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Home Heating Service & Repair

Homestead services and installs all types of heating equipment, including regular maintenance and emergency repair work on furnaces and boilers. We often hear the same questions about furnaces and boilers and wanted to include them, with answers, here:

How can I tell if my furnace/boiler needs to be replaced?

The most obvious sign your home heating unit (boiler or furnace) needs to be replaced is if it stops working, but there are several other signs your system may be due for an upgrade, including:

  • Current system more than 15 years old
  • Humidity problems
  • Unusual or loud noises
  • Old ducts
  • Increased frequency of service

For more information on when to replace your heating unit, see our blog post on 5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Home Heating System. For a quote on upgrading your current heating equipment (gas, oil, geo-thermal, or heat pumps) with the most efficient equipment to fit your needs and budget, contact Homestead Heating & Cooling using the form to the right.

How can I save on home heating costs without replacing my current furnace/boiler?

As an authorized contractor of Energize CT, Homestead Comfort can provide comprehensive home energy assessments, including tips on improving energy efficiency as well as protecting the environment. Learn more.

Is there a difference between a furnace and a boiler?

Yes! While many people use the terms interchangeably, they are actually two different heating unit types. A furnace heats air, then a blower motor moves the warmed air through the home’s duct system to heat the house. A boiler heats water, which then flows through a network of pipes in the home.

To start saving, call us to get a free analysis and quote on upgrading your current heating equipment (gas, oil, geo-thermal, or heat pumps) with the most efficient equipment to fit your needs and budget.

  • All of our technicians are licensed by the State of Connecticut, certified by manufacturers, and insured.
  • All of our work and services are guaranteed and are backed by our Customer Care Program.

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