Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Installation’

Can a Heat Pump Manage in Our Winters?

Monday, January 28th, 2019

heating-cooling-housesThe winters here can be rough, although not at the deep-chill levels of many midwestern and northern states. Our homes absolutely need to have heating systems to manage the winters, but we don’t always have to rely on the natural gas furnaces that are the most common central heaters.

One of the alternatives to using a furnace for forced-air heating is a heat pump. A heat pump works much like an air conditioner.

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The Benefits of Using a Boiler for Home Heating

Monday, January 14th, 2019

boiler-residentialWhen it comes to debating what type of heating system to use for a new home, you have more options than you would if you were only replacing a current system. You can decide on a forced-air system using ductwork, or a radiant system that sends out heat by warming up objects in the room. The most common type of radiant system is a hydronic system, where water is heated in a boiler tank and then circulated through radiators and baseboard heaters in the various rooms.

Is a boiler on your list for a possible heating installation for your house? We think it should be—although you’ll always want to seek out quality heating services from professionals before you make a definite choice. Until then, here are some of the benefits of a boiler for you to consider.

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