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Is Your Heater Properly Sized?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

sizing-heating-systemFall is generally the time when old heating systems are being replaced with new ones, and if your heater is on its last legs, now is the ideal time for getting a new one put in. Not only will a new heater warm your home more efficiently than an old one (saving you money on monthly bills in the process), but you won’t need to worry about sudden breakdowns of similar repair issues during our coming winter: helping you relax and focus on more pressing needs of work and family.

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Commercial Properties Benefit from Rooftop Units

Monday, July 10th, 2017

commercial-ac-unitsEvery building needs a functioning air conditioner in our summer heat, and that includes commercial properties as well as residential ones. Indeed, commercial HVAC systems are often more important than household air conditioners. Most of us spend our time away from home in an office or similar place of business, after all, and a comfortable environment is vital not only for workers and customers, but for maintaining key business components such as computers and perishable product. You want an air conditioning service that knows commercial systems to take care of the one at your place of business, and respond swiftly when trouble arises.

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Spring is Here: Time to Check Your Water Heater

Monday, May 1st, 2017


Your water heater is one of the most important components in your home, providing regular hot water for cooking, cleaning and bathing. Traditional tank water heaters are by far the most common, because they do their job efficiently and without fuss. Most of them sit tucked away in little-used parts of the home such as the basement or the garage, and they do their jobs very quietly. That makes it very difficult to spot problems and when the signs of difficulty appear, it’s often far too late to make repairs: replacement may be necessary.

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Control Humidity Levels in Your Home

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Weather_Seasons_Outdoors_iStock_000013156211_XXXLarge-meHumidity is just as important as temperature when it comes to keeping your home comfortable. Unfortunately, the part of the world we live in means that those levels are always fluctuating. In the summer, it’s muggy and gross. In the winter, it’s dry and crackling. Neither is an optimum condition to be in. Luckily, you can control moisture levels in your household air as readily as you control the temperature with the timely addition of a humidifier and/or a dehumidifier. Here’s a quick breakdown covering how they work.

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Is Your Generator Ready to Go?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Generators make a great addition to any home in the Wycoff, NJ area. Winter has officially arrived and it’s supposed to be one of the coldest on record. While our civic electrical grid is as reliable as they come, Mother Nature always has the final word. A reliable generator could be just the thing your family needs to stay safe and comfortable during an emergency.

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Beware of Creosote Build-Up in Your Chimney

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you have a fireplace in your Wycoff, NJ home, chances are you’ve already used it a few times this fall. Fireplaces are cozy and romantic, and can make a great way for you to heat your home without costing you an arm and a leg. But like any other appliances, fireplaces must be maintained, lest their operation create unexpected problems for your home. One of the biggest issues fireplace owners have to contend with is the build-up of creosote in the chimney, which can prove a stubborn irritant or even a threat if it persists long enough.

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Common Repair Issues with Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Tankless water heaters make a great alternative to traditional water heaters, warming the water instantly as it passes through your pipes instead of being stored in a tank. That makes for a huge number of benefits to your Wyckoff, NJ home, including nearly instant heat, lower monthly costs and a theoretically endless supply of heated water for your use. But tankless water heaters run into problems just like any other appliance, and when they do, you need to move swiftly to get it fixed. Here’s a quick list of some common issues facing tankless water heaters, as well as ways for you to spot them.

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How to Avoid a Heating Emergency

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Heating emergencies are no small considerations in towns like Wyckoff, NJ. Our recent winters have been colder than ever and without reliable heating, you’re apt to find your home turning into a freezer in a matter of hours. Emergency services are available to conduct heating repairs on short notice, which should come as at least a small relief. However, you can help your own cause out by working to prevent heating emergencies, starting now while the weather is still warm. Here’re a few general guidelines.

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Consider the Location of Your Thermostat

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

If your air conditioner just never seems to be working the way you want it to, no matter what you do, the problem may not be with the air conditioner. Your thermostat acts as the primary control system for your air conditioner, and if it isn’t functioning as it should, you might want to look there for answers. This is especially true for older homes, of which we have a number in Wyckoff, NJ and which can present special challenges for modern thermostats. In particular, you should check the location of your thermostat, which can have a huge bearing on your AC’s ability to do the job. Here’s how.

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Choking on Fireplace Smoke?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

If there’s a time of year when you want to use your home’s fireplace, it’s the holidays. Nothing brings about the warm ambience of winter holidays like a toasty fire. Unless, of course, you are lighting your fire only to find that smoke is adorning your Christmas stockings rather than roasting chestnuts. The last thing you want is to ruin a holiday gathering by filling a room with backed-up fireplace smoke, so let the pros from Design Air, Inc. help resolve this issue for you before your holiday gathering.

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