Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for January, 2016

It’s Not Too Late to Schedule Furnace Maintenance

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Most people don’t ignore symptoms of furnace problems, once they present themselves. Nobody wants their heating system to die because of an easily-addressed problem. However, most people don’t schedule annual preventive furnace maintenance. If you want your furnace system to last as long as possible, you’re definitely going to want to have it professionally checked at least once a year. Read on to find out more about the benefits of annual furnace maintenance.

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Watch for These Heat Pump Problems

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Normally, a climate control system is most likely to develop problems when it is under high stress. Operating for multiple hours on a daily basis qualifies as high stress. For a heat pump, the two seasons where it sees the most stress are winter and summer. If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you should know the signs that it is starting to develop problems. The faster you can recognize problems with your heat pump, the faster you can get it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your heat pump needs repairs.

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Get Your Ducts Cleaned This Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Winter is here, and many homeowners have already prepared for the cold weather with things like heating system maintenance. While that’s a great way to make sure that your heating system is up to the strain of daily use, it’s far from the only thing that you need to do to prepare for winter. In fact, one of the best things you can do, both for your heating efficiency and your health, is something that is often completely overlooked. Read on for more information about the advantages of duct cleaning.

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Why Air Purifiers are Especially Important During the Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Every time you inhale, you are exposing yourself to millions upon millions of microscopic airborne contaminants. Some of these include dust, pollen, dander, mold spores, viruses, and bacteria. Too much exposure to these contaminants can cause all sorts of health problems, from the flu to asthma. Fortunately, these contaminants are normally too widespread to cause serious issues. During the winter, however, these contaminants can become much more of a threat. Read on to find out why air purifiers are so much more important to have during the winter.

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