Posts Tagged ‘Springfield’

When Do I Schedule Heating Repairs?

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

hello-winterThat weather forecast is definitely telling us something, and that something is that winter is on its way once more! You’ve already been running your heater, we’re sure, but its days of work are in their infancy for this heating season. There is a whole lot more, a whole lot colder, weather coming our way, and you need to know that your heater is going to be there for you throughout the worst of it. Routine maintenance is the best insurance in this regard.

Even when you have your heater in great working condition, though, there is a chance that it is going to run into operational problems of some kind. There is simply no such thing as a 100% reliable heater, and anyone claiming that they have one to sell you can probably find you a really good deal on a bridge, too.  (more…)

Get Your AC Tune-Up Out of the Way Now!

Monday, May 21st, 2018

AC-manifoldThere are plenty of places in the country where residents’ air conditioners have already been going strong this year. Obviously, this is not the case here in Vermont. Don’t be fooled by yet another finicky spring season, though. The heat of summer is drawing nearer with each passing minute, and you are going to be starting that cooling system up before much longer. If you ask us, it only makes sense that you should get it back into fighting shape ASAP.

How do you do that? It’s very simple on your end, actually. You need only pick up your phone and dial our number. We are here to provide you with a thorough and effect AC tune-up in Springfield, VT and the surrounding areas. We also want to note that yes, there are plenty of very handy and self-reliant homeowners in our area. A responsible homeowner is one that knows his or her limitations, though. When it comes to routine air conditioning maintenance, the job should always be handled by experienced professionals.

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Professional Plumbers Pinpoint Leaks Promptly

Monday, February 26th, 2018

leaking-pipeThere are a lot of reasons why you may hire a professional plumber in Springfield, VT.  Maybe you have a ruptured pipe that is spraying water everywhere. Maybe you need a new water heater installed. Whatever plumbing services that you may need, it is obviously going to be in your best interest to schedule those services with skilled, trained professionals—especially if you’re  not even sure what the problem may be or where it might originate. This is often the case with water leaks.

Sure, there are those plumbing leaks that develop in pipes that are exposed and which may even be in your line of vision on a regular basis. The fact is, however, that there is far more to your plumbing system than meets the eye. Because so much of your plumbing is hidden from view, it only makes sense that leaks may develop out of your sight line from time to time. When that happens, you’re going to want to call in the cavalry for professional leak detection services.

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How Prompt Heating Repairs Benefit You

Monday, February 12th, 2018

snowy-streetIt’s only mid-February, and Vermonters know that this means there is still a lot more winter ahead of us—though some of us may actually prefer the snow on the ground to the looming emergence of mud season. What does this mean for our heating systems? Well, that there is still a lot more work ahead of them. It may be tempting to turn a blind eye to heating problems when we’re creeping up, however slowly, on the Spring season.

That’s just not a risk that we can take around here, though. No matter how minor a problem with your heater may seem right now, there is plenty of time ahead for that “minor” problem to take a serious toll on your system. Scheduling prompt heating repair in Springfield, VT is always going to be your best bet. Here are some of the benefits that you have to consider in doing so.  Contact a member of our team should heating problems arise.

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Choosing Your Air Cleaner and/or Purifier

Monday, July 17th, 2017

woman-blowing-noseWhat do you think about when you think about living comfortably? Here in Vermont, your heater may be the first thing that springs to mind. We won’t talk about that too much right now, though — it may not be too summery around here, but let’s try and enjoy it before winter sneaks up on once again, okay? Your air conditioner is another likely answer to the question. However, you cannot afford to overlook the impact that your indoor air quality in Springfield, VT can have on your overall comfort, either.

Now, we are lucky enough to live in an area with relatively clean, fresh mountain air surrounding us most of the time. There is still pollution, of course, but certainly not the level that you’d expect to find in major cities. A lot of pollutants themselves are naturally occurring, though, and that means that, even in our beautiful area, your indoor air quality may be suffering. Fortunately, we have the solutions to the problems that you face. (more…)

Why Would My AC Blow Warm Air?

