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Choosing the Right Furnace for Your Northern VA Home

Posted by Cherie Hudson on Nov 30, 2016 10:27:30 PM

Winter is now upon us, and if your old furnace isn’t working as well as it once was, that could mean you’re in for some cold days ahead. No one wants that, but few homeowners have the knowledge base for understanding how to select the best furnace to meet their family’s needs. When it comes time to shop for a new heating system for your home, these tips from Home Improvement Leads will help you find the right furnace in no time.

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Topics: Heating

What you need to know to pick an awesome Heating Repair company

Posted by Craig Elliott on Aug 3, 2016 3:38:42 PM


The Most Important Things to Consider When Hiring the Service of a Heating Repair Contractor. The winter season in Northern Virginia can be unforgiving.  Which is one of the reasons why most household have furnaces in order to keep them warm.

In order to help you settle with the right service, here are some tips the experts have for you:

  • Experience
  • License and Insurance
  • Company Size
  • Reviews and Testimonials
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Save money, know your furnace efficiency

Posted by Craig Elliott on Dec 23, 2014 8:12:50 AM

Most U.S. homes are heated with either furnaces or boilers. Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through the house using ducts.

Boilers heat water, and provide either hot water or steam for heating. Steam is distributed via pipes to steam radiators, and hot water can be distributed via baseboard radiators or radiant floor systems, or can heat air via a coil.

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Heating and Cooling tips

Posted by Craig Elliott on Dec 16, 2014 8:48:06 AM

Household Heating Systems: Although several different types of fuels are available to heat our homes, nearly half of us use natural gas. | Source: Buildings Energy Data Book 2011, 2.1.1 Residential Primary Energy Consumption, by Year and Fuel Type (Quadrillion Btu and Percent of Total).

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Topics: Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC

How to tell if your gas furnace needs replaced?

Posted by Craig Elliott on Nov 20, 2014 9:38:06 AM

Are you aware of the warning signs that indicate your gas furnace needs replaced? This is critical information that will keep your family safe as well as warm this winter. It will also keep more money in your pocketbook in the long run as a poor running gas furnace in your home is an inefficient furnace costing you money in energy bills.

Here are some of the warnining signs

  • Not heating
  • Furnace over 10 years old
  • Some rooms are hotter, and others are colder
  • Popping, cracking, rattling noises 
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Topics: Heating

A cold winter is predicted in Virginia

Posted by Craig Elliott on Nov 7, 2014 5:54:18 PM

Check the Farmer's Almanac or do just a little Internet research and most experts agree that A cold winter is predicted. If you shrug this off as nothing that really concerns you, we suggest you read on. If the predictions are correct, then it would be very wise for Springfield, Va homeowners to have their gas furnaces inspected.

According to the 2015 Farmer's Almanac, this winter will see below-normal temperatures for much of the nation. The coldest days of the season will happen in January and February. No region is believed to be safe from these cold forces.


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Topics: Heating

Have you scheduled your furnace tune-up, yet?

Posted by Craig Elliott on Oct 22, 2014 10:18:45 AM

Every fall, around this time, you no doubt have a mailbox full of post card and letters from different gas and furnace contractors reminding you to schedule your annual furnace tune-up. 

They are all correct you know. But why?

The reason you get these flyers is because it is critical you have your furnace serviced at least once a year.  However, what these companies fail to do is give you the reasons you need to have your furnace looked at before the snow hits the ground.

Well, we can certainly give you plenty of reasons to call for your appointment today.

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Heat Pump Repairs in Springfield VA

Posted by Craig Elliott on Sep 10, 2014 9:13:30 AM


In our last ARTICLE, we mentioned that winter is coming, and that you wouldn’t want to be caught without a warm, cozy house to come home to on a bitter cold day so you need to be prepared for Heat Pump Repairs in Springfield VA and the surrounding areas.

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Heat Pump Repair in Alexandria

Posted by Craig Elliott on Sep 3, 2014 9:08:41 AM

If it were to start snowing right now, would you be prepared for cold weather?

More Important would your home be prepared?  

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Topics: Heating

Heat Pump Repairs in Alexandria Before Winter

Posted by Craig Elliott on Aug 26, 2014 9:28:47 AM


Are you ready for the upcoming winter season?

If you aren't sure your hvac and heat pump can take another cold season, it could be time that you need your local professionas to come take a look at your your system to avoid heat pump repairs in Alexandria. 

NICE Home Services can give you the heat pump repairs Alexandria needs.  

Look no further for any repairs for that matter.  

We are well equipped to repair your hvac, furnace, air conditioner, and gas fireplace issues you have going on in your home.

We are your one stop shop that can provide you with the superior customer service and satisfaction that you are looking for.

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Topics: Heating