What’s a Merry Christmas Without a Warm Furnace?

Monday, December 17th, 2018

santa-oliveI love this time of year—when I can go running into snow banks, muzzle first, and everybody wants to snap pictures of it and share it online. Let me tell you folks, if you’ve never gotten to be a dog for Christmas, I highly recommend it! You get a fur coat and people want to put Santa hats on you and shower you with attention.

Now I know you can’t actually get to be a dog for a season—and you don’t really need to have a thick coat of fur when you’re indoors because you have a furnace to keep the holidays merry and bright and warm. A furnace isn’t exactly a festive item. After all, nobody puts tinsel and other decorations on their furnace. (And they absolutely shouldn’t! This can create a fire hazard.) But if you lost the use of your furnace during the holidays, you wouldn’t have much of a merry Christmas. Not when your home is as cold as old Scrooge’s place!

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There Are No “Guesstimates” When We Do a Heat Load Calculation!

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

checkmark-green“How powerful a heater should I get?” That’s a question HVAC professionals, and HVAC professional dogs, hear often. The answer you should expect is, “I don’t know right now—but I can find out!” There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to home heating systems (true for air conditioners as well), and it’s extremely important to take extra time to ensure a home receives a correctly sized heater. Not too big, not too small.

When it comes to tonnage (that’s an HVAC term for the amount of heat a system puts out, not how much it weighs), you’ll need to have a professional determine it for you by doing a heat load calculation. I don’t mean to brag—okay, maybe a little bit—but our Russell & Abbott team does great, thorough heat load calculations. No shortcuts, and no “guesstimates”!

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Check Out the Onyx 10-10-10 Warranty Available at Russell & Abbott

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

onyx_logoWhat are your favorite fall activities? Mine should probably be no surprise… I like to run about outside and charge into enormous piles of leaves on the ground! With my nice thick black coat, it’s never too cold during the fall for me—it’s actually more comfortable than in the summer, when I have to do a lot of panting to cool down.

Now, as you’re listing out your favorite things to do in fall, check to see if get a new HVAC system is on there. It’s not? If that’s because your current system is still young and working fine, great! But if you know you need to have new heating and cooling installed this fall, but you just don’t feel like doing it, I’ve got a great offer for you that may change your mind: The Onyx 10-10-10 Warranty, which you can get through Russell & Abbott.

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