Archive for December, 2016

3 Common Issues with Radiant Heating Systems

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Radiant heating systems see regular use throughout the Flint, MI area, using coils or tubes placed beneath your flooring to warm the home directly through your feet and furnishings. It’s an effective system one it’s installed – saving you money on monthly costs over many other forms of heating – and if you lie off the grid, that becomes an easy an inexpensive way to provide heat for your home. Radiant heating systems rarely suffer damage either. Unfortunately, when they do, you need the services of a trained professional to take care of them. Here’s a look at three of the most common, and problematic, issues with radiant heating systems. (more…)

Common Problems with Boilers

Monday, December 19th, 2016

This winter looks to be one of the coldest on record, and here in Davison, MI, that means you need your heating system to function exactly as intended. Many homes utilize boiler systems, which use heated water as the means of warming the home. They’re reliable systems, but like any other type of heater, they run into problems from time to time. The sooner you can spot those problems, the faster you can address them properly. Signs of an issue with your boiler can include, but are not limited to, the following: (more…)

Why Higher Bills Mean Heating Trouble

Monday, December 12th, 2016

With winter all but here in Flint, MI, it behooves you to check your heating system for signs of trouble. It’s one thing for a heating system to break down suddenly or show other symptoms of a problem such as strange noises or low levels of heat coming from the vents. But the signs of a problem can be more subtle than that, and only a keen eye can catch them properly. For example, you might notice that your bills are a little higher than normal, despite the fact that you’re not using the heater more often. It may not seem like much, but it can spell big trouble for your heating system.

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Is Your Heater on Its Last Legs?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Cold weather is officially here in Davison, MI, and it’s going to get colder before it gets warmer. If your heating system has experienced problems this year and it’s older than you might wish, you should think about getting it replaced now, before the winter arrives in earnest. That way, you can enjoy the benefits that a new heater can provide without risking a breakdown r similar malfunction just when the thermostat hits rock bottom. So how can you tell if your existing heater is on its last legs? Here are a few quick tips to help point them out. (more…)