Boiler vs. Furnace | HB McClure | Heating Installation
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Owning a home is not easy and there are lots of families who have questions and concerns about the best way to heat their home. In some cases, families may have had poor experiences with certain types of devices in the past. In other situations, families may have suffered damage to their furnace and needed to undergo expensive repairs. Whatever the case may be, for families looking for the best way to heat their home, there are two options that are typically discussed. The first is the conventional furnace with the other option being a boiler. What are the pros and cons and these two choices?

Going with a Conventional Furnace

A conventional furnace uses either coils or a gas (such as propane) to heat the air that enters its system. Then, this heated air leaves the furnace through a series of vents. Often, it is propelled throughout the home using a fan. This hot air is distributed throughout the home in the hopes of heating the home evenly. Like other machines, a furnace needs to have routine maintenance to ensure that it works properly and will not break during those cold winter months. Sometimes, parts need to be replaced proactively before large issues arise.

Using a Boiler to Heat a Home

A boiler is another form of heating a home. In this method, a boiler is used to heat a large container of hot water. Then, this water is distributed throughout the home in a series of small pipes. These pipes run all over the home and heat every corner of it, helping to keep it warm. One of the biggest risks is having the pipes burst, which could lead to major repairs.

Trust the Trained Professionals

Ultimately, it can be a challenge for families to handle their heating issues by themselves. That is why it is important to trust in the trained professionals. Families located in the Carlisle, Hershey, York, or Harrisburg, PA areas should trust the trained professionals at HBM McClure. Their friendly representatives have been helping the families of the greater PA area since day one with their heating and cooling needs. Ranging from maintenance and repair to installation and replacement, our technicians are highly trained and always willing to lend a helping hand. Because of this, do not hesitate to reach out and ask for help! Someone is always available to help a family in need.  Call us at 717-232-4328.

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