Understand Your Furnace’s AFUE Rating to Get Big Winter Savings

As winter comes and the temperatures plunge, you turn the heat up in your Framingham-area home. You may cringe just thinking about how much it’s going to cost you to run your furnace. But did you know that you can minimize how much money flies out of your pocket each year by upgrading to a … Continued

The Advantages of Using Ductless Heating in Your Massachusetts Home

Modernizing heating systems in older MetroWest houses can be an expensive challenge if extensive ductwork installation is required, but mini-split heat pumps can be a cost-effective alternative for homeowners and provide many advantages. Read on to learn more about the benefits of ductless systems and find out if installing one is right for your home! … Continued

Heating Efficiency Tip: Tune Up Your Gas Furnace or Boiler

When winter hits our region, it can hit pretty hard. In addition to considerable snowfall some years, and more than considerable snowfall some others, residents in Massachusetts also have to deal with very cold temperatures throughout the winter season. If you are hoping to enjoy efficient heating in Framingham, MA, or the surrounding areas, you … Continued

How to Prepare Your Massachusetts Home For Winter

Fall is upon us, and winter will be here before we know it! With it comes thinking about travel arrangements, gifts to buy and cards to write. But before all that activity gets underway, it’s a great time to start thinking about how to prepare your house for the season as well. Read on for … Continued

11 Tips To Reduce Your Winter Energy Bill

Winter is just around the corner. And with winter comes colder temperatures and high winter energy bills. However, with these 11 tips from Nicholson, you can reduce your energy usage and save money this winter. Install a programmable thermostat. Installing a programmable thermostat will allow you to lower the temperature (and save money!) while you are … Continued

How to Tell if Your Furnace Is Oversized

Having a furnace that’s too big for your space is extremely inefficient. There are two simple signs that indicate that your furnace is most likely oversized: Your furnace runs for a short period of time before shutting off Your home has uncomfortable hot and cold rooms. Let’s go into more detail about each of these, … Continued

Banging, Grinding, Whining: 3 Furnace Noises You Shouldn’t Ignore

Old furnaces can make all sorts of noises. While many aren’t any cause for concern for Framingham-area homeowners, there are three furnace noises you should never ignore: Banging Grinding Whining We’ll explore what’s causing these noises and what should be done to stop them. Read on or give the heating repair experts at Nicholson Plumbing, … Continued

MetroWest Company Offers Tips on How to Avoid Costly Boiler Failure Before Winter Hits

  Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning encourages preventative tune-ups that will save Massachusetts residents time and money as school year gets underway FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Sep. 13, 2018 – Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, a family-owned home service company and recipient of the Angie’s List Super Service Award for the eighth year in … Continued

Keeping it Cool and Saving Money During a MetroWest Summer

Summer is heating up in the MetroWest area, and homeowners want to be able to stay cool without breaking the bank with high utility bills. The experts at Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning can offer some tips to reduce energy costs while staying comfortable. Install a New Thermostat An easy way to save money … Continued

Getting Ready for Summer Vacation

It’s finally summer in the MetroWest area and vacation season is in full swing. If you’re ready to pack up the car and hit the road for week or two of fun, your friends at Nicholson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning encourage taking some simple steps to prepare your home before leaving for vacation. Prepping … Continued

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