Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Maintenance’

Can My Gas Furnace Become Dangerous?

Monday, January 6th, 2020
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More than 66 million homes across the country use natural gas in some way. It’s the preferred power source for kitchens and the most reliable way to provide warmth while also saving money. Yet people still have concerns about the safety of using natural gas. It’s easy to become worried when you hear about accidents with natural gas resulting in fires, explosions, or carbon monoxide poisoning.

It’s true that natural gas can become hazardous, and the gas furnace in your home does have the potential to create safety issues. However, natural gas would not be used in 66 million homes (and five million businesses) if it was a regular safety problem. Gas furnaces are constructed to operate as safely as possible. As long as you have the furnace serviced regularly—annual professional maintenance tune-ups and prompt repairs as necessary—you and your family can enjoy years of worry-free heating.

However, we recommend you read below to find out how the furnace might turn dangerous. Arming yourself with this knowledge can help you know when to call us for professional furnace service in Georgetown, DE.

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Why December Isn’t Too Late for a Heater Inspection and Tune-Up

Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Any HVAC contractor who cares about their customers’ safety and comfort recommends annual fall maintenance for household heating systems. No matter if you use a gas furnace, electric furnace, boiler, in-floor heating system, heat pump, or ductless system, it needs to have a fall tune-up and inspection from our professionals. We are the Georgetown, DE, HVAC contractor with the ideal maintenance plan to see to not only your heating needs, but your cooling needs as well.

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It’s Time for a Planned Inspection of Your Home’s Heater

Monday, October 14th, 2019

October is the best time of the year to plan for a maintenance inspection and tune-up for the heater in your home, no matter if you use a furnace, a boiler, a heat pump, or a ductless mini split system. These annual inspections are essential for a heater to work in top shape, avoid unnecessary repair work, and stay within manufacturer’s safety limits. It’s not something you can skip a year here or there.

Fortunately, arranging for this service is straightforward: call a professional Delaware HVAC contractor who offers a maintenance program. Signing up for one of these programs not only provides you with heating maintenance each year, it usually includes air conditioning maintenance in the spring and a raft of other benefits.

We offer a complete HVAC maintenance program for our customers. If you aren’t signed up, give us a call today so we can get you on the schedule as soon as possible to inspect and care for your heater before the winter weather arrives.

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Heating Systems Benefit from HVAC Servicing

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceWe’re approaching the end of heating season and temperatures will be rising steadily throughout the next few months. That means you’re going ot be using your heating system less and less, and air conditioners more and more until your heater hardly sees any use at all until next autumn.

That makes now the perfect time for a technician to give your heating system a look and check for any problems. You’d be surprised how many benefits a servicing session can provide.

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Preparing for Hurricanes and Storms

Monday, September 18th, 2017

HVAC-systems-prepare-stormWe’re in the midst of hurricane season here on the East Coast, and in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, homeowners are reminded of the devastation that inclement weather can bring. Even when the rainfall is less devastating than a full-bore hurricane, it can still affect your home’s system in ways you could never have anticipated. Proper preparation is key to handling heavy rains and flooding, particularly when it comes to key components in your home such as the heating and air conditioning system. Your HVAC system is vital to keeping your home safe and comfortable, and the more you can do to protect it from the weather, the better off you’ll be.

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3 Advantages of Heating Maintenance

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Fall has arrived in Dover, DE and that means winter will be on its way soon. Your heating system will be called upon to perform at its peak each and every day, and even if there doesn’t seem to be anything wrong with it, now is the time to schedule a service session from a trained technician. The benefits to a heating maintenance session performed now, before the snows begin falling in earnest. Some homeowners may question the benefits of paying for heating maintenance if there’s nothing wrong with the heater, but in fact, it can provide a number of tangible benefits. Here are 3 of them listed below.

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Now is the Time to Prepare for Heating Season

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Here in Dover, DE, heating is the last thing on most people’s minds. Temperatures are soaring in the middle of summer, and our patented Atlantic humidity is hitting us hard right on schedule. Homeowners are concentrating on their air conditioners, as well as they should, and keeping yours reliably running is the top priority. But now is also the time to look ahead to heating season, which will be here before you know it. You have time to get ready for it by scheduling a maintenance session from a trained technician, and/or treating any lingering repair issues that may be present. The reasons why are self-apparent, but can easily be missed amid the heat waves and need for cooling rather than heating.

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Enroll in an HVAC Maintenance Program Today!

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Just as you bring a car into the shop for a tune-up and oil change from time to time, you should give your air conditioning and heating system the same level of attention. A home or commercial comfort system is a vital part of any building, and replacing this unit would be quite costly. Regular maintenance can help to keep the system around for a little longer, make your system perform better, restore efficiency, and reduce the chances of repair.

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