Triple O Heating, Cooling, Electrical & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Batavia’

Electronic Ignition and Your Furnace: An Important Story

Monday, February 19th, 2024

When you think of gas furnaces, what comes to mind first? It might be the pilot light, that steady flame that stays ready throughout the winter to light burners as soon as the gas starts to flow…

But the standing pilot light is (mostly) a relic of the past. Modern furnaces have jettisoned the pilot light in favor of electronic ignition systems. We work with furnaces in Batavia, NY of all types, including older furnaces that use pilot lights. We can explain to you why electronic ignition took over and why it’s beneficial. Since you probably have an electronic ignition furnace, you’ll learn some important facts about it.

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The Furnace Filter: What It Does and Why It Needs to Be Regularly Changed

Monday, January 8th, 2024

One of the most common tips we give to our customers to improve the performance of their furnaces is to regularly change the filter. Looking to save money on heating costs? Change the filter. Want to ensure even heating throughout the house? Change the filter. Need to stop the furnace from overheating and tripping the circuit breaker? Change the filter. 

Although putting in a new filter isn’t the solution to all of these problems, it’s always the best place to start when troubleshooting. From experience, we know that many homeowners forget to regularly swap out the filters, leading to these problems. Today, we’d like to explore the furnace filter in more detail to help you understand why it’s so important to your home heating in Batavia, NY.

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Yes, a Heat Pump Can Meet Your Home Heating Needs

Monday, December 18th, 2023

Heat pumps are rapidly growing in popularity as more homes look toward superior energy efficiency and shift away from using natural gas for winter heat. Although heat pump technology isn’t new, many people are still unfamiliar with how they work. Because there’s a large amount of outdated information about heat pumps, it’s easy for homeowners shopping for a new heating installation in Batavia, NY to think heat pumps simply aren’t a viable option for the colder weather.

We want to squash this myth. If you don’t read any further, please know that current technology allows heat pump to work effectively and efficiently in colder climates. A heat pump may not be suitable for all homes, but we strongly advise homeowners investigate them as a possibility.

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Plumbing Emergency! What to Do Before Our Plumbers Arrive

Monday, November 13th, 2023

Plumbing emergencies are among the most alarming a homeowner can run into. You’ve probably dealt with some major plumbing catastrophe in your house before, and we’re certain you have no fond memories of the event. 

The good news is that you have access to the best emergency plumbing in Batavia, NY: you only need to contact the Triple-O team and we’ll swing into action to get the trouble resolved, no matter what it is. But we can’t teleport to your home, and during the time before we arrive, you can take steps to alleviate the problem, minimize damage, and even make yourself feel more relaxed.

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Should You Replace Your Gas Furnace Before Winter?

Monday, October 16th, 2023

You understand how important the gas furnace in your home is for your family’s comfort and safety during the winter. With temperatures frequently dropping below freezing in the Rochester area, you can’t afford to have a furnace that’s in shaky condition and may fail when you need it the most.

Scheduling professional maintenance for your gas furnace will help prevent the majority of breakdown concerns. But maintenance cannot keep a furnace going forever, and you need to know when the time has come to have your old furnace replaced and schedule a new heating installation in Batavia, NY. Winter hasn’t reached us yet, so if you have concerns about your furnace’s future, now is the time to make the choice about replacement. 

We’ll help guide you through making the choice below, but the best way to get answers is to schedule an appointment with our technicians to examine your furnace. We’ll tell you if it’s time for a replacement.

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Why Is Your Furnace Turning Off Early?

Monday, March 13th, 2023

We’re counting down the days until the warmer weather arrives and stays. That still may not happen until June, so we need our home heating systems to keep working.

If you’ve got a furnace that is shutting off earlier than you expect, you might feel tempted to ignore it because of how late it is in the season. But any furnace problem needs attention or else it may worsen and trap you without any heating at all. 

Below, we’ll look at some of the reasons you’ve got a furnace that just doesn’t want to put in a full heating cycle to warn your home the way you need.

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Watch Out for These Signs of a Malfunctioning Gas Furnace

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Our philosophy at Triple O is to treat our customers like they’re family. We certainly don’t want our family members trapped with a failed furnace during the intensely cold winter weather of New York, so we don’t want our customers to have to encounter the same problems.

If you need fast heating repair in Batavia, NY, we’re ready to help! In this post, we’ll list the major signs that you’ve got a malfunctioning furnace so you’ll know to call us as soon as possible. Don’t wait when it comes to furnace problems and hope they will “get better.” Trust us, they’ll likely get worse, and you don’t want to risk that!

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