MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heating maintenance’

Time to Get Your Heater Checked

Monday, September 4th, 2017

heating-maintenance-inspectionLabor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and while we likely have a number of hot days still in front of us, the cooler temperatures of fall will be here before we know it. Before that happens, it pays to get a trained technician out to your house for regular fall maintenance for your heater. It could make a big difference when it comes to keeping your home comfortable this fall.

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Is Winter Too Late to Schedule Heating Maintenance?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The period when HVAC contractors advise homeowners to arrange for annual heating system inspections and tune-ups is the fall. This helps homes get a head start on the winter weather, and it’s always a good idea to schedule maintenance for a system during the time right before it’s expected to take on the most work.

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Ways to Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

Monday, November 30th, 2015

You can’t heat your home for free: whether you use natural gas, electricity, or heating oil to power the system that provides your household with winter warmth, you’ll experience an increase in your energy bills during the season. But you don’t have to see a steep increase in those bills! There are some steps you can take to conserve energy during the year and see that the heating system puts in less work. We’ve listed a few below.

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How Heating Maintenance Will Save You Money

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Fall is the time of year when you need to arrange for HVAC professionals to come to your home and inspect and tune-up your heating system so that it’s ready for the coming winter season. The biggest reason to have this job done is that it protects you and your family from an emergency heating breakdown, which could strand you in the cold until you can get repair technicians out to fix the problem.

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5 Ways to Stay Safe with Your Gas Furnace This Winter Season

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Although gas furnaces are not necessarily “dangerous” appliances, any device in a home that uses natural gas does pose some potential hazards if used incorrectly or doesn’t receive regular care. We want to make sure that your family enjoys a safe and cozy upcoming winter season, so we’ve put together a list of 5 important furnace tips to increase safety for everyone in your household.

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Yes, Heat Pumps Also Need Maintenance in the Fall

Monday, October 26th, 2015

This is a question that HVAC technicians often hear from customers: “Does my heat pump need to have maintenance done in the spring and fall, or is just once a year enough?” We understand why this confusion crops up. An air conditioner only needs maintenance once a year, during the spring, and a heater only needs it once as well, during the fall. A heat pump is a single system, so wouldn’t it only need a single maintenance visit a year?

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Tips to Help You Prepare Your Heater for Cold Weather

Monday, October 12th, 2015

It’s already two weeks into October, and that means that even though we’re still enjoying warm weather, it won’t last for much longer. Take this transition time to see that the furnace, heat pump, or other heating system in your house is ready to tackle another winter in Shawnee, KS. We have some tips below that will help make sure your heater is in the best shape possible.

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Yes, It Is Time to Have Your Furnace Tuned-Up!

Monday, September 28th, 2015

We are just about to turn over another page on the calendar, and we’ll find ourselves in October. This is definitely a good time to think about purchasing candy and putting up Halloween decorations. But there’s something else you should think about, and that’s the furnace in your home. You probably haven’t given the furnace much (or any) thought during the summer, but the time is fast approaching when you’ll need to fire it up once more to stay warm through the winter.

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The AC May Be Running, But It’s Time to Think about Your Home Heating

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The warm weather is still with us in Kansas City. You probably have your air conditioning running during the warmest parts of the day to provide your home with comfort. But it won’t be too long until the cooler weather arrives, followed not long after by plain old cold weather. You’ll want to grip onto these last days of summer and enjoy them to the fullest, but you should also give consideration to your home’s heating system during this final warm spell and see that it’s ready for another winter.

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