Auxiliary or Emergency Heat?

Auxiliary or Emergency Heat?

Have you ever wondered what Auxiliary or Emergency Heat actually are? If your home is using a heat pump you may have read the thermostat and noticed you were using the Auxiliary or Emergency heat mode. This is not abnormal and should not head warning, unless it...
Is Your Furnace on Its Last Legs?

Is Your Furnace on Its Last Legs?

Is this Winter the Last for Your Furnace? Your furnace won’t last forever, no matter how well you care for it with regular maintenance. As with all machinery, parts will break down over time and your furnace will eventually lose its efficiency. You’ll begin to see...
Managing your Heating Bill

Managing your Heating Bill

Managing your Heating Bill with a Few Small Changes Are you one of those homeowners who have been shocked by your heating bill? To ease your troubles, we have a few steps you can take to save some money by making your furnace more efficient and your home sealed. Lower...
Keeping Warm with Electric Blankets

Keeping Warm with Electric Blankets

Electric Blankets: Smart or Dangerous? It is getting chilly out there! It can be tempting to just turn up the heat a few degrees at night to compensate, but you’re always thinking about your heating bill. Many homeowners have turned to electric blankets to keep them...
Drain Line Frozen from Condensation?

Drain Line Frozen from Condensation?

Fixing and Preventing a Frozen Drain Line Freezing weather can cause a number of issues with your home and your furnace is no different. Creating heat by way of combustion will naturally cause condensation. This condensation needs to be drained from the furnace and...