Does anyone remember the huge rainstorms we had this past summer? For many people those storms are now a distant memory, but for far too many homeowners, there is still recovery in progress. The problem is that hundreds of homes suffered severe flooding, and in the process the HVAC systems were damaged. Replacing these units can become costly, and for many families, the furnace still needs to be swapped out. With winter quickly approaching, there isn’t much time left to get your family ready before the temperatures start to drop. At the very least, the furnace must be inspected before you turn it on, and if you neglect to do so, your home could suffer a much more devastating disaster than a little water in the basement. (more…)
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As you plan for your home repair/improvement project, it is important to ask the right questions in order to protect your investment. The tips in this fact sheet should allow you to protect yourself as a consumer and minimize the possibility that a misunderstanding may occur.
KNOW YOUR CONSUMER RIGHTS – CONTRACTS (more…)
How does a furnace work? The heating cycle begins as soon as the thermostat determines that the temperature in the room is below the setpoint at which the homeowner had placed on the thermostat.
***(As a side note, a programmable thermostat can save you a great deal of money in the long run as you can easily program the thermostat with a lower setpoint for all the hours that you know you will not be home. Why keep the house any warmer than you need to when no one is there? If you know that you usually arrive home from work at 6:00pm, for example, you can program the thermostat to warm your house up for you starting at 5:30 rather than keeping the house unnecessarily warm all day long). (more…)
Many people do not have an established relationship with a heating and cooling contractor. So, the first time the furnace breaks or you decide to have that old machine tuned-up, you may not know which company to choose. Obviously we think that you should consider Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning for all of your heating (and cooling) needs, and we have made every effort to try and make the decision a little easier for you!
Here at Four Seasons, we understand that it can be a tough decision to trust such important systems in the hands of a company you don’t know anything about. We could prattle on for days about the reasons why we think you should give us a shot, but we think you would probably rather hear it from customers just like you who have already used Four Seasons. In the “customer testimonial” section of the Four Seasons website, you will find hundreds of surveys and letters that our customers have sent us. (more…)