Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heater Maintenace’

The Pros and Cons of Heater Repair in Winter

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Fall has fallen away and winter is in full swing. Can you hear those silver bells yet? Or, wait, is that just a strange noise coming from your heater?

Uh-oh, you might be in need of heating repair in Irmo, SC. Not to worry though, because if you are in need of repairs, the team at Fulmer Heating & Cooling has you covered.

Of course, even with our top-tier repair services, we can’t exactly make the process of fixing your heat absolutely perfect. Why? Because we can’t control the weather, which can make finding a time when you are okay having it off for an extended period … tricky.

Repairing your heater in winter is possible, but we want you to know the pros and cons of this situation, along with how to avoid it altogether.

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Steps to Safely Turn on Your Furnace

Monday, November 4th, 2019

After a long toasty summer season it can seem like a chilly day appears out of nowhere. One night you go to bed in your T-shirt and shorts and you wake up wondering how you ever survived without sweatpants and a fuzzy socks. This sudden temperature shift only seems to worsen when you try to turn on the heat only to discover that your furnace isn’t cooperating.

You go to check on your gas furnace and discover, while peering through your blanket burrito, that the pilot light is out! Before you go to turn this little flame back on however, we want you to consider whether you truly know how to turn on your furnace safely.

The reason we ask is because lighting a furnace pilot light incorrectly can have some life-threatening consequences! That is why we want you to have this step-by-step guide to turning on your pilot light properly. We also want you to know that, should you feel even slightly uncomfortable with this task, we are only a quick call away.

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Will Your Heater Make the Cut When Cold Weather Hits?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

While South Carolina may not drop into the negatives during wintertime, it can get pretty frigid. That is why we want to make sure you are prepared. After all, there is nothing worse than finding out that your heater won’t cooperate with you on the one day or night when you really need it.

One of the absolute best ways to avoid this chilly situation is to take some time to make sure your heater will be in good working order long before you have to start using it.

Unless you are a trained technician, you may not know what to look for to see if your heater needs some TLC. Not to worry, however: that is where we come in. We have some insight on potential maintenance needs that your heater may have … and as an added bonus we provide heating maintenance in Columbia, SC. If you think you need to schedule service, please contact us.

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Make Sure to Have Your Heating Maintenance Done in Fall

Monday, November 5th, 2018

service-timeFall is quickly coming to a close and before you know it, we’ll be in the midst of a chilly South Carolina winter. Is your heater ready? Make sure you schedule maintenance with a reliable team of technicians. There’s nothing worse than getting stuck with a faulty heater during a cold winter.

Maintenance is the best way to lower your bills, ensure your comfort, and increase the lifespan on your heating system. Furnaces are the most common heating system across the country, but we also service geothermal heating systems and heat pumps. Maintenance is never a bad idea, so if you’d like to schedule a maintenance appointment in Columbia, SC contact our team today.  

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