Why Standby Generators Are Worth the Investment

March 2nd, 2020
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We don’t want to speak negatively about portable generators. After all, they’re an incredibly affordable solution to the emergency problem of a power outage. Portable generators run on gasoline and can create just enough power to fuel certain electrical appliances. However, what if we told you that there are generators that work more conveniently, which could power your entire home?

Those generators are called automatic standby generators, and they’re incredibly energy-efficient solutions that can conveniently keep your lights on while keeping your food fresh in the refrigerator as well!

Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of a system like this, or if you’re simply unconvinced that a standby, whole-house generator is right for your home. We’re not here to make a sales pitch, only to inform you as to what automatic standby generators in Mandeville, LA can do for homeowners.

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Common Costly Heater Misconceptions

February 17th, 2020
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Heaters are not toys. When you risk neglecting them or performing some repair on them when you’re not qualified, the price is worth much more than some homeowners are willing to pay for. Toys, especially ones that are handled by toddlers and small children, are meant to be broken, whereas a heater is supposed to last as long as possible before it breaks.

Today, we’d like to inform anyone who was thinking of performing a risky maneuver or found some information online about ways to save money with space heaters—that these might not be as efficient solutions as you think. Saving money is always a good thing, but high risk, high reward procedures aren’t usually the best way to save.

So buckle up and let your local HVAC contractor in Mandeville, LA bestow some knowledge on common costly heater misconceptions.

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What Could Be Causing Low Airflow?

February 3rd, 2020

So picture this—you’re arriving at home on a chillier than average day, fully expecting your heater to be working hard to keep your home nice and toasty. However, to your unhappy surprise, your home is as cold as the temperature is outside and there’s no air coming from any of your air vents!

This is what we call in the industry, low airflow, and this problem can be caused by a variety of factors when it comes to the condition of your heater. We know that down here in the south it might not be cold all the time, but when it is cold, you definitely want a heater that works!

So, for everyone dealing with a low airflow issues who would like to know a little bit more about what’s happening, we’ll try to give you some insight towards your heating problem as long as you remember to contact our team if you need heating repair in Livingston, LA!

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Things You Should Know About a Whole House Generator

January 20th, 2020
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As many homeowners might know, portable generators are a huge hassle. They can be a safety risk, running on gasoline while exhaling tons of carbon monoxide. They can be incredibly inefficient from a cost-fuel perspective. They’re inconvenient since the weather might be the reason why you’ve lost power and you’ll have to venture outside to turn it on. Don’t forget that they’re not cheap either!

Thankfully, we’re not here to talk about portable generators, we’re here to talk about whole house generators, which are arguably the better and more desirable of the generators. We’d like to talk a little bit about the benefits of having a whole house generator while also trying to mention how different these two systems can be to maintain. With quality generator maintenance in Walker, LA you should be ready for any power outage that likely comes your way.

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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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