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  • Fall is here, and winter is well on its way. In Cleveland, Ohio that means it’s almost time, if you haven’t already, to turn on the heater. Before it gets too cold, it’s important that you investigate the quality of your furnace now, as a failure in the middle of freezing temperatures is going to be the last thing you want. Not only do you freeze, but the pipes in your home might freeze, and then break, which would leave you with even more issues that you don’t want to have to deal with. Here are a few ways to know that it might be time to replace your furnace, allowing you to stay nice and toasty all winter long.
  • With winter well underway in Ohio, it’s time to turn up your heat. But have you noticed lately that some areas of your home just seem colder than others? It might be tempting to run out and get a space heater, but an improper space heater can present issues of its own – overheating, toppling over or even starting a fire. Cold spots in your home are usually a sign that something is wrong with your heating and cooling system; here are a few of the causes.
  • If you are in need of an Ohio plumber, it is important you know what to be on the lookout for. Not all Ohio plumbers are created equally, so you need to make sure that you are getting one that is going to be able to get the job done.
  • Cold Weather Means Checking Your Heating and Air Conditioning Services. Most people do not think about having their air conditioning units checked when the weather gets cold...
  • Keeping the maintenance up on your HVAC unit is imperative to its lifespan. The more you are able to maintain the unit, the less likely it is to need replacement prematurely...
  • Furnace Repairs | Common Reasons You May Need Them
    Furnace repair is no fun, no matter who you are. Instead of relying on whomever you can get to come out in an emergency, know what most commonly causes issues where your furnace breaks down. Then, maybe, you can keep it from breaking down in the first place!
  • It is important that you take the time to prepare your furnaceand air conditioner for the upcoming cold weather Cleveland isknown for, if you want it to stay in proper working orderthroughout the year. It doesn’t typically take very long, butit can save you a lot of headache and hassle down the line. If youare getting the rest of your home ready for fall and winter, do thesame for your HVAC unit....
  • Cutting Your Home’s Heating Costs Is Easier Than YouThink
    Cleveland, Ohio is known to have very brisk winters, which canend up being very costly in terms of keeping your home warm. Toleave you with some money in your wallet this winter, you need totake a few minutes and get your home insulated so that you arekeeping as much of the warmth in your home as possible. Here are afew things that can...
  • A great furnace is a must if you plan on living or working in Cleveland, and having that furnace properly installed is the starting point to keeping warm. That’s where we at Fred’s Home Services come into the picture.
  • When you call a Cleveland furnace repair service, you want to know that the person who comes to your home knows what they are doing. Some HVAC companies will hire anyone who walks through your door, and you never know...
  • Cleveland, Ohio, is an interesting place to live: in the winter the temperatures can plummet precipitously, sending resident scurrying for cover and huddling around your furnace....
  • Fred’s Home Services is the place to go in the Cleveland, Ohio, and surrounding areas. If your furnace is old and worn out and you have decided that it’s time to pull the trigger and get a brand new unit, we are the ones to call for help in installing it.
  • Do you dread summer because of how hot it means you are going to be? Then you may want to consider getting an energy efficient AC unit that can save you money!
  • Instead of waiting for your air conditioner to breakdown, requiring a lot of money, take a bit of time to do an inspection of your unit so you can tell if anything about how it is operating is suddenly off.
  • Are you considering having a new furnace or air conditioner installed? In Cleveland, there’s only one place to turn for the best furnace and air conditioner installation services - FHSOhio.com
  • During the summer we tend to beat our aur conditioning systems up a bit - especially in Cleveland! We've compiled four tips to reduce the stress on your heating and cooling systems. Here they are, simple but so efficient!
  • I hate to say "I told you so", but I did. We are getting a lot of calls for AC repair in Cleveland and the surrounding area from people who have not had their air conditioning maintenance or air conditioning tune up for a couple of years. They tried turning on the air conditioning in the last few days AND nothing happens. We encourage you to call early to have the ac system checked in order to have...
  • Have you been looking for a heating and cooling company that boasts great customer service? Look no further, Fred's Home Services is for you. Homeowners on HomeAdvisor.com have rated us highly for superior customer service, and that's not something that just anyone can claim. So do some research and check out the great reviews from people just like you and then make an appointment today. Spring is...
  • I received an email last night from someone we have neverserviced before and I thought it would be instructive to share afew things about Cleveland air conditioning repair. The newcustomer's email said that they have a 15 year old, 2.5 ton airconditioning system and that they have put freon in the systemevery two years for the last 6 or eight years. That meansthat at least one other hvac company has...
  • Proper AC for a home is about more than having a cooling system that’s blowing out a sufficient amount of cold air. The air that your air conditioning unit is supplying must be evenly distributed throughout your home via the ventilation system. Without proper ventilation, you end up with the dreaded “Hot Zone”!
  • As you have seen on the home page, we have been awarded The Bestof Homeadvisor award again this year. We are very proud ofour service and installations and it is great to be recognized forour work. I would like to thank all of the homeadvisorcustomers, who without prompting, went back to the homeadvisor website and gave us those great reviews of our work. Our mottoof Honesty, Integrity and Excellence...
  • If you are looking for a Cleveland air conditioner installation,you have found the right company. We currently have a greatfinancing offer through one of our suppliers for some great unitsor you are welcome to use our website coupons for a REAL $250discount during the month of May. I say REAL because I keepgetting air conditioning installation brochures in my mailbox withthe offers of "free furnace"...
  • I know it is still 60 degrees outside, but it is time to thinkabout beating the rush and making sure your air conditioning systemis ready to go for the warm weather. I am still somewhatamazed that people don't think about this until that first 80degree day and their a/c does not work. Also, it is theperfect time to get a new air conditioner installationcompleted. We have openings in the schedule and...
  • Once again, last week, we heard of another story about an entire family being harmed by CO poisoning. Although I have not seen the report showing the exact cause of the CO poisoning, it is highly likely that it was caused by their furnace or hot water tank spewing CO back into the home. This is the exact reason we try to get everyone to have their furnace and hot water tank checked every year.
  • When you are deciding on a company to call for a furnace repair in Cleveland Ohio, of course you need to consider the cost. However, you should be careful about only asking about the "call out fee" or "service charge". You need to understand if you will be charged the call out fee in addition to any repair. Most companies in our area charge the cost of the repair PLUS the service fee or call out fee....