Posts Tagged ‘Charlestown’

It’s Never Too Early for Heating Maintenance!

Monday, July 31st, 2017

heating-maintenance-never-too-earlyWhen people hear the term maintenance, the first thing that likely comes to mind is repair service. But heating system maintenance is about more than that. It’s a preventative step homeowners should take to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of their heater all throughout our heating season, which in our area is basically all year-round!

This is why we say it’s never too early to schedule your Charlestown, VT heating maintenance appointment. We typically recommend that you have this service scheduled right before its heaviest period of use, so during autumn. But the truth of the matter is that so long as you are having your maintenance tune-ups done on a yearly basis (or bi-annually if you have a heat pump) then you are taking the appropriate steps to ensuring a fully functional heating system. (more…)

Water Heater Warning Signs

Monday, December 26th, 2016

It’s really shaping up to be a frigidly cold winter this year, meaning that a hot shower can be a major boost before heading out to work for the day. If your water heater is not dependable, though, you are not going to be able to enjoy that luxury reliably. We think you deserve better than this, which is why we want to ensure that you are able to spot any problems with your water heater early on. The longer that repairs are put off, the more serious the risk of damage to your system.

Whatever type of water heater you may use, be it a tank, tankless, or even a solar model, we can handle your water heater repairs in Charlestown. Stay alert and remember that any of these warning signs can suggest a developing problem. Contact us at the first sign of trouble.

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Are There Any Downsides to Using Forced Air Heating?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Yes, of course there are. Does thin mean that you should automatically pass over forced air heating systems when considering your heating options, though? Absolutely not. The fact is that all mechanical systems, all heaters included, have their pros and cons. There is no such thing as a “perfect heater.” If there were, you wouldn’t have so many available to choose from.

The key to your 100% satisfaction with your home heating system in Charlestown, NH is to weigh the pros and cons of each option, and to choose the system that is, if not perfect, ideal for your own personal preferences. Consider the following, and let us know if you have any questions. You may just find that, downsides and all, a forced air heater is right for you.  (more…)

Protect Your Pipes This Winter

Monday, September 5th, 2016

There are a lot of things to keep in mind when dealing with the winter season in Vermont. Getting the driveway cleared before it’s impassable, ensuring you’ve got enough fuel and wood on-hand, and so much more. One facet of life in the harsh New England winter season is protecting your plumbing system, as well. Too often, homeowners find themselves dealing with burst pipes, and the many headaches they can cause.

Truth be told, there is really no way in which you can hope to completely eliminate the risk of frozen pipes in your home. There are plenty of ways in which you can minimize the risk of encountering such problems, though. Contact a member of our staff immediately if you encounter any trouble with frozen pipes in Charlestown, NH or Southern VT. (more…)

Water Heater Pro Tip: Keep a Good Anode Rod in Place

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Despite competition from tankless water heaters, which are more and more popular these days, the tank water heater remains the most popular of all water heating systems. They are more affordable upfront, and modern hot water storage tanks are more efficient than ever before. This is not to say that there is no risk of operational problems with a tank water heater, of course. One of the most serious is rust and corrosion. If you are planning on keeping your tank water heater in Charlestown, NH working properly, you need to protect your hot water tank with an anode rod. (more…)

Signs of Trouble with Your Water Line

Monday, December 21st, 2015

The level of convenience allowed for thanks to modern plumbing systems truly is astonishing. All you have to do in order to fill your sink or take a shower is to turn a knob, and potable water simply flows forth from your plumbing fixtures. It is your water line which is responsible for bringing this potable water into your home, of course, and you really need to know for certain that your water line is installed by a skilled, trained professional. Even if this is the case, though, there is no way in which to guarantee that you’ll never encounter problems with your water line in Charlestown, NH. If you do, be sure to contact HB Energy Solutions immediately. (more…)

Avoiding Burst Pipes This Winter

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Homeowners throughout Vermont and New Hampshire are already bracing themselves for what is sure to be another long, bitterly cold winter season. With all of the shoveling that lies ahead, switching over to your snow tires, chopping wood, fuel deliveries, and everything else that winter in this region entails, it can be easy to forget about your plumbing system. We urge you to keep your pipes in mind when the temperatures really start to drop, though. You don’t want to find yourself in need of plumbing repairs in Charlestown, NH, because your pipes have burst. Read the following tips to help minimize this risk, and be sure to contact HB Energy Solutions if you have any need for plumbing repairs this winter. (more…)

3 Common Problems Resulting from Subpar AC Maintenance

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Living in the Northeast means that you’ll have to put up with cold temperatures and, potentially, a lot of snow during the winter season. What it does not mean, though, is that you don’t have to worry about your air conditioning system. Extreme as our winter weather can be, our summer season can be quite trying as well. That is why it is so important that you schedule professional air conditioning maintenance in Charlestown. If you fail to schedule routine air conditioning maintenance with a trained professional who will do the job right, every step of the way, you can expect a number of problems to develop with your system. Avoid the following issues, among others, by scheduling your AC maintenance with the pros on the HB Energy Solutions team. (more…)