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  • New Furnace Costs | Fred's Home Services
    December 3, 2018
    The two most common questions that homeowners seek answers for when looking for a new furnace are, “what is the best brand for a furnace?”, and “how much does it cost?” In this article, we’ll examine the pricing factors that need to be considered and try to give an outline on how to find the best option for your home.
  • Air Conditioning Unit Installation in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
    June 7, 2018
    When it comes to installing your home’s air conditioner, proper
    installation is of the utmost importance. If the air conditioner is
    not properly installed, is too small, or too big, or is not
    efficient enough for your home, it will not function properly and
    create all sorts of issues. Read further to find out more about the
    importance of a properly installed air conditioner.
  • February 19, 2018
    There are numerous programmable thermostats available on the market
    today. Some of them are very basic, while others are extremely
  • January 26, 2018
    On average, a furnace will last about 16-20 years. Still have a
    pilot light on your furnace? Then it's probably over 25 years old.
  • November 29, 2017
    Stay warm and safe this winter by winterizing your home before the
    cold air makes its way to your area.
  • October 17, 2017
    To keep your furnace functioning properly, regular maintenance of
    the unit is required. To ensure that it functions efficiently,
    there are a couple of things that you can do on your own.
  • April 11, 2017
    Spring is officially here, which means that warmer weather is right around the corner for Cleveland. If you’ve been considering investing in a new air conditioner, now is the time. Not only will a new air conditioner help to keep you cool when the temperatures inevitably rise, it also provides you with several other benefits as well.
  • April 4, 2017
    When your air conditioner stops working, your first reaction is often panic. Now you need to call in a professional, which can get expensive. While there are times when A/C repair is necessary, there are many times when a simple fix is all that is needed. Here are a few easy, and quick, checks that you can do yourself before you make the call.
  • March 21, 2017
    It may be hard to believe, especially with the way the weather has been the past few weeks in Cleveland, that spring is soon upon us. Which means the warmer months are fast approaching. If you don’t already have one, you may be considering installing an air conditioner (or you may be thinking it’s time to install a new one). A new air conditioner will help make those hot summer days much more bearable. But before have your new air conditioner installed, though, there are a few things you should know.
  • March 14, 2017
    The weather has been all over the place the past few months in Cleveland. One moment you think the warmer weather is finally on its way in (after all, it IS March!) and the next the temperature plummets below freezing, leaving you huddled indoors with the heater blasting. You might be wondering if you’ll ever get to turn it off. Worry not, warmer temperatures are around the corner, and soon you’ll be cranking up the air conditioner to stay cool and comfortable. Before you reach that point, however, now is the time to schedule your air conditioner maintenance appointment with Fred’s Home Services.
  • February 20, 2017
    Purchasing and installing a new furnace can be a costly and complex process. Still, when you’re putting in the new furnace, you need to take your time and make sure it’s done right. You can’t afford to have your furnace installed incorrectly.
  • February 13, 2017
    If you’re shopping for a new furnace for your Cleveland, Ohio home, you may be tempted to think that bigger is better. After all, a bigger furnace means more heat, right? In the case of furnace installation, size matters. At Fred’s Home Services, we understand your need for warmth that won’t drain your energy, resulting in astronomical heating bills. The cold weather has settled in. Having the properly sized heater is essential to keeping your home, and everyone who lives in it, comfortable and warm.
  • February 6, 2017
    These days, there’s a DIY video online for everything, from home improvements to home repair. Taking advantage of these tutorials is a great way to help you save money. However, just because there is a DIY video out there for certain projects doesn’t mean that you should do them. One such project is installing a furnace. If you need a furnace installation for your Cleveland, Ohio home, having it done professionally by the experts at Fred’s Home Services is a must. Here’s why.
  • January 31, 2017
    When it comes to your furnace, you almost never think about it, and that’s because it’s doing its job. Until it's not! This blog shows the importance of a regular maintenance schedule for your furnace.
  • January 25, 2017
    Fall is here, and winter is well on its way. In Cleveland, Ohio that means it’s almost time, if you haven’t already, to turn on the heater. Before it gets too cold, it’s important that you investigate the quality of your furnace now, as a failure in the middle of freezing temperatures is going to be the last thing you want. Not only do you freeze, but the pipes in your home might freeze, and then break, which would leave you with even more issues that you don’t want to have to deal with. Here are a few ways to know that it might be time to replace your furnace, allowing you to stay nice and toasty all winter long.
  • January 18, 2017
    With winter well underway in Ohio, it’s time to turn up your heat. But have you noticed lately that some areas of your home just seem colder than others? It might be tempting to run out and get a space heater, but an improper space heater can present issues of its own – overheating, toppling over or even starting a fire. Cold spots in your home are usually a sign that something is wrong with your heating and cooling system; here are a few of the causes.
  • October 11, 2016
    If you are in need of an Ohio plumber, it is important you know what to be on the lookout for. Not all Ohio plumbers are created equally, so you need to make sure that you are getting one that is going to be able to get the job done.
  • October 9, 2016
    Cold Weather Means Checking Your Heating and Air Conditioning Services. Most people do not think about having their air conditioning units checked when the weather gets cold...
  • October 5, 2016
    Keeping the maintenance up on your HVAC unit is imperative to its lifespan. The more you are able to maintain the unit, the less likely it is to need replacement prematurely...
  • October 1, 2016
    Furnace repair is no fun, no matter who you are. Instead of relying on whomever you can get to come out in an emergency, know what most commonly causes issues where your furnace breaks down. Then, maybe, you can keep it from breaking down in the first place!
  • September 19, 2016
    It is important that you take the time to prepare your furnaceand air conditioner for the upcoming cold weather Cleveland isknown for, if you want it to stay in proper working orderthroughout the year. It doesn’t typically take very long, butit can save you a lot of headache and hassle down the line. If youare getting the rest of your home ready for fall and winter, do thesame for your HVAC unit....
  • September 19, 2016
    Cutting Your Home’s Heating Costs Is Easier Than YouThink
    Cleveland, Ohio is known to have very brisk winters, which canend up being very costly in terms of keeping your home warm. Toleave you with some money in your wallet this winter, you need totake a few minutes and get your home insulated so that you arekeeping as much of the warmth in your home as possible. Here are afew things that can...
  • August 29, 2016
    A great furnace is a must if you plan on living or working in Cleveland, and having that furnace properly installed is the starting point to keeping warm. That’s where we at Fred’s Home Services come into the picture.
  • August 25, 2016
    When you call a Cleveland furnace repair service, you want to know that the person who comes to your home knows what they are doing. Some HVAC companies will hire anyone who walks through your door, and you never know...
  • August 23, 2016
    Cleveland, Ohio, is an interesting place to live: in the winter the temperatures can plummet precipitously, sending resident scurrying for cover and huddling around your furnace....
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