House Call Company Blog: Archive for February, 2017

Replacing My Heater: Boiler or Furnace?

Monday, February 27th, 2017

couple-warm-and-cozyDon’t let the arrival of March in just a few short days fool you. There is still plenty of use for your home heating system in the weeks ahead. It can take a while to heat up substantially around here, and it is not uncommon for a warm stretch to come and go, only to let the chill right back in. With that in mind, you should definitely start thinking seriously about your heater in Chesapeake, VA, and its performance quality over the past few months. Once the weather warms up a bit, you may benefit from a heating replacement.

Back in October, we talked about a few of the reasons why you may want to schedule a heating replacement. These included the age of the system, its overall performance quality, and energy efficiency levels. Today, we’ll assume that you’ve decided to replace your heater already, and that you are on to the next big question: which system to choose. Let’s consider two of the most popular: the furnace and the boiler. 

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Use a Zone Control System with Your Heater and AC

Monday, February 13th, 2017

technician-at-workThere are many reasons why homeowners may choose to replace an air conditioner or a heating system. Perhaps the system just is not heating and/or cooling the property successfully. Maybe energy costs are too high. Whatever the case may be, some homeowners wind up tolerating a subpar heating and/or cooling performance just because they are unable to replace the system at the time. There are definitely other options to consider, however, which can help you to get a better performance from your home comfort system(s).

One such option is to upgrade your HVAC systems with zoning equipment. Doing so has a number of benefits to offer, and you may just see a revitalization in terms of your system’s output quality. Consider the following, and let us know if you are ready to start taking advantage of a zone control system in Suffolk, VA.

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