ACI Northwest Blog: Archive for September, 2015

How to Reset Your Electrical Panel

Monday, September 28th, 2015

When there is a power outage in your neighborhood, the only way to restore power to your home is to have a generator installed as a backup. But when the power goes out in your home only or in a specific part of your home, there is usually an easy fix. Resetting the electrical panel or a specific breaker therein allows you to resume daily tasks as usual.

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Why the Size of Your Furnace Is So Important

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Pricing a furnace for new installation or replacement can be difficult, since furnaces come in so many different sizes and efficiency ratings. If you’re in a hurry to find a new heating system, you may look for the smallest system, since it costs less to purchase, or you may decide to buy the largest in hopes that it will be most effective. But this can cause major trouble for your system and your heating bills, which is why it’s so important to work with a trained professional.

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Is Your Heating System Prepared for the Colder Weather to Come?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Heating systems are complex, and, most likely, not something you would want to attempt to work on by yourself. Whether it’s a furnace, a heat pump, a boiler, or a geothermal system, the parts are difficult for the average homeowner to repair, and technicians go through years of experience to learn how to do it properly. While most homeowners contact professionals when their heating systems have serious issues and when they need an installation, there is one other time when you should call a technician for your heater: each and every fall season!

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The Advantages of Upgrading to an Energy-Efficient Furnace

Monday, September 7th, 2015

When it’s time to replace your older furnace, it may come as a surprise. Many homeowners prefer to simply call around for price quotes in order to find the least expensive system that fits their homes. But we recommend spending a little more time selecting an energy-efficient system, so that you can save money in the long run. Read more about the advantages of high-efficiency systems in our guide.

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