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

thermometer-in-the-redSummers here in Vermont are not as intensely hot as in certain Southern and Southwestern areas of our country, but things still get plenty uncomfortable when the temperature starts to rise once more. If you are serious about keeping your home cool and comfortable regardless of how hot it may get outside, you need to have a great AC installed in your home. Of course, even the best air conditioners may run into operating trouble from time to time. If your air conditioner in Springfield, VT is blowing warm air, it should be pretty obvious that something is wrong.

The good news is that the problem causing your air conditioner to blow warm air may not be all that serious. In fact, it could be a very simple case of user error. There are also some potential issues that could be quite serious, though. Following are a few items to check should you find your AC blowing warm air, as well as a couple of examples of more serious problems that could be in play. Contact us if there is no clear solution in your situation.

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Spring Is Coming (and So Are Allergy Symptoms)

Monday, February 27th, 2017

family-hiking-in-springWe’ve just about made it through February. While March signals the start of the warmer weather in many areas of the country, we here in Vermont know that there is still plenty of winter left to contend with. We haven’t even begun to really think about mud season yet. That being said, it is a good idea to start thinking about what you can do to make your home a more comfortable and healthful environment once the grip of winter does loosen. Taking steps to protect your indoor air quality in Springfield, VT is a good place to start.

Figuring out how best to protect and to improve upon the quality of the air in your home can be a daunting challenge in some ways. There is a solution to just about any problem, but there are also a lot of different problems that you may face. It is vital that you are using the right equipment for the right situations, and that this equipment is the right fit for your HVAC system and home. We’ll ensure that this is the case. Let our indoor air quality specialists set you up with the right air purifiers and air cleaners for your needs. (more…)

Why Is There Ice on My Ductless Mini Split?

Monday, February 13th, 2017

ductless-blowerWinters are famously tough in this part of the country. Frigid, sub-freezing temperatures are the norm. Because of this, many homeowners have been skeptical of using heat pumps to keep their homes warm and cozy. Because heat pumps, including ductless mini split heat pumps, transfer heat from the air outside into the house, common sense may dictate that they couldn’t handle the type of cold that we deal with in this part of the country.

Common sense isn’t always what it seems, though. In fact, ductless mini splits in Springfield, VT
have become more and more common in recent years. While it is true that heat pumps may have to work a bit harder and may lose a bit of that renowned efficiency when temperatures are very, very cold, they are actually capable of heating homes in our area all winter long. No system, of course, is totally problem free.

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Why Heat My Home with a Boiler?

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Hopefully you do not find yourself in need of a new heater at the beginning of the new year. Temperatures have been fluctuating, but for the most party it’s been quite cold here in Southern Vermont. If you do find yourself with a broken down heater, or if you’re just thinking about which heating replacement to choose when the summer arrives once more, consider the use of a boiler in Springfield, VT.

Not only do we install great boilers, such as the Burnham Hydronics MPO–IQ™ Boiler and the Buderus oil–fired G125BE and G115WS models, but we also deliver home heating oil at very fair and competitive prices. Whatever your boiler service needs may be, we are the professionals to call. Here are a few reasons to consider using a boiler to heat your home.

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Take Advantage of Heat Recovery Ventilation

Monday, December 12th, 2016

When you live somewhere as cold as we do, it can be difficult to keep the air in your home fresh during the winter season. Why? Because you’re obviously not going to be cracking the windows to let fresh air in. It’s far too cold to do so, and you risk serious energy inefficiency if you get desperate enough to try that. There is a better way, though.

Using a heat recovery ventilator in Springfield, VT can help you to enjoy great indoor air quality without putting your energy efficiency on the chopping block. Read on to learn more about how these ventilation devices operate. If you think that one is right for your home, just give us a call to schedule service. (more…)