Natal's HVAC, Plumbing & Electrical Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating Posts’ Category

There Are Plenty of Heating Options

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

With the new Inflation Reduction Act and SEER2 regulations, a lot of people are starting to talk about HVAC systems. When it comes to heating in particular, people are concerned that they’re going to be paying more for their standard furnaces and other conventional heating systems because of the demand for high-efficiency systems.

Well, in truth the cost of HVAC systems is rising, but that’s only if you keep your options limited to what’s conventional. There are actually many different types of heating systems out there, each with its own unique benefits and abilities, giving you more options than you might have otherwise thought.

This blog post is designed to go over all of your potential options when investing in heating installation in Kenner, LA. We’ll talk about every system, from your conventional gas furnace to a radiant heating unit that can use electricity to warm up the whole house.

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Is Your Furnace Leaking Gas?

Monday, December 26th, 2022

Gas furnaces are popular in our area, and it makes sense! They’re effective at what they do, they’re efficient, gas is an affordable fuel source, and they work reliably. With some of the cold weather we’ve been hit with lately, it makes sense that homeowners are starting to do their research into these systems if they don’t have them already.

One thing that consistently turns customers off from investing in a gas furnace is the gas. People hear about carbon monoxide fatalities and it’s an understandable fear about having a gas-burning appliance in the home. Gas fires are a reality in our world when gas-burning appliances start to leak. But, when it comes to your furnace in Metairie, LA, as long as it’s maintained by a professional, you shouldn’t have to worry at all.

Here are some ways that your furnace has built-in safety measures that will keep your home from being in peril.

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Is It Too Late for Heater Maintenance?

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Now that we’re in the thick of some chilly temperatures, they’re likely to only get colder as time goes on. Is it too late for heater maintenance in Mandeville, LA? At this point, many customers who might have been busy during the beginning of the fall might start wondering whether maintenance is even worth it.

Well, the answer is yes, maintenance is definitely worth the investment, but the timing of it is key. Scheduling maintenance when it’s the most valuable is obviously going to get you more in the long run, so when is the best time for maintenance?

Well, keep reading to learn about the intricacies of maintenance, and why it’s not too late for maintenance. Just make sure you trust a team of licensed professionals to provide you with heating maintenance that keeps things safe, efficient, and warm.

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Heater Maintenance: Now Is the Perfect Time

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Now that it’s officially October, it’s time to start shifting gears to focus on heating systems instead of air conditioners. You can feel the change in the air, especially at night when things cool down a lot. It’s only going to get chillier throughout the year, so we believe that the earlier our customers can take care of their heating systems, the better they’ll be for the next few months.

Of course one of the ways that people can take full advantage of their heating systems is with heater maintenance in Slidell, LA. This service is going to improve the output of your heating system, keep its efficiency level high, and also help it last a long time. Since temperatures aren’t quite “cold” yet, it’s the perfect opportunity to start getting your heater ready for winter with such a valuable service.

Let’s talk about why now is the perfect time for heating maintenance, and how it’s going to help you going forward!

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3 Signs of a Malfunctioning Furnace

Monday, February 21st, 2022
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Most homeowners want to know one important set of facts when they speak to an HVAC professional–and that’s what’s wrong with their system. It might be fun or an interesting exercise to talk about the inner workings of your furnace system, but how much does this information actually affect you? Does knowing what your blower fan is help when the furnace exhibits a strange sound and starts blowing out warm air? It might help a little, but you’d probably rather know what’s wrong, right?

Well, we get it. We’re not people who like to beat around the bush for any reason. If you’ve got a malfunctioning furnace system then we can provide furnace repairs in Mandeville, LA. And, to make things even easier, we can fix it in record time if you tell us about the symptoms your system might be exhibiting.

Here are just a few examples of what could be going wrong and how you can relay the information to us.

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Our Mid-Season Heater Check-Up

Monday, January 10th, 2022
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a temperature gauge showing just the right temperature

Howdy folks! It’s your local favorite HVAC provider checking in to see how your heating system is doing. If you’re happy with your heater and you’ve got no problems to report, then congratulations! We’d like to start off by telling you how great that is and to make sure you take time to celebrate being lucky this winter.

However, we can assume that a few of our readers are struggling with their heating systems. Either it needs repairs, was just repaired, or perhaps just isn’t functioning to the best of its ability. This happens, and we’d like to reassure you that our team is ready and able to help you with your heating needs.

More importantly, we want to bring up the subject of heating maintenance. We know it’s the middle of winter, but a heating tune-up in Marrero, LA could be the perfect thing your system needs in order for it to finish out the year strong.

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Our Step By Step Guide to Fall Maintenance

Monday, October 4th, 2021
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‘Tis the season! Well no… Not that season. It’s the season for maintenance and it’s finally time to pull our heating systems out of hibernation. If you’ve got a heat pump, then you probably don’t have to pull anything out of hibernation, but you’re still going to want to read this blog post. This season is maintenance season, and we’re going to talk about why it’s so important to get maintenance done on your heater now.

Think about it—wouldn’t you rather call for HVAC maintenance in Marrero, LA now while things are calm and our schedule is open? And to entice you a little more, setting your heater up for success now is a great way to avoid problems later when you need it the most. It feels a lot better to have a well-maintained heating system during the chilly temperatures of winter.

So, let’s walk through our guide to getting maintenance and pulling your system out of hibernation!

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BPI, NCI, NATE… What Do They Mean?

Monday, February 8th, 2021
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BPI, NCI, NATE… there are enough certifications in this field to make a homeowner’s head spin. What do these abbreviations mean? And why are they listed all over the web?

Finding the right team to work properly on HVAC in New Orleans, LA is a difficult chore for a homeowner. Knowing a little bit more about these certifications and what they mean could give you some insider’s knowledge about how this industry works. It’s important to have the help of a professional that’s trained in all the right areas and these certifications can be a big thing to remember when choosing the right company to work with.

It’s time to unspin your head and take out your notebook. We’re going to dive into what these certifications mean and why they could be very important when deciding who to turn to for professional service!

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Uh Oh, Hear That? It’s Time for Furnace Repair

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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There are few iconic duos that fit together more than uncomfortable noises and a malfunctioning furnace. Sometimes homeowners can close their eyes and remember distinctly that sound that drove them to call us for help. These noises can range from nuisances, to downright scary.

We want to accomplish two things in this blog. The first thing we want to do is reassure you that the noises your furnace is making, no matter how scary they sound, are just noises. As long as you shut the system down and call us for help, we promise you will be fine.

The second thing we want to accomplish is to list out some of the most common noises a furnace makes and clue you in as to what they mean. We’ll talk about why it’s so important that, depending on the noise, you schedule furnace repair in Metairie, LA. Take a look below at our comprehensive furnace noise guide.

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