Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Extend the Life of Your Heating and Cooling System

It’s important to have your heating and cooling system inspected on an annual basis to ensure it’s running smoothly. You can do a lot of home maintenance by yourself; a fresh coat of paint or cleaning the gutters, but, when it comes to big appliances, you may need a professional. Inspections are especially vital before winter

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How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Home?

Indoor Air Quality Let’s clear the air! Learning more about indoor air quality and how you can control pollutants within your home can help reduce your risk of indoor health concerns. Is the quality of your indoor air negatively impacting your family’s health?   Health Effects When you’ve been exposed to pollutants, health effects can

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Celebrating 30 Years of Service

This is a special month for Burton AC, Heating, Plumbing and More. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary in business. We’ve served Omaha and the surrounding communities for three decades. Maybe you’ve seen our billboards or heard the jingle – “If Your Plumbing’s Hurtin’ Just Call Burton.” Perhaps you’ve made updates to your home, or maybe

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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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