PRK Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for November, 2015

The Benefits of Installing a Geothermal System

Monday, November 30th, 2015

There are a wide range of home heating systems available on the market today. Each of these systems offers its own set of advantages, but each is suited to a different set of individual circumstances. You should always trust a professional to recommend the most beneficial heating system from your home. However, there’s nothing wrong with knowing a little more about the different available systems and the benefits they provide. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the benefits of geothermal systems.

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When to Replace Your Furnace

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Winter is upon us, and you’re probably relying on your furnace on a more or less daily basis to keep your home warm. If your furnace is already near the end of its life, the added stress of operating on a daily basis can be enough to cause it to break down. You don’t want to have your furnace break down on you in the middle of winter, obviously. So, it behooves you to be able to recognize the signs that your furnace is in need of replacement before it breaks down. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now.

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What You Need to Know About Boiler Kettling

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Have you ever noticed your boiler system giving off a deep, rumbling sound? If so, don’t worry. Your boiler probably isn’t going to explode. It is, however, in a bit of trouble. That rumbling sound is called “kettling,” and it’s a serious threat to the health of your boiler. If you don’t deal with it, you may end up having to replace your boiler. Let’s take a look at what causes kettling, and what you can do to stop it.

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Furnace Short Cycling, and What to do About it

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Have you ever noticed your furnace turning itself on and off every few minutes? If so, you probably have a short cycling problem. Short cycling is a serious threat to the health of the furnace, caused by a dysfunctional interaction between a part called the “limit switch” and the furnace. Let’s take a look at why it happens, what it can do to your system, and what you need to do about it.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Ductless Heating System

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Winter is not far off, and that means it’s time to get your home heating system in order. If you’re in the market for a new heating system, you’re probably looking at a lot of different options right now. One of those options should be ductless heating. Ductless heating offers a number of unique advantages over more traditional home heating systems. Read on for a brief description of how ductless heating works, and what advantages they can provide.

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