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

How Expensive Should Heating Bills Be?

Monday, March 14th, 2022

This is a good question, and one that we will answer throughout this blog post. The truth is that we’re not going to give you a basic number for how much heating bills should cost, because the real number differs from customer to customer and home to home. A larger home will spend more money heating it than a smaller home, and homeowners with particular comfort preferences will need to spend more in order to keep things exactly how they want them.

However, there are a few things that can limit your heating bills and keep them around a simple, average amount. We’ll talk about both how to detect when your heating bill is too expensive and a few methods to limit those expenses. Services like heater maintenance in Plymouth, IN are proven to keep repair and heating bills low with our help.

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A Smoking Heater Is a Red Flag

Monday, February 14th, 2022

Have you ever heard the phrase “where there’s smoke, there’s fire?” Well, this phrase is almost always going to be true, since smoke is a direct product of fire. Our homes aren’t really heated by “fire” anymore, so we don’t deal with smoke problems indoors like we used to. Fires, especially residential fires, are a lot less common than they were in the old days.

However, we’re not out of the woods yet. The most common type of heating in Plymouth, IN is the gas furnace. They’re affordable, reliable, and they’re incredibly efficient. They heat your home using the heat that’s brought from the combustion of natural gas. Today, we’d like to talk about a situation that we hope you never encounter.

If there’s smoke coming from your furnace, then there’s likely something very serious going wrong. Let’s talk about why there might be smoke and what you can do about it.

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Can We Give What Furnace Owners Want the Most?

Monday, January 10th, 2022

What do furnace owners want the most? Is it the season-long comfort that their furnace system gives them without any hiccups or problems? Or perhaps it’s the good feeling that comes from looking at your next utility bill and being constantly surprised by the energy efficiency of your home? The truth is that every homeowner is going to have a different top priority, whether it’s savings, heat, or safety, and the point of this blog post is to demonstrate that we can give it to you.

We’re experts in the field of heating systems, and more specifically furnaces in Plymouth, IN. We can do all of these things and more when you call us for support. We can ensure your furnace runs properly, perform a safety inspection when necessary, and even give you some tips and services that could reduce your heating bill every year.

Keep reading to learn more about how we can help!

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Don’t Let Your Heater Haunt Your Home

Monday, October 11th, 2021

First of all, we’d like to say how excited we all are for the spooky season. It’s time to take a break from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take out those scary decorations. We can finally start talking about costumes to wear and even what sweet treats to bake for our friends and family!

As we get into the spirit of the season, it’s important to remember what things in your life shouldn’t scare you. Your bills, your home, and most importantly, your heating system.

If you’re constantly waking up in the middle of the night from a booming or banging gas furnace and you’re worried about your home, then this blog post is for you. We’re specialists when it comes to HVAC in Plymouth, IN, and we can simply diagnose your system if you think there’s something wrong with it. All you need to do is call us!

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Should Homeowners Be Afraid to Own a Furnace?

Monday, September 13th, 2021

To some homeowners, this might be a silly question. To others, it’s been burning on their minds but they’ve been afraid to ask it. Gas furnaces are common in this area of the country, but just the thought of a heater burning gas to keep your home warm frightens some people. They get visions of old boilers and furnaces that bump and bang in the middle of the night, leaking gas and smoke as they churn. This is a caricature of what furnaces are these days, and we’d like to talk about that.

While furnace maintenance and furnace repair in Plymouth, IN are absolutely necessary to keep it running safely, furnaces are inherently safe. They’re constructed with safety protocols that keep them from leaking gas, fumes, or smoke. If you’re new to the world of gas furnaces, or you’re a veteran who would like to learn a bit more, let’s go over why these systems are so safe.

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5 Common AC Misconceptions

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Are we done with all the hot days of the year? Well, maybe. But that doesn’t mean you can treat your air conditioner like it’s useless. Too many homeowners treat their air conditioners like a motorcycle in the garage when the winter weather hits—they just forget about them. This is not the recommended attitude and we’re going to spend today talking about why that is.

What do you know about your air conditioner? Some misconceptions will probably lead you to expensive AC repair in Plymouth, IN, while knowing the facts will perhaps give you the efficacy and efficiency you’re used to. If you’re looking to deal with fewer repairs and have your air conditioner for a longer time, then perhaps you could use our tips.

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Compressor Technology: Everything You Need to Know

Monday, September 14th, 2020

What exactly is a compressor? If you’re a homeowner and not well-acquainted with the HVAC industry, it can be a hard question to answer. Just a few minutes of searching online can clue you in that there’s way more to this subject than you might be ready for. If only there were a knowledgeable voice that could teach you about compressors and give you the information that’s important to your home.

That’s where we come in! We’re the experts on air conditioning repair in Plymouth, IN. Instead of waiting until you’re dealing with a compressor problem, why not get a jump on discussing what exactly this component is and how it affects you?

We’ll be there every step of the way to determine whether you’re suffering from a compressor problem that needs fixing. Just call us today!

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Is Your Air Conditioner Not Working Like It Used to?

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Air conditioners last for a long time, but they don’t last forever. The important part about owning an AC is making sure that it cools your house properly in the time that you have it, and getting it properly replaced when it fails to perform that duty. If you’re a homeowner that’s been struggling with an aging air conditioner, be sure to check out what type of AC replacement services interest you in our area.

In the meantime, if you’re a homeowner with an air conditioner that’s still got plenty of years left in it, it’s vital to make sure that it’s operating as efficiently as possible. Below, we’ve included a list of efficiency tips and tricks that could help your air conditioner work like it did when you first got it. If you’re still having problems with efficiency, even after following our guide, be sure to call us for air conditioning repair in Plymouth, IN.

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Is Your Furnace Making These Noises?

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Furnace repair isn’t a word that homeowners want to hear, especially not when cold temperatures are still hovering at freezing. Though, what many homeowners don’t like to think about is the fact that furnace repair in Plymouth, IN is the end of a long chain of issues that could already be plaguing your home. You might be dealing with the effects of a furnace problem and a repair could make your life much better!

Take noises, for instance. While a homeowner might be dreading their furnace making noises, the outcome of said noises might be worse than the repair cost.

That’s why today we’re going to go over some common furnace noises, what they could represent, and why furnace repair could make your life a whole lot easier when scheduled appropriately. Remember, the longer you wait to address one of these issues, the worse the problem could be!

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Holiday Season HVAC Savings Guide

Monday, December 9th, 2019

The holiday season is right around the corner! That means family, fun, food, and stress over how much money we’ll all be spending on everything. If you’re bombarded by your kids with what they all want for the holidays, the efficiency of your heating system is probably the last thing you want to hear about. Unless you’re coming up on a catastrophic heating repair that needs to be taken care of, you should focus on your holiday needs.

However, if you’ve got an aging furnace that you’d like to last through the season, why not let us help you avoid heating repair in Plymouth, IN? There are some tips that we could fill you in on, that could help reduce the overall cost of repairs, increase efficiency, and give you peace of mind knowing that your heater is in great shape to last out the rest of the season.

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