Why Is My Heater Not Turning On?

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The winter months are creeping back around the corner and the weather reports indicate that this is going to be a colder season than most. That means it’s time to kick the heater up and prepare for hibernation. But, if your heater is not turning on, you have a little more work to do before you can start baking pumpkin pies and … Read More

Two Things Everyone with a Space Heater Should Know

Two Things Everyone with a Space Heater Should Know

During the long, cold months of winter, it is often necessary for those that may not have a great heating system or those looking for a little extra heat to use a space heater. While space heaters are a great source of heat in specific areas, they can also be very dangerous and without the right safety tips and maintenance, … Read More

High Heating Bills and How to Avoid Them

High Heating Bills and How to Avoid Them

Even in areas that do not have a terribly cold winter like Houston, heating bills can get high. There are some ways to lower your heating bill and those can save you some money. In doing so, however, avoid doing things that will overwork your heating system. Saving a little on energy is not worth making your system not last … Read More

Winter Heat Pump Troubleshooting 101

Winter Heat Pump Troubleshooting 101

Your heating pump will be working overtime now that winter is here. However, there are many problems that can happen due to the extreme cold that may cause your heat pump to stop working. Fortunately, we have some troubleshooting solutions available for you that will help you fix it should something happen. What is a Heat Pump? A heat pump … Read More

Timely Solutions To All Your Air Conditioning Issues

Timely Solutions To All Your Air Conditioning Issues

Being a homeowner is not precisely a flashy title. Behind all the pizzazz and grace are loads and loads of endless responsibilities. One of them is ensuring that your AC is in perfect condition at all times. Failure to which will lead to unbearable living conditions. Purchasing heating appliances such as ACs can be quite tricky. This is where professional backup comes … Read More

Top 5 Hacks for Running Your Air Conditioner in the Fall

Top 5 Hacks for Running Your Air Condition in the Fall

After the simmering summer sun starts to give way to cooler days and nights, finding a level ground on when to use the air conditioner and when to switch it off becomes an uphill task for many. While comfort is paramount, remember that running your AC longer affects its longevity and increases your energy bill. Solution? Here are a few … Read More

3 Things You Can Do to Have Amazing Heating and Air This Spring

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Spring is a strange time of year for your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. One minute you are turning on the heat to warm your family during a spring snowstorm and the next you are turning on the air conditioner to combat sudden 80 degree days. In between, you might even have the windows open to allow … Read More

4 Signs You Are Ready For a Heating System Replacement (Home Heating)

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Old home heating systems seem to fail at the worst possible time. Temperatures approaching zero? Massive snowstorm approaching the Baltimore area? Company coming from out of state? Those seem to be the most likely times that home heating systems decide to quit working, leaving you shivering in your kitchen and calling an HVAC repair company for an emergency service call. … Read More

New Heating System Free of Charge to Family in Need

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See a Need, Fill a Need In the more than a century that Farnen & Dermer has been in business, we have seen Murphy’s Law in full effect over and over again. The adage, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong,” seems to be especially cruel in the middle of Maryland winters. There is something about the coldest days … Read More

Farnen & Dermer: Your 24-Hour Emergency HVAC Maintenance Specialists

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The Baltimore area — like much of the mid-Atlantic — has been gripped by record cold temperatures this winter. Not only did the city break a four-year-old record low on the first Sunday in January, but the entire first week of the new year was also Baltimore’s coldest. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), 2018 was the coldest start for … Read More