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What to Do When Your Furnace Can’t Keep Up with the Thermostat

Blocked ducts, from years of dirt and debris, can prevent the warm air from getting into the home.  This restricted air flow means that your heating system has to work even harder, and often cannot maintain the set temperature when the weather outside is especially cold. The recent frigid temperatures had really put a Hudson […]

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Does My Thermostat Need to Be Calibrated?

Today’s programmable thermostats have a setting that allows you to manually set the temperature up or down if you find that the reading is wrong.  Manual thermostats do not have this option and often need to be replaced when their reading is inaccurate. A family in Litchfield noticed that their home seemed colder than unusual, […]

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The Advantage of Multi vs. Single-Zone HVAC Systems

Nashua Homeowner Discovers A multi-zone heating and cooling system can solve the problem of uneven temperatures throughout the home, eliminating hot and cold pockets in rooms. You can also adjust different the temperature to various areas. With a single-zone system, the entire home will be set to one temperature. A Nashua homeowner was installing a […]

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How Can a Ceiling Fan Heat a Home in the Winter?

Bedford Homeowner in Baffled Ceiling fans are effective in the winter to distribute the air, and subsequent heat, in a room. The ceiling fan’s blades need to change direction, moving clockwise. Many fans have a switch that allows you to make this change. Traveling clockwise, the blades push the warmer air in the room down, […]

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Allergies in the Winter?

Tyngsboro, MA Allergy Sufferer Wonders With less time spent outside during the winter months, indoor allergens including pet dander, dust mites and mold can exacerbate allergies. This can lead to sneezing, wheezing, itchy and watery eyes and cold-like symptoms. A home’s heating system can further worsen these symptoms, drying out the air. A homeowner in […]

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What is the Minimum Temperature Setting for a Home in the Winter?

When traveling for vacation during the winter you should never set your thermostat lower than 50 degrees. This will keep appliances running and pipes from freezing if the temperature gets too low in the home. If you have pipes on the exterior walls, you should opt for a warmer 50 – 60 degrees minimum. Save […]

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How to Prevent Ice and Snow Damage to Your Home

To prevent your home’s pipes from freezing and cracking during the winter, drain excess water from outdoor faucets and sprinkler systems. You should also disconnect any outdoor hoses, covering the faucets with insulators. Pipes traveling through unheated areas such as the garage, basement or attic should be insulated. To avoid ice dams, clean out gutters […]

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How to Insulate Hot Water Pipes, Litchfield Family Learns

To insulate your home’s hot water pipes, you can find neoprene and polyethylene sleeves at most home improvement stores. Use an acrylic black tape, tie wire or zip tie to secure the insulation sleeve in place around the pipe. For gas water heaters, standard insulation is flammable and should be kept at least six feet […]

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How Humidity Levels Affect Your Home, Merrimack Homeowner Finds Out

For most people a comfortable humidity level at home is 40%. In the winter your home’s humidity level can drop by as much as 10%. This low humidity results in static electricity in the air, dry skin, scratchy throats and noses and increased susceptibility to colds and viruses. Family’s Discomfort as the Winter Approaches Tied […]

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Joyce Heating and Cooling removed and installed a baseboard heater in our bathroom that is being renovated. Their work was professional and very neat. Any questions that we had were answered thoroughly and pleasantly. They went out of their way to be sure we were happy with their work, and we certainly are. We use Joyce Cooling and Heating for all our heating needs and have always been very satisfied.

Christine L.

Christine L.

Great installation; a professional, on-time, and hardworking team. The crew was top-notch. What I really appreciated was how well they cleaned up after each day of the installation, ensuring our house was back to order every evening. Well done – thank you.

Susan H.

Susan H.

The techs worked all day at our home, did an excellent job, were very neat and respectful. I am happy we chose Joyce Cooling & Heating to install our new furnace and a/c. They also always answer the phone whenever we had any questions.

Sue S.

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