Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for September, 2016

Do You Need a Garage Heater?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Garage heaters sound like a luxury, and depending on the circumstances you might not need one. But winters are very cold here in Avon, OH, and many homes have detached garages or similar set-ups with no real heating system. A separate garage heater may be an excellent solution, sized to your space and able to provide heating on a moment’s notice. Whether you need one or not depends on the circumstances, but when making your decision, you should consider the following factors. They can help you determine if such a system is right for you.

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Watch for Problems with Your Boiler

Monday, September 19th, 2016

With September comes fall weather here in Bay Village, OH, and that means your heating system will soon be called upon to keep your home warm day in and day out. This is a good time to run your system for a period and check for any problems that may occur, especially with boilers, which a number of local households use. The sooner you can spot a serious issue, the more time you’ll have to schedule a repair service. But if you’re not a professional, how do you know what to look for? Proper diagnosis requires a trained technician, it’s true, but you can still spot general signs that something is wrong on your own.

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Is Your Heater Ready to Be Replaced?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

With temperatures cooling throughout September here in Rocky River, OH, the time has come to give your heater a thorough look and determine whether or not it’s up to handling another cold winter. If you’re confident that you can get through to the spring with it, then you’re likely in good shape. If there’s cause for concern, however, then now is the time to make the decision to replace your heater, instead of waiting for trouble to arrive in the middle of the winter. Why now, and how can you make that determination? Here are a few tips to help you out.

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The Benefits of Scheduling Heater Maintenance

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Labor Day weekend is a chance to relax and enjoy yourself with friends and family. It’s also a good spot on the calendar to issue a gentle reminder that heating season is on the way, and that your heater could do with its regular maintenance from a trained technician. Maintenance isn’t the same thing as repairs: it’s more of a tune-up, which gives the technician a chance to look over the system and make any adjustments or schedule further work if necessary. Doing so now gives you plenty of room to maneuver: scheduling the maintenance at your leisure and leaving space for any further work before the cold weather descends for another winter here in Westlake, OH.

But what, specifically, are the benefits of scheduling heating system maintenance? Here’s a quick guide.

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