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How to Know When It’s Time to Let Go: Upgrading Your Heater

February 18th, 2019

service-technician-with-a-customerSometimes it’s hard to say goodbye, but it’s a better idea to let go of your heater when the time is right than to tussle with an inefficient heater. You might think that it’s cheaper to just deal with the frequent repair costs rather than facing the situation and buying a new heater—after all, look at the price of a repair versus the price of buying a new heater and installation services, right? Wrong.

All those repair costs really add up. If you really want to save money in an effective manner, make sure that you upgrade your heater when the time is right. If you’re unsure of when the time is right, keep reading below. Lots of homeowners aren’t sure when they should pull the trigger, so we’ve compiled a list of the right signs below. If you’re ready for a heater upgrade in Staten Island, NY then we’re the team to call.

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Why You Should Install a Ductless System

February 4th, 2019

sun-and-snowflake-badgeThe middle of winter here in Staten Island is cold. You’re relying on your heater more than you ever have and the constant use might put a little excess strain on the heating system. The added strain can really start to highlight the problems in your heating system. The longer winter goes on, the more apparent these problems become.

When you’re ready to make the switch, the transition can be a little rocky. There’s so much to know about your home’s HVAC system and how to best fit your system with a ductless mini split. If you’re looking for ductless HVAC services in Staten Island, NY make sure that you contact our team here at Scaran.

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Consider a Boiler for Your Heating Upgrade!

January 21st, 2019

Industrial boiler gas regulation and metering moduleThe majority of people across the nation don’t think twice when it comes to the options for heating their home—they opt for a furnace system. We’re not knocking forced-air heating systems, these systems are great. But they aren’t the only effective way to heat your home. If you’re one of the many people who has realized it’s time to upgrade your heating system after running it all winter, consider stepping outside the box with your heating system this time around.

To many homeowners, boilers seem a little outdated. They’re actually a comfortable and efficient means of heating your home especially here in our cold climate in Staten Island. Boilers provide heat for your home differently than furnace systems because boilers are a radiant heating system. If you want to install a boiler in your Staten Island, NY home this winter contact our team. We have nearly 90 years of experience in the HVAC industry and we put it to good use.

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5 Signs That You Need a Furnace Upgrade

January 7th, 2019

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.Not sure if it’s time for you to have a furnace upgrade? We know that sometimes it’s hard to make that decision. Committing to buying a new furnace for your home and spending money on the installation services is incredibly expensive, so when you’re ready, you want to be sure. However, you don’t want to wait too long to take action. When you need a furnace upgrade in Staten Island, NY, be sure to contact our team. All our technicians are extensively trained, licensed, and experienced so that we can help you in any endeavors that you need in your home.

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Man’s Best Friend, Air Quality’s Worst Enemy: How Your Pets Affect Your IAQ

December 24th, 2018

English bulldog trying to reach cookieSo many homes here in Staten Island suffer from poor indoor air quality, you might not even realize the toll it’s taking on your home comfort. You love your pets, but your furry four-legged friends are probably taking a toll on your indoor air quality. Although they mean no harm, your pets are a major source for allergens in your home. So, what should you do? You’re not going to get rid of Fido, he’s a member of the family! You can love your pets and improve your indoor air quality at the same time. If you’re concerned about your indoor air quality here in Staten Island, try installing an air purifier. If you want to learn about your options, keep reading below.

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Get Smart: It’s Time for a New Thermostat

December 10th, 2018

studio shot of modern thermostatHaving trouble heating your home this winter? Your first thought might be to go to what you think the source is—your actual heating unit. We want to encourage you to take a look at your thermostat first before you venture over to your furnace, heat pump, or boiler.

You’ve probably heard people sing the praises of smart thermostats, but you’re hesitating because you don’t feel like anything is wrong with the thermostat you currently have. After all, your thermostat clearly displays the temperature and activates your heater, right? Sure. But a smart thermostat can do so much more than this for you.

A smart thermostat system works for you and helps you save money. If you want to upgrade your thermostat in Staten Island, NY contact our team. We’ll help you find the right smart thermostat to meet your needs.

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You Should Always Hire Professional Plumbers—Here’s Why

November 26th, 2018

Technician servicing an hot-water heaterAre you a homeowner who loves to DIY? We admire this ingenuity, but your plumbing system isn’t eligible for a DIY project. Your plumbing needs a professional team to keep it running well. Any plumbing problem, no matter what how mild you think it is, needs to receive professional services.

Our plumbers here are licensed, trained, and experienced. We’re so serious about the quality of our services that we make sure our plumbers’ education is continued throughout their careers. On top of the high standard we hold our technicians to, we have almost 90 years of company history. We’re proud to be a family-owned and operated business for three long generations here in the Tri-State area. If you want to improve the quality of your plumbing in East Brunswick, NJ, then contact our team today.

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Reasons Your Home Is Heating Unevenly

November 12th, 2018

man-keping-warmIs your living room burning hot, but your bedroom is freezing cold? You’re having trouble with uneven heating, but what’s the cause of this problem? Uneven heating is one of the most frustrating problems to have in your home because it makes it impossible to feel comfortable in every area of the house. There is a wide array of problems that cause uneven heating, but luckily, there are also many solutions for this as well.

If you need a great Edison, NJ HVAC company then you need our team. We can get your heating system running like new again.

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Water Pressure Drops: Why This May Happen in Your Home

October 29th, 2018

We know how frustrating it is to experience low water pressure in your home. When your water pressure dwindles everything suffers—from your showers to your dishes. If you want to fix this problem, it’s important to have a trained professional from a team like ours service your plumbing system. Your plumbing system is expansive and complex so make sure you treat it with care.

If you’re looking for professional plumbing in Woodbridge, NJ, contact our friendly team. We understand the unique needs of New Jersey homes and pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction.

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Get a Furnace Check-Up Before Winter

October 15th, 2018

Technician looking over a gas furnace with a flashlight before cleaning it.Temperatures are cooling off here in Staten Island, so make sure you prepare your home. Something as simple as a furnace check-up before we reach our cold winter weather makes the world of difference to the comfort of your home and it saves you money. You need reliable heating services here in New York so don’t settle for anything less than the best when preparing your home for our bitterly cold winters. When you need furnace repair in Staten Island, NY call our team here at Scaran. We always put the needs of the customer first at our company.

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