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

High Heating Costs? You May Have a Malfunctioning Heating System

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Did you feel panicked the last time you looked at your utility bills? With cold weather already here and your heating system running regularly, there’s a good chance that it’s your heater that’s at fault for bills going through the roof. 

Yes, you can expect to see higher bills as soon as your heater starts its routine winter work—but when you see unusually high bills, it often means that there is trouble with the heater. Many different types of malfunctions in furnaces and heat pumps will result in a larger drain on energy. In this post, we’ll explore how these various malfunctions can lead to increased utility bills. More importantly, we’ll underscore the significance of swift heating repair in Bergen County by professionals. We’re the heating pros you can trust in the area to solve any malfunction.

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Sounds That May Mean an Impending HVAC Catastrophe

Monday, March 27th, 2023

The title of this post may sound a touch extreme, but if you find yourself in the middle of a heat wave with a malfunctioning air conditioning system, the word “catastrophe” will probably leap to your mind quickly. 

Fortunately, if you do have a busted AC or heater, you’re already in good hands because you’ve arrived here. 

But we’d also like to help you predict when you’ve got an HVAC system cruising for disaster. It’s much better to call us before you’ve got a heating or cooling emergency on your hands, after all!

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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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Why Does My Furnace Keep Shutting Off Early?

Monday, December 19th, 2022

It’s a cold day outside, but you’ve got a powerful gas furnace to take care of keeping you and your family cozy. You hear the furnace kick on, warm air starts to come from the vents, and then … nothing. The furnace shuts down before it could get started making your home toasty and relaxing. Later, it turns on again, and this time … nope, it shuts off early again. Maybe it was one for several minutes, or maybe less than a minute.

What’s going on? Obviously it’s a problem, and you may need professional furnace services in Rochester, NY to solve it. Below we’ll take a look at reasons for a furnace that seemingly doesn’t want to do its whole job.

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Tips to Keep Your Gas Furnace Running Safely

Monday, December 5th, 2022
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As we settle in for the winter holiday season, we’ll also settle in with our home heating systems. This is a good time to talk about how to heat your home safely with a gas furnace. The modern gas furnace is constructed with many safety features and, for the most part, you won’t have to worry that your gas furnace is inherently unsafe for your home. However, neglect of maintenance and failure to follow some basic safety precautions elevate the risk of operating a gas furnace. 

We want you and your family to enjoy a warm and safe winter this year, so we’ve listed several important tips to keep your gas furnace operating safely.

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How You Can Cut Down on Your Winter Heating Costs

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Another winter, another season of using your heater to help you and your family make it through the cold weather and enjoy cozy times indoors. You may also think of this as a time with higher energy costs and occasionally scary utility bills.

We won’t lie: heating a home costs money, especially in a place that can get as cold as Rochester during the winter. But those high heating costs you pay may be higher than they need to be. We’re experts at handling home heating in Rochester, and we have some tips on ways to reduce your heating costs this winter and every winter to come.

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Signs It’s Time to Call Us for Boiler Repair Service

Monday, October 24th, 2022
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One of the big advantages that boilers have over forced-air heating systems like furnaces is that they have fewer moving parts and do not accumulate wear and tear as fast. Most boilers will outlast furnaces, and they will usually need fewer repairs during their service lives.

Of course, boilers still do need repairs from time to time, and not all HVAC companies offer boiler repair in Rochester, NY. But we do! We want to help you figure out when you’ve got a boiler problem that requires our assistance to fix. We offer 24-hour emergency boiler service, so please don’t hesitate to contact us when it looks like your family’s comfort is in jeopardy.

Below are the top warning signs of boiler troubles:

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Why Is My Furnace Short-Cycling?

Monday, September 19th, 2022
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As we approach the time of the year when furnaces will once again fire up to keep New York homes warm through the winter, we want to look at one of the more common problems these heating systems can run into: short-cycling.

This is a type of behavior from a furnace, a repair problem in itself, and a symptom of possible bigger problems that need immediate attention. We’ll look into the causes for short-cycling and why you’ll want to call us for furnace repair in Pittsford, NY if there isn’t a simple explanation for the problem.

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What Happens When a Furnace Transformer Goes Bad?

Monday, September 5th, 2022
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You’re probably familiar with the compressor on your air conditioning system and know that when it goes bad, the AC may need to be replaced. (Not always the case, but often.) Is the transformer for the furnace something similar? And what happens if the transformer fails? Does that also mean the end of the furnace? Or can you call Triple O to schedule furnace repair in Rochester and restore your furnace?

We’ll address these questions in this post. We know it’s not yet time to turn your furnace on, but this is information you’ll find useful in the future when your furnace goes back to work. 

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