MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

Your Air Filter Could’ve Caused a Furnace Breakdown

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

If you’re one of those homeowners counting your blessings because temperatures are finally starting to warm up, then congratulations! You made it! However, it’s important not to get ahead of ourselves because before we know it, another heating season is going to be upon us.

The smartest move now would be to look back and see what exactly went wrong with your heater. Why was your furnace acting the way it did? How close was it to actually breaking down? The truth might not be what you want to hear.

Sometimes a clogged air filter can cause so much strife in a furnace that you’ll be pushed into either a breakdown or expensive furnace repair in Wayne, NJ. We’ll go over why this component can cause so much trouble, and talk about why it’s so important to clean out your air filter and keep things running smoothly.

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4 General Heating Tips Everyone Can Use

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Many homeowners are in an awkward spot right now. Winter is going to be over soon, and we’ve had a pretty tumultuous heating season. We’ve been spending more time at home as well, which means you’re probably starting to notice the weird quirks of your heating system. If you’ve been looking for some professional advice as to how you can better treat your heating system before it gets repaired this season, then we can help.

Maintenance and repairs for heating in Wayne, NJ are going to be the most important thing you can do for your system. Though, if nothing is wrong and you’re just looking for an extra boost, we can help. We’ve listed four general tips for heaters in our area that could help you maximize the comfort levels and minimize the bills.

Let’s see if our advice can help you squeeze a little extra out of your heating system.

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Three Serious Furnace Repairs You Might Need

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Sure, you could read the title of this blog post and panic because nobody wants the worst problems possible to be occurring in their furnace. However, we’d like to offer a positive spin on this news as finding out there’s a problem with your furnace and dealing with it might be a better scenario than many homeowners might think.

While furnace repair in West Orange, NJ can often be a drag because it costs money and involves having a professional perform a service, it can ultimately save you money and keep you safe. This is exactly why we want to get to the bottom of your furnace repairs, no matter how bad they might be.

So buckle up, turn on the light in your basement and take a good, hard look at your furnace as you read ahead!

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Efficiency Tips to Avoid Furnace Repair

Monday, February 24th, 2020

When we say “avoid furnace repair” we’re not saying that because you hate seeing our team. There will be plenty of excuses for you to call our expert technicians. However, furnace repair, in general, is not a fun experience.

No matter how great your HVAC technician is, it doesn’t feel good having to pay money for a problem with your furnace that’s putting your life on hold. Especially when temperatures are cold, furnace repair in Verona, NJ is just not an experience that any homeowner wants to go through.

So, why not take a journey with us as we explore different ways to help you avoid having to call for repairs in the first place? After all, the best remedy for a problematic furnace is preventive measures. Before you pick up the phone to call us, try these few tips and remember that we’re always available when you’re having furnace troubles.

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Our Personal Tips to Avoid Furnace Repair

Monday, February 10th, 2020

We know, why would your local HVAC contractor be giving you tips to avoid furnace repair? Isn’t that how we make our money?

While we do make a living providing heating repairs, we’d rather perform the heater repairs that are unavoidable than force one of our community members to pay for a fix that could have easily been avoided! So, take this blog post as a little bit of charity while we tell you some of our own personal tips on how to maintain your furnace and eventually avoid frequent repairs.

Furnace repair in Verona, NJ can be expensive! So make sure that when you need to call a professional technician, it’s for a good reason that you’ve done everything in your power to help by yourself.

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Don’t Wait to Take Care of these Furnace Problems!

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

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With the weather warming, your heating system is going to be seeing less and less use in the next few weeks until you finally turn it off in favor of the air conditioner until next fall. That makes now an excellent time to check your system for problems, especially if your furnace is older. Once the warranty expires, the cost of repairs tends to rise since the original components are no longer required. Wear and tear will eventually take their toll as well, and if your older furnace needs repairs, the sooner you can spot the issue the better.

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Signing Up for Maintenance Is the Best Thing for Your AC and Heating

Monday, March 26th, 2018

HVAC-system-maintenanceSpring is a bit of a transition month for homeowners, and besides the time-honored tradition of spring cleaning, you have your HVAC system to worry about. This is the time of year when our heating systems see less and less use, and our air conditioners see more and more use.

This is also the perfect opportunity to schedule maintenance for both your heating and your air conditioning system. Doing so can provide a number of benefits to your entire household.

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Common Problems with Older Furnaces

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Open-furnace-basement-unitIt’s surprising when a brand-new furnace starts to malfunction. When a furnace has worked almost perfectly for many years, though, and suddenly starts to show signs of failure, it can be almost just as alarming. A reliable, older furnace will still need repairs eventually. And at some point, you’ll have to replace your furnace altogether.

We’re here to offer some guidance about what may be happening with your home heating system when it fails to work as expected. If you have an older furnace, a sudden malfunction may not mean the end of its life. However, you’ll likely have to call in technicians to be sure.

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4 Surprising Reasons for a Furnace Repair

Monday, January 29th, 2018

filter-vent-technicianWhen a furnace stops heating a home, many homeowners hope for the best. “I think the thermostat is broken,” they may say, hoping a quick calibration or rewiring will do the trick. Others jump to the worst-case scenario: “I think it may need to be replaced.”

These are both things that can and do happen. However, it’s often not what the homeowner expects. In fact, some of the things that cause a furnace to break down or function incorrectly may surprise you! Here are four things you may not realize could cause failures with your heating system.

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Common Problems with Gas Furnaces

Monday, January 15th, 2018

natural-gas-furnace-burnersBefore we begin, we want to remind you that if you suspect a gas leak, vacate the home ASAP and call the gas company. If you don’t have the number on hand, call 911. For your family’s health and safety, it’s not worth staying indoors. You should also make sure the home is properly equipped with smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors that are regularly tested.

Otherwise, problems with gas furnaces typically are not such a huge deal. We want to give you an idea of what may go wrong, so you can narrow in a problem before you call a technician (or even “fix” the problem on your own).

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