4 New Year Resolutions for Your Home

2019-01-11T22:18:15+00:00January 10th, 2019|Contracting, Mechanical|

With every year, New Year promises, and resolutions become abundant! While many people make resolutions to accomplish new goals, lose weight, or save money—consider focusing on improving the space you spend the most time with family—your home. Make It Safe Ensure you’re not living with a potential fire, health or security risk. Test all your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, fix any broken locks [...]

Indoor Air Quality Tips

2019-01-10T19:10:25+00:00December 5th, 2018|Mechanical|

Having an air purification system in place is a great step to take when you’re trying to improve the overall air quality in your home. It’s not the only thing you can do. In fact, there are many small steps you can take to cut down on the number of particulate contaminants that make it into your indoor air to begin with. Cut Out the [...]

Helpful Hints for a Healthy Home this Winter

2019-01-10T19:08:22+00:00November 21st, 2018|Contracting, Mechanical|

As we move further into this beautiful fall season, the nights get colder and the days shorter. All the signs are clear, you don’t need to be a Game of Thrones fan to know that “winter is coming...” We love NEPA, but here at Nauman Contracting we are also aware of how quickly the weather can change and how rough the cold seasons can be [...]

What Are the Pros and Cons of a Heat Pump vs a Gas Furnace?

2019-01-22T19:47:13+00:00November 10th, 2018|Mechanical|

When your home is in need of a new heating system, you may be wondering what type of equipment would be the best choice. Heat pump systems and gas furnaces provide effective home heating, but each type of system has its pros and cons. Pros and Cons of Heat Pumps: Heat Pump systems operate on electricity and are ideal for homes in moderate climates. The [...]

What’s that Smell Coming From My Furnace?

2019-01-10T19:14:51+00:00October 21st, 2018|Mechanical|

Smells coming out of your furnace can indicate some serious issues that should be attended to right away to ensure the safety of your family and the furnace itself. There are three scents in particular you should pay special attention to. 1.) Rotten Eggs Odor: If you encounter an odor that smells like rotten eggs, you should act immediately as this is an indicator of a natural [...]

Common Problems with Boilers

2019-01-10T19:19:27+00:00October 5th, 2018|Mechanical|

Most homes in the United States are heated using either furnaces or boilers. As the heating season approaches and you are getting your system in order to be used during the coldest months of the year, there are some things you should look for when you first fire up your system. It’s not uncommon for a few minor issues to arise when you first fire [...]

Common Signs of a Plumbing Blockage

2019-01-10T20:08:43+00:00July 10th, 2018|Mechanical|

How often do you check the efficiency of the drains in your home or business? If you’re like most people, you don’t think about them until they aren’t working anymore. When you do run into an issue with your plumbing, it helps to understand the cause of the problem(s) in order to find a solution in a timely manner. It will also help you take [...]

Do I need to call an HVAC expert?

2019-01-10T19:20:31+00:00April 24th, 2018|Mechanical|

When you are relaxing in the comfort of your heating or air conditioning and start hearing strange noises coming from your unit, don't panic especially if you have been keeping up with your annual maintenance! Not every noise means your system is malfunctioning. So, how do you know when there is an actual problem with your unit? We have listed a few items below that [...]

It’s Spring Maintenance Time For Your HVAC System!

2019-01-10T20:33:54+00:00April 10th, 2018|Mechanical|

When spring comes around each year, you always hear people talking about spring cleaning – clearing out all the stuff that began to pile up over the winter to get ready for the summer fun and sun. Did you know that this also applies to your heating and cooling system? Getting your HVAC system ready for summer with preventative maintenance is one of the most [...]