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What to Do in the Case of an Emergency Heating Situation

This month, we are gearing up for some of the coldest months of the year here in New Hampshire. With an average daily temperature of 9°F, the risk of losing heat to your NH home can become a dangerous emergency, needing resolution as quickly as possible. Along with the discomfort and stress that a no-heat emergency brings, you also run the risk of pipes freezing in the cold which can cause significant damage and lead to costly repairs. If your furnace or boiler heating system stops working, you can always call the HVAC experts at Patriot Heating & Cooling in Candia, NH. But first, follow the steps below to attempt to restore heat to your home. Keep reading to learn the steps to take if your home loses heat this winter.

What to Do If Your Home Loses Heat in Greater Manchester, NH

If you do experience heat loss this winter, don’t panic: see if you can correct the issue quickly and safely with this checklist:

No-Heat Checklist for Homeowners in New Hampshire

  • Fuel Tank: Check the gauge to see if you need a heating oil refill, contact your provider immediately.
  • Thermostat: Make sure your setting is on HEAT, and the batteries are fresh.
  • Switches: Check that all furnace and emergency switches are on.
  • Reset Button: Press the RESET button on your furnace—ONCE ONLY.

Still no heat? Call Patriot Heating & Cooling for assistance at (603) 587-0487.

We’re here to help you with all your oil and gas HVAC needs! If you need heating assistance, be sure to give us a call today, or request service online today. We look forward to helping you achieve the best home comfort in Southern New Hampshire.

Tips to Prevent Heat-Loss, Fuel Run-Outs, and Heating Equipment Breakdowns

Switch to Automatic Delivery

If you’re used to calling in and placing an order each time you need an oil or propane delivery, switch to automatic delivery. With this service, your fuel provider keeps track of your oil usage for you, delivering fuel to your home automatically when you need it.

Don’t Skip Your Annual Heating System Tune-Up Service

The best time of year to have this maintenance performed is each fall—right before your equipment will be working its hardest. If there are any issues with your heating system at the time of your maintenance visit, you’ll have time to correct them before winter. Haven’t had a tune-up for this heating season? There’s plenty of cold weather ahead of us. Schedule this service today by clicking here.

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Consider an Upgrade

If your heating equipment has seen better days, upgrade the components of your heating system, or install a brand-new one. Whether you choose to replace your complete system with a newer, high-efficiency model or to correct parts-related issues found at the time of your tune-up, don’t risk operating old, inefficient, and potentially unsafe equipment for another winter. To learn more about our professional heating installations, click here.

Related Post: 5 Benefits of Upgrading Your Furnace or Boiler

Choose an HVAC Energy Provider

Take preventative measures that can save you a fortune but won’t cost you one, like trusting an HVAC energy provider like Patriot Heating & Cooling with your total home comfort. Unlike relying on your heating oil provider alone, we have the expertise it takes to care for your heating system to ensure it is operating efficiently year after year. There’s no need to settle for the bare minimum when you can get more value for your money by selecting Patriot as your trusted HVAC service provider in New Hampshire.

Reduce Your Risk of a Heat-Out Emergency

Patriot Heating & Cooling offers annual furnace and boiler efficiency tune-ups, safety checks, and more! Our highly trained and qualified HVAC technicians will be more than happy to help your furnace or boiler run smoothly all winter long. Contact us to book service today!