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Archive for January, 2018

A Ductless Heating Unit on the Wall Is Sagging—What’s Wrong?

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

ductless-mini-split-on-wallDuctless heating and cooling systems grow in popularity with each year. For new home construction, going with a ductless mini split heat pump is a great way to have more design freedom. There are many other benefits of using ductless heating, such as overall cost savings, improvements in indoor air quality, and the ease of repairs.

Speaking of repairs, if your home is equipped with a ductless heating and cooling system, you may need to have professionals fix problems on occasion. The best ductless mini splits should rarely run into malfunctions, but there are a few specific troubles that can affect them. One of them is when an indoor air handler—the basic units that send heated and cooled air into a room—appears to be sagging on the wall. What’s going on, and how urgent is the problem?

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Problems You Might Have with an Electric Furnace

Monday, January 8th, 2018

stripping-electric-wiresNot all homes have access to a natural gas pipeline to provide power to heating systems, stoves, ovens, and laundry machines. When it comes to providing winter warmth for these houses, there are a number of options available. The electric furnace is one of the most common. Electric furnaces are reliable, require fewer repairs than natural gas systems, and can last for many years.

But even with excellent regular maintenance, an electric furnace may run into repair issues at some time in its service life. Below we’ve listed a few of the more common. Keep a watch for inferior furnace performance so you’ll know it’s time to contact a licensed professional for furnace repair.

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