Whether you are upgrading a current system, looking for a replacement, or considering a new home purchase, understanding the home heating system and what provides the best heat can be confusing. When choosing the best heat source for your home, consider many factors, including initial costs, cost and efficiency of operations, and even aesthetics. [Read more…] about Heat Pumps Vs. Hydronic Coils – Which Heat Source Is Better?
When choosing the system to heat your home, many options are available, which can be confusing. Depending on where you live, some help may narrow down your options based on resource availability (i.e., natural gas vs. oil heat), but that doesn’t mean that you are forced into a choice that doesn’t suit your home’s needs. Let’s look at two popular options in the Northeast – baseboard heating and forced hot air systems. [Read more…] about Baseboard Heating vs. Forced Hot Air Systems – Which is Better?
The fall season is officially here, and the temperatures have already begun to cool off. Winter is three months away, but that doesn’t mean that you should wait to upgrade your heating system. Some heating equipment upgrades can pay for themselves on the day that they are complete. If you’ve been putting off investing in your heating system, now is the time, while the weather is still warm enough, and turning off the heat won’t make everyone in your house miserable. These heating system upgrades will not only save you money, but they will help keep your family comfortable this winter and for years to come. [Read more…] about Three Last-Minute, Money -Saving Heating System Upgrades
Summer is nearly over, the cooler weather is fast approaching, and before you know it, winter will be here. For homeowners with a central air conditioning system, you should take a few simple steps to prepare the unit for a long winter. These tasks don’t take a lot of time and can protect your unit from potentially expensive and unnecessary damage. [Read more…] about How to Winterize Your Central Air
Your heating system is an essential component of your home that you rely on to keep you and your loved ones warm. In return, your heating system is dependent on you to keep it running smoothly with regular maintenance checks and scheduling repairs at the first sign of deterioration. Many of us utilize our heating system year-round, not just for home heating purposes but for water heat and cooking. Here are some signs that your system needs an upgrade. [Read more…] about Four Signs That You Need To Upgrade Your Heating System
A quality central air conditioner will keep you comfortable in your home with cool air, but only when operating optimally. If problems arise in your cooling system, unforeseen side effects can occur, like your central air conditioner essentially freezing into a block of ice. This can be a sign of bigger problems with your air conditioner. If you have noticed that your central AC is freezing over, the cooling professionals at Tragar Express are here to advise on a few reasons why this is happening. [Read more…] about Why Is My Central Air Conditioner a Block of Ice?
We all enjoy going outside and having fun in the sun with friends and family, but our home should be cool and comfortable. That desire for comfort is why having a high-quality air conditioning system in your home is an excellent investment to make. It is essential to keep up with the maintenance of your central air conditioner and keep an eye out for any changes in its performance. Fortunately, the heating and cooling professionals from Tragar Express are here to provide five possible explanations why your central air conditioner is not working like it used to. [Read more…] about Five Reasons That Your Central AC Is Not Working
Oil heat is an excellent source of heat for your home as it is extremely reliable. You can count on oil heat to keep you and your family warm during the coldest nights. The liquid fuel that oil tanks run on can vary and have different effects on the environment. At Tragar Express, we proudly supply Bioheat® to our customers. This eco-friendly fuel is an environmentally responsible home heating oil alternative that provides benefits to homeowners. [Read more…] about Oil Heat and the Environment – What to Know
Keeping yourself and your loved ones warm during the cooler months is essential, and you can save money in the process by having a new high-efficiency boiler system installed in your home. A new high-efficiency boiler can help save you money year-round. While undoubtedly an investment, it is one worth making. The home heating experts at Tragar Express are here to explain high-efficiency boilers and why you should consider upgrading now. [Read more…] about How a High-Efficiency Boiler Can Save You Money