Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for October, 2016

Why You Should Take Care of Furnace Issues at the First Sign of Trouble

Monday, October 31st, 2016

When temperatures are only just starting to drop, you might not worry much about the way your heating system is working. Little problems with your heater might not seem like much right now, and you’ve got a month or so before the cold is too much to bear.

But should you really wait for this long? We think it would be a mistake. When you’re noticing problems with your heater, it’s important to call for service ASAP.

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Don’t Miss Out on Tax Credits and Rebates for Heating

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Looking for a new heating system, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to stay warm this winter? Act fast! Replacing your heating system in the winter offers you the ability to get through the winter worry-free, since a new system is less likely to break down than an older heater.

And besides, rebates and tax credits may be available for high-efficiency furnace upgrades in your area. Learn more about upgrading your heating system and saving some money here, or call our friendly team!

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Does a Boiler Really Need a Tune-Up?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

If you have a boiler system, you may feel that your unit is nearly infallible. After all, boilers are tough, and they can last much longer than other types of heating systems. But of course, any large system like this fails eventually. It’s important to schedule tune-ups each year to keep tabs on your system and to benefit from annual services that may improve safety and efficiency.

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This Deadly Gas Could Be in Your Home: What You Can Do

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Carbon monoxide is something that’s gotten more and more attention over the years. Carbon monoxide, or CO, has claimed too many lives over the years, which is why local governments and state authorities have started to regulate homes and businesses by requiring carbon monoxide detectors.

However, older homes and those who have owned their homes for many years may still not have any carbon monoxide detectors, and could remain unprotected in a couple of different ways. Here’s what you can do to keep your home safe.

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How Do You Know Your Heater Is Operating Safely?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Do you feel confident that your heating system is operating safely? Unfortunately, it’s hard to tell. Simply by looking at your heating system, you probably won’t know (with an untrained eye) whether or not you’re at risk for a carbon monoxide leak, a gas leak, or a home fire. So how will you know if your heater is unsafe?

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