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

What Makes Radiant Heating Systems Right for Me?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

This winter is expected to be one of the coldest on record here in Westlake, OH, and if you’re looking for a new heating system, now is the time to act. But in your deliberations, don’t overlook an alternative model to the boilers and forced-air furnaces that most people have in their homes. Radiant heating systems, in particular, offer a number of benefits that could improve certain homes a great deal. These systems warm the room through coils or tubes beneath the floorboards, channeling heat directly through the floors and into feet and furnishings.

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Smells That Indicate a Problem with Your Heater

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Our heaters are going full blast as we officially enter the winter season this week, and with the weather expected to get chillingly cold here in Avon, OH, you need your heater to function as expected every time. Prudent homeowners should be on the lookout for anything unusual with their heating systems, and that can include smells as well as sights and sounds. Odd odors aren’t unusual, but they often indicate a problem, and while the system may sometimes shut down automatically in the face of them (depending upon the make and model), it still needs addressing before you can use your heater effectively. Possible smells can include the following:

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Do You Need a New Furnace?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Now is not an ideal time to experience problems with your furnace. With the weather already cold in Rocky River, OH, things are bound to get colder soon, waiting on a serious problem could only make things worse. And if you don’t think your furnace can make it to spring, you need to move on it now, before the need for a reliable heating system becomes too great to risk a day to install a new system.

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Get Rid of the Dry Air in Your Home

Monday, December 5th, 2016

The coming of winter here in Bay Village, OH, means that your home is apt to experience dry air for the next few months. As the temperature falls, the ambient moisture in the air coalesces into droplets. That’s why you get dew on the ground in the early morning hours in the spring and summer, and why dry air dominates our homes in the winter. It can be a significant problem, but luckily, there’s a way to address it.

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