Time for Fall
Furnace Clean & Check
WHEN IT'S FREEZING OUTSIDE Its no time for your furnace to quit.
WE'LL CHECK IT OUT NOW, SO IT WORKS WHEN YOU NEED IT.
No heating system is any good if it doesn't heat your home when it's
cold and usually you find out too late. This year plan ahead. We'll check your system,
clean it, estimate on
Major repairs, if any, and give you a special preseason price because
We have time now...before those emergency calls start coming in.
You can save money now...stay warm later.
PRESEASON DISCOUNT $5.00
(If paid at time of service)
Offer good on calls Scheduled for cleaning before December 31st.
Maybe it is time to upgrade to
Aprilaire Automatic Humidifier the world’s first
computer-equipped, completely automated, “no touch” humidifier.
Give us a call.
Last winter's gas bills
were outrageous and will likely be the same this season. Here are a
few simple things you can do to help reduce the cost of heating your
Following the items listed above will save on your heating
costs. Also if your furnace is 20 plus years old, replacing it with a
modern Trane high efficiency unit would
reduce your costs.
- Have your furnace cleaned and checked.
- Replace the furnace filters before they
- Lower the regular setting of your
thermostat a few degrees.
- Set the thermostat down 5 degrees at
- Make sure all of your storm windows and
doors are in place.
- Look for obvious air leaks, weather strip
or caulk them.
- Keep the garage doors closed.
- Close the fireplace damper when not in
- Burning the fireplace for added heat is
not energy efficient.
- Burning a gas fireplace log at this time
is costly and is not energy efficient.
Turn Off Humidifier!!!
with central humidifiers go into the cooling season forgetting to shut
down the humidifier for the summer. A central air conditioner will not
cool or dehumidify properly if the humidifier is running.
Step 1 -
Turn the humidistat to the off position or the lowest percent of
relative humidity. The humidistat is usually installed on the return air
plenum above the humidifier. Sometimes it is installed on the wall near
Step 2 - Close the duct damper or turn it to the summer position.
*Note - not all systems have duct dampers
Step 3 - Turn off the water-supply. If you are unsure how, just follow
the quarter inch water line out of the humidifier. (It is either copper or
plastic). Turn the valve clock wise until it stops. *Note -If the
valve is a saddle valve, the type that clamps on to a copper water pipe,
it might not provide 100% shut-off.
Step 4 - Clean the humidifier and leave dry until winter.
*Note - If you have a float type humidifier with a saddle valve that
doesn't provide 100% shut-off, you can either manually lift the float by
placing an object under it to keep the pan empty or you need to have your
saddle valve inspected and/or replaced.
Step 5 - If this sounds like too much work, call us, we can do it
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