Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 16, 2021

You’re in the basement of your Syracuse home to put some items in storage. On the way, you pass by your furnace and smell the unmistakable odor of natural gas. If you’re not properly prepared, this situation could be cause for panic. Fortunately, not every natural gas release is a major emergency. At Holbrook Heating & Air Conditioning, we want you to be properly prepared so that you know how to respond when you smell natural gas in your home, whether it’s a small release or a major leak. What Is Natural Gas? Natural gas is a colorless and odorless

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What Are The Different Types of Furnaces?

February 20, 2021

One thing new homeowners often don’t know about furnaces is that there’s no one-size-fits-all model. Furnaces are unique for every house in terms of size and features. Every household has its own heating requirements, so each furnace must be unique. When shopping for a furnace, you must do extensive research to come up with the most appropriate appliance for your heating needs. Some heaters come with industrial settings, while others are solely for residential needs. If you’re confused about which model will best suit your needs, then this guide introduces you to different types of furnaces

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Is Annual Furnace Maintenance Necessary?

January 22, 2021

As winter temperatures start to drop dramatically, you need your furnace to be operating optimally if you want to stay warm indoors. One of the best ways to ensure that your heater keeps running accordingly is to maintain it comprehensively. If you possess a furnace, it makes sense to consider an annual maintenance appointment. You should let an experienced, certified, and trained technician take a look at your equipment. Even though your furnace may seem to be running efficiently, it could have plenty of underlying hitches that are difficult to spot. These small issues could eventually

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Reasons to Skip Using an Indoor Space Heater This Year

November 10, 2020

Many people who want to save on heating bills try switching off their central furnace. Then, they turn to operating a small indoor space heater instead. With its petite size and smaller output, it might seem like these little heaters use less energy. However, the reality is they can cause all sorts of problems. Not only do space heaters result in higher utility bills, but they can also cause numerous safety risks. Comparing Indoor Heater Costs to Central Heating When looking at the costs to heat the same amount of space, central heating wins hands down.

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