Red Rock Mechanical, LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating Maintenance’

Pick a Maintenance Plan—And Enjoy Great Heating This Winter

Monday, October 29th, 2018

mom-and-daughter-in-snowWow, the end of the year is moving up fast! Of course, it seems like it does this every year. If you’ve found the winter has surprised you more than once by striking before you can get your heating system ready, then we recommend you find a heating maintenance plan in Plattsburgh, NY and get on the schedule with professionals.

We Have a Maintenance Plan to Fit You

Taking care of your heating system so you’ll have as worry-free a winter as possible is a big part of our job. We offer two different maintenance plans to provide you with the regular inspections and tune-ups necessary for top heating system performance each year:

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Taking Care of Your Heat Pump After the Blizzard

Monday, March 20th, 2017

ice-pattern-on-glassA major storm swept through most the Northeast last week, and we weren’t spared. Storm Stella dropped heavy levels of snow on Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Ontario, and our own Vermont and New York region, with an average of two feet of snowfall. Schools shut down, flights were cancelled, and states of emergency were declared in some areas.

We hope you and your family weathered Stella’s assault in safety and that your home’s heating system worked steadily during the storm. Now that the weather has settled, it’s time to take stock of the situation and see if there are repairs necessary to restore you home and see that it’s ready in case of another March surprise.

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Why Isn’t My Gas Furnace Providing Heat?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

This is definitely not a question you want to find yourself asking during a winter in Northwest Vermont! But if you do run into the situation of a furnace that simply isn’t doing what it’s supposed to, you’ll need to get to the bottom of it fast. In some cases, you can remedy the trouble on your own. Others will require you call on heating professionals.

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Let’s Keep Your Heating an Energy-Saver through the Winter

Monday, December 12th, 2016

No question about it… winter has already arrived here in Vermont. It doesn’t matter that the actual start date of winter is December 21. Vermont’s winter snow doesn’t follow any timetable!

If you’ve already had heating maintenance done for your furnace or heat pump (make sure to do this every fall), then you are already off to a good start with a heating system that will work at the highest energy efficiency throughout the season. But there are more steps you can take now that the winter is here to see that the heater gives you the best value for your comfort until spring arrives:

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Does Your Furnace Have a Repair Hangover from Last Winter?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Here’s a situation that you don’t want to run into when the first chilly day of winter arrives: a furnace that breaks and stops working almost as soon as it turns on. You might think, “What’s the chance of that happening?” But if you let your heating end the previous winter with possible repair issues left unattended, you’re taking a big chance that it won’t work when you need it from the coming winter.

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Take Your Furnace for a Test Run

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Now that it’s October and we’re fully into the fall season, getting ready for the coming cold weather is a major priority. Have you already scheduled your annual heating maintenance with our professionals? If you haven’t, contact us and have it arranged as soon as possible. If you think that you may need a new furnace, as we talked about last week, you should also make arrangements with us right away.

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How Maintenance Benefits a Gas Furnace

Monday, September 12th, 2016

If we had to guess the type of heater that you have in your home for winter comfort, we’d pick a gas furnace—and stand a good chance of being correct. Gas furnaces are the most common type of residential heating system in the country, and in a place like the Plattsburgh area they are highly effective at creating the heating levels necessary to keep back extreme cold.

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Summer’s End Means Time to Think about Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 5th, 2016

With Labor Day behind us, the summer is starting to come to an end. The weather is still pleasant—sometimes even hot—but this won’t last much longer. The heating system in your home that has lain dormant for the past few months will get back to work in the near future… and it’s important for your comfort that it’s ready for its winter work routine.

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Is It Too Early to Think about Scheduling Heating Maintenance?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

We’re enjoying pleasant weather in Vermont right now, with days in the upper 70s and low 80s. With such temperatures, it’s hard to imagine that in only a few months we’ll start dealing with the onset of the cold season when we’ll need to turn on our home heaters. Nonetheless, it isn’t too early to start planning your annual heating system inspection and tune-up.

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How Often Should You Change Your HVAC System’s Air Filter?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

We’re not out winter yet, although spring is starting to peek up over the edge of the calendar. Soon it’ll be time to schedule your routine air conditioning maintenance to prepare the system for the higher temperatures of the summer.

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