A Quick Guide to Space Heater Safety

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The National Fire Protection Association states that space heaters account for 40% of home heating fires… and 84% of home heating fire fatalities. If you use a space heater or are considering buying one, there are a few things Ace Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning would like you to know for your safety. Choosing the Right Space Heater Let’s start … Read More

Tips to Prolong Your HVAC’s Life

New HVAC systems don’t come cheap. According to This Old House, the average furnace should last between 15 to 25 years and the average air conditioning unit between 10 and 15 years. The Ace Plumbing team has seen many units need expensive repairs — or replacements costing thousands of dollars — far before then due to neglect. How can you … Read More

Furnace Filter Replacement Schedule: 4 Ways to Remember When to Change Them

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According to the World Health Organization, 4.3 million people per year die because of indoor air pollution. The problem isn’t as acute in the developed world, but most people would be surprised at the sheer number of indoor pollutants in their homes: exhaust fumes, mold, mildew, pet dander, viruses, bacteria, pollen, and more are all floating in the air we … Read More

Fall HVAC Checklist from Ace Plumbing

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Preparing for Fall As summer winds down and turns to fall, it’s time to make sure that your HVAC system is ready for the transition. That means making sure your air conditioning unit is ready to “hibernate” for the colder months, and ensuring that your heating system wakes from its long nap rested and ready for the lower temperatures. After … Read More