What To Do If My Heater Keeps Running

December 30, 2019

There are several explanations for a heater that keeps running for too long. It could signal that it’s time for a tune-up. There could also be a malfunction outside of your heating system causing the problem. Here are some common reasons for heaters running too much. Your Thermostat Isn’t Set Correctly Since this is a simple problem, it’s the first one to address. Your spouse or someone else might’ve cranked up the heat to 80 degrees, which can result in your heater constantly running. Check also that the thermostat is set to “heat” and that the fan is on the...

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Why Is My Heating System Blowing Cold Air?

December 15, 2019

A heating system is also called a heater because it pumps hot air through vents into a home. At least that is what the system is supposed to do. Things don’t always work out that way, as a heater may blow out cold air. Cold air doesn’t do anyone much good when they need to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature during the winter. A few culprits could be behind the cold air. Improper Thermostat Setting Not everyone takes the time to read up on their thermostat’s settings. You have a choice of two settings, and picking the wrong one, by...

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The Pros and Cons of Space Heaters

December 5, 2019

Keeping a Hudson-area home warm throughout the cold, winter months could be hard on a furnace. This could lead to an increase in monthly heating bills. Many area homeowners seek out alternative ways to effectively warm their homes. A space heater is one attractive option. Portable space heaters come in a variety of sizes, capabilities, and designs. They are quite common in Florida homes. The following is a rundown of a few pros and cons associated with using a space heater. Pro: Less Expensive Than Your Furnace… If You Take Proper Measures Operating a space heater costs far less than...

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3 Ways to Clean Your Heating System

November 22, 2019

On a chilly night, the last thing you want to deal with is your heater breaking down. However, it can be tough to tell if your heater is just in need of a little DIY cleaning or if it’s time to call in the professionals. To help you get a better idea of how your heater works and to clear up any small issues you may be having, here are three ways to clean out your heater. 1. Keep the Filter Clean The first and simplest step is to take a look at the filter and clean it out. If...

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Why Is My Heating System Making a Loud Noise?

November 15, 2019

One of the most troubling sounds a Florida homeowner can hear is an unidentified noise in the heating system. Fortunately, many heat-related noises indicate simple problems that can be quickly remedied by a heating and cooling professional. Among the most common home heating noises arekettling, banging, humming, and tapping. Your Boiler Is Kettling Kettling is one of the simplest and most common noises a home heating system can make. It happens when the system has a buildup of limescale, sludge, or some other substance. This makes the boiler noisy like a kettle, and flushing may be required to resolve it....

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How to Locate Cold Air Leaks in Your Home

November 7, 2019

Having cold air leaks in your home can lead to extensive energy loss. In addition to making some rooms colder than others, they can increase your winter energy bills. The best way to eliminate all of the smallest leaks is to hire a professional. However, you could also do an inspection and find some bigger leaks by yourself. Hands Using your hands to find air leaks can help you identify large areas of heat loss. On a cold day when you have your home heated, run your hands around the edges of windows and doors that open to the exterior....

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What Does Being a Lennox Premier Dealer Mean?

October 21, 2019

Lennox is a leading manufacturer of heating and cooling equipment in North America. The company makes innovative products designed to keep your indoor air cleaner and drier. Companies in the HVAC industry can be recognized as a Lennox Premier Dealer by Lennox. Fully Trained Technicians All Lennox Premier Dealers are fully trained and licensed heating and cooling professionals. They’re skilled at responding above your expectations when addressing your indoor comfort needs. Your dealer will provide you with a technician who operates at a level of expertise in the AC and heating industry. Lennox technicians are experienced specialists who are committed...

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Indoor Air Quality for Homes with Pets

October 10, 2019

While your pets might be extremely loved members of the family, they could be degrading the quality of the air you’re breathing in your home. can help you take preventative measures to protect your health and improve the air that you have in your residence. Indoor air quality is important for health, especially for those who suffer from allergies. Keep Your Pet Clean Proper grooming for your animal can minimize the amount of fur and dander that they leave around your home. Getting professional grooming for your pet is the best option, but regular baths can go a long way...

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Understanding Airflow in Your Home

October 1, 2019

Proper airflow within a home is crucial to ensure an even temperature throughout the house and to maintain optimum air quality. You can have too much of a good thing, though, which can actually increase your energy expenses when your system runs more often than necessary. Mechanical vs. Natural Ventilation When the team at in Hudson assesses your ventilation, we are concerned with two aspects: mechanical and natural. Natural ventilation encompasses the air that enters your home through seams, gaps, cracks and so forth. Some natural ventilation is expected, but too much can cause your system to be inefficient and...

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What to do About a Rusty Air Conditioner

September 23, 2019

Rust is a common issue on air conditioners that can affect the quality of the parts and shortens the life span of the appliance. Many homeowners encounter issues with their AC unit once rust forms. If you discover rust has formed on the parts, there are a few important steps to take to resolve the issue and keep your appliance operating well. 1. Inspect the Internal Components Hire a professional from a company like to perform a thorough inspection of the parts to ensure that all of the rust is uncovered. It’s important to be aware of which areas need...

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