House Call Company Blog: Archive for October, 2016

Get More from Your Heater with a New Thermostat

Monday, October 31st, 2016

If you think you need to replace your entire home heating system in order to enjoy a better heating performance, think again. Sure, an old, failing heater may best be replaced. For a heater that just isn’t living up to your expectations, though, there are plenty of other options to consider. One of the simplest ways in which to get more from your heater in Chesapeake, VA is simply to upgrade your thermostat.

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Be Careful When Choosing Your Furnace Filter

Monday, October 24th, 2016

A lot of homeowners use furnaces to heat their homes, which should really come as no surprise. Furnaces are highly regarded for both their heating output and the efficiency with which they operate. Sometimes, though, the performance and efficiency of a furnace is actually jeopardized by user error. This is the case when a homeowner uses an inappropriate filter in their furnace.

If you do use a furnace in Suffolk, VA, make sure that you are using a filter that is right for the system. Otherwise, you can cause a number of problems to develop. Read on to learn more.

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Prevent Excessively Dry Air This Winter

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Your heating system may not actively dry out the air in your home the way that an air conditioner can, but dry air is still a very real problem during the winter months. While the air in the summer tends to be humid, and dehumidified somewhat in the cooling process, the air in the winter starts out dry.

That means that you may be heating already dry air and redistributing it throughout your home again and again. That can have a seriously negative effect on your indoor air quality. Fortunately, it is a problem that you can resolve with the use of a professionally installed whole-house humidifier in Norfolk, VA.

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Don’t Put Off Your Heating Replacement Any Longer

Monday, October 10th, 2016

If you are thinking about scheduling a heating replacement this year, now is the time to act. We aren’t trying to alarm you, but you are running out of time before the coldest weather of the year sets in. It’s certainly possible to replace a heating system in the middle of winter. But you really don’t want to do that, do you?

Should you be on the fence about a heating replacement in Virginia Beach, keep the following tips in mind. This should help you to decide if now is indeed the right time to replace your heating system. If so, remember that our technicians are guaranteed to do the job right.

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Schedule Your Heating Tune-Up Today

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

You may not be running your home heating system around the clock just yet, but it won’t be long before you start. Once you start using your heater in this manner, you aren’t going to want to stop to have it serviced. That is why scheduling your heating maintenance in Portsmouth, VA prior to the onset of the heating season is advisable.

We’ve talked recently about heating your home safely, as well as the importance of routine heating maintenance. The two really are tied together hand in hand, however. Read on to learn more about how heating maintenance not only protects efficiency and comfort, but safety as well.

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