Heating

Heat Pumps and Extreme Cold–What’s the Problem?

Why doesn’t my heat pump work as well in really cold weather?
Heat pumps can be a very efficient solution for heating and cooling your home, but if you live in the D.C. area you are at the northern limits of their effectiveness. Extremely cold weather can affect heat pump efficiency. This is why your cousin in Michigan owns a furnace.  […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Heating|0 Comments

The Vampire in Your Attic

Your house should be sealed tight to keep the warm air inside, but one invisible threat is revealed every time it snows. How can you check to see if your home is safe from this problem? Learn how to spot the vampire in your attic.  […]

By |January 16th, 2018|Heating|0 Comments

Why Does My House Heat Unevenly? Common Causes Explored

A common problem for homeowners in the DC Area is uneven heating.  We regularly have metro area homeowners call to ask, “why does my house heat unevenly?”  Once section of their home is warm and toasty, but another area feels like a meat locker.  This is very frustrating for the homeowner because we all want to be able […]

By |January 5th, 2018|Heating|0 Comments

Four Tips to Help Winterize Your Home

Use your shades and/or drapes to regulate heat loss. Use the sun’s free heat to your advantage. Open them on bright sunny days, but close your shades and/or drapes to prevent heat loss through the window at night or on cloudy days. Between 12 and 30 percent of household heat is lost through the […]

By |December 12th, 2017|Heating|0 Comments

Why Does My Furnace Smell Like It’s Burning?

“Every winter my furnace smells like it’s burning.”
A burning furnace smell is a common complaint from customers as we roll into cooler weather.  What causes this odor, and what can be done to reduce it?  Our service manager, Corey, gives us the inside scoop.

“During the summer months when your furnace is not being used, dust and […]

By |December 4th, 2017|Heating|0 Comments

Why Should You Replace Your DC Area Furnace/ Boiler?

Homeowners in the DC Metro Area are well-educated and want the best for their homes.  They want the best products and service available in the Metro Area.  Area homeowners are interested in comfortable and environmentally conscious homes, while not doing constant maintenance themselves.  With that in mind, it may be time to replace your DC area […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Heating|0 Comments

Consumer Warning: Heat Exchangers and CO

This past week, a client of ours called about possibly testing her drinking water.  Her family had been feeling ill and her doctor suggested testing for heavy metals in the water.  A few questions from our staff led to the discovery that the symptoms started when the heat had been turned on.  The symptoms also […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Heating|0 Comments

The Value of Early Seasonal Furnace Maintenance

Last week we had a call in Springfield, VA for seasonal furnace maintenance.  Our customer called for their clean and check at the end of September to prepare for the upcoming season.  Mr. M had a 25 year old furnace that, while aging, had been working without problem the last 25 years.

The previous year’s maintenance checks found […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Heating|0 Comments

Why Does My House Heat Unevenly? Common Causes Explored

A common problem for homeowners in the DC Area is uneven heating.  We regularly have metro area homeowners call to ask, “why does my house heat unevenly?”  Once section of their home is warm and toasty, but another area feels like a meat locker.  This is very frustrating for the homeowner because we all want to be able […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Heating|0 Comments

Choosing and Changing Furnace Filters

When it comes to consumer maintenance of your HVAC equipment, the furnace filter is one of the simplest yet most important tasks.  Choosing and Changing Furnace Filters are vital steps to improve your system’s function.
Changing the Filter
Let’s talk changing the furnace filter.  The filter should be changed regularly. If you are unsure how often your filter […]

By |December 9th, 2015|Heating|0 Comments
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  • ...when we experienced a major heat pump problem during February's brutally cold weather, they went way above and beyond to ensure that our house remained warm. We would definitely recommend Climate Heating and Cooling to anyone looking for a reliable and responsive HVAC company. - Leni G.