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Video – Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

April 26, 2022
Illustration of a home with a red roof | Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

March 29, 2022
Video - Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It's Burning?

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician?

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

January 25, 2022
furnace pilot light

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at 978-431-2906 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

December 28, 2021
Replace Your Air Filter

Change your HVAC filters regularly, as recommended, which is usually at least every three months.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

November 23, 2021
illustrated house with a heat pump shown outdoors

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside.

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Video – Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Cost-Effective?

October 26, 2021
woman controlling her wi-fi thermostat from the park

Why are you heating and cooling your home when you are not there? Being able to control your thermostat when you are away is one of the most cost effective energy improvements you can make in your home. Contact us today to learn more!

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

September 29, 2021
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Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business.

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Video – Why Do I Need to Change My AC Filter?

August 24, 2021
Video - Why Do I Need to Change My AC Filter?

If you are not changing the filter in your AC system like you change the oil in your car you risk overworking it and damaging it that could result in expensive repairs or even replacement! At least every three months or more frequently if you have pets or dust issues!

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

July 27, 2021
Video - When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner? | AC Service

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your Massachusetts home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot day, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last 10 to 15 years.

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Video – Summer AC Check Up

June 29, 2021
dog with tongue hanging out

Schedule a clean-check today to make sure your air conditioner runs smoothly this summer.

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Video – Is Your AC Making Scary Noises?

May 25, 2021
Video - Is Your AC Making Scary Noises? | Basnett | Littleton, MA

Is your AC making scary noises? Call us today! We can help!

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Video – The Importance of Air Conditioner Maintenance

April 27, 2021
Air Conditioner Fan

The best time of year to have your AC serviced is spring, even if you reside in a locale with pretty warm weather all year long.

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Video – Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home

March 23, 2021
Video - Keep Clean Air During Your Time at Home | Acton, MA | Basnett

Keeping clean air circulating your home is very especially important due to more time spent at your Acton, MA home. Contact us today for more information.

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Video – What Is Carbon Monoxide?

February 26, 2021
Video - What Is Carbon Monoxide? | HVAC Maintenance | Basnett

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other things that contain carbon.

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 26, 2021
Illustration of a woman cold in a room, Video - Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air? | HVAC | Basnett

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 978-486-3767 and we will inspect your furnace.

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Video – How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing

December 30, 2020
Illustration of frozen pipes, Video - How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing | Basnett

Insulate the pipes in your home on exterior walls or in unheated areas such as crawl spaces, garages, basements, and attics. Turn off the inside water shut-off valve that provides water to your outside spigots or hose bibs. Drain each line by opening the spigot until it stops dripping and then turn off the spigot. Use a faucet cover to insulate the outdoor spigot and further protect it from freezing. Seal windows or any cracks that would bring in a draft.

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Video – Furnace Smells

November 20, 2020
Animated girl with a red headband, furnace smells

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 978-486-3767 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Video – Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

October 23, 2020
White & brown puppy with a red collar sitting on the floor, Video - Does Indoor Air Quality Affect My Pet?

Protect your pets from indoor air pollution by changing your air filters regularly.

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Video – Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Family’s Health

September 18, 2020
Happy family indoors at a dining table, Video - Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Family's Health | HVAC Maintenance

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers.

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Video – What Are Common Mistakes Made When Purchasing a New AC?

August 25, 2020
Illustration of two air conditioners on a gray background, Video - What Are Common Mistakes Made When Purchasing a New AC?

It’s time to replace your old or broken AC unit in your home and you don’t want anything to go wrong with the new one. Avoid the common mistakes people make when purchasing a new air conditioner and learn how to prevent them.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 3

July 31, 2020
Woman indoors closing the blinds, Video - Energy Saving Tip 3 | HVAC Information, Service | Littleton, MA

Close your blinds on sun-facing windows during the day to keep the sun from heating up your home and causing your AC to use more energy.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

June 19, 2020
Hand adjusting fan direction, Video - Energy Saving Tip 2 | AC, Cooling, HVAC Service | Littleton, MA

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool. Make sure that your fan is rotating counter clockwise to blow the air straight down and therefore feel cool.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip for Summer

May 31, 2020
Cooking hotdogs outdoors in the summer to save money on AC indoors.

It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but on a hot day it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside.

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Video – Reduce Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning

April 29, 2020
Homeowner sitting on a red couch scheduling HVAC maintenance, Video - Reduce Allergies with Air Duct Cleaning | HVAC | Littleton, MA

Having clear air ducts is one of the primary things that contribute to good indoor air quality (IAQ), which the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states is a prime concern in relation to pollutants in the home.

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