Bruno Total Home Performance Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Is Your Heating System Ready to Be Replaced?

Monday, March 26th, 2018

heating-maintenance-sessionsWinters are short here in Florida, and ours has already come to an end. With reduced need for your heating system, now is the ideal time to give it a good, long look and determine whether or not you need a new heater. Not only are you best equipped to assess the state of your heater now, after several months or regular use, but you have all summer to plan a replacement if one is required.

It can be extremely difficult to determine the exact point when a heater should be replaced, especially if it has been well maintained. Because we don’t experience long winters, our heating systems can actually last longer than they might in, say, Boston or Detroit. That said, there are still some telltale signs that your heater is ready to be replaced. If you’re considering whether or not you need a new system, here are some important factors to keep in mind.

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3 Signs of Problems with Your Furnace

Monday, January 15th, 2018

furnace-repair-issuesWe don’t get a lot of cold weather here—not like they get further north—but our nights can still be chilly in the early months of the year, and for that, you need a reliable furnace to function as expected whenever you turn it on. When trouble arises, you need to get it treated quickly. Unexpected breakdowns can be a terrible pain, and most homeowners (quite logically) spend more time focused on their air conditioners than their furnaces.

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Save Electricity This Winter with Smart Tips

Monday, January 1st, 2018

electricity-savings-tipsPrudent homeowners are always keeping an eye on the bottom line, and nowhere is that more apparent than with electrical use. Electricity powers vital appliances in the home, including most heating systems in some form or another. When you add that to things like holiday lights, elaborate meal preparations, and the annual spectacles of holiday parades, bowl games, and movie marathons on TV, the electric bill can add up to quite a bit. You can help your own cause by following a few friendly tips that will cut down on your monthly costs, as well as easing the strain on many of your home’s most important appliances.

You may be practicing some of these tips already, but the more you can add to your routine, the better off your bottom line will be.

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