Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Is It Time to Replace Your Heating System?

Monday, February 15th, 2016

When an older heater finally breaks down, you have to spend a lot of time searching around for the perfect replacement, waiting for the heater to be installed, and allowing your technicians to do a quality inspection and performance test. We recommend that you replace your heating system before it breaks down, so that you won’t have to deal with the possibility of a sudden breakdown.

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How Does a Warm-Air Furnace Work?

Monday, February 1st, 2016

If you’ve got a furnace keeping your home warm, then you’re like most homeowners in the area. A furnace is a reliable, cost-effective whole-home heating system that most homes are already set up for. It typically (though, not always) runs on natural gas, a clean-burning fuel, and today’s units are very efficient.

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It’s Not Too Late: Schedule Heating Maintenance Today!

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Think of the last time you had to call in a technician to fix your heater. More than likely, it happened on a particularly cold day, when the heater was working its hardest. You had to drop what you were doing and mess with the controls for a while, before finally deciding it was time to call a technician.

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Radiant Heating and Forced-Air Heating Systems: Which Is Better?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The right heating system is tough to choose, especially since there are so many options available on the market today. First, you’ve got a big decision to make: will you have a forced-air heater that moves heat into the air, or will you have a radiant heating system that transfers heat directly to a room?

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Why You Should Replace a Furnace After 15 Years

Monday, January 4th, 2016

It’s a tough decision to replace a furnace that you’ve had for many years when it’s been working reliably for such a long time. But there are actually many good reasons to replace a furnace, even before it breaks down for a long time. We’ve got two good reasons listed below: your health and your wallet. For more information, contact our friendly team of professionals.

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A Guide to the Safety Switches in Your Furnace

Monday, December 14th, 2015

When whole-home heating systems were first invented, a lack of regulation and poor knowledge of ventilation meant that furnaces and boilers were prone to unsafe operation. Carbon monoxide leaks, gas leaks and home fires were once all too common, but those days are long gone. Today’s furnaces have multiple safety switches to keep you safe—but they perform best with regular maintenance from a trained professional.

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Is Your Furnace in Need of Service?

Monday, November 30th, 2015

We want to make sure that homeowners get services for their heating systems in time, so that a sudden heating system breakdown doesn’t leave them in the cold. Scheduling maintenance early on in the season and seeking services for repairs as soon as there is a problem can help to make things a lot less stressful in the long run. Here’s how you can tell it’s time to repair or maintain your heating system.

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Enjoy Better Comfort from a Modulating Furnace

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The invention of the furnace long ago was one of the most important developments in home comfort technology. But the technology only continues to improve with each passing year. One of the newest advancements is the availability of modulating furnaces for home use. Installing a modulating furnace can make the winters easier to get through, and you and your family members are likely to notice a major difference if you are replacing an older unit.

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6 Fall Furnace Efficiency Tips

Monday, November 9th, 2015

You will need your heater to be working nearly full time for you this winter. Make sure it is running as efficiently as possible by following 6 of our favorite fall heating efficiency tips!

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Your Short Guide to Installing a New Furnace

Monday, October 19th, 2015

The furnace may be the most common heating system installed in homes in the U.S., but it’s still a system that most people have some difficulty understanding. When you decide it’s time for a new heater, it may be difficult to know where to start. We’ve compiled a short list of things you should know when you are beginning your search for the perfect heating system.

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