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How Do I Keep My Pittsburgh Home Warm Without Power

December 22, 2022

Winter storms are a common occurrence in Pittsburgh. In some cases, these storms can be severe, resulting in power outages, making it crucial to be prepared to stay warm without power. It is recommended that you have an alternate resource and a well-insulated home to prepare, but if you’re caught off guard, there are several […]

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Ductless heating and cooling

Reasons for Choosing Ductless Heating and Cooling

December 22, 2022

Ductless heating and cooling is a great choice for many reasons. If you’re looking for a more efficient and cost-effective way to heat and cool your home, ductless heating and cooling is the way to go. Benefits of a ductless heating and cooling system include: Pros of Ductless Heating Ductless systems offer a variety of […]

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Which Air Conditioner is Most Energy Efficient?

August 19, 2022

Air conditioning is one of the top ways to keep your home comfortable throughout the warmer months. Since it’s running for months at a time during the summer season, energy efficiency is key!

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Air Conditioner Maintenance

Should I Get an AC Tune-Up?

June 22, 2022

As the summer season rolls in, it’s time to start thinking about AC maintenance. The last thing you want to do is suffer through a sweltering Pittsburgh summer with no AC unit. AC maintenance can be easy to forget about, but it is a critical part of keeping your unit running efficiently throughout the warmer […]

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Furnace Maintenance

How Long Does a Furnace Last?

April 5, 2022

There is no specific answer for how long your furnace will last, but there are several factors that can have a major impact on the lifespan of your furnace. From the quality of the manufacturing to how often you maintain your furnace, there is a number of factors that can make a difference in the […]

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What Do I Do if My Furnace Blows Cold Air?

February 28, 2022

The last thing you want to deal with is a furnace blowing cold air in the middle of a Pittsburgh winter. With all the snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, you rely on your furnace to keep your home warm and cozy. If you experience cold air blowing through your furnace, there are several possible causes […]

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Broken Furnace

Why Did My Furnace Stop Working?

January 12, 2022

In most cases, your Pittsburgh home will stay warm throughout the winter without issue. Sometimes, however, your furnace could stop working for several reasons. At Jacob Heating & Cooling, we’ve put together some of the most common furnace issues and what you can do to get your furnace back up and running. What are Some […]

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Keep Furnace Pipes from Freezing in Pittsburgh

December 16, 2021

With winter in full swing here in Pittsburgh, the last thing you want is for your furnace to stop working. One of the reasons it may stop is because the furnace pipe vent can become blocked by ice and snow. Many furnaces shut off if the vents are blocked to protect you from carbon monoxide […]

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Preparing for Common Issues with Furnaces During Winter

November 9, 2021

With winter right around the corner, it is important to be prepared for common furnace issues. We’ve put together some tips on how to recognize and troubleshoot these common furnace issues so you aren’t left out in the cold this winter season. Carbon Monoxide Leaks Carbon monoxide is odorless, tasteless, and lethal. If you have […]

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What to Do if You Lose Heat During Winter

October 22, 2021

With the harsh conditions of winter, the last thing you want to deal with is losing heat. Unfortunately, your heater could fail in the middle of winter, so it is crucial to be prepared. At Jacob Heating & Cooling, we have put together some tips for staying safe and warm if your furnace breaks during […]

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