Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

It’s Energy Awareness Month!

Monday, October 11th, 2021

According to energy.gov it is Energy Awareness Month! This means it’s that time of the year to take a look at our energy bills to determine what’s working and what isn’t. It’s no surprise that energy costs are going up year after year, and we fight against these rising costs with more energy-efficient appliances.

This blog post is going to be about your energy bill and how it relates to heating in Amite, LA. We’ll be taking a look at how much energy your heating system uses, how much energy it should use, and what to do if you think your heating system is losing efficiency. Our team is ready and able to help you fix this problem with a simple repair or scheduled maintenance for your heating system.

No matter if you’ve got an electric furnace or a heat pump, our team can help you with your energy efficiency needs.

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Indoor Air Quality, Heating, and How It All Works Together

Monday, March 1st, 2021

If this last year has done anything, it’s at least made you more aware of what could be floating around in your indoor air. Contaminants come in all shapes and sizes, some harmless and some absolutely seek to do us harm. It’s important that we stay informed as to what could harm us inside our home, and what solutions exist to prevent this from happening.

So, what if we told you that there were five distinct types of contaminants that existed within your HVAC system and your home? We’re not kidding, this can be quite a shock for homeowners that like to think of their homes as a sanctuary.

Contaminants in your air can also affect your heating in Covington, LA, by gunking up your air filter and damaging the sensitive components. Let us explain these five unique levels of indoor air quality contaminants and see where we can help.

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Don’t Mess With a Noisy Heater

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Ah, don’t you love getting up in the morning with the sun shining through the window, only to encounter a heater that sounds like a train engine? We’re joking, this is usually the moment where frustration sits in and you realize that your heater might be in a serious situation. What do you do? Do you put the gloves on, open the thing up, and research some diagnosing tutorials online?

No, you don’t. And we’re not just saying that to be picky, we’re saying that because you’ll end up paying for that mistake down the line. We’d rather you spend your money on something that actually helps the longevity of your heating system, like professional HVAC in Mandeville, LA.

So aside from telling you what you shouldn’t do to your noisy heater in Mandeville, what should you be doing? Well, keep reading and we’ll tell you!

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3 HVAC Things You Should NEVER Try

Monday, February 1st, 2021

We know, this makes us sound like the resident party-poopers. How dare we come into your home and ruin all the fun by telling you what you shouldn’t do. After all, it’s your house, your HVAC system, so you should be able to do with it what you want, right?

Well, not really. For starters, if you’ve got a gas-powered heating system, it can be downright illegal to tamper with that if you don’t have an HVAC license. Along those lines, doing anything other than what a homeowner should do to their HVAC system could cost you thousands of dollars in repairs or replacements, and can be a generally irresponsible thing to do.

If you’re not a big fan of throwing money out the window, and you’d rather leave the important stuff up to an HVAC contractor in Mandeville, LA, then pay attention. We’ll tell you what you should never try to do for your HVAC system.

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7 Tips When Choosing a Heating Contractor

Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Heating contractors are all over the place these days. With the advent of the internet in the last 20 years and the disappearance of the phonebook, it’s become easier than ever to find a contractor in your area. While this might sound like a good thing, it’s both good and bad.

The good news is that you found our blog! You’ll also find our service pages through a series of links and you’ll be happy you did. The bad news is that other companies are getting attention as well, with nifty websites and cool designs and some of them might not have the best business practices.

We’re all about getting a job done right when it comes to HVAC in Covington, LA. Here are seven tips that can help you choose the right contractor when inundated with all of this information.

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What’s That Smell?

Monday, January 4th, 2021

We’ve got news for all you homeowners out there—sometimes heaters can smell. While there might be acceptable times for a smell to occur, like when you run your heater for the first time of the year and it burns off the dust that’s collected on it, most of the time it’s a bad thing. Using your nose can be a great way to discern when there’s something clearly wrong with your heating system.

No, this isn’t just for people with gas furnaces, this blog post is for anyone with a heating system! Heat pumps and gas furnaces alike can require heating repair in Mandeville, LA due to problems that cause bad smells. We’d just like to help get you on the right track so you know how to notice them and what to look out for. We’ll explain what these smells signify, how bad they can become when they’re neglected, and what you should do about them.

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7 Reasons to Call for Heater Repair

Monday, December 21st, 2020

We’re getting into the dead of winter, when heaters are most likely to fail and cause stressful problems at home. We’re not saying this to scare or alarm anyone, we’re only saying this to reinforce homeowners who are doing their best to keep their heaters working properly. If you need heating repair in Mandeville, LA, then be sure to call for professional help when needed.

Hold on, how are you supposed to even know that you need heater repair? Isn’t this a little complicated of a subject? Your heater might be making noises, but how do you know if they’re bad enough for a professional to check out?

Don’t worry, we’ll let you in on our experience in the field. Keep reading as we get into seven important reasons to call for heater repair this winter. If you recognize any of these, or feel the need to call us because of something else, we’re here!

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3 Things to Remember for Gas Furnace Owners

Monday, December 7th, 2020

This is an important topic to go over. Gas furnaces are the most common furnace type, not just in our area, but all over the country. If we tried to have homeowners switch from their beloved gas furnaces to a different system, they could lose out on a lot of savings and reliable heating. We encourage you to keep your gas furnace system running effectively, as long as you remember the following three points.

We’re about to go over some major things to remember when it comes to heating in Hammond, LA. If you’re not well-acquainted with these points, or you need help with the functionality, efficiency, and safety of your gas furnace, then don’t hesitate to call us for help. Gas furnace owners should be well aware of how to handle their systems, and with more knowledge comes more responsible action when things do go wrong.

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Your Thermostat, Your Heater, and You

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Sometimes there’s a bit of a cycle we witness that goes on in the homes of our customers. At first, a customer has a problem with a heater that we then promptly fix. After that, there’s a problem with comfort levels, we try to pinpoint in the heater, only to find out that it’s a problem with the thermostat. Eventually, by the time the thermostat is upgraded, there’s a problem again with the heater. This cycle can happen over months, years, or even decades.

Today, we’d like to talk about why thermostats are so important to this cycle, in regards to heating in Mandeville, LA. Thermostats, just like heaters, have an important duty in your home’s comfort, and the moment you forget that you’ll run into an issue that you’d rather avoid.

So, how does your heater, your thermostat, and your comfort all work together seamlessly? Keep reading to find out!

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4 Reasons Why Our Heating Service Is Worth It

Monday, November 9th, 2020

You probably enjoy reading this blog. We fill it jam-packed with helpful information about your heater, air conditioner, and other HVAC systems. We always make sure to fact check our information and give you our thoughts as pros in the industry—without forcing you to buy our services. That’s a pretty good deal, right?

Well, there’s a reason why we do that. Sure, we love to help those members of the community when they need the opinion of an HVAC contractor in Covington, LA, but that’s not the biggest reason why we share our info on this blog. We’re mainly writing this blog to point out one glaring difference that becomes clear when talking to us and other companies in the HVAC field. We’re just better suited to service your heater than others.

Want to know why? Keep reading as we’ll give you five great reasons.

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