Justice Incorporated Blog : Archive for January, 2016

The Dangers of Cracked Heat Exchangers in Gas Furnaces

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Natural gas furnaces are found in more homes in the U.S. than any other type of heating system… and for some good reasons: They cost less to run than most electric furnaces. They produce an immense amount of heating power. Natural gas burns cleanly. (more…)

Are Ductless Systems Effective for Home Heating?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Discussions of ductless systems are often in the context of air conditioning a household. However, the most common ductless mini split system is a kind of heat pump, so it can also work as a heater as well as an air conditioner. When you’re considering installing a ductless mini split heat pump for your house, you’ll need to think about your home’s heating needs as well. (more…)

Can I Skip Heating Maintenance This Year and Wait for Fall?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

All HVAC contractors recommend that homeowners arrange for an annual maintenance visit for their heating system so a professional can inspect, clean, and adjust it. The ideal time to have this service done is during the fall, the period just before the heater will do the most work. (more…)

Why Won’t My Heater Stop Running?

Monday, January 4th, 2016

We can experience cold winters in Texas, but they are still relatively mild compared to many other parts of the country. This makes it important to have a heating system that properly balances temperatures throughout the season, that way your home won’t become too hot. The best setting for the thermostat during colder weather is between 72°F and 78°F, which is the right level of comfort for most people and will prevent the heater from wasting too much energy. (more…)