Monthly Archives: January 2016

Keys to Maintaining a Furnace

The best way to maintain your home’s furnace is by having routine preventative checks to identify any future problems before they arise. There are a few things you can do on your own in order to keep your furnace in good shape. If you need service or furnace replacement in Wake Forest NC, please call…
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Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heaters can be good for heating up an area of the house if you’re trying to cut down on usage of your home’s HVAC system. They can be economical if used properly, but there are a few safety issues you should take note of in order to keep your family safe. If you need…
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Winter Tips for the Thermostat

Your winter utility bills can be determined by how your thermostat is set. It sounds easy – set it at the temperature you want to make your home comfortable and leave it. But it’s not that simple. Your settings could affect how much your bills go up in the winter and how efficiently your heating unit…
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The Different Types of Space Heaters

Space heaters can be handy for warming small spaces, or for emergency situations when your home’s HVAC system isn’t working. There are many different kinds of heaters available. The kind you need depends on where it will be used and the space you want to heat. Space heaters generally come in four different types: radiant,…
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Which is More Efficient? An HVAC or Space Heaters?

People often turn down the heat and use space heaters to keep warm in the winter. The theory is that using electricity rather than gas can be less expensive, plus you’re only warming the area where you want the heat. Is it true that space heaters can be cheaper to use? It depends. Before you…
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Sealing Those Cold Air Leaks

You can reduce your energy costs and increase comfort by sealing air leaks in your home. According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE), a family uses over 22% of the country’s energy in their homes, but much of that is wasted because of air leaks, old appliances and inefficient HVAC systems. Heating is the…
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