3 Things That Heating Contractors Can Do For You


Heating contractors can do a great deal for you when it comes to your furnace. This article is going to discuss 3 things that a heating contractor can do for you. 

Furnace Repair 

One of the worst things that can happen in the middle of winter is to have your furnace stop working on you. Things will start getting cold in your home very quickly, so the sooner you have your furnace repaired or replaced, the better. Heating contractors realize the importance of having a furnace that can properly heat your home, so they will arrive as soon as they can and figure out exactly what is causing the issue. 

Help You Choose A New Furnace

If you feel that it is time to get a new furnace, a heating contractor is going to be able to help you out with this as well. They will be able to look at your older model of furnace and show you current models of furnaces that you can use to replace it. They will be able to give you detailed information about each furnace as well, so that you know exactly what you are getting. Sometimes you can purchase your furnace directly from the heating contractor, or other times they will be ordering it from a larger supplier for you. In either case, they are going to be able to make sure that you get the furnace that you want and that it is installed correctly for you. 

Furnace Maintenance 

One way to ensure that your furnace is going to last you for as long as possible is going to be to make sure that it is properly maintained. While you may not even know where to begin when it comes to caring for your furnace on your own, you are likely going to be able to get all of the help that you need from a heating contractor. A heating contractor is going to be able to set up regular appointments multiple times each year to perform furnace maintenance. This is generally going to include checking and cleaning the gas burner, making sure that the blower is working properly and there is good air flow, correlating the gas valve within the furnace, making sure that all electrical components are working correctly, and more. This thorough inspection ensures that if anything is wrong with your furnace, it is going to be taken care of. Contact a company like A-1 American Services to get started.


8 March 2017

Cool off Your AC Bill

Every summer, I agonized over energy bills that would shoot into the stratosphere as a result of my efforts to keep cool in the heat. Every time I turned the temperature down, my bills increased. This summer, I decided to take some of the control over my energy bill back. I installed reflective film on my windows that reduced the amount of light and heat coming into the house. I started serving more cold meals or asking my husband to barbecue outside, so that my air conditioner didn't have to compete with the hot stove, and I started doing laundry at night to reduce appliance heat in the house at peak times. I also had ceiling fans installed. So far, the difference in my bill has been tremendous. This blog is a way for me to explore other ways to reduce energy drain during the summer months.