Sloan Service Company, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

The Details on Dual Fuel Heating

Monday, March 30th, 2020
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When you live in a place like Chapel Hill, heating your home can be tricky. Do you opt for energy efficiency and year-round comfort with a heat pump, or do you choose a furnace to ensure that you are kept warm no matter how cold it may get? What if you didn’t have to choose?

While not commonly discussed, there is an option that allows you to enjoy the benefits of both the energy efficiency of a heat pump and the strength of a furnace. Its a dual fuel system and it might be exactly what you are looking for to solve your home heating problems.

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Is Your Heat Pump in Trouble?

Monday, March 16th, 2020
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A heat pump is a system that can connect to your ductwork system or can operate without ductwork at all to provide you with comfort all year. In short, heat pumps are pretty nifty heating and air conditioning units.

If you have a heat pump in your home we know that you probably appreciate it for being the great provider of comfort that it is. With that knowledge though it can be disheartening when your system starts to malfunction.

Not to worry though! Heat pump maintenance and heater repair in Clayton, NC, or even replacements, is something that our team is great at doing. Let’s start though by figuring out if your heat pump is in trouble or not.

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Is Your Heater on Its Way Out?

Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Replacing your heating system is no easy feat. You do need a working heating system but when your long-standing furnace heater begins to struggle, it is easy to understand why anyone might hesitate before hopping online to shop for their next unit. After all, replacements are pricey, to say the least.

We know how important your heating system is to your home, but we also get why you’d want to avoid a replacement. We want you to avoid a replacement too–it is it too early. An early replacement wastes your money and that isn’t something you deserve.

The best way to avoid an early replacement is to know exactly what the signs are that indicate when you do need a new heater. This allows you to be prepared and informed so you know exactly what heating services in Chapel Hill, NC you need to contact us about.

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5 Possible Fixes For Your Heater

Monday, January 6th, 2020
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The sun has been making its appearance every once in a while now, and in the coming months, our heaters will finally get a break. However, as we look ahead to seasons full of warmth and sunshine, it doesn’t mean we should forget about taking care of our heating systems.

Falls, winter and early spring are when we use our heaters the most and with extended use comes wear and tear. And you know what wear and tear create: repair needs. Maybe you are lucky and your heater only needs some maintenance to make it through the rest of this season and keep you comfy into 2021. However, if your heater is starting to struggle, you should probably consider reaching out for heating repair in Clayton, NC.

Let’s take a look at some potential fixes that your heating system might need.

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Don’t Delay Furnace Repair

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Clunk! Thunk! Hiss! Rattle!

If any of these sounds are being made by your furnace, you’ve got a problem on your hands. Mainly, you need to get furnace repairs ASAP. It doesn’t bode well when you delay a furnace repair. Why? Because the issue could magnify and create more issues, or even worsen to the point that your whole furnace needs to be replaced. Some repairs can be pretty dangerous to the health of everyone in the home too.

In fact, we want to zero in on one of the most important repairs that you may need to make on your furnace that you absolutely cannot put off: fixing a cracked heat exchanger.

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Your Heating Season Preparation Checklist

Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Was that a mildly cool breeze you just felt? It may have been, or it may have been someone driving by with an unusually powerful AC system in their vehicle. Either way, that little blast of chilly air made you think about your heating system.

With the holidays and somewhat cooler nights just around the corner, it is a good time to start thinking about this part of your home comfort system. Having your heater in mind now means you are likely to think about the potential that it might need a check-up before you turn it on for the first time in months.

But what is a homeowner to do to make sure that their heater is properly prepared for the heating season? We have the answer for you in the form of a nice, manageable checklist. On top of that, we can offer our services for heater maintenance in Raleigh, NC.

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