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On snowy days like today, these are the days that we all appreciate our furnaces the most! That’s why it’s important to keep up with your furnace maintenance annually especially for days like today. One way to make sure you are getting the most from your furnace and that it is capable of working to its […]

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There is a snow storm predicted tomorrow for New Jersey. There could be up to a foot of snow some forecasters are predicting. Now is the perfect time to make sure that your home furnace is working to its full potential and is completely up to date. Annual furnace inspections are recommended by manufacturers and HVAC […]

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Homeowners are often surprised when their fairly new high-efficiency furnace shuts down unexpectedly in mid-winter. These furnaces exhaust combustion gases and bring in fresh air through PVC pipes to the outside, usually routed through a house sidewall. Often, the problem is ice build-up in the vent pipe, blocking the exhaust flow. The cooler exhaust produced […]

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The damages caused by frozen water pipes can be catastrophic. Just one burst pipe in a home running at 4-8 gallons a minute from a burst pipe can do tens of thousands of dollars damage in a manner matter of minutes, let alone the following mold mitigation problem. Once you have had a major water […]

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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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Before you run out for milk and toilet paper in a pre-snow panic, you’ll want to ensure that your home is ready for a day or two of hunkering down. Here’s what experts say you should do now: 1) Protect your outdoor faucets, which are particularly vulnerable to plunging temperatures. Shut off the inside valve […]

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