If you’re renovating your home or upgrading your heating system and want to literally avoid cold feet, radiant floor heating is the number one choice. While it sounds like a luxury, it’s actually an energy-efficient and convenient heating solution. [Read more…] about What to Know About Radiant Floor Heating
If the radio ads about a moratorium on national gas in the Long Island area are confusing, you’re not alone. Here at Tragar, we’re fielding a lot of questions about how it will affect our clients so this plain language rundown should help. [Read more…] about What You Need to Know About the NY Gas Moratorium
Home heating options used to be limited. The home you bought most likely used either oil or gas, unless you were unlucky enough to have an electricity-powered heating system, and that was it. You stayed with whatever you had. [Read more…] about What Is Bioheat®?
While September is well-known as hurricane season, officially hurricane season on the Atlantic runs from September 1 through November 30 and storms happen all year round. If you want to avoid costly repairs and replacement, protecting your air conditioner compressor is essential. Since September is also National Preparedness Month to encourage Americans to be ready for emergencies and national disasters it’s a great time to evaluate your situation. [Read more…] about Storm Protection for Your AC Compressor
Whether it’s warm or chilly after Labor Day, it’s the perfect time to clean and service your AC for the fall. Your air conditioning system has been working hard for months keeping you comfortable during spring & summer. Not only will fall cleaning and service keep it running well, but it will also prep it for next spring.
Ductless air conditioning is growing in popularity because it has many of the benefits over central air conditioning – quiet, effective, and convenient – without the drawback of having to install expensive ductwork. If you’re looking for an alternative to noisy window units, this guide to ductless air conditioning can answer your questions.
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The dog days of summer are here. If your home isn’t staying as cool as you’d like, you don’t have to swelter in the heat – or have a sky-high electric bill to avoid melting. Luckily, here’s how to keep your home cooler this summer.
The last thing you want on a hot, humid summer day is for your air conditioning to breakdown or fail on you. While no mechanical device lasts forever, following these tips can increase the life of your system and help you avoid breakdowns.
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Ensure your summer stays cool. A little preventative maintenance can keep your home’s cooling system working well throughout the hot season.
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Even the most experienced DIYers call a plumber to handle certain types of problems but knowing when to do so isn’t easy. Some issues seem easy to fix but can be difficult or dangerous to tackle on your own. Here’s a list of reasons/problems that should only be repaired by professional plumbers.
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