Drake Heating & Air, Heating & Air Conditioning, Eaton, OH

Keep your Furry Friends Safe this Winter

It’s getting a little chilly here in Ohio. Okay, let’s be real, it’s very chilly. And when the lower temperature come out, so do our space heaters and heating blankets. There are many tools available that help keep us cozy in our comfy chair without having to heat up the whole house. However, pet owners…

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Are there strange smells coming from your air vents?

We generally take the air flow in our house for granted – that is, unless there’s a strange odor coming from the air vents. These odors can be barely noticeable, or they can be unpleasant and annoying. But they almost always mean something is going on with your HVAC.   If there’s a musty odor:…

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Shopping for a new heating/cooling system?

Your heating and cooling system is one of the most important – and expensive – investments for your home. Knowing what to look for and when to buy can save you a lot of money up front and in the long term. It’s a good idea to consider the following if you’re starting your search.…

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What’s That Strange Noise Coming from the Furnace?

Your furnace is a mechanical thing, and you might expect its moving parts would make some noise when it’s running. However, there’s a difference between good noise – the nice quiet hum of motors running, fans blowing, and air moving through vents – and troublesome noise which makes you wonder if something is wrong. If…

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Common Causes of Furnace Fires and How to Prevent Them

According to the National Fire Protection Association, heating equipment fires have been the second leading cause of home fires, and nearly half of all home heating fires occurred in the upcoming months of December, January, and February. As the colder temperatures begin to set in, reliance on heating equipment increases – and so should safety…

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Are There Creepy Critters in Your HVAC?

Of course, this time of year you expect to see a lot more creepy critters around the house – but as Halloween decorations, not pests in your HVAC. Ironically, there are probably both. When the temperatures outside drop, there’s a mad rush for the warmth inside. Even those with exoskeletons are instinctively seeking out places…

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To Cover or Not to Cover Your Air Conditioner in the Fall

When you’re prepping your home for the upcoming change of seasons, you may want to add “cover the air conditioning unit” on your to-do list. It’s true, your outdoor cooling unit is built to endure weather elements like rain, snow, and other harsh weather conditions. However, in Autumn, keeping out the falling leaves, twigs, seeds…

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This is What Happens When You Don’t Change Your Air Filter

When it’s time to change the oil filter in your car, a little indicator lets you know. That’s because changing the oil filter regularly is important – perhaps the single best thing you can do for car maintenance. It’s also true that changing the air filter on a recommended and regular basis is one of…

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Checklist to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is a good time to take a look at things around the house that need to be addressed for the cold months ahead. Use this handy checklist to take care of prepping your home inside and out: Check your heating system Reset your thermostat Seal those leaks Add insulation Clean out the chimney Keep…

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How to Avoid Common HVAC Scams

There’s a certain amount of trust that’s involved with most business arrangements. When you take your car in to be serviced, you trust they’ll diagnose and repair the right problem. When you go to the dentist, you trust only the tooth that needs fixing will get fixed. However, things are not always what they seem.…

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