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New Year’s Eve Safety Tips for the Home

New Year’s Eve is a night of celebration. Everyone is excited for the new year to come, and an easy way to ensure you have the most fun is to be aware of safety practices you should follow on this festive night.

The spookiest day of the year is almost here! And with that comes taking the kids trick or treating, which is why we’re featuring some Halloween safety tips today.

Boilers are pretty sturdy equipment when it comes to your home. They typically have a much longer lifespan than some other appliances given that they contain few moving parts. However, the one thing that does tend to happen with boilers is just what this post is discussing: water leaks.

Thanksgiving is a day that most people get excited about – family, good food, and generally an excuse to be a bit lazy after the big meal. However, the preparation for a Thanksgiving meal can be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken.

*clunk* *bang* Your pipes are making noise, and you find out the boiler is the culprit. These noises are called “kettling noises.” They are caused when limescale or calcite accumulates on the heat exchanger part of your boiler.

General Heating and Air Conditioning is attending the Wisconsin Healthcare Engineering Association conference in Green Bay, WI, on Wednesday, Sept. 21

We just completed our last month of summer, meaning that it’s not too soon to do some work to get your home ready for winter. These tasks are much easier and enjoyable before the cold weather hits in, so it’s beneficial to do these now.

New York Magazine featured an article recently titled, “Why The Air Conditioning Wars Will Never End,” discussing how one temperature, in an office building or home, feels different to individuals. It may feel warm to some while others are freezing in their offices contemplating bringing a snuggie to work.

MCAAflippedHooper Corporation, General Heating & Air Conditioning’s parent company, won the MCAA award earlier this year. The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) honors five companies with a Safety Excellence Award.