Potter Heating Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Brighton’

Common Furnace Issues & What Causes Them

Monday, February 19th, 2024

If you have a furnace, it’s a good idea to be aware of common issues that can negatively impact your furnace’s ability to heat your home. When you can stay ahead of problems, you can prevent your furnace from facing a major breakdown or needing significant repairs.

You can keep reading to learn more about some of the common signs of furnace problems and what each one means. If you notice any of them, call our heating contractors in Brighton to schedule service so that we can come out and check your furnace to fix any potential issues. 

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This Sensor Could Be Forcing Your Furnace to Shut Down Early

Monday, December 25th, 2023

Your furnace has a lot of working parts that rely on one another to handle various operations. Some are vital, some are helpful but won’t cause a full breakdown if they’re experiencing some issues, but this little sensor? It can prevent your furnace from even starting in the first place.

The flame sensor is the reason we see a lot of Brighton heating repair requests. When this seemingly small component isn’t working, it can make your entire furnace look like it’s broken. Before you jump to conclusions and think that you have to repair your furnace because it won’t turn on, read this.

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3 Repairs Your Central Heating System Will Run Into

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Winter is fast approaching and it’s time to turn your heater on. When you do, you may notice some odd smells at first as it burns off dust, maybe a few banging sounds, but it’s standard–it’s like your heater is waking up for the season.

But then there’s the not-so-standard things that turn into central heating repairs in Brighton, and that’s what we’re going to talk about today. These three repairs will eventually befall your heating system, so it’s important to know about them now and get ahead.

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The Problem With Central Air Conditioning

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Central air conditioning is the most common type of AC you’ll find in any home throughout the US, but it’s far from perfect. It’s not the only game in town, so when you compare central AC against other types of home cooling systems, you can see the flaws that central AC has at its core.

While we still say that central air conditioning is a great option for most homes, some require specific systems. Let’s find out what type of air conditioning in Brighton you really need by putting some of the issues with central AC in the spotlight for a change.

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What to Expect During an AC Installation

Monday, August 7th, 2023
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We know that installing a new air conditioner is a tall order, and that it can be slightly disruptive to your day-to-day life. With the right AC install in Brighton, it can be a smooth transition that you don’t have to dread.

It’d be great to tell you exactly how your installation is going to go without any surprises, but the truth is, every installation has its hiccups, roadblocks, and unique twists. However, we can tell you all the steps of an AC installation so you can prepare ahead of time and help streamline the process.

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Yes, You Need to Flush Your Tankless Water Heater

Monday, May 15th, 2023

One big benefit of having a tankless water heater is not waiting for the whole tank of water to heat up (because there isn’t one). It just keeps flowing, so that epic hot shower never has to end. Because of this, it’s easy to disassociate problems of a tank water heater from tankless, but there are still some common problems at the end of the day.

When you call for tankless water heater maintenance in Brighton, you may not have to worry about pooling sediment at the bottom of a tank unit, but minerals are still a thing, and you can still get buildup. Let’s explain everything.

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Uncommon Air Conditioner Repair Problems You Might Face

Monday, May 1st, 2023

There are certain problems you expect when you buy a new HVAC unit. You expect to change air filters on your AC and get annual maintenance, but what you may not expect are these issues. They range from strange to just downright unexpected, but they’re always a possibility.

Air conditioning repair in Brighton, NY is what solves these problems, though you can do some preventative maintenance to keep these issues at bay as well.

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Noises Your Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Be Making

Monday, April 17th, 2023

You’ve had your air conditioner for long enough that you know what it should sound like, so what happens when weird noises come out of the woodwork that you know it shouldn’t be making? If you know something doesn’t sound quite right, it means you need AC repair in Brighton, NY before something bad happens. Let’s explain.

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