these beautiful older homes, you know that all of that beauty also comes with some challenges. One of those challenges is choosing HVAC equipment that works well with the homes’ more traditional structures while delivering efficient central heating and air

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The Signs & Symptoms of a Bad Capacitor on a Gas Furnace

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Your furnace works by warming air and then blowing that warm air through your ducts. The fan, specifically, is responsible for the blowing part of this function. Inside that fan, there is a motor, and inside the motor, there is a part called the capacitor. Your furnace capacitor works to regulate the amount of electricity

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Should I Turn Off My Heater When I Go on Vacation?

Should I Turn Off My Heater When I Go on Vacation?

When your on vacation, you may feel like it’s wasteful to keep heating the home you’re not spending time in. But should you really turn the heat off before you leave town? In most cases, heating contractors agree the answer is “no.” However, there are other ways you can more safely save on heating bills

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Identifying Your Home’s Heating System

Identifying Your Home's Heating System

When you call a heating and air conditioning company to schedule service, one of the first questions they typically ask is “what kind of heating system do you have?” If you recently moved into your home and the system was installed by a previous homeowner, you may not know the answer to this question off-hand.

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Heat Pumps vs Furnaces

Heat Pumps vs Furnaces

Forced air heating systems are very common. These systems work by warming air, then sending that warm air through your home. However, there are two different appliances that can be used to heat the air: furnaces and heat pumps. Which appliance is the better choice for your home? Well, that depends on your needs and preferences. A

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4 Signs Your Furnace Has a Gas Leak

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Natural gas furnaces are efficient, affordable, and relatively easy to maintain. However, when you have a gas furnace, there is always some potential for gas leaks. A leak may develop in the furnace itself or in the gas lines leading to the furnace. Unfortunately, these leaks can cause illness and home fires. If you know the key

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