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Tips for Staying Warm | C.B. Lucas Heating & Air Conditioning

Posted On: January 31, 2018

Furnace Broken? Stay Warm and Avoid Problems With These Tips A broken furnace can be a big problem, especially when it’s really cold outside. A lack of heat can even be dangerous when the temperature outside becomes too cold. Fortunately, these tips can help you stay warm while you’re waiting for the furnace repairperson to…

7 Warning Signs That Your Furnace Needs Repairs

Posted On: January 21, 2018

In many households, the furnace is the only or at least the primary heating unit. Like most people, you rely on your home’s furnace to keep your family comfortable regardless of how low temperatures drop or how the wind howls during the winter months. A failing furnace could cause inconvenience, discomfort, and even property damage…

Will Your Home Be a Comfortable Temperature for the Holidays?

Posted On: November 30, 2017

The holidays will be here soon. At this time of year, many people receive guests and spend time with loved ones. Keeping your home a comfortable temperature can help make the holidays a more enjoyable experience. Weather stripping, insulating your ducts, and performing other types of HVAC maintenance can help make your holidays a success.…

What You Should Know About MERV and How It Affects Your HVAC System

Posted On: November 20, 2017

Changing your HVAC system’s air filter is something you’ll need to take care of sooner or later. However, changing a filter isn’t quite as simple as swapping your old filter out for a new one. There’s a lot that goes into designing and manufacturing an air filter. After all, it plays an integral role in…

3 Ways to Keep Your Water Heater From Causing Serious Trouble

Posted On: November 16, 2017

Water heaters can be big troublemakers. News reports across the country document the mischief and mayhem caused by the deceptively humble water heater. Recently, in downtown Syracuse, New York, someone reported an odd silver object randomly lurking outside a parking garage. Only after the water heater was blown up by a bomb squad did the…

How to Prepare Your Furnace and Heating System for the Chilly Weather

Posted On: October 12, 2017

With the chilly months well on their way, it’s about time to turn off the air conditioning and fire up the furnace. But because your heater hasn’t been on in months, you may need to take a few preparatory steps to ensure your furnace runs smoothly all winter long. Even if you don’t plan on…

A Homeowner’s Guide to Routine Furnace Maintenance

Posted On: October 11, 2017

You may not think about your furnace often during the majority of the year. But when temperatures start to drop, you rely on your heater to keep your home safe and comfortable regardless of the weather outside. Healthy furnace units provide the most reliable and most efficient heat, so keeping up with routine maintenance is…

Follow These Rules to Live in Harmony With Your Septic System

Posted On: August 20, 2017

If you’re new to rural living, your home’s septic system may seem like a bit of a mystery. You may have heard of incidents in which neighbors’ tanks have backed up or overflowed. While septic systems can break and malfunction like any other component of your home, you can prevent most of these mishaps by…

It’s Summer, But Winter Is Coming. Do These 3 Things to Get Your Heating System Ready

Posted On: July 26, 2017

Is it sunny and hot where you are right now? If so, the last thing on your mind is your furnace. But autumn and winter are just around the corner. As you enjoy the pleasant days of summer, keep the future in sight. Give yourself the peace of mind in knowing you’re all set for…

5 Good Reasons to Replace Your Air Conditioner

Posted On: July 18, 2017

This is a subtitle for your new post It’s not unusual to see households running air conditioning systems that are 20, 30, or even 40 years old. While the commonly accepted lifespan of a typical air conditioning unit is roughly 10 years, not every household replaces their cooling system once it reaches this milestone. As…

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