Annual AC and Furnace Maintenance – Is It Really Necessary?

Steve BurbridgeAC, General, Heating & Cooling, HVAC, Uncategorized

Your AC and furnace systems need to be in good working order as they are responsible for keeping your home cool and warm year-round.  A well-maintained AC and furnace also provide you with cleaner indoor air, lower energy bills, and a safe home.  How much maintenance do your AC and furnace need, and what should that maintenance entail? How Often … Read More

Put Power Back in Your Hands with a Whole-Home Standby Generator

Steve BurbridgeElectric, General

As power grids and homes strain under increasingly erratic weather they were not designed to withstand, consumers are looking for alternative sources of power generation.  Whole-home standby generators provide a reliable source of electricity for homeowners, and consumers know this.  Unprecedented demand for these generators has caused a nationwide shortage leaving manufacturers still struggling to catch up. Power outages affect … Read More

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover an Electrical Panel Fire?

Steve BurbridgeElectric, General

One of the most frequent places residential fires start is in electrical panels. Homeowners insurance may cover damage caused by fires that start in electrical panels. Coverage eligibility is contingent on the type of your electrical panel, its age, the residential codes in your area, and annual electrical inspections.   Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Electrical Panel Fires? If there is … Read More

Will Your Furnace Hold Up During Frigid Temperatures?

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling

Also learn how to Prevent Frozen Pipes and What to Do if it’s Too Late During extended bouts of frigid weather, our furnaces run non-stop.  Is this normal?  And if it gets below zero outside, will my furnace be able to maintain a 70 degree temperature inside?  And what can I do to keep my family warm and prevent my … Read More

Increasing Your Home’s Humidity Helps Fight COVID-19

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling, Indoor Air Quality

What can the public do to defend against COVID-19?  One simple answer is to ramp up your home’s humidity.  Increasing humidity can protect against COVID-19 in two ways – by supporting your respiratory tract’s immune response, and by causing airborne coronavirus to become unstable and less infectious quicker. Increasing Humidity Can Cause Coronavirus to Die Off Quicker The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus … Read More

A.S.A.P. Annual Maintenance Program Saves You Money

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling, Plumbing

Bad things come in threes. Have you ever heard that phrase? Can you imagine if this happened to three of your everyday appliances?  What if your hot water heater, air conditioner or furnace stop working right when the weather was terrible?  Not only can it be frustrating, but it could be very costly. Annual Service Saves Money, Maintains Warranties and … Read More

What is an HVAC Zoning System?

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling

You have 2 or more thermostats in your car, so why should you be content with only 1 thermostat in your home?  If you want it warmer in some areas of your home and cooler in others, then an HVAC zoning system is for you.  Or if you have rooms that are always too hot or too cold compared to … Read More

Anthony PHC earns Angie’s List Super Service Award 13th Year in a Row

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, HVAC, Plumbing, Uncategorized

Anthony Plumbing, Heating & Cooling is proud to announce that we have earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA) for 2019.  This is the 13th year in a row Anthony PHC has earned this award, which honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List. “Service pros that receive our … Read More

How to Heat Your Home during a Frigid Cold Snap

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling

The high winds, heavy snow and ice accumulation of winter storms can create widespread electricity outages that last for days.  To make matters worse, leaving your home to obtain supplies or find temporary shelter can be dangerous if the roads are also compromised by inclement weather.  You can’t prevent power outages, but you can prepare for them.  And if you … Read More

Fall Prep Tips to Save You Time & Money

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, HVAC

Weather can change quickly, so it’s best to be prepared for season changes before they arrive.  Fall marks the dawn of the heating season, and your home requires special attention to maintain a safe and healthy indoor environment when you turn on your furnace.  Your plumbing needs special preparation for cold weather, too.  By preparing for fall early, it can … Read More