Bud Matthews Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Replacement’

The Way Furnace Energy Efficiency Is Measured

Monday, November 12th, 2018

money-savings-houseEnergy efficiency is a major concern homeowners have when they are shopping for new appliances. Because furnaces are vital for home comfort and consume large amounts of energy during the winter, their efficiency ratings are important to consider when the time comes for a new system installation.

If you are currently in the process of replacing a furnace, or putting in the first furnace in a home, you might be wondering how to read efficiency ratings. We’re glad to help, and we can deliver any furnace service in Durham, NC and the surrounding areas you may need.

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Uneven Heating: Why It’s Happening in Your Home

Monday, October 15th, 2018

cold-sweater-manWe know the weather is still warm, but it’s already time to consider your home’s central heating—because soon it will be one of the most crucial systems in your house. We strongly advise you have regular maintenance for your heater with our technicians. We make it simple with our HVAC maintenance agreement. Once you have this service completed, your home’s heating system has the best chance of running through the winter without major problems.

However, maintenance cannot stop all problems, particularly for an old heating system. One trouble you may run into is uneven heating around your home. Family members may start to complain about their rooms feeling too cold, while elsewhere you may encounter rooms becoming too stuffy. Why does this happen? There are several possible explanations.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Old Furnace?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

As you do your fall preparations for the coming winter season, an important question to ask yourself is if you think your furnace can make it through the cold weather. If you’ve had the same gas furnace (the most common type of residential furnace) in your home for years, it may be at the age where it’s at a significantly higher risk of malfunctions, a breakdown, or even unsafe operation.

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Has the Time Come to Replace Your Gas Furnace? 4 Ways to Tell

Monday, January 25th, 2016

No heating system can last forever, no matter how well its owner maintains it and follows up any problems with prompt repairs. If you have a gas furnace providing your house with winter warmth, you will one day need to call professionals to replace it.

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