Tag: heater

We still have cool-to-cold weather here in NJ, and can expect a few more weeks of it before the temperature begins to warm up. Your home’s heating system will keep working for a while longer, but you should also know how to prepare your heating system for the time when it will shut off for a […]

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Extreme cold weather can be hard on both you and your home. Here are some tips to put into practice when freezing weather, snow, and ice hit your area. How to Deal with Frozen Pipes Disconnect and drain garden hoses. Cover outside faucets with insulating foam covers. Turn off water to outside faucets, if available, […]

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If your attitude towards home maintenance is “I don’t want to know about it, unless it will keep my house from blowing up!”, then you will love this article . In it, we will be discussing seven things can can explode in your home. The seven things are: gas leaks water heater furnace boiler gas […]

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Keep Obstructions Away from Venting Systems Here’s a super easy tip that can save lives and your heat from failing.  Keep Snow Build Up Away from Venting Systems.  Snowdrifts or a large snowfall can block your furnace or hot water heater exhaust pipe and cause it to stop working. High efficiency furnaces, water heaters and […]

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A few days before a “major winter storm” was expected to dump up to a foot snow on NJ (that is, if the storm system doesn’t veer eastward at the last minute), the state released its annual guide to surviving the weather. “We’ve had bitterly cold weather this week and snow is in the forecast, so […]

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As winter sets in and the rain brings a chill, many throughout New Jersey will be reaching for their thermostat. However, if you haven’t had your heater on in a while, here are a few tips to make sure you and your family aren’t left in the cold as the temperatures fall throughout the season… Most […]

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Baby, it’s cold outside. And once the temperature drops, those utility bills start to rise—which can leave you and your bank account caught off guard. The energy-savvy among us may already have a leg up on some power-saving moves, such as sealing the cracks around our doors or lowering our thermostats. But there’s a lot […]

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The one thing that no homeowner wants to encounter during the winter months is a malfunctioning heat pump. In the wintertime, the heat pump transfers heat from the outside of your home into the inside. The lower the temperatures drop outside during the winter, the harder it becomes for your heat pump to continue normal […]

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A properly working heater is the key to a comfortable home this holiday season. Peak functionality also keeps your heating bills down, an important consideration when other costs climb around the holidays. To ensure you and your guests stay comfy and cozy while the wind whistles outside, perform the items on this checklist prior to […]

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