SEER & SEER2 Ratings – What You Should Know
SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and is only one of several factors that determine the ultimate efficiency you’ll receive from a new air conditioner. It is used by both consumers and installers to easily identify a product’s expected energy cost to operate, and all AC equipment sold in the U.S. must have a SEER rating. When reading the SEER rating, just remember the higher the rating the higher the efficiency.
How to Keep Drains Clean
Maintaining a home comes with a lot of responsibility and upkeep. There are so many things you won’t realize you need to do until something goes wrong. Clogged drains are one of those things. Over time, your drains build up with debris, food, and more. If you don’t maintain your drains, they can clog, cause […]
How Heritage Performs Gas Furnace Maintenance
Your home’s gas furnace is the key to staying warm all year long, so today we’re going to cover all the steps our expert technicians go through when maintaining a gas furnace. Turn the Thermostat On Before we look at anything, we need to ensure the thermostat is working properly. By turning on the thermostat […]
How Long Does it Take to Charge an Electric Car?
Have you just bought an electric vehicle and are ready to take it out on the road? Whether you’re looking for an energy-efficient vehicle for your daily commute or long road trips, you may be curious about how long it takes to charge an electric car before you can take it out for a spin. […]
How Much Does an Air Conditioner Cost?
The answer is, it depends. But there are multiple factors you should know about that impact the final price of an air conditioner installation. So, it’s time to replace your old cooling system. With many options and factors to consider, we know that installing a new air conditioner can be an intimidating process. One of […]
How to Restart a Gas Furnace
A broken-down gas furnace is the last problem New England homeowners want on their hands. In the dead of winter, a system that is not heating properly is truly a nightmare. Fortunately, the solution is often as simple as restarting your furnace. It is also a great way to determine the source of the breakdown, […]
Why is My Air Conditioner Not Working? Common Problems and Solutions
When your air conditioner breaks down, it can be overwhelming to figure out why it’s not working and if you can fix it. You might not even know where to start if you’re unfamiliar with the equipment. Luckily, there are common problems that air conditioners face which are fixable, and some of them even have […]
How Long Do Water Heaters Last?
Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think much about your water heater until it stops working. Then, you quickly realize how much you rely on it for hot showers, laundry, and doing the dishes. Going from a relaxing hot shower to screaming when cold water suddenly hits your skin is the first sign you need […]
Why is Water Quality Important?
We all know that water is essential to life. Not only does it make up a large part of our bodies, but we need to drink it every day to stay healthy. What many people don’t realize, however, is that the quality of the water we drink is just as important as the quantity. Impurities […]