Advanced Home Services Blog

Need a Heating System for the Fall? Here Are Some Excellent Options!

October 5th, 2015

The cooler weather has finally arrived, and temperatures are only going down from here. If you’re in the market for a new heating system, it’s time to take action today. Take a look at some of our recommendations for new heating installation, and call a technician to get an appointment today! Continue Reading

A Guide to Choosing a New Furnace for the Fall

September 28th, 2015

When you’re in the market for a new heating system, you have to weed through a lot of options to find the system you want. For a lot of homeowners, the primary concern is the cost of a new furnace. Homeowners want a unit that fits into their budget but still performs as needed throughout the winter. The brand name of the unit is also probably high on your list of priorities, since customers tend to trust manufacturers who have been in the industry for many years.  Continue Reading

How Heat Pumps Heat and Cool a Home

September 21st, 2015

One of the most innovative technologies in home comfort is the heat pump. That’s because a heat pump is both a heating system and a cooling system. In our area, this type of system can be very effective for most of the year—and extremely efficient as a heating system in the fall. Read a little about how these systems work, what makes them so efficient, and whether you should consider installing one in today’s post. Continue Reading

Is My Furnace Ready to Operate for the Fall?

September 14th, 2015

As it comes time to shut off the air conditioners completely and switch on your heating system, you may have some concerns. When a furnace goes unused for so long, it’s tough to know whether it will operate properly and safely. Before you turn your furnace on again, we strongly recommend asking yourself the following questions, which can help ensure your system is prepared. Continue Reading

Does Your Furnace Really Need a Professional Tune-Up?

September 7th, 2015

Heating service technicians often recommend that homeowners schedule a furnace tune-up early on in the heating season or before it ever begins. But is this really necessary for a system that rarely encounters trouble? What if the system is fairly new or has recently been repaired? No matter what state your furnace is in, we strongly recommend that you schedule maintenance at least once a year. Here’s why. Continue Reading

It’s Time to Schedule a Fall Furnace Tune-Up!

August 31st, 2015

Your air conditioner may still be your primary home comfort system in use right now. But that doesn’t mean you should ignore your heater. Now that September is here, it’s the perfect time to schedule a tune-up of your heating system so that you can ensure your comfort in the months ahead. We’ve detailed a few reasons why we recommend maintenance to all of our customers in this guide. Continue Reading

Types of Contaminants That May Lurk in Your Water Supply

August 24th, 2015

If you rely on well water for your family’s drinking and washing needs, you are responsible for having it treated and tested. If you get your water from the city’s supply, water is treated before it reaches your home. In either case, however, contamination may still occur. Continue Reading

The Benefits of a Water Softener

August 17th, 2015

Do you have “hard water?” Do you notice a white crusty buildup around the faucets and drains in your home? Have you detected a slight drop in water pressure developing in your sinks and showers slowly over the years? You may benefit from a water softener. Water softeners eliminate “hard water,” a problem in which there are a number of minerals in the water supply that can damage your plumbing system. Learn more about the benefits of these systems in our guide. Continue Reading

Ways to Prevent Air Conditioning Repair

August 10th, 2015

If your AC is in need of repair, you’re stuck at home waiting for a technician to finish the work and you pay an unexpected cost for something that is nearly a necessity in the summertime. Prevent the inconvenience, hassle, and added cost of a sudden repair need by following these tips. Continue Reading

It’s Only a Small Leak: Is It Really a Big Deal?

August 3rd, 2015

That drip from your showerhead, the leak underneath your faucet, or the tiny breach in your pipes may not seem like such a big deal now. But have you thought of what can happen if you let it go on for too long? Prevent further damage and help protect the environment by calling for repairs as soon as you notice a leak in your pipes or fixtures, and read on for more info about why a small leak can be a really big deal. Continue Reading