A couple cold at home, bundled in layers - When it’s cold, there is no worse time for your furnace to stop working. Here are a few things you should do if that happens and you need a temporary fix.

It’s been rather cold here in Pittsburgh. And when it’s cold, there is no worse time for your furnace to stop working. We wanted to write this blog for all those folks up in the middle of the night to a frozen home. Here are a few things you should do if your furnace stops…

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If your boiler needs repaired or replaced, it may be time to consider a combi boiler, as they have a number of tremendous benefits.

Boilers were the first kind of central heating that people could have in their homes. This meant no more wood or coal fires to warm up the entire house during the cold winter months. As technology advanced, so did the effectiveness and efficiencies of boilers. If your boiler needs repaired or replaced, it may be…

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Today we’re going to take a look at how the variable speed furnace and some of the best advantages of installing it in your home!

Of all the features available in high-efficient and high-performance furnaces, variable speed is one of the most beneficial. Variable speed furnaces provide high efficiency and comfort. Most blower fans on furnaces run at a constant speed and are either on or off. Variable speed will increase or decrease fan speed to meet heating needs. Today…

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radiator system needs to be replaced

When your boiler or radiator system needs to be replaced. It’s been a blog theme recently, that now is the time for a heating system checkup. Today, we want to talk specifically about your home boiler and radiator system. A maintenance checkup or inspection is always a great way to dive into these systems! Not…

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boiler or radiator system

Time for Another Checkup Boiler and radiator system checkup. It’s been a blog theme recently, that now is the time for a heating system checkup. Today, we want to talk specifically about your home boiler and radiator system. A maintenance checkup or inspection is always a great way to dive into these systems! Not to…

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furnace repair

Furnace repair. Well, it is the “dog days” of summer here in Pittsburgh!  I’m not quite sure why they call them the dog days. Because not too many dogs that I know of want to be outside in the heat!  I know, not a good joke!  Maybe we’re just ready for some cooler weather. And…

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Does your home have a whole house air conditioning unit? I might say for most of you that’s another silly question (as was my comment on the water heater some weeks back). But actually, not everyone has an air conditioner these days. If you do have an air conditioning unit older than 10 years, it might…

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What to do when you smell gas

In the Pittsburgh area, there are a ton of older homes. I’m talking about homes that are in the 60 to over a 100-year-old age range! These homes in many cases were built close to the steel industry plants and mills of many years ago. This was before the big suburbia boom of the ‘50s…

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This Pittsburgh Weather It’s Pittsburgh in May! And as always here in Pittsburgh, it just doesn’t seem to be “typical”. For those of you out of town, about a week or so ago, it began to feel like summer! I had a good friend tell me that his wife switched from using the furnace to…

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