It’s that time of year again. You have to start preparing your home for the cold in whatever way you can if you want to have an easier winter—and spring. The steps you take now can help to ensure that you’re not throwing money away in a few months on costly plumbing problems that were 100% preventable!
Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog: Archive for October, 2016
Was your furnace slow last year, or did you have to deal with it breaking down multiple times when you needed it the most? Were you frustrated by high heating costs that seemed out of your control?
When you have gas heating equipment in the home, there is a possibility—if minor—that carbon monoxide can leak out into your home. We want to reassure you that, today, gas furnaces and boilers are built to be safe and durable. However, that doesn’t mean you should trust that your heating system is 100% safe.
Carbon monoxide is a byproduct of the fuel-burning process. It should vent safely to the outside of the home via a flue pipe, vent pipe, or chimney, but this can go wrong. Carbon monoxide poisoning kills hundreds each year and hospitalizes hundreds more. Here’s what you should do to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your home.
Many people in our area have furnaces heating their homes. They are durable, and today’s models are highly efficient, which may lead many of us to believe they are relatively safe and secure most of the time.
Unfortunately, however, furnace problems can develop over time. Make sure you get your annual furnace tune-up as soon as possible, so that you’re protected throughout the winter. Here are two big reasons to consider this professional service.
When you need service for your heating and air conditioning system, call technicians who have the proper training for the job—and can prove it. Contact NATE-certified technicians to know that you have hired some of the finest contractors in the industry.