Category: Heating Blog

There is something incredibly charming about living in an old home – it’s historic, the architecture is unique and there is something about an old house that makes it homey. As quaint as an old home might be, it is expensive to keep it warm. Luckily there are some tricks to help keep your old […]

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Often times, when your home doesn’t feel warm enough, the problem isn’t always with your heating unit. In most cases, the issue at hand can be with your thermostat. Be aware of the most common problems with a thermostat so you can have a warm and comfortable home all winter. Placed in direct sunlight If […]

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The Farmer’s Almanac is calling for some very chilly weather this winter. Winter is already one of the most expensive seasons with the holidays so the opportunity to cut costs on your heating bill is definitely a must. Prepare for winter and find out how you can keep your heating bill low this winter. Air […]

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Winter is steadily approaching and that means you have no time for a furnace that short cycles. You depend on your furnace to keep your home and family warm. Troubleshooting this problem can be fairly easy and you can also prevent your unit from short cycling in the future. What does short cycle mean? The […]

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Preparing for winter is more than just buying a new coat or installing storm windows. To help avoid your furnace from biting the dust on the coldest winter night, follow the steps below so you can prepare your furnace for colder weather: Clean vents and air ducts Before turning on your furnace this season, clean […]

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With the official First Day of Fall and cooler temperatures moving in, it’s a good time to think about furnace maintenance. The beginning of autumn is ideal for preparing your furnace for cold winter weather. Sooner or later a particularly chilly night could have you heading to the thermostat and switching to heat mode. The […]

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It’s that time of year again to check up on the condition of your furnace before cold weather arrives for winter.  Each fall, homeowners are advised to have their furnaces inspected to check for certain issues that could cause inefficient or unsafe heating, leading to breakdowns, high energy costs, and potentially dangerous Carbon Monoxide leaks. […]

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At Gillece Services, all that matters is what our customers think!  So, we were very glad to hear today from Mrs. M. in Pittsburgh about her recent furnace work.  Happily, she called into Gillece Services Headquarters with a positive story and heart-felt gratitude.  She was so very thrilled to finally be warm in the comfort […]

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Gilley’s a smart bird.  He knows that while it has been a pretty mild fall season in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania so far, that winter is still waiting in the wings, just around the corner – ready to fly into our lives!  Tonight’s forecast includes a low of 25 degrees and tomorrow’s includes a 60% […]

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