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Category: Heating Systems

What’s the Best Heating System for Maine?

william 19th September 2022
What’s the best heating system to have installed for living in Maine? When you live in Maine, your heating system is very important for your safety as well as your comfort. We get asked a lot, “What’s the best heating system to have in Maine?” While there isn’t a definitive answer to this question – it really depends on your individual circumstances and needs, we thought we’d give a rundown on the main types of heating systems available for your Maine home: Hot Water Boilers Forced hot water boilers heat water inside the unit and pump it throughout your home…

8 Reasons NOW is the Time to Service Your Heating System

william 28th August 2022
Don’t get caught with an unexpected expense – NOW is the time to have your heating system inspected and cleaned! If you need any repairs or replacement parts, you want to make sure you’re in good shape in time those cold fall mornings. Maintaining your heating system annually will ensure it’s running safely, efficiently, and help avoid expensive heating repair. Just like our vehicles need regular service to keep running properly, so do heating systems. All heating systems should be serviced annually to inspect all the heating elements, the electrical units, and to replace the filters. Routine, annual inspection and…

Tips for Selecting a New Heating System

william 26th June 2022
There are a few key points to consider when you are faced with choosing a new heating system. Just like Goldilocks – you want to select one that will be just right! A new system needs to fit the size of your house, compliment your space, and be efficient to save on energy costs. Here’s what you need to consider: Cost A new heating system is a big investment, one of the biggest made in a house, so you want to spend your money wisely. You also don’t want to break the bank. While you may not need the Cadillac…

8 Home Heating Mistakes that Spike Your Bill

william 8th February 2022
Worrying about energy efficiency and expensive heating bills? There are actually things homeowners do every day that waste heat and cause costs to go up. Make the most of your spending for heat this winter by avoiding these eight common home heating mistakes: Allowing Cold Air In Most homeowners don’t realize how much heat they may be losing out air leaks and drafty openings. Take some time to go around and check all your doors, windows, exhaust openings and exterior walls for drafts. Don’t forget the basement and attic as well. Unheated and unfinished areas are the worst culprits. Seal,…

HVAC Fall Maintenance Checklist

william 13th October 2021
This time of year, we all start buttoning up our houses and yards for winter. As you work on your fall maintenance chores, don’t forget your HVAC systems. Regular care of your plumbing and heating keeps these important systems running efficiently.   Take a look at our Fall Maintenance Checklist below for the items you need to add to your to-do list: Replace Air Filters The air filters for your heating system fill with dirt and debris over time (that’s what they are for, after all!). When they become clogged up, airflow and efficiency are restricted. When this happens, the…