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Furnace Replacement Guide for Homeowners: Get the Most Efficient System Today

Replacing an aging furnace is a major investment for homeowners. It can be a daunting task, but the rewards are worth it. A new furnace will provide better energy efficiency and improved air quality, while also offering the latest safety controls and sensors. This article will discuss the benefits of replacing an aging furnace, considerations […]

How to Make the Right Choice for Water Heater Replacement

Overview Northern Services is a family-owned business located in Olivia, MN providing residential and commercial plumbing, heating, and cooling services since 1981. With over 40 years of experience, Northern Services offers comprehensive solutions for your home or business including local plumber services, air conditioning services, heating services, drain cleaning services and air quality services. Choosing […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Water Heater

Introduction Northern Services is a family-owned business located in Olivia, MN providing residential and commercial plumbing, heating and cooling services since 1981. Maintaining your water heater is essential for its long-term performance and can help prevent costly repairs or replacements in the future. regular maintenance includes checking the pressure relief valve, anode rod, and flushing […]

When to Know It’s Time for a New Water Heater

Introduction water heaters are an essential part of any home or business. They provide hot water for showers, cleaning, and other tasks. However, like all appliances, water heaters eventually need to be replaced. Knowing when it’s time to replace your water heater can save you money in the long run and ensure you have a […]

Warning Signs That Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

Introduction A water heater is an essential component of any home or business plumbing system. It is used to provide hot water for bathing, cooking, and cleaning. Over time, however, water heaters can become inefficient or stop working altogether. When this happens, it is important to replace the water heater in order to maintain a […]

Bangs, Rattles & Clicks, Oh My!: Unusual Furnace Sounds & What They Mean

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As the weather gets colder, many people are turning on their furnaces for the first time since last winter. If you’re having trouble getting your furnace started, read our list of reasons why your furnace won’t kick on. Of course, you can always contact us at Northern Services for furnace repair services if those tips […]

Is It Too Early for a Heating Inspection?

Homeowners throughout Minnesota are coming out of the summer months and preparing to enjoy the cooler autumn breeze right around the corner. However, every long-term Minnesotan knows that the harsh winter conditions aren’t far behind. With the cold season on the horizon, some may start thinking about whether their heating system can withstand the coming […]

9 Common Mistakes People Make When Buying a New HVAC System

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Whether your furnace just bit the dust or you’ve decided it’s time to replace your ancient AC unit, shopping for a new heating or air conditioning system can be overwhelming. It’s important to be thoughtful when investing in a new HVAC system because if they are correctly installed and maintained regularly, they can last 10-15 […]

Furnace Not Kicking On? Here’s Why

When you adjust the thermostat to heating mode, you expect warm air to blast out of the vents, easing your winter chills. But, wait, your furnace isn’t turning on! You try knocking the temperature up, but still, nothing happens. As the reality of your situation begins to settle in, you worry about your pipes freezing, […]