Advanced Mechanical Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Wayne’

What Does a “Dual Fuel” System Really Do?

Monday, April 8th, 2019

sun-and-snowflake-badgeWhen you are looking around for a heat pump installation for your house, or any type of new HVAC system, you’ll come across an appliance called a “dual fuel heat pump” or “hybrid heat pump.” If you aren’t sure what this is, or if it’s something that could benefit your home, then this post is here to clear everything up for you.

We offer installation of dual fuel systems and other HVAC services in Wayne, NJ, and our technicians can explain the pros and cons of installing one for your year-round comfort needs. Below are the basics—please get in touch with one of our technicians to find out if dual fuel is your ideal choice for a new HVAC installation.

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Does a Furnace Dry Out the Air in a House?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

gas-jetsThe gas furnace is such a common type of home heating system that there are few objections to having one installed. Yes, people sometimes have concerns about using natural gas in a house, but if a furnace receives annual professional maintenance and proper care, it rarely poses any safety hazards.

But there is one negative often raised about the gas furnace, which is that it dries out the air in a house. Because dry air makes the inside of a house feel colder than it is and can also lead to health problems, this isn’t a situation anyone wants. But is there any truth to this?

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Preventing Heating Disasters With Regular Maintenance

Monday, September 17th, 2018

serve-ice“Wait, I should start worrying about my heater now? It’s still warm outside!”

Yes, that’s one of the reasons that “now” is a great time to take care of your home’s heating system to prepare it for the colder weather (not as far away as you might like). You don’t need to cut into your cold weather comfort while a technician maintains the heater—because you don’t have cold weather!

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It’s Still Not Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, June 11th, 2018

filling-in-calendarJune is here, and even though it isn’t officially summer yet, June means “summer” to most people. The June gloom at least gives you an opportunity to have maintenance done on your air conditioning system if you haven’t done it yet. We recommend all homeowners schedule this inspection and tune-up for their AC during the early spring. But it’s still not too late to have it done. Believe us, it’s much better to have it done a bit later in the spring than to miss having it altogether.

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High Heating Bills? Some Ways to Lower Them

Monday, January 8th, 2018

money-stacksThe New Year is here, and that also means we’re in the deeps of winter. This is when a home heating system is put under the most rigorous use, resulting in higher utility bills to pay for comfort. It’s almost unavoidable to see a rise in energy costs during the winter, at least compared to costs during the fall. But you may be paying far more than you need to. If your current heating bills seem too high, you can take some steps to cut down on energy use and improve your heating system.

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Signs You Need Commercial HVAC Repair in Winter

Monday, December 11th, 2017

ice-capsThe cold New Jersey winters require homes have effective and reliable heating systems so families stay warm. But for commercial buildings, heating systems are even more important, since they provide comfort not only for many more people than in a standard home, but they also provide conditions allowing for effective work and operation.

As the winter cold gears up in December, we recommend you pay close attention to how the heating system for your commercial building is running. You want to catch potential troubles as soon as possible, that way you can have the commercial heating repairs scheduled in time to prevent a major breakdown and to see that the cost for the repairs is kept lower. (The longer you wait, the more expensive a repair is likely to be.)

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