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How To Tell If Your Water Heater Needs To Be Replaced

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Water heaters are one of the great inventions of the last 100 years. However, it is noteworthy to mention that nothing can last forever, and so no matter how nice your water heater is, you will always be faced with the eventual failure of your water heater . Today, we will discuss the indicators which may be telltale signs that your water heater is, in fact, going out. Signs of a Failing water heater: There are a variety signs you can look for that will help you identify whether or not your wate...
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Heat Pumps: A Great Option For Your Heating and Cooling Needs

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How do heat pumps work? What are the advantages of having them? And can they really be used to cool off homes during the winter? Heat pumps work similarly to the way your refrigerator expels hot air through an exhaust pipe in the back or on the bottom. Where is that hot air coming from? It comes from the outside; it enters your fridge when you open up the door to get food. This hot air isn't conducive to keeping your food cold and fresh, so the fridge sucks it out and expels it. Your heat pumps ...
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Important Features To Look For In A Heat Pump

Heat pumps are becoming a great alternative to a traditional HVAC system because they are more efficient and very effective. When you're looking to purchase a heat pump to replace your heating and cooling system, here are a few advanced features which you should keep track of before purchasing. Two-Speed Compressor Units Some heat pumps only have one speed, but it is worth splurging on a two-speed compressor unit. Why? This lets you adjust the speed to more accurately reflect your current heatin...
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Choosing The Right Furnace Filter For Your Needs

On the surface, a furnace filter has a fairly simple job to do: prevent dust and debris from damaging your furnace’s sensitive internal components. Yet a trip to the home improvement store will quickly reveal a huge range of filter options--and prices. If you would like to learn more about what all those differences really boil down to, read on. This article will discuss how to choose the filter that best meets your needs.  The Basic Filter The least expensive type of furnace filter consist...
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Do You Suspect Problems With Your Furnace Thermostat? Here Is How You Can Tell

Is your furnace struggling to heat your home, but you can find no problems with it? There's a chance that your thermostat is to blame. More often than not, malfunctioning thermostats will decrease the heating efficiency of your home. Here is how you can check: Start by setting the thermostat five degrees cooler than normal and wait for the furnace to turn on – if it doesn't, set it a little lower and wait a few more minutes before moving on If your furnace does not turn on after that test, go to...
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Stay Safe from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

Well insulated homes save energy. However, this means that less fresh air is coming in from outside, which makes you more vulnerable to carbon monoxide leakage. This gas may enter your home in a number of ways, and poor furnace maintenance  can contribute to the problem. Carbon monoxide is undetectable to the human senses and is deadly in high concentrations. This is why carbon monoxide poisoning stories are common in the winter when homes are sealed tight. Avoiding carbon mo...
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Furnace Replacement Is A Sound Investment For The New Year

Investing in a new furnace increases the value of your home , has long- term financial advantages, promotes cleaner air, reduces noise and performs at up to 95% efficiency. At Indoor Comfort Team, we have a furnace to meet your residential or commercial needs. Whether in your primary residence, commercial or rental property, investing in a new furnace will add value both in marketability and resale. A quiet, efficient, money-saving furnace is an asset to any home or commercial property on the ma...
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The Top Advantages of Using Ductless Heating Systems

If you’re looking to replace your heating system or to install one for your new home, consider getting a ductless heating system . Unlike traditional heating systems which use ducts, these systems don’t. One of the reasons you might want to consider such an arrangement is if your house is structured in such a way that installing ductwork would be extremely difficult. You can skip the entire hassle by using a ductless system. With ductless heating systems, the inside component connects easily to ...
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Three Ways to Protect Your Wallet With A New Furnace Installation

Did you know a new furnace could protect your wallet in a variety of ways? Most people recognize that a new furnace can decrease their energy expenses. This translates into increased savings, but most people are not aware of the wide range of benefits available to them for upgrading their heating units. At the very least, you can get a discount on your furnace installation. Here are three ways you can put money in the bank by installing a new furnace:  Utility rebates encourage property own...
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Top 4 Benefits of Heat Pumps

Heat pumps have become an increasingly popular heaving ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system for residential homes and properties in recent years. They work by transferring warm or cool air into or out of the home. If a homeowner wishes to warm his or her home during the winter, the heat pump will transfer heat from the outside. So, is a heat pump the right choice for your home? Check out some of the benefits they offer below. Heats and Cools Based on the name alone, some homeowners assume that ...
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A Beginner’s Guide To Two Stage Furnaces

As many homeowners are becoming increasingly aware, traditional furnaces don’t always do the best job of heating a home. Fortunately, this fact has led to a number of exciting technological innovations in recent decades. If you are considering upgrading to a new furnace , read on. This article will introduce you to some helpful information about the benefits of two stage furnaces. The Basics A traditional furnace is capable of operating in two settings: on and off. In other words, every time the...
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Top Three Advantages of Ductless Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

Central heating and air conditioning can be a nice, perhaps even luxurious option in many homes. However, it's not always a reasonably affordable option to add duct work in many older homes or extend it to new additions. That's when the option of state-of-the-art  ductless heating and air conditioning systems  can be exactly what the smart homeowner needs. Consider the following top three advantages of ductless systems for your HVAC needs. Employ a Zone Defense:  Du...
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The Benefits of Ductless Heating Systems

With winter right around the corner, it is important that you take a moment to consider the condition of your furnace. Is your current system ready to handle the oncoming cold season, and will it be able to keep you and your family warm during the coming months? If your answer to this question is “no”, then you may want to have your heating system replaced. However, installing and operating a traditional heating system can be quite costly, particularly for individuals who use just one room of th...
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Ductless Heating Systems: Perfect for Older Homes

Ductless Heating Systems: Perfect for Older Homes
If you have an older home, there is a strong chance that it is lacking duct work. If you are looking to get a new heating system, you may think that you are very limited because you have to work with your existing system. However, you can take advantage of  ductless heating systems  that can give you amazing heat without the ducts. What is a Ductless Heating System? A ductless heating system consists of units that are placed on the wall or ceiling. These are then connected to...
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3 Benefits of Heat Pumps

3 Benefits of Heat Pumps
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When deciding to replace your old furnace, you may want to think outside of the box and consider alternatives to conventional heating systems. One great option for many homeowners is to replace your heater with a heat pump. Heat pumps heat your home by extracting heat particles from the air outside and bringing them into your home, providing warmth without using a ton of energy. Here are three major benefits of choosing a heat pump: Heat Pumps Provide Both Heating and Cooling  Perhaps the b...
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