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

Signs of Furnace Trouble

Monday, January 9th, 2017

If you invest in routine heating maintenance for your furnace each year, then it has the potential to last many years. However, no matter how well you take care of your system, there will eventually come a time that it needs to be replaced. It’s best to know the signs that the time has come before it actually happens.

Weather is certainly getting chillier now, but waiting even longer to replace a furnace could mean getting stuck in the coldest part of the year without a functioning heater, which nobody wants! Keep reading for some of the signs that you do in fact need a new furnace.

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Just How Efficient Is Your Gas Furnace?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

In recent years, homeowners throughout the country have become increasingly interested in making their homes as energy efficient as possible. Energy audits have actually become a fairly routine process to help homeowners such as yourself determine how to save money through improvements for an energy-saving home.

Among the energy-consuming appliances and systems in your home are HVAC systems. And as we get closer and closer to winter, furnaces are top-of-mind for many homeowners. In order to save money and lower your energy use, you’d do well to consider just how efficient your gas furnace is.

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It’s Not Too Late for Fall Heat Pump Maintenance!

Monday, November 21st, 2016

With the quick drop in temperatures last week being an indication, winter is well on its way. As such, you’ll want to ensure that your heater is ready to do its job effectively and efficiently. Without proper maintenance, however, it simply cannot do this. If you have a heat pump, you may be thinking, “but I already had annual maintenance done in the spring, so I’m good…right?”

Unfortunately, no. Heat pumps need maintenance more often than traditional HVAC systems, as they do twice the work. If you want your heat pump to work as well this winter as it did during the summer, then the time to schedule your second heat pump maintenance appointment is now!

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Do Radiant Heating Systems Require Much Maintenance?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

As our nights become progressively chillier, it’s hard to ignore the fact that winter is well on its way. You may be wondering then if your heater is up to the task of continually warming your home on a daily basis throughout the season. If you have a radiant heating system, you’re in good hands as our team is familiar with all types of heating systems on the market.

One of the most appealing features of a radiant system is the limited maintenance it requires. However, just like any other heating system, it does, in fact, require maintenance, and that maintenance should only be performed by highly trained professionals, such as the members of our team. To understand a radiant heating system’s maintenance needs, it’s important to know how they work.

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How Ductless Systems Operate and How One Can Benefit You

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Are you considering having a new heating system installed before this winter begins? Or perhaps you’re remodeling your home and are unsure if your current system can adequately heat the home? A ductless system is certainly worth your consideration. Keep reading to learn how these system operate and how one can best benefit you.

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3 Steps to Ensuring Your Heater is Ready for Winter

Monday, September 26th, 2016

It’s taken awhile to get there, but we are finally feeling some cooler temperatures. While it may not be time quite yet to shut off our AC systems for the season, it is certainly time to start thinking about heater maintenance. A prematurely failed heating system is no less convenient than any other broken down appliance or system in your home.

In fact, it can be even worse, considering you could be stuck in the dead of winter with no form of heat. The number one way to ensure that this does not happen is by scheduling heating system maintenance. But what happens during this service appointment? Keep reading to learn what 3 steps our technicians take to prepare your system for the coming season.

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Is It Time for You to Schedule a Heating Maintenance Appointment?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

With recent temperatures still staying steadily up in the 80’s, it may seem silly to begin thinking about your heater. However, with the official start of fall occurring in just a couple of weeks, soon enough those nighttime temperatures will be dropping to a point that you’ll be very grateful for a properly working heating system.

Of course, your heater can only function at its peak performance if it is well taken care of. And that includes having routine preventive maintenance done on the system. Routine maintenance benefits homeowners in a number of ways. Keep reading to learn more about how to keep your heating system in good shape with this service.

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What to Know When You’re Replacing a Heating System

Monday, March 28th, 2016

When a furnace breaks down, there are a lot of things on your mind. First, you’re concerned about finding a way to keep your family warm while you wait to have the new heater in place. Second, you might worry about the price of the brand new system and whether or not it’s in the budget. But we think there are a couple of more important things homeowners should know about purchasing a brand new furnace.

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Furnace Safety Tips for the End of the Season

Monday, March 21st, 2016

We may still have a few cooler days left for us in Lakewood, CO, but winter is coming to an end soon, which means your furnace will be out of commission for a while. Your furnace worked hard this season, so it’s important to give it a proper inspection and shut down for the season. Now is the perfect time to look back at how your heating system performed this season, and consider whether or not you need to have some repairs done, or perhaps even have your furnace replaced before next season. We’ve shared a few safety tips below for you to review.

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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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