Heat Pump Benefits for a More Comfortable Home

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  • On December 6, 2017
There are a couple of different options when it comes to heating your home. Most homeowners rely on furnaces, but there are advantages of exploring other heating options, like heat pumps. You might be unfamiliar with heat pump benefits, but that shouldn’t stop you from considering this alternative system for keeping your home comfortable year […]
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Limit Dust During Home Renovations to Prevent Furnace Damage

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  • On November 29, 2017
Your heating system works hard to keep your home comfortable for everyone in the household. Unfortunately, many homeowners fail to realize the toll that home renovations take on their heating and cooling system and learn too late that simple steps during remodeling could have helped prevent furnace damage.
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Prepare for Winter Storms and Power Outages BEFORE They Happen

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  • On November 22, 2017
It’s not unusual for a heavy storm to hit and plunge us into darkness for a few hours—or days. Ensure that you’re ready for whatever Mother Nature brings and that you’re prepared for winter power outages before they happen. This includes having a well stocked and accessible emergency kit and taking the time to ensure […]
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Furnace Fan Keeps Running and Won’t Turn Off – HELP!

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  • On November 15, 2017
A furnace that is properly working will engage when the temperature in your home falls below what is set at the thermostat. The heated air from your furnace will be pushed throughout your home via the furnace blower fan and will turn off once the house comes up to temperature. However, in some instances, homeowners […]
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It’s National Lung Month – How is Your Indoor Air Quality?

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  • On November 8, 2017
Did you know that every day we breathe about 22,000 times? Many of those breaths take place inside our home but, unfortunately, the air quality in our homes is often worse than outside. As the Lung Association raises awareness about general lung health this month, Martino HVAC is raising awareness about indoor air quality and […]
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Help Protect Your Family and Check Smoke Alarm Batteries This Weekend

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  • On November 1, 2017
On November 5th at 2:00 am, Daylight Savings Time (DST) ends and we turn the clocks back. In addition to “gaining” an hour of sleep, it’s also the perfect time to remind homeowners about the Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries campaign and to check smoke alarm batteries.
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Best Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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  • On October 25, 2017
Halloween is only a few days away. If you haven’t had the chance to buy or make your costume yet, don’t worry, we have a list of some last minute Halloween costumes that you can put together quickly and won’t break the bank!
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What is a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)?

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  • On October 18, 2017
Many homeowners are familiar with the different types of furnaces, air conditioners and even humidifiers that are available for their home. However, one type of HVAC equipment that many people are unfamiliar with is Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRV).
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Cracked Heat Exchanger

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  • On October 16, 2017
  What is a Furnace Heat Exchanger? A furnace’s heat exchanger is a set of tubes or coils that are looped repeatedly through the air flow inside your furnace for the purpose of heating air. Simply put, the furnace heat exchanger is the part of your furnace that actually heats the air. What shape these […]
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With Our Dry Winters, a Whole Home Humidifier Can Increase Your Home Comfort

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  • On October 11, 2017
During the winter months, the air gets dry — especially in our region. Anyone that complains of flyaway hair or static electricity shocks knows the frustrations of dry winter air. People that suffer from allergies or asthma often find winter hard as symptoms such as itchy skin, dry throats and irritated sinuses can make them […]
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