Aggressive Mechanical, Inc

Lowering Your Heating Load

21 Mar
Lowering Your Heating Load

Your heating system works hard keeping your home comfortable all winter long, so it withstands a lot of wear and tear. One way to prolong its service life and prevent costly repairs is to lower your heating load. Understanding “Heating Load” In simply terms, your heating load is the amount of energy required to keep […]

Is Your Heating System Ready for an Upgrade?

14 Feb
Is Your Heating System Ready for an Upgrade?

Once a furnace or other central heating system gets close to the end of its useful service life, it won’t be long before you have to make a key decision, whether to repair or replace the aging system. It helps to have some time-tested guidelines when considering this difficult decision, since keeping an inefficient, obsolete […]

Most Common Furnace Troubleshooting Situations

09 Feb
Most Common Furnace Troubleshooting Situations

Forced air furnaces are a reliable source of heating with a workmanlike ability to keep a home comfortable year after year. Like any appliance, however, they wear down over time and require repairs or parts replacements, and sometimes — from 10 to 15 years, depending on the quality of the model and how it was […]

What is That Smell Coming From the Furnace?

26 Jan
What is That Smell Coming From the Furnace?

When you first turn your furnace on for the heating season, you likely will notice an acrid smell. Generally, this is just dust that’s settled on the furnace’s surfaces, burning off once the unit heats up. But any other type of furnace smell could signal a problem. Following is some information about the various types […]

Are Space Heaters Dangerous?

05 Jan
Are Space Heaters Dangerous?

A space heater is sometimes viewed as a potentially dangerous appliance. Certainly, if they are not handled with care, they can be hazards. Space heaters are responsible for at least 18,000 residential fires every year. They may also be a source of poisonous fumes. When handled properly, space heaters can help homeowners save on utility […]

ECM or PSC Furnace Motor Replacement

27 Dec
ECM or PSC Furnace Motor Replacement

If your home’s furnace needs a new motor, of if you’re buying an entirely new furnace, a key decision will be whether to opt for traditional blower motor technology or energy-efficient advanced technology. In technical terms, the former refers to the permanent split capacitor (PSC) motor and the latter the electronically commutated motor (ECM). In […]

Home Safety Precautions for Winter

22 Dec
Home Safety Precautions for Winter

In the winter, it’s time to close up the home to ensure we keep our heated air inside and the cold air outside. Sealing up cracks around doors, windows and other openings to the exterior gives another layer of protection to our home’s efficiency. Unfortunately, this airtight envelope can lead to lack of ventilation and […]

How Can a Humidifier Help During the Heating Season?

20 Dec
How Can a Humidifier Help During the Heating Season?

The heat the furnace provides gets you comfortably through the winter, but an unfortunate side effect is overly dry air. Fortunately, a humidifier will solve the problems it creates for you and your home. Although these devices require an investment, the problems they solve make them well worth it. Humidifiers will: Reduce heating bills. When […]