I think a boiler is the best type of heating system to handle severe winter weather

For severe winter weather, I think that a boiler is the best type of heating system. A boiler is a hydronic system, which means that it uses water to transport heat energy. Water heats up more quickly and retains heat longer than air, making it more energy efficient. Rather than blow hot air into the …

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Problems with the furnace are all caused by skipping annual maintenance

I had some problems with my gas furnace last winter. The outside temperature dropped very early in the season, and I needed to start up the heater in mid September. I had not yet had the opportunity to have the furnace professionally serviced. Since I’m usually quite good about maintenance and I conscientiously replace the …

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