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How to Pick Out an Effective HVAC System
When it comes to keeping your home comfortable all year, nothing is more important than selecting the right heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. This determination impacts your daily comfort, monthly utility bills and general home efficiency. However, with so many system types,... Continue readingCooling
Why Your Furnace Has a Strange Smell
As the weather cools down and you transition from cooling to heating your home, you might be worried about unusual furnace smells in the air. Learn what the most common furnace smells mean and how proactive you should be about them. The Furnace Smells Musty Musty furnace odors... Continue readingHeating
Six Questions to Ask When Hiring an HVAC Contractor
Extreme weather can appear anywhere, so most homeowners are familiar with storm damage. Hurricanes, tornadoes, ice storms and hail can impact many portions of your property, including the landscape, roof, siding and windows. High winds and water damage are also significant concerns for... Continue readingCooling
What Are Trip Charges and Diagnostic Fees?
When you need heating, air conditioning or plumbing services from Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, you will pay a trip charge and a diagnostic fee individually. A number of companies you’ve worked with in the past most likely combined the trip charge and diagnostic fee,... Continue readingAdditional Services
10 Ways to Cut Your Energy Costs at Home
As energy rates continue rising, you may be on the lookout for ways to reduce your usage and save money. Even though larger investments like replacing the windows or installing high-efficiency HVAC systems can help make your home more efficient, you can lower energy costs right away with little to... Continue readingCooling
How Should I Set My Thermostat for When I’m At Work?
For many hours a day you’re gone at work, or maybe at school. Yet your heating or air conditioning keeps working, without anybody home. This uses a good deal of energy and wastes money. You can dramatically reduce this cost by adjusting the thermostat up or down before you leave for work and... Continue readingCooling
What Should I Set My Thermostat to When I’m on Vacation?
If you’re preparing to go on vacation, your mind might drift to packing your suitcase and making sure all your travel arrangements are in order. But don’t forget to prepare the house for your time away as well. One typical question people have is this: What can I my thermostat to while... Continue readingCooling
Why Energy Efficiency in HVAC Is Important for Earth Day
Happy Earth Day! Here at Service Experts, we believe that it’s important to do our part to protect the planet. That’s why we’re sharing some tips on how you can make your home’s HVAC equipment more energy efficient. What Is Earth Day? Earth Day is a day to... Continue readingCooling
How Can You Tell If You Have a Faulty Furnace Ignitor?
Because natural gas doesn’t possess any latent heat, gas furnaces need an ignition system to combust the gas and create heat for your home. Your furnace ignitor is a key component that ensures gas furnaces work safely and efficiently. If the ignitor is damaged or malfunctioning, your furnace... Continue readingHeating
How to Find Your Furnace and Change Your Furnace Filter
Many homeowners don’t know a lot about their HVAC system, including where key equipment like the furnace is located. If you don’t know where the furnace is, you can’t complete routine furnace maintenance tasks like inspecting the furnace air filter. This and other simple chores can enhance... Continue readingHeating
7 Things to Be Aware of Before Purchasing a Furnace in Long Island
Purchasing a new furnace may not be a priority in the immediate future. But it’s wise to learn the things that will likely influence your selection when you’re ready to buy. Here are seven things you’ll want to consider when it’s time for furnace replacement in the U.S.. 1. Size... Continue readingHeating
Solved: Nest Noticed Your Furnace Shuts Down Within 15 Minutes of Heating
Having a smart thermostat isn’t just wise for spending less on heating expenses. It can also alert you if there’s a problem with your furnace. The Google Nest is equipped with a function called Furnace Heads Up, which will let you know if it notices an issue with your heating system.... Continue readingAlternative Energy
What to Do When Your Heater Won’t Turn Off!
It’s not unheard of for heating systems to have a glitch every now and then. It could be as simple as a bad thermostat or an electrical issue. If your gas furnace won’t shut off, here are a few steps you can take to get a properly working furnace again. Check the Air Filter A dirty... Continue readingHeating