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

Heating Services for the End of Winter

Monday, April 1st, 2019

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Winter is technically over now that it’s the first week of April. But winter isn’t really over until the weather outside says it is, and we can expect cool temperatures and a few cold days ahead before the spring starts to steadily warm up. As you get ready for the change in seasons, take some time to see if you need any heater service in Columbia City, IN. This may sound a bit strange, but trust us that a few precautions are worthwhile when it comes to your future heating needs.

Below are a few services you might need to schedule for your heating before the cold weather goes on vacation for the middle of the year.

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Failed Furnace—Might Be Time for a High-Efficiency Unit!

Monday, November 12th, 2018

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If your home’s furnace fails, it’s best to have it fail now, before the serious cold of winter arrives. Or maybe you discovered the furnace trouble before it failed thanks to regular maintenance through our HomeSavers program and you know you have to replace the furnace in time for the chill of December.

No matter the situation, if you’re ready to schedule furnace installation in Warsaw, IN, we recommend you consider installing a high-efficiency furnace.

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Electric Furnaces vs. Gas Furnaces: Is There a Clear Choice?

Monday, October 29th, 2018

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If you’ve landed on this post, you’re probably in the middle of planning for the coming winter with a new heating installation. You might be in a new house that doesn’t yet have a heating system to call its own, or your old heater has finally ended its days and needs to be replaced.

Whatever the situation, right now you’re facing a question about your home heating future. Whatever system you decide to have installed, it will be with you for ten years or more—so you want to make the right choice. We’re here to help with the most common choice dilemma: go with a gas furnace or an electric furnace.

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When Is It Time to Replace a Boiler System?

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

larger-boiler-systemWhen people are shopping for heating systems to install in a new house, one of the points of comparison they make between different models is their estimated service life. In this column, the boiler has a large advantage over the gas furnace, electric furnace, or heat pump. A boiler usually outlasts any of these other heaters.

But a boiler can’t run forever. Once you’ve gotten a good number of years of warmth from your home’s boiler and it’s more than repaid its initial investment, you should consider having it replaced. There are a number of ways to tell that you have a boiler that’s ready for a retirement; we recommend you call on HVAC professionals to help you with the choice if you’re uncertain if your boiler can go for a few more years or not.

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When a Furnace Has a Cracked Heat Exchanger, Can It Be Repaired?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

question-mark-badgeMore than 64 million homes in the U.S. use natural gas to supply them with heat during cold weather, and most of these homes use a furnace for the job. It’s not surprise that gas furnaces remain the #1 option for winter comfort: they can deliver high levels of heat and deliver them fast—all without putting a huge drain on a household’s budget.

Using natural gas, however, brings with it a few cautions. Although gas furnaces are constructed to be as safe as possible, there are potential hazards they can run into. The most concerning one is the cracked heat exchanger. When this happens, can the problem be repaired? Or is it time for a new furnace installation altogether?

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