Gibson Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Don’t Ignore Late-Season Furnace Problems!

Monday, March 7th, 2022

furnace-testingIt’s already March! And March means the official end of winter—at least at the close of the month. But anybody who has spent a few winters in New Jersey knows, the “official” end of winter doesn’t mean we suddenly enjoy warmer temperatures. March can often end with furious storms, and even April can experience them. This is why we want to draw special attention to the need for furnace repair in Marlton, NJ at this time of year. We understand that homeowners may think they can put off supposedly “minor” troubles with their furnace when it’s getting close to spring. After all, they soon won’t need their furnace running, so why not put off those pesky repairs until later?

The purpose of this blog post is to tell you not to delay when it comes to furnace repairs for malfunctions, no matter the time of year, no matter how small the problem may seem. There are several good reasons for this, which we’ve listed below.

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Strange Sounds From Your Heater: What Do They Mean?

Monday, February 7th, 2022


The heating system that keeps your home comfortable during the cold of winter makes sounds you find familiar—they’re simply part of the season. Modern furnaces, heat pumps, and boilers are designed to run with minimum noise, and for the most part, you won’t pay much attention to the sounds your heater makes. 

When you do need to pay attention because the sounds coming from the heater are loud and/or unusual, it likely indicates something is wrong. Strange noises often warn that you need to call for heater repair in Cherry Hill, NJ

Below we’ll look at a list of some of the more common warning sounds from heating systems and what they portend. When in doubt, always call our professionals to investigate and see if the heater needs to be repaired.

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How to Tell Your Heater Is Dead and You Need a New One

Monday, January 10th, 2022

old-furnaceNo heating system will last forever. When you consider how intense the winters in Pennsylvania can get, it’s amazing many heating systems can last for as long as they do. However, proper annual maintenance does marvels at getting heaters to run for more than a decade without significant loss in heating power or heating efficiency. 

But has the day finally come when your heater fails and it’s better to have a new heating installation in Levittown, PA rather than attempt to have it patched up? It’s a good question to ask, because trying to struggle on with a heater that’s effectively the “walking dead” wastes energy, money, and is potentially hazardous. There are several ways to tell you’ve got a heater ready for the recycling yard…

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Why Does My Furnace Keep Shutting Off Early?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

furnace-testingAs the temperatures drop at the start of the winter, you’ll have your home’s furnace running more often. Your furnace, however, may have other plans: it may start shutting downs far earlier than you expected. It may run for only ten minutes, or it may have the burner flames come on for only 30 seconds before going out again. No matter the situation, you’ll need it fixed for your home to enjoy comfort. 

Below we’ll look at potential causes of this problem to help you know when to call us for furnace repair in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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Why Heating Maintenance Is Necessary Every Fall

Monday, October 4th, 2021

The nip in the air is enjoyable only when your heating system keeps it all cozy indoors. Home or office, a well-functioning heating system is a must to keep it comfortable when the temperature starts to drop.

Routine maintenance is essential to keep any machine working at its best, and the heating system is certainly no exception. You might not even remember that there is a system working continuously to keep you warm until there is a drop in efficiency, or it stops working altogether. So, making sure that it never gets to the point of causing trouble is a wise choice.

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Planning Ahead: Do You Think Your Boiler is Ready for the Rest of the Year?

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Boilers are quite helpful, especially if you enjoy radiating warmth. However, these appliances don’t always come with expiry dates. You wake up one morning, and you can’t seem to get your boiler to work.

The good news is that you can always tell when your boiler is not running optimally. If you pay close attention to your boiler, you are bound to catch certain signs that may be indicative of damage.

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Why Proper Furnace Sizing Is Essential

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Each home is unique. Because of this, each one will have unique heating requirements. What this means is that finding the right size furnace is a must. Unfortunately, some homeowners believe when it comes to heating systems, “bigger is always better.” However, this simply isn’t the case.

Purchasing a furnace that is too small or too large for the size of your home can lead to many issues and result in the need for ongoing heater repair in Bensalem, PA.

However, if you aren’t convinced, this is important. Keep reading. Here, you can learn why finding the right size furnace is so important.

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Why Isn’t My Heater Giving Out Enough Heat?

Monday, February 1st, 2021

When your heat system fails it can feel like a betrayal of an otherwise dependable friend. And heater problems always happen at the worst possible times. Perhaps it is right before the relatives arrive for a big holiday gathering. Or more likely it is the worst cold snap of the year.

Heating problems occur with all heat systems. If you need heater repair in Cherry Hill, NJ then the professional team at Gibson Heating & Cooling is ready to help. We have expertise in all heat systems.

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My Furnace Won’t Heat My House Evenly Anymore

Monday, January 4th, 2021

Your furnace should move warm air through your ducts to evenly heat your home. Bedrooms should be as warm as the living room. Your furnace is not working properly when some rooms are too warm and others are as cold as a meat locker. It is time to call a professional technician to diagnose the problem. If you need furnace repair in Levittown, PA then Gibson Heating & Cooling is the team you want to call.

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5 Signs to Call for Boiler Repair

Monday, December 7th, 2020

You probably don’t spend much time thinking about your boiler. It is a dependable friend that provides heat when called upon. Your children may warm their jammies on their wall-mounted radiators before a cold winter’s sleep. Or maybe you have a baseboard radiator that keeps the chill off the floor when you take your first steps out of bed in the morning.

Boilers have fewer moving parts than a furnace. This means they can last longer but wear and tear can take a toll over time. As with any appliance, there is no guarantee your boiler will never break down. Technicians from Gibson Heating & Cooling can help with emergency boiler repair in Cherry Hill, NJ but we want you to watch for these five signs of trouble to catch a repair before it becomes an emergency.

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