3 HVAC Troubleshooting Tips Everyone Should Know

How to Find a Water Leak

Water leaks are more common than you might think. In fact, a lot of homes have leaks that you will never find unless you go looking for them. Here are some ways to make sure that you find your leaks early so you can get them fixed before you spend a lot of extra money on water bills or your home sustains water damage. Check Your Water Bill Is your water bill going up even though you’re using the same...
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When Should I Clean My Ducts?

At Larry & Sons, we are always happy to answer any and all of your questions about your home. Lately, we’ve had quite a few of you ask us about air duct cleaning and, specifically, how often to clean air ducts. Here’s what you need to know. How Often Should I Clean My Ducts? Most professionals recommend cleaning your air ducts once a year. This is a good rule of thumb, but it’s not true in all cases. We recommend...
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Do I Need a New Electrical Panel?

Are you considering replacing your electrical panel? Maybe you have been told that you should do it but you’re not entirely sure. At Larry & Sons, we understand your confusion. Here are some times when investing in a new electrical panel is worth every penny. Your Electrical Panel is Outdated Most panels last about 30 years. If yours is older than this or if it does not provide the amperage that you need to power your home, it’s time to...
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Do I Need a Generator?

Having a whole-home generator can give you peace of mind. However, we have discovered that a lot of homeowners don’t even realize that installing one of these is an option for them. Here’s what you need to know to decide if a new generator is right for you. The Benefits of A Whole-Home Generator Here are just a few of the benefits that a whole-home generator has to offer. Keep your comfort systems on even if the power goes out....
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When Should I Service My Boiler?

Boilers need regular service to maintain optimal functioning, just like furnaces and other heating appliances. People call us regularly to ask us when they should service their boiler. If you’ve been wondering if yours is due for a maintenance visit, here’s what you need to know. Service Annually In general, it’s a good idea to service your boiler each year. This will help you avoid breakdowns and will help keep you and your family safe all winter long. It will...
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