FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

How often should I drain my heating system?

Please call us for details it depends on the make and model..

How often do I change my furnace filters?

Twice a year is recommended on Heating, and Heating and Air conditioning systems

How often should I clean my heating boiler?

Annual Cleaning is recommended. Having an annual service will prolong the life span of your boiler and promote efficiency.

Should I worry about Carbon Monoxide (CO)?

Carbon monoxide is a clear, odorless gas that results in many unnecessary deaths every year, often due to a lack of safety precautions. It is produced by the burning of fuel in your boiler, therefore you need to monitor constantly to make sure the exhaust stays in the exhaust pipes. A small leak can release enough CO to potentially harm you and your family.

To make sure you are safe, you should have a carbon monoxide detector installed both in your boiler room and on each floor of your home. You should also check the batteries on a monthly basis to make sure your system is working.

How hot does a boiler get?

Steam heating systems, heat to the boiling point of 212ºF. In most systems that include baseboard or radiant based heating systems, they usually get as hot as 180ºF. Temperatures can be modified depending on your heating system, which can help save on your energy cost

How big does my boiler need to be?

There many factors to consider when sizing a boiler for your home, but mostly it depends on the total number of square feet you need to heat and the quality of your insulation. To determine these factors, a qualified technician needs to perform a heat load calculation. This involves calculating the effect of your insulation, square footage, and window exposure