Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

How to Warm Up a Cold Room

Do you have a room in your home that’s always cold? Perhaps it’s one you rarely use so you’re not overly concerned about it. Or maybe it’s your bedroom or home office and, to compensate, you pile on the layers, plug in the space heater, and count down the days until spring. Trust us, there

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How to Get More from Your Heating System

When you’re warm enough or cool enough inside your home, you don’t even give your HVAC systems a second thought. You know, “don’t fix what isn’t broken.” Well, “fixing” isn’t the only thing heating and cooling system need from time to time. In fact, you can prevent a whole lot of fixing with annual system

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How to Heat Your Home for Less

There’s one sure way to keep warm during the winter: just spike the thermostat whenever you start to feel cold. That assumes, of course, that you don’t mind paying sky-high utility bills. For people who do mind, they sometimes wrack their brains trying to come up with new and creative ways to keep warm without

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How to Choose the Right Space Heater

Do you have that one room or area of your home that is knee-knocking cold while the rest of the house is perfectly comfortable? Or, perhaps you prefer your home at a pleasant 68 degrees F, while another member of your household enjoys a cozier 72. No doubt about it:  you can please some of

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Autumn is Furnace Maintenance Season

Do you have a list of autumn “must do’s” whether on paper, computer, or inside your head? If so, it’s time to give a fresh look to see if furnace maintenance is a prominent entry. If not, it’s time to make your list one item longer. In late summer or early autumn, you don’t need

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Common Furnace Odors and What Causes Them

Your home has a number of ways of letting you know that all is not well. For example, that offensive odor coming from your kitchen could mean it’s time to clean and deodorize your garbage disposal. Or maybe it just means it’s time to throw out those left-overs…from last month. While some issues are more

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“Should I Replace My Furnace?”

Is it time for a new box of your favorite cereal?  It is if the last one is nearly or completely empty.  Is your car due for an oil change?  One quick look at your odometer and your latest oil change sticker will answer that one for you. The point being, often times it’s clear

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Heating System Check, Now Just $47.

What can $47 buy you?  How about a winter’s worth of peace of mind, at least where it concerns your home heating system. Well, that’s exactly what Burton is offering with this limited time special:  a very thorough inspection of your home heating system for just $47 with the coupon you’ll find on the Special

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“Is it Time to Replace My Furnace?”

All summer long you ignored it.  After all, what was the point?  You were just happy to be spending more time outdoors where the sun supplied all the heat you needed. We’re talking about your furnace, of course.  That vital piece of mechanical equipment you rely on to the extreme to keep you and your

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How to Prevent Home Heat Loss

Let’s say you just purchased a new heating system.  And while it seems to be working about as well as you expected, you’re not seeing the kind of heating cost reductions you expected. Well, assuming it was properly sized and installed, chances are you’re experiencing the kind of day-in, day-out heat loss that relentlessly drives

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