Advanced Mechanical Services Blog: Archive for November, 2016

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Monday, November 28th, 2016

The holiday decorations are already up in the stores, and that means the cold weather of winter isn’t that far off. We hope you’re already preparing for the season, and we have some tips that will help make your home cozy and warm this winter, while also lowering those high heating bills. If you need any professional assistance with your household heating, be sure to give our team a call!

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Watch Out for Cracked Heat Exchangers in Your Furnace

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Gas furnaces are one of the best ways to provide winter comfort to a household. Gas is a less expensive energy source than electricity, making a gas furnace a way to save money compared to electrical heating systems. And gas furnaces can output more heat than almost any other type of heater.

However, as with any appliances that use natural gas, there are some potential health hazards from such things as gas leaks, carbon monoxide, and unexpected combustion. Modern gas furnaces are built with safety as a major feature, but they can never be 100% safe. You have to make sure to watch out for signs that your gas furnace needs repair work to keep it operating safely.

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Dual Fuel Systems: Something You Need?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

You may have noticed among the many heating services we offer is something called a dual fuel system. What is this? The short answer is that it is a hybrid heating/cooling system that combines a heat pump with a back-up furnace, usually one that runs on either natural gas or propane.

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The Amazing Ways That Heating Maintenance Helps You

Monday, November 7th, 2016

November… the time is running out for you to schedule a visit from one of our skilled HVAC technicians to inspect and tune-up your home’s heating system. This is an essential winter prep, which means it must be done before winter. If you feel a bit on the fence about paying for this service, we want to put you at ease. Not only is this an affordable regular service when you sign up for our maintenance plan, but the amazing ways that heating maintenance pays you back make it well worth it!

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