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Why Invest in a Second Source of Home Heat?

Table of Contents: The Size of the Area Fuel Source Your Location Pellet Stoves Wood Burning Stoves and Fireplaces (free standing and inserted) Natural Gas/LP Fireplace Electric/Space Heaters Sample Fuel Conversion Factors We received many calls last winter from families that were stuck without heat as their aging primary heating system was not able to…

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Heating Unit Making a Noise? – Common Reasons Your Boiler or Furnace is Making Sounds

Table of Contents: Heating Unit Making a Noise? – Common Reasons Your Boiler or Furnace is Making Sounds Highwood Mechanical Contractors Can Help! Heating Unit Making a Noise? – Common Reasons Your Boiler or Furnace is Making Sounds Various issues within your heating system could be identified by the sound the boiler or furnace is…

Heating Unit Making a Noise? – Common Reasons Your Boiler or Furnace is Making Sounds

Table of Contents: Heating Unit Making a Noise? – Common Reasons Your Boiler or Furnace is Making Sounds Highwood Mechanical Contractors Can Help! Heating Unit Making a Noise? – Common Reasons Your Boiler or Furnace is Making Sounds Various issues within your heating system could be identified by the sound the boiler or furnace is…

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Heat Won’t Turn on? Take These Steps Now

Table of Contents: What Do I Do if My Heat Isn’t Working? Your Heat Isn’t Turning On, Now What? When Should I Call a Heating Professional? Your home’s heating system can be one of the most important appliances in your house, especially in the winter months. It can be really frustrating to figure out your…

Replacing Inefficient Existing HVAC Systems

Table of Contents: Why should I replace my heating systems before winter? Furnace Replacement Boiler Replacement Upgrading to a split mini ductless Conclusion: The Department of Energy recommends replacing your HVAC system every 10 to 15 years. Companies like Highwood Mechanical Contractors, Inc. can make sure that your HVAC issues are being solved. Below will…

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Your Guide to Samsung Split Mini Ductless Units

Table of Contents: Samsung Windfree 2.0 Samsung Quantum 2.0 Samsung Max Having proper heating and cooling in your home is essential for comfort. Sometimes when moving or adding an addition to your house it may be challenging to expand your current HVAC system to reach that additional space. Samsung’s split mini ductless HVAC units are…

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Cost Associated With An HVAC System For New Construction

Table of Contents: Factors that Affect HVAC Replacements Differences between residential and commercial air ducts installation costs What to ask your HVAC expert A functional HVAC system is more important than you may think. When buying a new house or building, you have the opportunity to create an effective HVAC system that will benefit the…

How Often Do My Air Ducts Need to be Cleaned?

Table of Contents: Difference between commercial and residential air duct cleaning Improved Comfort The Efficiency with Duct Cleaning Other variables that contribute to the frequency in which you should change your HVAC filter include Air Duct Cleaning Conclusion Air Duct Cleaning, When Should You Clean? Air ducts are the passageways that run throughout your house…

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Complete Guide to Mitsubishi Ductless HVAC

Table of Contents: About Mitsubishi Some of the Most Popular Models from Mitsubishi Conclusion Are you looking for the best ductless HVAC systems on the market? You can find a wide variety of mini split ductless systems that are available from many different brands. The consumer is faced with the tall task of comparing all…

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Applications and Benefits of Geothermal HVAC Systems

Table of Contents: How are Geothermal systems installed? What are the efficiency gains with Geothermal HVAC? How long with Geothermal equipment last? We get many questions regarding geothermal systems for homes. Most frequently, I am asked if Geothermal is right for my home. And the big answer is YES. In all applications, be it hot water or…