Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Martinez’

Tips for Taking Care of Your Commercial Heater

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Whether you manage a business or you own an entire commercial property, there’s probably a lot that’s on your mind as we enter a new year. We’re going to guess, too, that it has to do with business tasks… and not taking care of your building’s climate control systems.

But taking care of these systems absolutely should be on your mind, otherwise, you could find yourself facing a number of problems, not excluding a business interruption because you couldn’t keep your commercial space comfortable for employees, tenants, or customers. Read on as we share some top care tips for commercial HVAC systems.

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Which is Better, Electric Furnaces or Gas Furnaces?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

When it comes time for you to buy a new furnace for your household, there are many choices for you to make. The seemingly small decisions you make now can have a big impact on the efficiency and efficacy of your new furnace later on, so it is essential that you do the research and consult with a professional before making your furnace purchase. After all, an improperly matched heating system can leave you with higher bills and an increased need for repairs!

After you choose the make and model of furnace you want, the next decision to make is whether you want a gas-powered system or an electric one. Read on as we provide a quick guide to the differences between them. Oh and spoiler alert–neither is “better” than the other, but you may find one is preferable for your specific situation over the other.

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Beware These Furnace Noises This Heating Season!

Monday, November 9th, 2020

It can be easy to ignore subtle noises coming from your furnace. Or rather, tune them out. The whoosh of air through your vents, for example, can become such a natural noise in the fall and winter that you don’t even notice it anymore. You might also hear your ductwork fluctuating with the temperature changes as your furnace or heat pump cycles on.

However, what about the noises that creep up on you or seem to come out of nowhere? Is it ever okay to ignore an unusual or unexpected sound? Well, you could ignore it… but you’d probably regret doing so. Unusual noises are among the first signs that something is amiss with your furnace or heating system. Read on as we uncover some of the most common sounds that indicate a furnace in disrepair.

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What’s the Best Way to Prevent Furnace Repair Needs?

Monday, October 26th, 2020

We all want our HVAC systems to last forever, right? While this may not be the case, it is possible for you to help it last as long as possible and prevent furnace repair needs at the same time. How’s that? By scheduling maintenance!

Heating maintenance is vital for your heater’s energy efficiency, longevity, and power. There are a number of tasks involved with this maintenance, and they should only ever be conducted by a professional. Why? Because we have the training and the expertise to do your tune-up as it should be done. What exactly happens during this maintenance appointment?

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