Skylake Heating & Air Blog : Archive for February, 2018

Should You Replace a Faulty Heater Now?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceWinter is still going in full force, but spring will officially be here in just a few weeks, and while your heating systems are running on a daily basis right now, that will change when the temperature starts to rise. When heaters run into trouble late in the season — and they often do, since they’ve likely been running on a daily basis for months, and may even do so at the worst possible time — the homeowner can be faced with a tough dilemma. Is it more cost effective to repair the heater, or is replacing it the better choice? Ultimately only you can make that decision, There are, however, certain factors that can help guide you in the right direction.

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What to Look for in Boiler Repair Services

Monday, February 12th, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceAlong with forced-air furnaces, boiler systems are a common form of heating in our neck of the woods. They utilize heated water or steam to warm your home, piped through radiators and similar devices to provide comfort and healthy conditions during the coldest parts of the year. Boiler systems are effective and reliable, but they run into problems from time to time just like any other system, and when they do, you need a reliable repair service to turn to. (Never attempt to repair or even diagnose problems with your boiler system. It requires proper training and formal licensing to do so.)

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