Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating Replacement’

Corrosion and Your Boiler: Does This Mean the End?

Monday, November 11th, 2019

boiler-residentialAs we prepare our homes for winter, it’s important to assess our heating systems. The best way to do this is to schedule routine maintenance heater service in Loveland, OH. Giving HVAC professionals a chance to analyze a furnace, boiler, or heat pump provides a homeowner with valuable information about the future of the system—if it still has a future. If a heater has years of life left in it, maintenance helps ensure the best performance and energy efficiency over the coming season.

Let’s focus on the future of your heating system—specifically the boiler, if your home is one of the many in the area that relies on a hydronic boiler system. A warning sign of a boiler in jeopardy is the appearance of corrosion, such as rust, along the tank or other components. It looks like bad news… but does it mean the boiler must be replaced?

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How to Tell It’s Time for a Heating System Upgrade

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Inside a Natural Gas FurnaceIt’s something you may try to put off for as long as you can. Having to replace an older heating system may not be the ideal situation to find yourself in, but it’s important to recognize it when it comes. If you continue to run a furnace or boiler on the verge of a breakdown, it may fail when you really need it, and it probably costs a lot to run anyway.

Take note and check your heating system, or ask your technician if heating replacement is the better option. Here are some common signs that it’s time to upgrade your heating system to a more efficient, reliable unit.

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Should You Replace that Older Boiler Already?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

You expect your home’s boiler to last a long time. After all, boilers are not cheap—and that’s because they are made to be durable and to resist corrosion and other issues. The good news is that boilers do last longer than many other types of heating systems.

However, you should not assume a boiler will last much longer than 15-20 years. If your boiler is experiencing issues repairs may be possible. And a good technician will look for the most cost-effective solution first and foremost.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Heater?

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Heating season is right around the corner, whether we’re ready or not. And if your heating system is not ready, you can run into all sorts of problems come wintertime. Is your heater nearing the end of its life? Now is the time to schedule replacement, to avoid the rush of winter and make sure that your family is comfortable throughout the season.

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Replace Your Heating System before the End of the Season

Monday, March 7th, 2016

If your heating system is reaching its breaking point, there’s no time to wait. Whether the heating season is nearly at its end or there are a few weeks left of cool weather, you deserve a new, high-performance, more efficient heater for this season and for all the years to come. And the best time to replace a struggling heater? Right now!

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What to Do About Your High Heating Costs

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

If you feel that your heating costs seem to be much too high these days, you might worry that the only way to save a few bucks is to shut off your heating system for a while. Of course, this will save you some money, but it isn’t exactly an ideal way to save on monthly costs. Find out more ways to save on heating without feeling uncomfortable in our guide.

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When Repairing a Heater Isn’t Enough

Monday, February 15th, 2016

When you notice that your heating system is failing, you hope for the best as you pick up the phone to call a technician. You want to be able to get the repairs you need quickly and you’re probably hoping that your heater won’t need to be replaced.

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