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F.H. Furr's Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical Insider Blog

Infographic: 5 HVAC Facts

5 HVAC facts that could save you money!

Topics: hvac service HVAC Maintenance Facts

Proactive Vs Reactive: When To Replace Your HVAC System

Summer is just around the corner, and you’re concerned that your old HVAC system might not be up to the challenge of cooling your home during those hot summer months. This has got you thinking, “is it better to replace an old unit before it breaks down, or wait until you’ve got an emergency and replace it then?” It’s the debate of REactive vs. PROactive HVAC replacement!

Topics: HVAC Maintenance HVAC System Cooling

Infographic: Nest Thermostat!

Your home keeps you safe, warm and comfortable. But what if it could do more? Nest learns the temperature you like when you’re home. And turns itself down when you’re away. It controls half your energy bill - more than appliances, more than electronics.

Topics: HVAC nest thermostat

Ask A Trainer: Are Your Electrical Outlets Dangerous?

Did you know electrical issues are one of the most common causes of household fires?

Topics: Household Tips Electrician electrical fires

Infographic: 4 Tips For Indoor Electrical Safety!

4 electrical tips to help keep you and your family safe! 

 

Topics: tips Electrician Outlet Upgrade

Smart Thermostat, Smart Investment, Smart Home!

As technology improves, our lives are becoming “smarter”! Smart phones, smart doorbells, even smart laundry systems! Adding a smart thermostat to your home is an investment in your HVAC system and savings that you’ll want to make right away! 

The Nest Learning Thermostat is a programmable thermostat with advanced technology designed to make climate control automated and customized around your lifestyle. One of the most important benefits of a programmable thermostat is the savings that occur when you customize your home’s temperature to adjust based off the needs of your family. Of course, smart home technology wouldn’t be “smart” if it didn’t give you the ability to control the system from your smartphone or tablet. Yes, you can control your comfort without letting your eyes stray away from your phone, which is the level of convenience we’re all accustomed to these days! 

Topics: Home Investment smart thermostat nest thermostat

Infographic: Trade Careers!

Have you considered a career in a skilled trade? Here are 5 reasons why it's a good idea!

 

Topics: plumbing Electrical HVAC Technician

4 Plumbing Warning Signs Homeowners Should Be Aware Of!

What in the world would we do without the miraculous invention of indoor plumbing? We know life would be a lot dirtier and less convenient! 

Even though the plumbing system is a huge aspect of home comfort, many homeowners avoid maintenance and don’t consider what’s going on with their utilities until something breaks down…and plumbing breakdowns can be rough! From overflowing toilets and flooded basements, to freezing water and thousands of dollars wasted on small leaks. Plumbing problems just plain suck! Fortunately, there are some plumbing warning signs that you can watch out for that might alert you to potential issues. In addition to being aware of visual signs or strange noises hat can become problems down the line, you can also have a professional plumber maintain your plumbing system annually so you’ll be protected from disastrous breakdowns that leave you feeling stressed and scrambling to get a plumber in your home right away. Check out the 4 common warning signs of plumbing problems below!

Topics: plumbing maintenance Home Maintenance indoor plumbing

Infographic: 5 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Replacing Their HVAC Systems!

So your HVAC system finally bit the dust, huh? We know that’s a bad feeling, especially when you weren’t expecting such a huge appliance replacement.

 

Topics: HVAC System HVAC Homeowners

Ask A Trainer: When should you change your air filter?

Do you know how often your home's HVAC filter should be changed? Our experienced trainers are answering this question in our Ask A Trainer video series today!

Topics: Indoor Air Quality HVAC Maintenance air filters