Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Carlisle’

A Vital Reason for a Pre-Season Gas Furnace Inspection

Monday, October 7th, 2019

In our previous post, we talked about our Ultimate Savings Agreement and how it sets up your home for the best possible winter. Or at least the warmest possible winter with the fewest problems and lowest heating costs. Almost every HVAC contractor offers some type of maintenance program, since it’s the best way to ensure a long and effective service life from a heating system.

In this post, we’re addressing a specific maintenance function for a specific kind of heater. It isn’t a rare type of heating system, but the most common found in homes—the natural gas furnace. If you have a gas furnace in Carlisle, MA to warm your home, a maintenance inspection is vital for safety. 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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Uneven Heating: Here’s Why It May Be Hitting Your House

Monday, December 17th, 2018

man-keping-warmA reliable and powerful heating system is necessary to make it through one of our Boston winters. But proper home heating requires something more than just heating power. After all, a furnace that can heat up air to a comfortable 72°F isn’t much good if the heat doesn’t go anywhere. That’s why a central furnace has an air handler and a duct network. 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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How Most Homes and Energy Bills Benefit from Aeroseal

Monday, July 17th, 2017

ductwork-winding-ceilingAeroseal is a product and service you may never have heard of before, but one which can truly change the way you feel about your air conditioning and heating systems. If you’ve ever felt like it takes your comfort system too long to work, if you’ve felt like some rooms are always warmer and cooler than others or that your energy bills are too high, it’s time for a change.

Sealing your ducts can help to make your heating and cooling equipment more efficient. Learn how Aeroseal duct sealing is the best choice for air ducts in most homes today, and call our friendly team for more information.

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Tips for Preparing Your Home for Summer

Monday, April 24th, 2017

AC-Condenser-FlowerSummer is almost here! Before it gets too warm, you may want to take care of some home maintenance tasks that will keep you cooler and help you to save money and a lot of stress during the summer months.

Spring is the perfect time to maintain your air conditioner and all of the components that help it to run smoothly when you need it. Call our experienced AC technicians for more information!

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Could Professional Duct Cleaning Really Help Your Home?

Monday, January 30th, 2017

duct-cleaning-brushChanging the air filter in your heating and air conditioning systems is not enough to make the air clean. Many homeowners who notice problems with their indoor air quality need separate air filtration and air purification systems to control allergies and asthma. But in some homes, dirty ducts contribute to the problem, and an air filtration system cannot do much to help.

If this is true for your home, professional duct cleaning is the best path to travel. Not sure if it’s worth it? Read on to find out how professional duct cleaning may help you, and call our experts for more information.

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How Warm Should I Keep My Home?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Of course, you want to be comfortable when you come into your home for a break from the winter air, but comfort comes with a price. What temperature can you set your thermostat to for more efficient heating? How warm should the house be if you’re going on vacation? We’d like to answer your comfort and efficiency questions today. For more, get in touch with our friendly technicians.

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Your Home’s Air Filter: Does It Really Help with Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

A furnace uses a blower fan to suck in air from around your home and then move this air past a heat exchanger before it enters your home. As it sucks in air, the blower fan could also bring in large particles that would damage the furnace. That’s why you have an air filter.

You probably know that there is an air filter in the furnace that you are supposed to change every month or so. And we hope you do—neglecting to change the filter can cause clogs that restrict airflow, overworking your furnace, reducing efficiency, and eventually leading to repair issues.

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What You Should Know about Installing a New Water Heater

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Installing a water heater is no small task. It’s an investment that you want to feel confident about, which is why we want to help you get started with a little bit of information about selecting and installing a new water heater. For more information, contact local technicians and plumbers qualified to work on water heaters in your area.

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The Heating Season Is Near: Here’s How to Keep Your Home Safe

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Today, heating systems are safer than they have ever been in the past. Mostly, you don’t have to worry about fires, gas leaks, and carbon monoxide leaks, so long as your heater is well-maintained. However, it is a possibility, so you should be as prepared as possible.

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Did I Need to Recharge My AC with Refrigerant This Year?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Sometimes, on our blog, we like to tackle common misconceptions we hear from our customers. And one of the most common things we get asked in the summer is this: do I need to recharge my refrigerant this year?

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