Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Our Guide to Repairing or Replacing Your Heater

Monday, January 11th, 2021
Cooling and heating with duct work in basement

One of the hardest parts about being a heater owner is that you need to decide when you’re ready to have the system replaced or repaired. There’s no class in high school or accurate guides available these days that can tell you exactly the information you’re looking for, which is why we’re looking to change that.

We’re going to use a nifty point system to determine whether your heater should be repaired or replaced. If you score low enough on the point scale, then your heater is probably fine for a targeted repair and routine maintenance every year. If it scores high enough, then you might make a more cost-effective decision by investing in heater replacement in Westlake, OH.

Ultimately, the choice is yours. But who says we can’t be along with you every step of the way to ensure you make the best choice?

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Bangs, Booms, and Stuffy Smells: Avoid These Furnace Problems

Monday, December 28th, 2020

Furnaces aren’t unsafe systems inherently. Each and every one is built under EPA guidelines and with safety protocols in mind so they can safely and efficiently heat your home for a decade or more. Even the newer furnace models have advanced technology that makes them more robust and effective than ever. These facts don’t mean that a furnace can’t start showing dangerous signs of furnace repairs, however.

If you’re concerned about needing furnace repair in Strongsville, OH, then take a look at our guide below. We’re going to talk about several common signs we see that signal a furnace needs our help. From strange noises to bad odors, there are a ton of things that can clue you in on your furnace’s needs. You’re the first line of defense and it’s up to you to call us when you need our help!

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Getting the Best Contractor Money Can Buy

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Trust, savings, reliability … These are all important things to consider when you’re looking to hire a heating professional this winter. There’s nothing worse than your heater breaking down on the morning of your favorite holiday, only for you to dread picking up the phone and calling “that guy.”

Well, aside from our team always being available for 24/7 service, we’d like to make the argument that you should expect more from your HVAC provider. Every homeowner is different, and it’s important that you highlight what matters for you when dealing with a professional HVAC contractor in North Olmsted, OH.

Do you want to maximize savings? Do you want a team that gives you advice? How about a team that’s fast and effective, hands down? Keep reading as we talk about what to prioritize when it comes to your heating service.

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Heater Rebates and Tax Credits: What You Should Know

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Heaters are expensive. We all know this. Rarely are people just expected to purchase a heater upfront, brand-new, with cash in their pockets. Heck, we wouldn’t have a financing page if it were that easy! So, in the spirit of the season, we’re going to try and give back by helping you understand the benefits of tax credits, rebates, and how you can best take advantage of them.

What’s being offered federally? How about local or state tax credits? These are the questions you should be asking yourself, and you should be asking your HVAC contractor. A professional who really cares about you and your heater in Strongsville, OH will have those answers for you. It’s important to work together by pinpointing the most efficient system while saving you as much money as possible.

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How Exactly Does Your Gas Furnace Work?

Monday, November 16th, 2020

This might seem like a strange blog post topic, but bear with us. When furnaces are neglected, they often become dangerous. These systems rely on yearly maintenance, fast and effective repairs, and the vigilance of a homeowner who is ready to call for professional help when the need arises. Thus, it’s becoming more and more important to us that you start to know how your furnace works and what role you have to play in its lifespan.

If you need help with your gas furnace in Westlake, OH, then you can always call us. Or, if you think it’s time to replace your system with a new one, we can do that too. The first priority of this post is to inform you about how your gas furnace works, the ins and outs of a combustion heating system, and when to notice that yours isn’t working properly.

With this insight, you should be ready to let us know when you need help, or at least feel more comfortable each night knowing your system is working properly.

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Get Your Heater Ready for Winter

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Heaters aren’t exactly built to last forever. Sure, in the best of cases they produce affordable, comfortable heat for our homes season after season, but that can only last so long. The lifespan of a heater also drops dramatically when you ignore repairs, treat it poorly, and don’t sign up for yearly maintenance.

So, let’s knock off one of those heater needs by talking about ways you can treat your heating system right as you pull it out of hibernation for the year. Do you need to schedule heater maintenance this fall? Do you need to call us for heater repair in Westlake, OH? Or perhaps you need to do a bit more to make sure it’s adequately equipped to keep you comfortable?

Whatever your heater needs, we can help. We’ll talk about some tips that can ensure it’s ready to fight against the cold temperatures, as well as talk about the need for quick heater repair.

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Furnaces: The Most Common Heater in America

Monday, March 9th, 2020

While this might not be a shocker to any of you reading this, we’re more concerned with why furnaces are so popular these days rather than just the statistic itself. To explore why gas furnaces are so popular in our area and around the country, we need to first explore how they work and what their unique advantages are in the heating industry.

Perhaps by knowing this information, you can better decide on whether or not your malfunctioning heater could use that furnace repair in North Olmsted, OH that you’ve been considering. If you know just how efficient your heater could run, then perhaps it is a good idea to keep it running in peak condition.

So, why are gas furnaces the most common type of heater in the country, and what does that have to say about the efficiency of such a system? Let’s take a look.

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Signs Your Heater Is About to Go

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Heaters don’t last forever. We know that so many homeowners in our area don’t want to hear that, but it’s the truth. What this usually signifies is the slow descent into figuring out how to replace your heating system, which when working with amateurs or subpar service technicians, can be a nightmare fueled by many headaches.

We’d like to argue that when you’re working with a team that really cares, like ours, a heater replacement doesn’t have to be that bad! Options are more efficient and affordable than ever, and the right team with the right mindset can help you make the best decision. But first, we need to figure out if your system is on its way out, or what can be done about it.

Whether your system is still in good condition enough for repairs or neglecting heater maintenance in North Olmsted, OH has finally paid its price, let’s take a look at the status of your problematic system.

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5 Gas Furnace Safety Tips

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Gas furnaces are inherently built in a safe manner. However, we’d be lying if we didn’t mention that there are a few problems that can arise with furnace neglect that can eventually turn into safety issues. These systems run on the combustion of flammable gas, and like any fire in your home, there is always a safety risk if the system is not maintained appropriately

That’s why we’ve chosen to discuss a few safety tips that come with your gas furnace in order to ensure you stay safe and happy. These five tips won’t keep your system completely clear of all problems, however, and you’re going to need to contact professionals for furnace repair in North Ridgeville, OH if you suspect anything more serious happening in your furnace.

So, let’s get started!

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Problems with Your Heat Exchanger?

Monday, January 27th, 2020

We’re going to talk a bit today about what a heat exchanger is, the problems that can arise in a heat exchanger, and how these problems can be dangerous if left alone. Don’t panic—this can be safely and easily addressed when you call an HVAC professional to fix the furnace.

The truth is, gas furnaces aren’t inherently dangerous devices. But through neglect and disrepair, they can quickly become a huge problem when it comes to safety.

A problem with your heat exchanger requires heater repair in Fairview Park, OH or perhaps the immediate need for a heater replacement. This will vary from situation to situation. Luckily, our professionals are trained and certified in furnace care to the point where they can provide you the options you need when the time comes.

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