Collier's Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘boiler’

Boiler Kettling: What It Means for You

Monday, October 28th, 2019

We all love those Saturday mornings when we wake up smelling the savory smell of bacon, or the frying of buttermilk pancakes, while the tea kettle begins to rumble with anticipation. Except what if that rumbling wasn’t actually coming from your kettle? That’s a great way to turn a wonderful morning into a moment of panic!

Kettling is not something to joke about. In fact, a boiler kettling can be a clear signal that there is a buildup of pressure in the heat exchanger. We’ll get into more of the specifics later, but we’d like to start with imploring you to hire a professional technician for boiler service in Wabash, IN if you’re noticing a whistling noise to come from your boiler. Many homeowners operate under the assumption that a boiler should be making a whistling noise, or that this kind of noise is just natural. That’s entirely not the case.

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Heating Season: Preparing for Winter

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Heating season is right around the corner, and we think it’s time for a check-in. As your local HVAC company, we’re always wondering how your HVAC system is doing as it gets ready to heat your home. We’re not talking about how it’s feeling, but whether or not any attention has been paid to it this year. Heating is vital where we live, so making sure that your heater is ready to go can sometimes make all the difference.

There are some simple things that homeowners can do to make sure their heater is in good shape for the months to come. If you’re not up to the task of checking your system yourself, you’re not alone! That’s what your local HVAC professional in Plymouth, IN is for! We can change filters and check your system for any bumps and bruises before it really gets cold out.

Though, if you’re feeling a little more adventurous, why not read on and see what you can do to help your heater!

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Trust the Groundhogs? Be Prepared for More Winter, No Matter What!

Monday, February 6th, 2017

winter-weather-pictureThis is the week when people actually pay attention to what groundhogs think about the weather. There are many different groundhog prophets on the East Coast, but this year the two most famous—Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck—are in disagreement about whether there will be an early spring or six more weeks of winter. We would love to believe Chuck on this: he said early spring.

But the truth is that when it comes to your home heating, be prepared for anything! Below we have some tips on how to see that your home’s heating system will make it through to that spring thaw, whenever it is.  We’re here to provide great heating service in Syracuse, IN and throughout Northern Indiana.

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