Frymire Home Services Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Upgrading Your HVAC System? Consider A Dual Fuel System

Monday, October 29th, 2018

gas-burner-flameAir conditioners are pretty straight-forward. They run as well as their equipment allows them to. When it comes to forced-air heating, however, there are other factors that influence efficiency. Furnaces provide powerful and consistent heating, but they’re not always efficient in moderate cold. Heat pumps make a great alternative, but they don’t always perform the best in lower temperatures.

A dual fuel system, however, allows you to have the best of both worlds. We’ll go into more detail on that below.

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Don’t Ignore These Noises from Your Heater

Monday, February 5th, 2018

no-hear-sound-woman-earsSometimes, a heating system breaks down with little or no warning at all. It goes from working just fine throughout the day and night to suddenly not turning on at all. However, this is quite an uncommon occurrence. Unless there is a sudden failure of an electrical component, a furnace usually gives off some sign that it is on the brink of failure.

Often, this sign of trouble comes in the form of an odd noise. While it may be accompanied by some unusual performance from your heater, the noise is what helps you to narrow down the cause. Today, we hope to show you what those noises may mean and why it is so important to call technicians in at their first sounding off. Don’t ignore these furnace noises!

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What’s the Best Heating System for My Home?

Monday, December 25th, 2017

gas-burner-flameYou might be surprised to learn just how many options there are for central heating today. Gone are the days when you only had to choose between gas and electric. Today, you can find systems in all different efficiency ratings, with extra features for comfort and energy savings—and furnaces are not your only option!

In fact, in our service area, many people are moving away from the standard furnace-AC setup and trying alternative heating systems. But a furnace may still be the right choice for you. The best way to know is to speak with your local technicians, but we’re here to help with a quick guide to different types of heaters.

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3 Steps to a More Efficient Heating System

Monday, December 18th, 2017

money-out-chimneyYou don’t have to shut off the heater altogether and shiver under a blanket to start saving money on heating! You may be able to get your current heating system up to speed and keep it running as efficiently as possible, without spending a ton of money. Follow these steps to more efficient heating this winter.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Turn On?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

woman-cold-shiver-scarfTemperatures are finally low enough that you’ve decided to fire up the central heater. You go to the thermostat, turn up the heat, and wait…and nothing happens. You may become worried that your furnace is completely broken down and needs to be replaced. Of course, this is a possibility, but there could be a number of reasons a furnace would fail to start or turn on after a cycle.

To know the problem with certainty, you would have to reach out to a team that is trained in diagnosing furnace troubles. If you live in Dallas, that’s Frymire Home Services! In any case, read on to get a better idea of what may be the trouble. It could even be something you can fix on your own!

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Why You Should Maintain Your Heating System Soon

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

furnace-heating-inspectionHeating maintenance is a professional service offered by local technicians. Technicians come to your home for a short time and identify any potential issues with your furnace. They’ll let you know what needs updating after the service. In the process, they will make some small adjustments to your system and help all of the components to run smoothly. Why would you want to pay for this kind of service?

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