Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for November, 2015

Is Your Heating System Safe to Operate?

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Thankfully, today’s heating systems are safer than they have ever been before. Multiple safety switches within the unit along with a well-designed heat exchanger and gas ignition system all help to keep your home and your family safe from gas leaks, fire hazards, and carbon monoxide leaks. However, there are still some things you should assess this year before the heating season begins in order to make sure your heating system works as securely as possible.

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Your Guide to Installing a New Gas Furnace

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

You’re ready to install a new gas furnace, but first you’ll have to do a bit of research. We’d like to make that part of the process a little bit easier for you. Here, we offer some of our best advice on what to look for when you’re searching for a new gas furnace.

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4 Indoor Air Quality Tips for the Heating Season

Monday, November 16th, 2015

In the fall, allergies and asthma can act up just as they do in the spring, since temperatures begin to drop and new particles can move through your heating system and circulate around in the air in your home. Control common indoor air quality issues with a few tips from our experts.

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Heating Season Checklist: Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors Today!

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Today’s heating systems are safer than they’ve ever been before, but there is still some amount of risk involved with operating a whole-home gas heating unit. These systems use combustion to heat up the air, which creates several byproducts, including carbon monoxide. While the byproducts should exhaust away from your living space, there is a chance that carbon monoxide could fill your home. Install carbon monoxide detectors on each floor of the house in order to prevent illness or even accidental death that could result from its presence.

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How Zone Control Helps You in the Heating Season

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Have the temperature settings on your thermostat ever sparked a disagreement between your family members? Do you feel like you waste energy heating the whole house when you are only occupying a single room or zone of the home? Is it difficult to heat up certain areas of the home, such as downstairs rooms or areas with high ceilings and lots of windows?

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