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Boo! Scary Furnace Problems & How to Avoid Them

It’s the season for ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, but something even scarier could happen at home when you least expect it—your furnace could break down. The experts at Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical are here to help you face furnace problems head-on (with a few tricks of their own). Your Pilot Light Is Out Depending on why the light went out, this can either be a one-time incident or a regular occurrence. Many older gas furnaces have a pilot light, whereas newer heating systems use [...]

October 16th, 2019|

What to Do in a Heating Emergency

A heating emergency can happen any time. When it does, you need to get your system fixed before it gets worse or causes other issues. The Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical pros are sharing the most common signs that you’re headed for a breakdown, and how to handle a furnace emergency. No heat If you lose some or all heat during the winter, call a professional right away. This situation could become dangerous if someone in your home has health issues or if the system isn’t [...]

February 16th, 2018|

4 Reasons to Start Shopping for a New Furnace

Furnace replacement is stressful for homeowners, but it doesn’t have to be. There are serious advantages to getting a jump-start on the process instead of waiting until after a total failure. The Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical pros are sharing the top reasons to shop early, plus tips to keep in mind: Age—the average furnace lasts between 15 and 20 years, although some can last for 30. But as a unit ages, it's more likely to break down without a repair being possible or practical. We encourage our customers to [...]

January 18th, 2018|

3 DIY Furnace Tips Straight From Our Pros

Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical customers know annual Clean & Checks are key to a safe and efficient furnace that will keep them warm all winter. If you haven’t prepped your system yet for cold weather, here’s why it’s time to come clean. Your system’s efficiency drops by up to 10 percent for every year it goes without maintenance. Just because things seem to be working fine doesn’t mean they are. A professional cleaning by our team is ideal, but we understand that some homeowners [...]

October 10th, 2017|

Furnace on the Fritz? What to Do in Case of Emergency

Our team of skilled Carrier technicians knows there’s never a good time for your heat to go out during winter. Our best advice? Start by determining if the cause of your heat loss is due to a power outage: Peek out your window to see if your neighbors have lights on. If they do, that means you most likely blew a fuse and tripped your electrical circuit. Look at your electrical panel and reset the tripped circuit. Report the power outage. Most people assume their [...]

November 18th, 2016|