Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Archive for October, 2018

Saving With Your Water Heater This Winter

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

showerhead-dripping-close-upThe heating system in your home you probably worry about the most during the winter is the one that sends warm air around the rooms, either via forced air (furnace, heat pump) or radiant heat (boiler, in-floor heating).

But there’s another heater in your house that uses an immense amount of energy over the winter, and that’s the water heater. If you’re looking for ways to reduce energy costs during this winter, we recommend putting focus on your water heater.

Below is some advice we have for cutting down on hot water and the energy required to heat it.

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The Big Benefits of Fall Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 8th, 2018

calendar-scheduling-bookEvery fall, we make a big push with our customers and soon-to-be-customers to schedule maintenance for their heating systems. This isn’t something we do just so our technicians can keep busy during the crunch seasons of summer and winter. We do it because any HVAC company worth hiring recommends it, and so does the US Department of Energy. In over thirty years in business, we’ve seen the major benefits of routine heating maintenance. We’ll explain below what these benefits are so you’ll know not to miss a fall maintenance inspection and tune-up for your heating system.

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