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4 Unexpected Home Heating Problems That Contribute to Rising Bills

4 Unexpected Home Heating Problems That Contribute to Rising Bills

Winter is almost over. However, you’re still going to need an efficient heating system.

Winter is almost over. However, you’re still going to need an efficient heating system. The warmer you feel, the fewer layers of sweaters and sweatpants you’ll have to bundle up in to get through your day. This latest round of snow reminds us that spring is still a few months away- but when you’re freezing, that can feel like forever and a day. 

Typical Changes in Seasonal Weather 

The change in seasons can cause havoc on the roads and also make you feel frosty in your own home. What if we told you that it didn’t have to be like that? Turning up your thermostat seems like the simplest solution. Still, the tradeoff is that you’ll have to pay more money for the heat, no matter if your home relies on gas or electricity for its fuel. Plus, you could be overworking your furnace, and unfortunately, that is bad news. 

Additional Loads of Laundry 

We get it: taking care of the laundry is tedious. It’s a tiresome hassle to load up the machines and then run the dryer afterward. Not a fan of folding? It might take you a few days to get around to folding your laundry and putting it away again. More clothes and more blankets mean even more washing to do. The dryer will exact its price from the energy or heating bill.  

Worn-Out Insulation

Then again, these two causes might not be the culprits after all. Older homes, for instance, won’t have as much insulation as they need. On the other hand, it could be that the insulation present is an outdated material that has fallen out of favor. Leaky windows and drafty doors could also be a hidden issue. Address these problems before your heating woes get out of hand. 

The Furnace Isn’t Working

Yet another reason why your heating bills climb has to do with the furnace. After all, it could be close to a breakdown due to overdue maintenance. Likewise, let’s suppose it runs on older technology from several decades ago – you’ll need to update or upgrade it for maximum performance! 

We Are Proud of the Company We Keep

William E. Kingswell has remained a distinguished provider of commercial and residential heating and cooling services since 1937. We have provided an unmatched customer service level to all of our clients, and we enjoy being the preferred HVAC equipment distributor of countless customers. We offer a comprehensive range of high-quality heat pumps, boilers, unit heaters, HVAC accessories, and more. William E. Kingswell works with businesses and homeowners throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, including Baltimore, Frederick, Annapolis, Fairfax, Manassas, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Virginia Beach, and Leesburg. To learn more about our extensive range of SpacePak, Concord, Allied Commercial, and Bard HVAC equipment, give us a call at 301-937-1900 or contact us today!

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