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10 FAQs!

Is there something about your HVAC system that is concerning you but you’re afraid to ask?  Fear no more…the BELOMAN is always here to help.  We’ve compiled a list of the 10 most frequently asked questions when it comes to your A/C and furnace.  Check out the questions below to see which category your concern falls into. Is this sound I’m hearing an issue?: you may hear alarming sounds come from your system; however, in most cases there isn’t anything to worry about.  Check out one of our previous blogs to see if the sound you’re hearing made the list
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Planning Your Summer Vacation: HVAC Edition

A lot goes into planning a summer vacation as you may know! Don’t let your HVAC be ignored while making your planning list.  Besides packing the swimsuit, sunscreen and planning your excursions there are several things you should check on your home before you go.  We’ve compiled a list of 5 HVAC tips to keep in mind when planning your summer vacation. Schedule Routine Maintenance: before leaving for your vacation it is a good idea to call your local and trusted HVAC company to perform a tune up on your system. This tune up will ensure everything is operating correctly
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Save Money While Away for Vacation!

Are you gearing up for an exciting summer getaway? Your summer getaway may have left a dent in the ol’ wallet, but did you know you have an amazing opportunity to save cash while you’re away simply by adjusting your thermostat?  Some believe turning their AC completely off while on vacations is the best option; however, keeping your AC off for an extended amount of time can cause damage to your drywall, wood and wallpaper by allowing the heat and humidity to become trapped. We’re here to tell you there IS another option to save money while you’re away that
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How To: Choose the Best HVAC Company

…….   So you’re in the market to replace your AC or schedule a repair, but you don’t know where to start or who to choose?? We’re here to help! When choosing a company to work on your HVAC system it’s important to completely trust the company who will be visiting your home. If you’re hesitant about who to choose or where to start you’re in the right place! Where Do I Start??: 1. Collect referrals: when searching for a company to choose always start by asking your friends, family and neighbors. Asking those close to you will give you honest
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How To: Test Your Water Pressure

When it comes to the water pressure in your home there is a fine line between too much pressure and too little. On one hand it is important to have enough pressure for comfortable showers or to fill your pots and pans up in a timely manner while on the other hand too much pressure can cause stress on your pipes and plumbing fixtures.  To avoid having too much or too little pressure there are three simple ways to figure out the current water pressure at your home: Purchase pressure gauge: for this method, simply visit your local hardware store
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Gas vs. Electric: A Heating Throwdown!

It’s the battle of the century! Electric or Gas that is the question! As we all know, furnaces are designed to provide comfort to your home for an extended time. While the life of a furnace is significant, there always comes a time when it’s out with the old and in with the new! When it comes time to replace your furnace it’s important to know the pros and cons when making the decision for electric vs. gas: Electric: Pros: (1) There’s no need for the use of natural gas; (2) Electric furnaces are capable of being all that  you
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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Are you thinking it’s time for a new water heater, but aren’t sure if you should lean towards a tankless or traditional? Before making a large purchase it is crucial to understand the pro and cons of each type as well as which one fits your family needs. TANK: Traditional water heaters work by utilizing a tank which stores pre-heated gallons of water. The tank refills with water when the pre-heated water is used and the cycle continues. ——————————-PROS:———————————– Cost: less upfront costs than a tankless water heater and simpler to replace ——————————-CONS:———————————– Utility Bill: with a tank it is constantly working
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The 12 Days of Christmas : BELOMAN Edition

Yes! As a matter of fact the 12 days of Christmas song DOES apply to the HVAC world as well! We thought we would share our snappy little jingle with everyone so YOU TOO can hum along… On the 1st day of Christmas the HVAC world gave to us ONE super cool mascot! On the 2nd day of Christmas the HVAC world gave to us TWO indoor air quality experts, and ONE super cool mascot! On the 3rd day of Christmas the HVAC world gave to us THREE commercial estimators, TWO indoor air quality experts, and ONE super cool mascot! On the 4th
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Why Should I Invest in a Humidifier?

Humidifier: a device for keeping the atmosphere moist in a room. Keeping tabs on the humidity levels is important…especially in the colder months! Of course there is always the option to purchase portable room humidifiers, but we’re here to tell you that whole-home humidification is the way to go! There are tons and tons of benefits! What Is A Humidifier? Whole home humidifiers are installed directly to your home’s central heating and cooling system to provide whole-home comfort. Its purpose is to add moisture and deliver it throughout your air duct system.  The level of humidity is monitored and controlled
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