Ace Hardware Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Charlotte’

3 Safety Mechanisms of Your Furnace

Monday, February 19th, 2024

One of the major hangups that people still have with gas furnaces is the safety factor. Just saying the phrase “gas furnace” when compared to an electric furnace feels more dangerous, even if it isn’t based in facts.

To be truthful, there are plenty of electrical fires and safety hazards caused by electrical heating systems and space heaters as well, so there’s nothing inherently more dangerous about a gas furnace than an electric furnace. But one of these systems does use combustion to heat your home, and only one of them has been responsible for house fires, explosions, and carbon monoxide poisoning.

But how does a furnace manage safety? What components require furnace repair in Charlotte if you want your furnace to remain safe? That’s what we’re going to cover in this blog today.

Hopefully, after this blog post, you can rest easy knowing that a gas furnace is perfectly safe to have in your home.

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Protect Yourself From the Cold

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Walking outside of your home, it would probably be hard to tell the difference between your neighborhood and the Siberian wasteland. With temperatures reaching almost the single digits, this cold spell has gotten quite a grip on our everyday lives. Luckily, you’ve got a powerful heating system that can make your home feel comfortable until the weather finally warms up this year.

But is there anything else you could be doing for your home comfort? What if we told you there were a few secrets that could make all the difference while temperatures are so cold?

Well, the truth is that there are, but you might also consider investing in HVAC repair in Charlotte for your heating system. Our heating technicians are specialists in the industry, and we can get even the most worn-down system to keep working for just a few more weeks while temperatures are reaching record lows.

Keep reading for some more tips on what you can do to stay warm.

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