PRK Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for November, 2016

Watch for These Furnace Issues

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

As the weather continues to cool, it’s important that you keep an eye on your furnace. Rising demand will put more stress on the system, making it more likely for problems to occur. The faster you can catch any problems that come up, the faster you can get them repaired and the better off the system will be. Let’s take a look at some of the common furnace issues you might run into this winter.

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How Heat Pump Ice can Threaten Your System

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you notice ice starting to build up on the outside part of your heat pump this winter, do not ignore it. Heat pump ice may seem innocuous, but it can actually seriously hinder the operation of the system under the right circumstances. Let’s take a look at what causes heat pump ice in the first place, and when you need to call for repairs.

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When to Replace Your Boiler

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Boilers have a reputation for longevity, especially compared to other heating systems on the market. This is because they have fewer moving parts, which makes it less likely for issues to occur. However, that does not mean that they last forever. If your boiler is not able to carry you through another winter season, it’s a good idea to replace it now. You don’t want to have it suddenly die on you in the middle of the coldest season of the year, after all. Use the following symptoms to determine if your boiler needs replacing.

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Issues That Lead to Heat Pump Replacement

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Heat pumps can last quite a while, provided that they’re cared for properly. All it takes is the right problem at the wrong time, though, to cause the system to break down entirely. If you’re not careful, you may find yourself replacing your heat pump years sooner than you otherwise would. Let’s take a look at a couple of the more serious problems that can lead to heat pump replacement.

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