Evans Plumbing Inc Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

The Most Important Factor in Selecting a New HVAC System

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

green-home-handHeating and air conditioning systems are a must-have for many homes throughout the country, which means they are often a “distress purchase” of sorts. Homeowners may only really buy a new heating system or a new air conditioner when it’s an emergency, leaving them little time to consider their options. In many cases, they simply stick with the cheapest system they can find, but we think this is a mistake.

Whenever possible, we think it’s important for homeowners to take the time to compare efficiency ratings and find the best HVAC system available for their homes. Today, we take a look at why this is.

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What’s the Difference Between a Furnace and a Boiler?

Monday, February 13th, 2017

natural-gas-furnace-flameIn order to get the service you really need for your heating system, it’s important to know the proper terminology. When your heater needs repairs or if you are shopping around for a new one, you should be able to identify whether you are thinking of a boiler or a furnace.

Don’t worry; it’s not uncommon to confuse the two. Sometimes, you get so used to hearing one term or the other, the differences may not occur to you. Or, you may move from a relatively warm climate to somewhere homeowners have all kinds of different systems in place.

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Keep Home Systems from Failing During the Holidays

Monday, December 5th, 2016

This holiday season, as you’re decorating the home and gathering friends and family for a feast, don’t forget to take care of your home’s most important systems. The holidays are tough without a working garbage disposal, heating system, or piping system, and you should do everything in your power to keep these afloat for a joyous, stress-free season.

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4 Things to Do for a Safe and Healthy Winter

Monday, November 28th, 2016

This winter, don’t forget to do whatever you can to make your home a safe and healthy place. When you run your heating system, there’s a possibility of a carbon monoxide leak or another dangerous issue that could affect your family members, and that’s something you want to avoid at all costs. Here are our tips for making sure your home is safe and healthy all season long.

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The Earlier the Better: It’s Not Too Late for Heating Service

Monday, November 14th, 2016

If you haven’t already scheduled fall maintenance for your heating system, it’s not too late. We strongly recommend that you do this ASAP, and the earlier you get it done, the better.

The most important thing is that you don’t skip this service altogether. If you have not already had a trained heating and air conditioning technician check out your heating system and give it a complete tune-up, now is the time.

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Call a Tech ASAP for These 3 Furnace Issues

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Sometimes, it’s tough to tell if that issue you’re having with your heating system is truly urgent—or if you can wait a while to schedule service.

We know that you’re a busy homeowner and that it can be difficult to find the time of day to schedule in home services. But we want you to know that even those little issues that seem like no big deal can indicate a pretty big problem. Here are 3 types of issues we always recommend calling in a technician for—as soon as possible.

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Three Ways to Protect Your Home for Colder Weather

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Ready or not, winter is almost here. And once temperatures plunger and we have 5 feet of snow around our homes, it gets a lot more difficult for us to get the services we need to keep our homes safe and comfortable. Start planning early, and consider the following steps to get your home ready for winter so that you don’t have to worry about issues when it’s freezing outside.

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Don’t Miss Out: Schedule Annual Heating Maintenance ASAP

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Most people don’t give much thought to their heaters until it really starts to get chilly. But if you don’t schedule this preseason service, you may find that you soon wish you had.

Professional heating maintenance service includes a tune-up of your heater that can help it to operate smoothly and use less energy with each cycle. More importantly, most people who get annual maintenance services are able to avoid costly, sudden system breakdowns in the middle of winter.

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What You Need to Know about Deciding on a New Boiler

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

A boiler is a major investment, so it’s important to find one that’s just right for your home when you’re on the lookout for a replacement. Here’s what you should know about choosing a new boiler that will cost as little as possible to run each month and that won’t break down soon after installation.

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4 Reasons to Schedule Annual Heating Service Today

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Your heating system may seem to operate just fine, but hidden problems start to reveal themselves as the weather starts to get much colder. Schedule heating service today, so that you can find out about these problems and improve the performance of your furnace, boiler, or heat pump for the upcoming fall and winter chill. Read on to find out how annual heating service can benefit you and your home.

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