Heating Articles

When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

February 15, 2022
When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

When it comes time to make that investment, at Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC we can help you save money while helping to increase your Massachusetts home’s comfort level.

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Is It Time to Upgrade an Ancient Heating System?

January 13, 2020
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If your home heating is an old-fashioned system like a steam boiler, we highly recommend an upgrade.

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Why Your Furnace Is Blowing Out Cold Air

December 30, 2019
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We’re going to go through some of the basic reasons for a furnace that isn’t heating and what you can do about them.

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How Electric Furnaces Can Go Bad

December 2, 2019
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Electric furnaces still malfunction at times—and if this happens to your electric furnace, you’ll want our technicians on the job.

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Schedule Fall Heating Maintenance If You Haven’t Yet

November 4, 2019
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The benefits of maintenance for an appliance as essential as a residential heating system can never be overstated.

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A Vital Reason for a Pre-Season Gas Furnace Inspection

October 7, 2019
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Even if there were no other benefits to pre-season maintenance (and there are plenty), it would be worth it alone for how it protects your family.

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The Ultimate Savings Agreement Sets Up Your Home for a Great Winter

September 23, 2019
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You can choose the plan that’s the best fit for your current budget—we want maintenance to be flexible so you never have to miss out on this vital service.

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Why Many Homeowners Love Radiant Heating

February 25, 2019
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Many homeowners love having radiant heating—and there are some good reasons why.

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What Can Go Wrong With a Clogged Furnace Filter

January 28, 2019
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If a filter isn’t changed and is allowed to become totally congested with dust, lint, and other debris, it can cause the following negative effects.

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Why Consider a High Velocity Heating System

December 31, 2018

High-velocity systems can provide numerous benefits for homes, such as a better spread of heating and a reduction in energy bills.

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Uneven Heating: Here’s Why It May Be Hitting Your House

December 17, 2018
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A problem that many homes face during winter with their heating is that heat isn’t reaching all the rooms evenly, leading to cold spots.

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Should My Furnace Be Making That Noise?

December 3, 2018

If a sound from a furnace is significant enough for you to ask the question, chances are high it’s an abnormal sound.

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The Big Benefits of Fall Heating Maintenance

October 8, 2018
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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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Can a Gas Furnace Become Dangerous?

March 26, 2018
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If you’re considering a gas furnace for your home—possibly as a spring install to prepare for next winter—you may feel hesitant because of safety worries.

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When Your Heating System Shows Signs of Failure

February 12, 2018

A heating repair can cost a lot more when it’s caught too late. Know the signs of heating failure and know what to do when you suspect a problem.

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Troubleshooting an Electric Furnace

January 29, 2018

For more information on electric furnace repair, we strongly recommend reaching out to qualified technicians. However, there may be something you can do on your own.

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Lower Heating Costs without the Discomfort

January 15, 2018

Today, our experts show you some ways to save money on heating without watching icicles build up in your home.

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