Heating & Cooling Blog

When you’re looking to your HVAC system, you want comfort, you want low heating and cooling costs, and you want reliability. And to get all of these things, there is absolutely nothing even half as important as getting routine HVAC maintenance. If you follow us, you’ve read that sentence plenty. If you’re new, you may […]

If you’ve spent much time on the McAllister blog, you’ll know very well that replacing your air filter on a routine basis is critical to improved performance for your furnace system. But for many of you, this may be your first time doing it. No stress, the job is quick and easy, and our experts […]

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system in Somers Point, you’ve probably looked at all of the usual options out there. Central cooling system and heat pumps—you’ve seen these before. But you might have come across something a bit different, too. Been seeing a ductless mini-split system, but not really sure […]

Homeowners all across South Jersey benefit from the surety and safety that a standby generator provides. In fact, many feel that generators are downright necessary around here, where outages aren’t all that uncommon. But if you’re delaying an installation, one of your reasons might be because you’re not sure how it all works. Maybe you […]

As awareness and understanding of how to properly heat and cool our homes has grown in recent years, home energy efficiency has become more and more of a hot topic. More than ever, businesses are being pushed to meet proper energy efficiency standards—and only some are up to the challenge. Here at McAllister…The Service Company, […]

Among heating systems, boilers are somewhat unique in how they operate. Much of the time this works as an advantage—they forgo a lot of the common pieces and parts of a furnace or heat pump, and thus tend to encounter less problems on the whole. But that’s, unfortunately, not always the case. Looking to learn […]

There are a lot of predictions about what this season might have in store for South Jersey homeowners. The general consensus? Cold and snowy! According to various sources, our winter could turn out to be a real mess. Is your Somers Point home prepared to weather what may come? If not, here are some quick, […]

When it comes to furnace complications, there’s really no such thing as a good problem to have. But not all problems are created equal either, and some can spell bigger troubles than others. Furnace sounds, in particular, can be some of the most problematic issues to have, and they often indicate a need for professional […]

It has been a long, arduous year for HVAC systems. From a sweltering summer to what now promises to be a fairly frigid winter, heating and cooling systems have been worked to the bone. Why not make sure your HVAC system is prepared and ready to take on the next year with some home and […]