Your Choices for Boiler Outlets

November 30th, 2015

Boilers were the first modern centralized heating systems, making their debut in the late 1800s. Boilers are still very heating system choices for homeowners, both for their efficiency and their gentle heating. But another benefit of using a boiler system is the ability to choose from different kinds of outlets for the heating. You can even combine different outlets for maximum comfort. The heating experts from Design Air, Inc., have years of experience working with boiler systems, and can help you determine which heating outlets will best fit with your system and your home. Continue Reading

Can Your Home Handle Extra Holiday Lighting?

November 23rd, 2015

In Ramsey, NJ, holiday décor can reach Olympic levels. Outdoor lighting schemes, complete with moving characters and holiday music, are par for the course. But it takes a good amount of power to make your home a festive place, and if you don’t have enough outlets or enough power coming into your home, you may end up with some holiday outages. The electrical experts from Design Air Inc., can help ensure you have the power you need for all of your holiday lighting and décor – just give us a call! Continue Reading

Have You Scheduled Your Commercial Heating System for Maintenance Yet?

November 16th, 2015

With our extended warm weather this fall, it was easy to forget about needing heating maintenance for many people. However, if you are a business owner with a commercial space, you don’t want to have to deal with a heating issue on top of end-of-the-year business. How can you avoid a lot of heating problems now and for the rest of the winter? Schedule heating maintenance for your commercial heating system in New City, NY. Continue Reading

Need Some Supplemental Heat? Consider Using a Gas Insert or Fireplace!

November 9th, 2015

Lots of homes in our area have fireplaces. While an open fire is always very relaxing and pleasant, this is not the best way to gain significant supplemental heat for your home. If you are looking to add heat to your home without driving up tremendous heating costs, you may want to think about installing a gas insert into your existing fireplace, and the experts from Design Air Inc., can help you with this. Continue Reading

Why Surge Protection Is Important

November 2nd, 2015

People have more electronics and high-end appliances than ever, and these items are not inexpensive. This is why the average insurance claim for damage due to an electrical surge averages $4300 per claim. Many people use power strips to protect belongings like televisions, computers and other electronics, but these strips don’t protect nearly as much as needed, nor will they do anything for your electrical system or large appliances like dishwasher and refrigerators. This is one of the main reasons why you need to have adequate, whole home surge protection. Continue Reading

Common Boiler Repairs

October 26th, 2015

We may not be in the throes of the heating season yet, but you may have turned on your home’s boiler system at least once, either to test it or take the morning chill from your home. If you found that your boiler wasn’t working properly, it’s time for repair. It’s never advisable for homeowners to try and diagnose their own repair problems, but it is good to be familiar with some of the more common problems that can develop with a boiler heating system: Continue Reading

What Is the AFUE Rating?

October 19th, 2015

If you are the owner of a combustion heating system, either a furnace or a boiler, or are in the market for a new combustion heating system, you are going to want to know the AFUE of your system. Just as a car is rated by its miles per gallon (mpg), combustion heating systems are rated by AFUE. This rating is very important in determining how efficient your existing heater is operating, or how efficient a new heater will operate. We’ll explain more below. Continue Reading

Do You Need to Replace Your Heater before the Cold Weather Arrives?

October 12th, 2015

Our days aren’t all that chilled yet, but the crisp air will be here soon, and it won’t be long before you need to turn your heating on for the season. Is your heating system ready to go or ready to drop? If your situation is the latter, it’s time to get moving on replacing your existing heater with a new, reliable one. The experts at Design Air, Inc., can help you find and install the right heating system for your home with the following steps: Continue Reading

Is Your Fireplace Ready for Fall and Winter?

October 5th, 2015

It’s that time of year when there’s a crispness in the air, enough to take the chill out of your home. If you have a fireplace, you know how easy it is to get warm air circulating without having to turn on your heating system. However, a dirty fireplace can cause a lot of issues, and the best way to make sure your chimney and fireplace are ready for the season is to schedule your Design Air, Inc., technician. Now is a great time of year to get your fireplace ready for the upcoming cold weather. Why is this important? Here are some of the most common reasons: Continue Reading

Benefits a Pellet Stove Can Offer

September 28th, 2015

It’s been getting pretty crisp in the evenings, making it the perfect time of year to use a supplemental heater before firing up your heating system. If you don’t have a supplemental heater, but have been considering one, you may want to see if a pellet stove is a good fit for your home in Suffern, NY. Continue Reading