Bell Home Solutions Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Heated Floors Keep Your Home Comfortable

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

radiant-eating-systemsMost of us are accustomed to traditional forms of heating in our homes such as boiler-fed radiators and forced-air furnaces. But they’re not the only type of heating system out there and if you’re looking for a viable alternative for your home this winter, you might want to consider one. In particular, we recommend the benefits of a radiant heating system, which use the floors of your home to keep you comfortable. Here’s a breakdown of how it all works.

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Signs You Need Heater Repair

Monday, November 13th, 2017

heating-maintenance-serviceHeating season is officially here, and with your furnace or boiler running pretty much every day, you’ll have an excellent opportunity to check your heating system for signs it needs repair. Doing so now is very important. With winter on its way, you need your heating system to function without a problem, and if there are any issues in your heater, it’s a good idea to find out about them now. It gives you several weeks before the cold weather hits to get them properly addressed.

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Handle Furnace Replacement Before Winter Starts

Monday, November 6th, 2017

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Chances are, you already have need of a reliable furnace, with temperatures in the area dropping further every day. But what if your furnace is getting old and you’re not sure whether it can survive another winter? That means you need a new furnace in place, and doing so may mean getting it done before winter starts.

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You Should Never Wait for Heater Repair

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

heating-system-repairsIt can be easy to let lingering repair issues on your heater slide in the face of more pressing costs and issues in your home. It’s very natural to do so. Most signs of heater trouble don’t involve the system shutting down, but can gradually creep up on you. making it easier to ignore them until they actively interfere with your household comfort. This is especially true now, during the fall, when the demand for a warm house is lower than it will be in just a few short weeks. But that’s precisely why you should take care of heating repair issues now, instead of waiting until an emergency arises.

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When to Know You Need Furnace Replacement

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

furnace-repair-replacementThe time to determine if you need a new furnace for your home is now, when the cool weather of fall has not yet given way to the cold weather of winter. Most homes in the Denver area have been running their heating systems fairly regularly at this point, but we’re still a few weeks away from the really cold temperatures that make heating a necessity instead of just a comfort.  But how can you tell when you need furnace replacement? When can you simply repair a problem and when is that money better spent investing in a new furnace? Only you, the homeowner can make that final call. Every furnace is unique and so too are your circumstances. You need to exercise your best judgment when it comes to an investment like this. There are. however, some guidelines that can help you out. The decision to replace a furnace ultimately comes down to cost, and the price of continuing with the old furnace measured against the price of installing a new one. That, in turn, comes down to two key factors.

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Common Signs of Furnace Trouble

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

heating-repair-callsWith autumn officially here, your furnace will be seeing more and more use. That makes now the ideal time to check for signs of potential trouble. It gives you some time to schedule repairs before the weather gets too much colder. Only a trained technician can properly diagnose a problem with your furnace, but you’ve likely become very accustomed to the system’s normal functions. If there’s any change in those functions, you should shut the system down and call in a service technician to perform a formal diagnosis and repair. 

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Why Is Low Air Flow a Problem in Your Furnace?

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

heater-low-air-flowAutumn is here and the weather is getting cooler by the day. If you own a forced-air furnace, you should check it regularly for signs of trouble. Doing so now gives you ample opportunity to get it fixed before the weather gets too cold, and while you need a trained technician to properly perform a diagnosis, you can still spot the obvious symptoms that something is wrong.

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Sizing a New Heating System

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

heating-system-installationWith the coming of fall comes an increased need for a reliable heating system, and if your older system has come to the end of its life, now is the perfect time to replace it with a new system. Getting a new heater put in now means you’ll be ready to go by the time the first snow falls, and can enjoy the benefits of improved efficiency and the like all winter long.

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The Importance of Heating System Maintenance

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

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Fall will be here in just a few days, and as we’ve already seen down south, this winter is looking to be a long, cold and brutal one. The Farmer’s Almanac is predicting cold temperatures in excess of what we’ve seen in previous years. That means your heating system is going to have to be up to the challenge of keeping your home comfortable and warm every day, no matter how cold it is. One of the best ways you can ensure that is to schedule a maintenance session for your heater from a trained professional.

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Time to Give Your Heater a Look

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

heating-maintenance-sessionsWarm days are still here, but cool ones will be taking over before you know it. When that happens, your heater is going to be called upon to carry the load of your home’s comfort. The last thing you want is a nasty surprise hitting your system on the first cold day of the year, especially if it’s something you could prevent. With summer winding down, now is an excellent time to contact a heating technician and schedule a maintenance session.

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