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5 Signs It Might Be Time for a New Furnace

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Learn how to spot the signs that it might be time to replace your furnace

5 Signs It Might Be Time for a New Furnace

We all have to face the price tag of a new furnace at some point. And while postponing the investment for as long as possible seems ideal, our Tom’s Heating Service pros will tell you it’s important to replace older systems before dangerous breakdowns happen. Keep reading to learn about the top signs homeowners should watch for as their system ages and nears the end of its lifespan.

Age Isn’t Just a Number

If your furnace is 15 to 18 years or older […]

Simple Ways to DIY Furnace Maintenance This Season

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Simple Ways to DIY Furnace Maintenance This Season

Furnace maintenance is a can’t-skip service. We recommend annual cleanings and inspections to keep your system running in top condition, help prevent breakdowns, and save on energy bills. And while nothing compares to a professional Clean & Check, there are three simple ways you can DIY some of your furnace maintenance this season. Keep reading to see what the Tom’s Heating Service pros suggest you do before winter is in full swing.

NOTE: Before beginning any maintenance, make sure you turn off power to your system. There […]

Here’s Why Heat Pumps Are so Popular

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Here’s Why Heat Pumps Are so Popular

Heat pumps are growing in popularity because they offer both heating and cooling power in a compact, yet efficient system. They are available in models that can handle an entire home or act as part of a ductless split system for custom, room-by-room temperature control. Despite its small size, a heat pump can deliver big benefits when chosen and properly installed by an experienced team like Tom’s Heating Service. Below is some info on heat pumps that our pros want you to know before you invest in […]

Summer Thermostat Tips That Will Actually Save You Money

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Summer Thermostat Tips That Will Actually Save You Money

Summer is a welcome break from Wisconsin’s legendary cold temps and high heating bills—until a hot streak has you blasting your air conditioner and paying huge and equally unwelcome energy bills. With a little advice and a few thermostat tips from the award-winning team at Tom’s Heating Service, you can stop sweating the cost of comfort and start saving more this season.

Make Programmable and Wi-Fi Thermostats a Priority

Reducing energy costs starts with your thermostat—it’s the command center for […]

5 Signs You Probably Need a New Air Conditioner

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5 Signs You Probably Need a New Air Conditioner

It’s easy to forget about your air conditioner when it’s working well. Regular maintenance can keep it running better for longer, but as summer goes on and each day seems hotter than the last, the constant strain on your cooling system can take its toll. Watch for the following signs that your air conditioner is about to give in to heat exhaustion. The last thing you want is to be caught off guard and without any relief when things get really hot. The cooling experts at Tom […]