Collier's Comfort Blog: Archive for January, 2018

Don’t Wait to Schedule Furnace Repair Services

Monday, January 29th, 2018

heating-system-repairsWe’re in the throes of winter here in Fort Wayne, IN, which means your household furnace is likely performing daily duty in an effort to keep your home comfortable. If your system needs repairs, you need to schedule them sooner rather than later. The more time goes on with your furnace operating with a problem, the more likely the damage is to spread and the greater the likelihood that it will shut down completely: requiring immediate action before your home resembles an ice box.

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Troubleshoot Before Calling in an HVAC Service

Monday, January 15th, 2018

heating-serviceWinter means freezing cold temperatures on a daily basis, which means that your HVAC system is going to be put to the test for months on end. When trouble occurs, you can’t waste a moment of time getting it addressed. Your home’s temperature can drop precipitously and present a health issue as well as a comfort issue.

However, while waiting on a heating problem isn’t an option, you should always take a moment to make sure that a heating repair service is required. Laymen should never attempt to diagnose a problem with their heater: they contain delicate components (and possibly dangerous ones such as gas lines) and require formal training and licensing to address. 

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How to Cut Down on Monthly Heating Costs

Monday, January 1st, 2018

save-heating-costsWinter is officially here, and the new year brings with it higher heating costs as we run our systems every day to keep our homes comfortable. To a certain extent, higher monthly heating costs are inevitable in an environment like ours. We’re running our heaters a lot — out of necessity from the cold weather — and that means higher heating bills by default. Just because you’re paying more, however, doesn’t mean you should pay more than you should, however. With a few judicious steps, you can help cut down on those costs while saving your heating system a lot of wear and tear. 

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