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How To Save Money On Your Heating Bill This Winter

February 25, 2021

We’re in the home stretch before spring comes to North Carolina. Just like you, we’re anxious for it to warm up. Until then, your heating system will keep your home comfortable.

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Video – Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

February 18, 2021

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 336-390-3902 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 4, 2021

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Winston-Salem home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or you might have to wear a coat and blanket just to function around the house.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Out Cold Air?

January 22, 2021

Nothing spoils a nice winter evening inside your Winston-Salem home like a faulty furnace. If you discover your furnace blowing cold air into your North Carolina home, there are some possible reasons to explain why this is happening and what you can do to troubleshoot the problem.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 15, 2021

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in North Carolina, creating some significant health problems. At Sutton Brothers, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Video – How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing

December 31, 2020

Insulate the pipes in your home on exterior walls or in unheated areas such as crawl spaces, garages, basements, and attics. Turn off the inside water shut-off valve that provides water to your outside spigots or hose bibs. Drain each line by opening the spigot until it stops dripping and then turn off the spigot.…

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Older Furnaces and Safety

December 22, 2020

If you have an older furnace in your Winston-Salem home, the reality is, it’s not going to be as safe as a newer furnace. Older furnaces can be lower on the safety scale for several reasons, so it helps to know what you can do to stay safe and comfortable.

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Prepping Your Plumbing for Winter

December 11, 2020

Imagine this winter, sitting in your Winston-Salem home by the fire, looking out the window at the falling snowflakes while sipping your hot cocoa with marshmallows. Life is good. It is good, that is, until you hear the loud rush of water somewhere in your North Carolina home.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

November 30, 2020

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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Plumbing Tips to Remember This Fall

November 19, 2020

The weather is cooling down, and you finally feel like you can relax in your Winston-Salem home—until you suddenly hear a strange sound, like gurgling, thumping, or running water. Your fear of having a plumbing problem in your North Carolina home starts to set in.

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