Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘heat’

Common Causes of Poor Heating Efficiency

Monday, December 10th, 2018

efficient-homeYou should not have to dread the arrival of your utility bills in the winter season. Would it be nice to heat your home for free? Well, yes—of course it would. There are a lot of theoretical situations that would be nice, but they are just that: theoretical. The fact of the matter is that, regardless of what type of heater you use in your home, you are going to pay to heat your living space. Just keep in mind that this does not mean you should be content to overpay for heating your living space!

If you’ve noticed that your heating costs are really unwieldy, then let a member of our team know right away. Our winters are too long and too cold to just bite the bullet on this one. You deserve to heat your home in an affordable manner, and we’re here to help you do just that. Read on to learn more about some common causes of inefficient heating in Avon, CT. Some issues may even be resolved on your own!

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No, Your Heater Isn’t “Fine”

Monday, October 15th, 2018

hello-winterWe may have the occasional warm outlier here and there for a while longer, but chilly days are now the norm here in New England. If you need heating repair in Bristol, CT, you need to schedule that service promptly. The longer that you wait to do so, the more likely it becomes that you’ll encounter serious problems that come with serious pricetags down the road. This is precisely why you need to know some warning signs that trouble is brewing.

Well, I’ve had my system tuned up, so I should be all set, right? 

Oh, how we wish this were the case. We’d like nothing more than to tell you all about how our routine maintenance will keep your system completely problem-free throughout the coldest time of the year. Unfortunately, even the best systems, and even those that are the most well-maintained, are going to run into trouble at some point. Contact our team when yours does.

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Can My Heating Repairs Wait Until Next Winter?

Monday, March 5th, 2018

technician-workingIf this is a question that you find yourself asking, then it may be time to rethink your approach to this situation. There is, after all, a big difference between “can” and “should” in this context. Is it possible that your ailing heater can limp its way through the remainder of the season? Sure, depending upon just how severe the trouble may be. Should you let it do so, though? We’d say absolutely not. Prompt repairs are always best.

We understand that the end of the heating season is on the horizon. We also know that many of our clients are more than happy to bid farewell to winter and its weather for the coming months of the calendar year. Unfortunately, we also know that, in their excitement, homeowners often wind up doing themselves and their heaters a disservice. Today, we’ll focus on why you should not put off necessary heating repairs in Newington, CT.

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How Ignoring Heating Repairs Causes Further Problems

Monday, February 19th, 2018

hugging-radiatorWinter in Connecticut is a  long, cold season, and it is one that is really going to test the integrity and stamina of your home heating system. With a professional installation and routine heating maintenance, your heater should be able to pass that test—most of the time. The fact of the matter, however, is that every heating system is susceptible to the occasional operational problem. If and when you notice that your heater is in trouble, be sure to give a member of our team a call right away.

The sooner that you have your heater repaired,  regardless of how “minor” you may think that the problem is, the better. Prompt heating repairs in Newington can really save you a lot of trouble down the line. We understand that scheduling heating repairs, especially when the system has not broken down entirely, is not convenient. However, it is going to pay off for you when do it at the first sign of trouble.

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Avoiding Trouble with Your Heating System

Monday, February 5th, 2018

sick-coupleNew England is one of those areas where the frigid grip of winter can squeeze hard and long. If you want to make it through the coldest time of the year comfortably, you really need a heater that is going to step up to the plate and knock the ball right out of the park. That doesn’t mean that you can hope for your heater to bat a thousand,  though.

All heaters, even those that are manufactured by the best names in the industry and which are expertly installed by qualified professionals,  will encounter operational problems of one kind or another eventually. When your system starts to act up, you need to schedule professional heating repair in Newington right away. In the meantime, here are some tips to help you avoid trouble with your heater to begin with.

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What Does Heating Maintenance Do for Me?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

cold-manWouldn’t it be great to invest in a home heating system, fire it up on the first cold day of the season, and then know that you’ll be able to continue doing so indefinitely? Unfortunately, this just isn’t the way that things work in the real world. When you use a mechanical system of any kind, including even the best heaters on the market, you are going to run into trouble from time to time. That’s the reality of the situation.

That being said, there is a way in which you can help your system to function as successfully and reliably as possible. That is by scheduling routine heating maintenance with skilled, trained professionals. No, this won’t eliminate the risk of you running into trouble with your system on occasion. It will, however, help you to minimize the risk of encountering problems. Read on to learn a bit more about the ways in which professional, routine maintenance can benefit you.

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Exploring Your Heating Replacement Options

Monday, December 25th, 2017

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Okay, quick: what is the most exciting way that you can think of to spend your money? If you said “buying a new heating system,” then—well, actually, that’s pretty surprising. Look, we know that a new heater may not be the most exciting investment that you can make, but it is one of the most important investments that you can make. That is why you should really take the time to explore all of your options when the need for a heating replacement arises.

Heating in Hartford, CT is serious business. If you’ve lived here through even one winter season, then you know that already. All heaters have their pros and cons, and there is no single heater that is right for every home and every homeowner. If that were the case, there wouldn’t be so many options to choose from! Read on to explore your heating replacement options, and please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions that you may have.  

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Why Is My Heater Blowing Cool Air?

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Nobody wants to run into problems requiring professional heating repair in Hartford, CT, but hey — we don’t always get what we want. While investing in a good heater from a trusted manufacturer will certainly help to keep your heater repair needs to a minimum, fact is that no heating system can ever be 100% reliable. Eventually, you are going to need heating repairs, and it is always going to be in your best interest to schedule these services before your heater breaks down on you entirely.

chilly-manDoing so, obviously, means that you need to be able to recognize the signs of trouble in the first place. That’s what we’re here to help you with today. Now, some signs of trouble are going to be very subtle. Others, not so much. Then, there are problems that cannot be ignored, let alone overlooked. A heater that is blowing cool air falls into this latter category. Be sure to contact us right away if your heater is blowing lukewarm or downright cool air from its vents.

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Why Is My Heater Starting and Stopping Frequently?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

furnace-technicianWouldn’t it be great if you could invest in a heater, schedule routine maintenance, and then never have to worry about needing heating repair in Hartford, CT? We sure think so. Unfortunately for all of us, this is simply not the reality of the situation. The truth of the matter is that even the best heaters, and even those that are the most well-maintained, are going to encounter operational problems from time to time. Preventative tune-ups limit the risk of problems, but eventually one will strike!

When it does, it is very important that you schedule professional heating repairs as soon as you possibly can. Putting any repair needs on the backburner will only give those problems the time necessary for doing more serious damage to your system. One fairly obvious sign of trouble is a heater that is starting up, but running only very briefly before cycling back down again. If this is happening in your home, be sure to give us a call and to schedule prompt heating repairs!

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