Platinum Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

What Does Heating Maintenance Involve?

Monday, December 5th, 2022
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In Pennsylvania, it’s critical for your heating system to work as well as possible throughout the winter. That’s why it’s so important to prioritize heating maintenance. This service is not just for the sake of catching any existing problems before they become severe enough to cause your heater to fail on a frozen January night. Maintenance also improves your heater’s efficiency (keeping your utility costs down), prevents safety hazards (like fuel or carbon monoxide leaks), and increases your heater’s lifetime of service (so you can delay replacing it for years to come).

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6 Symptoms of a Heater in Need of Repair

Monday, November 21st, 2022
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Everyone has their own area of expertise. Perhaps you can always tell what’s wrong with a recipe and can adjust it to make the food delicious. Maybe you are a whiz at auto repair, and just hearing the sound of the engine can tell you there’s a problem, and maybe even give you a clue about what the problem is.

But most of us aren’t experts at the symptoms a heater exhibits when it’s feeling under the weather. The good news is that you can learn how to spot the signs of heater trouble early, so repairs can be made before major breakdowns occur.

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The Importance of Annual Heater Maintenance

Monday, October 24th, 2022
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In Pennsylvania, we know how important it is to have your heater functioning all winter long. A problem with your heater can mean not just being uncomfortably chilly, but being dangerously cold, not to mention possibly dealing with disasters like frozen, burst pipes! While you may be tempted to just frolic in the beautiful fall weather, sip cider, and carve pumpkins, don’t forget that winter is not far away. The best thing you can do to avoid a winter-weather heating disaster is to schedule heater maintenance now.

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“When Should I Upgrade My Heater?”

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to make sure that your heater is in proper working condition. Sooner than later, you’re going to push your heater to the back of your mind and focus on your air conditioner. Before you do this, it’s important to consider if your heater in Montgomery County, PA was able to serve you properly this season. If you can’t confidently say that you were able to get quality service from your heater, then it means that it’s time to consider an upgrade. 

We understand that this is a big commitment and you want to make sure that you’re doing this at the right time. This is why you’ve found our blog today! We’re going to make sure that you can recognize the signs you need an upgrade. We’re here to provide you with the replacement you need and keep your heater in shape after this. 

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6 Ways to Keep Your Furnace Healthy

Monday, March 28th, 2022

Do you know how big of a factor your furnace plays in the comfort of your home? Your home’s furnace system is the largest energy expense in your home and, on average, your home’s furnace accounts for about 45% of your home’s energy bills.

This is why it’s so important to make sure that your furnace is healthy. An unhealthy furnace system will cost you more money while producing less heat. The best way to keep your furnace healthy is with the assistance of our professionals. We understand furnace service in Montgomery County, PA. If you’re looking for ways to improve your comfort and energy efficiency this winter, then we suggest trying the following…

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Don’t Ignore These Heat Pump Problems

Monday, March 14th, 2022
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If you have a heat pump, then you know how great these systems are. There isn’t another heating or cooling system that can match this system’s eco-friendliness or energy-efficiency. Although these systems are great, they can run into trouble just like any other HVAC system. 

Luckily, our team members are here if you need proper heat pump repair in Montgomery County, PA. We know how to get you prompt service that’s effective as well. We care about the services we perform and we make sure our quality is the best of the best. We want to make sure that you get the proper service the first time.

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Why Furnace Short Cycling Is Such an Issue

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Running your furnace during the winter season is a standard practice. In a perfect world, you’d be able to turn on your furnace at the start of the season, run it all winter long, and encounter no trouble. In the real and problem filled world that we actually live in, this is the case for very few people. If you’ve noticed that your furnace is acting a little odd, then it’s probably time for furnace repair in Montgomery County, PA.

We understand that there can be a little confusion backing this. Sometimes, the problem that you’re experiencing doesn’t necessarily seem like a problem. You might even think that you can power past it and still make the most of your winter season. 

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What Your Heater Is Trying to Tell You

Monday, February 14th, 2022

Now that we’re reaching the coldest temperatures of the season, your heater has likely become one of the most frequently used systems in your home. Funny things can happen when you start to use your heater more often. If you notice that your heater is starting to act a little funky, it might be time for you to schedule an appointment for heating repair in Montgomery County, PA

Although we’re professionals, we understand what it’s like to be in a homeowner’s shoes. Sometimes your heater starts to act up in the funniest ways and you don’t know what it means. In reality, most of the oddities you notice with your heater are, in fact, signs and not just weird occurrences. Let’s figure out what it’s trying to tell you today.

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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Furnace

Monday, December 20th, 2021
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Furnaces are the number one heating system used in our area. This is for a few reasons. Furnaces are reliable. You know you can get effective heating dispersed through your home’s ductwork. Furnaces are also more efficient than ever. AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) ratings are higher than ever which means you’ll get better heating for a lower cost. Furnaces are also familiar. It’s more than likely the system that you grew up within your home. 

Although there are many reasons to have a furnace, there are things you need to consider once you have a furnace. If you want to improve your HVAC in Norristown, PA, then trying out some of these tips will definitely help your home. We want to help you get what you need.

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What You Can Do To Get Great Heating This Season

Monday, December 6th, 2021

It’s cold outside and it’s time to get your home’s heating services in proper working order. We want to help you with this. We understand that winter brings along a lot with it. The holidays are here, you’re prepping to spend time with your family and buy gifts for your loved ones, and the cold weather isn’t exactly motivating you to be outside. It can be difficult to get everything done on your to do list. That’s why we seek to make things easier for you.

If you’re looking for proper care for your HVAC in Montgomery County, PA, then we can be the professionals to help you with this. Let go through a couple of things you can do to help out your home today.

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