Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

What to Check before Calling for Furnace Repair

Monday, March 13th, 2017

servicing-gas-furnaceOur technicians are always happy to help when someone in our service area needs furnace repair. But sometimes, we get calls from homeowners who, quite frankly, could’ve saved themselves the trouble!

It’s so important to call a technician as early as possible for heating repair. That way, you can feel confident that you’re paying as little as possible to repair the issue, since it will not have a chance to get any worse. Before you call a qualified HVAC professional, though, there are a few things you may want to check, depending on whether the system has broken down completely or if you’re just experiencing some problems here and there.

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Need HVAC System Replacement? Ask About Financing Options

Monday, February 13th, 2017

natural-gas-furnaceA new HVAC system may seem like a scary prospect. Finally, you’ll get the warmth and efficiency you need from your home comfort system, but can you really afford such a major investment?

No heating system will live for decades without trouble, and every comfort system needs replacement eventually. If it’s time for a new heating system or a new air conditioner, you’re in luck. Let the local technicians at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning help you get the system you need.

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Saving Money on a New Heating System for the New Year

Monday, January 16th, 2017

When you need a new heating system, you might feel most stressed about the cost. Nobody really wants to invest money into a home necessity, and we understand it can feel like a burden. However, there are ways to lessen the impact of the cost and see savings for longer.

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Maintaining Your Heating System for Safety and Efficiency

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Don’t let your heating system go on for any longer without the maintenance it needs to run as safely and efficiently as possible. We’ve got some advice that any homeowner should follow to gain peace of mind when operating a gas heater (like a furnace or boiler).

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Did You Buy a Heating System in 2016? You May Qualify for Tax Credits

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Purchasing new heating or air conditioning equipment can be stressful, but we may be able to offer some relief. If you bought a new heating system (or air conditioner) in 2016, you may qualify for tax credits.

Check with the ENERGY STAR website to find out if you qualify!

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The Importance of Monitoring Your Home for Carbon Monoxide Safety

Monday, December 19th, 2016

You would know if your heating system posed a threat to your family’s safety, right? Not necessarily. If you haven’t taken every precaution to prevent and detect carbon monoxide leaks in your home this year, it’s time to start. Monitoring your home for a CO (carbon monoxide) leak and keeping your heater maintained could save a life.

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Saving Money on Heating for the Holidays

Monday, December 12th, 2016

In the spirit of giving to others, you might not have much time to step back and find ways to reduce spending this holiday season. But around the home, changes big and small make it easy to save on monthly bills and give you more wiggle room in the holiday budget. Here are a few of the changes we recommend for your heating system, one of the biggest expenses on your utilities during this season.

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What Are Those Loud Noises from Your Boiler?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

You’re excited to turn on your boiler and get that comforting, radiant warmth boiler owners love. However, when the heat kicks in, you notice something alarming. A loud rumbling or banging noise may worry you, and you’re right to be alarmed.

There could be a few different reasons for the sounds coming from your boiler. However, today we are going to focus on the most common and most likely culprit: kettling.

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Important Tips for Carbon Monoxide Safety

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Carbon monoxide safety is extremely important for your family. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas that doesn’t give off a smell. You may never know that there is a carbon monoxide leak, and can quickly poison and kill the people in your home.

We want to make sure that everyone is safe this year. Double- and triple-check that you have carbon monoxide detectors around the home that are working properly. Here’s our advice for homeowners everywhere.

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All about the Heat Exchanger in Your Furnace

Monday, November 7th, 2016

It might seem as if you don’t need to know too much about the heating system in your home. In large part, this is true. As long as you have qualified technicians work on your heater from time to time, there’s not much you need to know about its inner workings (unless that’s something that interests you).

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