Tag: Furnace

Holiday Emergency Solutions

When you’re entertaining for the holidays, the last think you want to deal with is a plumbing or HVAC issue. In case your pipes burst or your heating shuts down, here are some easy tips on how to deal with your emergency: Stay calm: The worst thing you can do for yourself and your home … Continue reading

What is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Two-Stage Furnaces?

Depending on your geographic location, the age of your furnace, and your ability to withstand the cold you have two options: a single-stage or a two-stage furnace. The main difference between these two furnace options is flexibility; a single-stage furnace is either off or on high, whereas a two-stage furnace can be on low, high, … Continue reading


The weather has begun to cool down and people across the Hudson Valley are gradually spending more time indoors. Fall brings with it not only crisp weather, but also an increase in seasonal allergens. For those of us that are sensitive to these allergens, bad indoor air quality can make for an uncomfortable experience. Maintaining … Continue reading


With an incoming heat wave in store for the weekend, your home’s heating system may be the last thing on your mind. Believe it or not, however, summer is the best time to get your heating system maintained or replaced prior to the cooler months ahead. Here’s why: • Address problems before the cold hits. … Continue reading

A Pleasant Surprise by Robin Zinaman

A new family recently moved into an older home in my neighborhood. We became fast friends and I learned of some of the troubles associated with owning an older building. The home was very nice, though many of the systems throughout the house were dated. After living there for a short time, Carol – one … Continue reading

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold This Winter

If you’re someone who does not think of their heating system until it’s time to turn up the thermostat, you may be surprised to learn that it could use some more attention. Don’t wait until it is too late to assess your heating situation. Here are some helpful tips to make sure you stay warm … Continue reading

Oil to Natural Gas or Propane Conversions: Is It Worth it to Convert?

Natural gas, propane and oil prices change in price year after year, and many people wonder if an oil to natural gas or propane conversion for their HVAC system makes financial sense. Converting your furnace and water heater to natural gas or propane is definitely a wise decision and will ultimately pay for itself in … Continue reading