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When Should You Repair or Replace Your HVAC Unit?

When a part malfunctions or your unit stops working, how do you decide if it’s time to repair or replace it? Information proved by Heil® When your heating and cooling system is working properly, your home is comfortable and you’re probably not experiencing any significant increase in your monthly utility bills.Your local Heil® dealer; Taylor Home Services can provide a thorough diagnosis of your system and make a professional recommendation. To help you decide, we’ve put together a list of factors to consider. Here are some reasons to repair the unit: The cost of repairs is less than one-third the cost of a replacement The unit is less than 10 years old The unit is still under warranty (see your…


Heat Troubleshooting

Did you Know… Heating systems should have an annual maintenance once a year to ensure the system is running efficiently. If a system goes for a long period of time without maintenance then the unit could get clogged. If this is the case, the unit will not run until it’s thoroughly cleaned and free of soot. Is your heating system not running? Try the following troubleshooting methods: Push the Reset Button on the burner (usually a red or black button and location varies depending on the system) hold it down for a few seconds and release. If the unit comes on and stays running, there is no need for a service call. If nothing happens after the reset button has…


Handy Plumbing Tips

When it comes to plumbing, little leaks can lead to big problems Be alert to signs of impending plumbing failures and Repair problems early Leaking faucets, damp cabinets, rocking toilets or dripping refrigerators all signal problems that need prompt attention.  A leaking faucet isn’t just annoying; the moisture it releases puts wear on sink fixtures and can encourage the growth of mold and mildew. Stay on top of problems to keep the household clean and dry.  When in doubt, call or email Taylor Home Services. Or Call (800) 553-2234 Know where to go when trouble happens Should plumbing fail, make sure you know how to stop the flood! Locate the main shut-off valve for the home water supply. If it’s…


Energy Saving Tips

There are many simple ways to save on your heating and cooling expenses in addition to installing new equipment and maintaining existing systems   For Heating Make sure all doors and windows are sealed and have proper insulation. If you leave the house during the day, call Taylor Home Services to install a setback thermostat to lower your home’s heating temperature while you are away. Have your heating system inspected and cleaned yearly by a Taylor Home Services’ licensed technician to help ensure that the unit is operating safely and efficiently.     For Air Conditioning Call Taylor Home Services to change your air filters every six months or at the start of each cooling season. Make sure there is no…