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How Does Humidity Affect HVAC Performance?

    When the humidity rises, it’s nice to retreat inside your home where the air conditioning system has kept the air cooler and less humid. But have you ever thought about how high humidity affects the performance of your HVAC system? Here’s a look. Humidity and Your Air Conditioner It’s your air conditioner’s job to remove

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Grind, Buzz, Click: Which Furnace Noises Should Make You Worry?

    All furnaces make some noises, but learning the language of your furnace is important for detecting potentially dangerous problems. Rattling, humming or squealing noises from your furnace may be simply the result of loose screws. Other sounds, such as grinding or whining, could be expensive to fix but are probably not extremely dangerous.

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Keeping Your Steam-Heating System Leak-Free: Why It’s Crucial

    If your home, apartment complex or commercial building has a steam-heating system it is crucial that you keep the system free of leaks for a variety of safety and cost reasons. Leaks in your steam-heating system can occur in the boiler or its various valves and connections, or in the hot water or steam distribution system

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What Is The Average Life Expectancy of a Gas Furnace?

    If your furnace is getting older, you may be wondering how long you can expect it to last. The average service life of a gas furnace is about 15 years, but the actual life span of an individual unit can vary greatly. There are a number of contributing factors that determine the age a furnace reaches:

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The Real Life Expectancy of a Central Heating System

    Your heating system has been around for a few years — it’s time to replace it! Before you jump to this conclusion (or let a less-than-scrupulous contractor convince you of it), make sure you do a little research regarding the actual lifespan of a central heating system. With the right maintenance, your Cleveland central heating

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Annual Steam Radiator Inspection And Tune-Up Checklist

    If you’re using a steam boiler and radiators to heat your home, you’ve got a system that could last for decades; but it needs proper maintenance and care. That’s why we recommend annual system inspections. By scheduling a steam boiler inspection annually, you: Enhance system efficiency year-round Reduce heating costs Ensure safer operation Reduce the likelihood of

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