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Category: Hot Air Furnaces

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,…

Can My Heating System Be Repaired or Do I Need a New One?

william 23rd May 2021
The system responsible for heating your home is probably not the first thing on your mind right now. We get it – who wants to think about heat now?! Can’t we enjoy summer first?! Well, if your heating system is more than 15 years old, or you experienced issues with it last winter, this is the exact time you should be thinking about it. Eventually, heating systems, or part of them, will need to be repaired or replaced. The summertime is the perfect time to be researching and planning for your new system for a number of reasons. Heating technicians…

Why You Should Have Your Heating System Serviced NOW

207HeatingAdmin 21st July 2020
While your furnace is the farthest thing from your mind right now, we know, there is a good reason to give it some attention even while summer heat rages outside. Most homeowners don’t realize it, but summer can be the best time to get your annual heating system inspection and cleaning done. Before we know it, there will be cold mornings that turn into cold days. If you don’t let the cold weather sneak up on you, you’ll be ready at the turn of switch to keep yourself and your family comfortable. Why Annual Heating System Inspections are Necessary Your…

8 Home Heating Myths

207HeatingAdmin 26th February 2020
The home heating system is winding down, but we still have more than a month left of chilly weather to depend on our heating system. Since HVAC costs make up around half of our total home energy bill, we thought it would be important to separate fact from fiction. At 207 Plumbing & Heating, we specialize in the installation, repair, and servicing of your furnace, boiler, or heat pump. We’re here to help with all your heating system needs or upgrades with fast, dependable and friendly service. In this month’s blog, we tackle the top 8 heating myths, and what…

Help! Why isn’t my heating system working?!

207HeatingAdmin 24th November 2019
Discovering that your heat isn’t working is an unpleasant surprise. Truth is, heating systems are complex, with lots of moving parts, so there could be any number of reasons that they aren’t working properly. However, there are some quick checks you can make to try to determine what might be going on. At the least, you will rule out some of the likely culprits. Depending on whether your heating system is a forced hot air furnace or a forced hotwater boiler, follow these helpful tips to rule out some common problems: Check Your Thermostat There may be nothing wrong with…