Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for November, 2020

When Is It Time to Stop Repairs and Get a New Home Heating System?

Monday, November 30th, 2020

home-basement-furnaceWhen winters are freezing cold and having a heating system is a basic part of survival, the question of when to get a new heater is an urgent one that people tend to think about long before the blizzards strike. Obviously, we don’t have the same kind of problem here in North Central Florida, where our winters are mild. But in ways, this makes the question about whether to replace a heater or keep repairing it trickier. No matter how often you use your heater, at some point, you’ll need to retire it because continuing with repairs is more costly.

We’re going to look into the “heating replacement vs. heating repair” in Lacrosse, FL question. You don’t have to make the final decision alone—call us and we’ll give you the expert advice you need, as well as whatever service is best for your future heating.

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A Few Best Practices for Saving Money With Heating In Florida

Monday, November 16th, 2020

money-saving-piggy-bankThe weather in Florida is often weird. And during the winter it becomes more unpredictable. Handling home heating in Lacrosse, FL and other parts of Northwest Florida can be tricky. You may not have to deal with bone-shaking cold in your house, but trying to manage the temperature swings of the winter can cause energy waste over the season. 

We can help! Below we’ve outlined some best practices to make your heating as low-cost this winter as possible. 

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Should You Prep for Winter Weather Now? Yes, And Here’s How

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

time-service-clock“Winter weather” is a relative term in North Central Florida. We won’t get hit with snowstorms or bone-chilling subzero temperatures. However, we often deal with rain and temperature swings that make it necessary for our homes to have working heating systems. November is the right time—deeper into fall—to make sure your residential heating system is able to do the job you expect from it. You don’t want to switch on your electric furnace for the first time in December only to discover you already need to schedule heating repair in Lake Butler, FL for it, after all.

Here’s what you can do to see that you have a heating system in good shape for the sometimes odd winter weather of Florida.

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