A Reliable Gas Furnace Safety Checklist

January 6th, 2020
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We don’t talk about safety enough in this blog, and with a new year comes a new resolution! For 2020 we’d like to take a moment to address some serious concerns when it comes to gas furnaces that we work on. Don’t panic, these systems aren’t inherently dangerous, but with months or years of neglect, they can eventually become health and safety hazards.

So, we’re going to go through a brief checklist that you can use to inspect your furnace for any glaring problems. Obviously, this list won’t be as comprehensive or as effective as the maintenance and inspection that a professional technician would provide, but these are nonetheless helpful tips to keep in mind. Furnaces in Hammond, LA should be kept clean, safe, and effective so that you aren’t endangering yourself or your property—while also making sure you’re not paying a huge amount for fuel bills.

Let’s take a look, shall we?

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Heat Pumps or Furnaces: What’s the Cheapest Heating System?

December 23rd, 2019
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We all know that it’s fun to talk about efficiency, technology and the newest or best piece of heating equipment. However, we’d be joking if we didn’t understand the most important thing on the mind of homeowners: savings!

When it comes to choosing the right heating system for your home, the cost of said heating service is one of the most important aspects of the decision. Some homeowners see the initial price of a heat pump and are immediately turned towards a furnace, while other homeowners see the efficiency and low operating cost of a heat pump and scoff at the idea of owning a furnace. Is there a right answer when it comes to heating service in Laplace, LA?

There might be! It’s time to find out what the right answer is for your home and wallet.

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Tangi Lifestyles Readers’ Choice Contest

December 10th, 2019

We’re in it to win it, and this year is no exception! Help us win the Tangi Lifestyles Magazine readers’ choice contest as the best HVAC company in the area. This local magazine in Tangipahoa Parish is right smack dab in one of our service locations!

We’re looking for anyone that’s received our service in Tangipahoa Parish to put in a good word for us through the readers’ choice contest hosted by the Tangi Lifestyles Magazine. Just follow the link down below anytime before 12/31 (New Year’s Eve) when the contest ends. Be sure to put in your vote by then!

We’d just like to take a minute and give thanks for everyone who takes the time to review us, talk about us, and vote for us in contests like these. We’d be nothing if it weren’t for the great reviews that our loyal customers leave, as well as the word of mouth recommendations that are constantly being spread. We’re so grateful for your support!

Check out the Tangi Lifestyles Magazine and don’t forget to vote for us in their readers’ choice contest!

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Gas or Electric Furnace: The Great Debate

December 9th, 2019
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We’re sure you’ve heard of both types of furnaces, as most HVAC professionals offer at least some service with each type. However, there are major differences between these two types of heaters, and we’d like to get into the nitty-gritty differences between them.

If you’re one of the many lucky customers that are making the decision to invest in a heater today, it couldn’t be a better time. Both electric and gas furnaces in Livingston, LA are extremely affordable and run off increasingly affordable sources of energy. They’re reliable, durable, and are known as the most common furnace for HVAC technicians to deal with. You’ll always be able to find a service professional who is willing to work on a furnace, because furnaces are some of the simplest and the easiest systems to repair.

That being said, let’s dive into the differences and let the debate begin!

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How Can You Tell If Your Indoor Air Quality Is Poor?

November 25th, 2019
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This might sound like a silly question, but the ability for the human body to get used to poor living conditions is remarkable to say the least. You’d be surprised by how many homeowners we meet regularly who have no idea that their IAQ is substantially poorer than it should be.

It makes sense though. If you’ve been living in a home full of stuffy air, you might get used to said stuffy air. This isn’t very good, because our team can’t give you the reasonable solution for your IAQ problem if you never call us in the first place! That’s why we’re interested in giving you some signals that can obviously show you when your air quality is substandard. Then we can discuss whether or not an air purifier in Covington, LA is right for you.

If you don’t think it’s that big of a deal, we urge you to reconsider!

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“Why Are Gas Furnaces So Common?”

November 11th, 2019
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This is a question we tend to see pretty often. It’s no doubt that most homeowners know by now that gas furnaces are the most popular heater in the United States, and for good reason! These systems are affordable, efficient, and reliably effective for the entirety of a cold winter.

However, sometimes that kind of “sales pitch” isn’t enough to convince homeowners that their home might be perfect for a new gas furnace. That’s why we’d like to get more into the specifics as to why a gas-powered furnace is so common. How affordable is furnace service in Laplace, LA? How efficiently do furnaces run compared to other heaters? What’s the difference in the quality of heat compared to other systems?

See? There’s a lot of ground to cover, so we might as well hit the ground running.

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Is Your Thermostat Costing You Money?

October 28th, 2019
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We’re not like northerners down here, when November arrives and the temperatures sit right around freezing, we need powerful heating fast. A proper functioning furnace is a mainstay for many homes in the Livingston area.

That being said, sometimes your home can suffer from a plethora of heating problems that aren’t necessarily the fault of your electric furnace in Livingston, LA. In fact, problems can arise from a faulty thermostat if you’re not careful. From worn-out batteries, to miscalibrations, to malfunctions, to just simple broken thermostats, these systems can be a nightmare and end up costing you money on wasted energy.

So, if your heating system is struggling to prepare for the coming winter, and you’re sure that it’s not a problem with your furnace, you might be dealing with a thermostat problem!

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The Mystery of the Broken Air Conditioner

October 14th, 2019
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It was the handyman in the observatory with the thermostat! Well, it seems that we haven’t found all the right clues to solve this air conditioner mystery. When it comes to AC repairs, it can be a long and excruciating game of “Clue” until you’re spending more money than you’d like. That’s why we’re the experts you should call!

So, it’s time to stop the guesswork and take a gander at some real clues that can mean your air conditioner needs some repairs. From spooky noises to unwelcome moisture, an air conditioner can start malfunctioning for a variety of reasons. That’s where we come in, with a dedicated team of home cooling experts who are ready to help you diagnose the problem with your air conditioning in Covington, LA and perform the necessary fix as fast as possible.

With the help of a trusted technician, we’ll find the culprit of your AC issues and solve this mystery once and for all!

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3 Signs of AC Inefficiency

September 30th, 2019
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AC inefficiency sounds like a boring topic for a blog post, but we assure you it is not. Every time you see the word “inefficiency,” just think of “money,” since any amount of problems that hinder the capability of your air conditioner will eventually cost you money. If you’re unconcerned about wasting your hard-earned cash on a system that’s consuming more energy than it should, well… you’ve got us beat!

For everyone else, keep reading. We’ve got some clear signs that might signal when your air conditioner is running inefficiently. These lists can be important since they can clue in homeowners who aren’t well-versed in their AC unit as to when it’s really struggling. If these issues are ignored, you’ll be calling for AC repair in Hammond, LA which will cost even more money than you’d like to spend.

Air conditioners might not speak English, but luckily for you, we speak air conditioner. Let us translate their complaints for you!

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3 Signs Your Generator Needs Repair

September 16th, 2019

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you know it’s hurricane season and a great generator is going to be incredibly important when those storms knock out the power in LaPlace. You’re going to want your generator to be in tip-top shape before any other storms hit our area, and we want to give you the lowdown on the most common problems that lead to repair in the generators we work on.

We just want one thing: for your appliances and electrical devices in your home to be operable in the event of a power outage. That’s why we provide generator repair in LaPlace, LA, because we know how essential it is that your generator works when you need it to. Which is why we’ve come up with a list of a few obvious signs that your generator could use some of our services.

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