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Winter Storm Heating Tips: How to stay warm

Winter Storm Tips for MA residentsWinter storms often come with extremely low temperatures and also strong winds, icing, and sleet. This makes them hazardous and dangerous.

Regardless of how severe an expected storm might be, you should always be prepared.

Know the Difference

Regardless of the severity of a winter storm, you should be prepared in order to keep you and loved ones safe.  According to the Red Cross, winter storm preparedness advisories include:

Winter Weather Advisory - Winter weather conditions are expected to cause significant inconveniences and may be hazardous. When caution is used, these situations should not be life threatening.

Winter Storm Watch - Winter storm conditions are possible within the next 36 to 48 hours. People in a watch area should review their winter storm plans and stay informed about weather conditions.

Winter Storm Warning - Life-threatening, severe winter conditions have begun or will begin within 24 hours. People in a warning area should take precautions immediately.

Winter Storm Tips

When heavy snow and ice is in the forecast, remember these tips to help keep you and your loved ones warm:

  • Change your filters now, before your system goes into overdrive. This also helps with airflow putting less stress on your system.
  • Use space heaters and ceiling fans to further disperse heat throughout your house.
  • Clear all snow and ice off of your outdoor units if you can, as this allows for much better air flow.
  • Close off rooms that are not being used, and place door draft stoppers under the doors to further contain the heat in your home. A rolled towel can also act as a draft stopper.
  • Consider buying a protective cover for your outdoor faucet; these are often the cause of frozen lines.
  • Keep all indoor plumbing lines running at a drip - a burst pipe is no fun to deal with.
  • Bundle up; layering is very effective.
  • Nothing is worth having a an accident in inclement weather. Stay off of the roadways as much as possible.

If you find yourself in a heating emergency without heat, contact Total Comfort Mechanical for assistance. We will get your system running and get you back in Total Comfort.

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This entry was tagged Heating, Heat, Storm, Winter and posted on February 15, 2016

Total Comfort Mechanical Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

angiesListssa2015L.pngBURLINGTON, Mass. - Jan. 17, 2016 - PRLog - Total Comfort Mechanical, Inc. of Burlington, MA has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015. The company also was awarded this honor in 2013 and 2014.

“Having won this award for the third year in a row makes us extremely proud,” said General Manager Wendell DePaiva, “…as not only meeting but exceeding the customers’ expectations is our ultimate goal”.

“Only about 5 percent of the Heating and Air-Conditioning service companies within Middlesex County (MA) have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a really high standard.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.

To set up an appointment with Burlington's favorite heating and air conditioning service, call (718) 697-9016. For more information, visit their website: http://totalcomfortmech.com.

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Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in more than 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of more than 10 million verified reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

Source Total Comfort Mechanical, Inc.

 

Original post:  http://prlog.org/12525524

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This entry was tagged Heating, Air Conditioning, Heat, Angie;s List, Award and posted on January 17, 2016

We Recycle Today for a Greener Massachusetts Tomorrow

Recycling matters! 

Total Comfort Mechanical is committed to the responsibility we all share in caring for the environment. Recycling not only saves energy, water and valuable resources such as trees and metal, but it also reduces pollution and creates industry and jobs.

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Our recycle dumpster in Burlington is filled every week with the two yards of paper and plastic that is collected from new equipment packaging and other waste.   When removing your old equipment, our EPA-certified technicians safely remove and handle hazardous refrigerant following all safety procedures to prevent leaks into the atmosphere and ground.  Out of service equipment is dismantled and we ensure that all metals are recycled. 

Recycling at home is one of the easiest ways to do something good for the environment. Nearly all Massachusetts cities and towns offer residents recycling opportunities. To learn more about recycling and hazardous household product management programs in or near your community, visit Energy & Environmental Affairs at Mass.gov to find the alphabetical listings by city.

About Total Comfort Mechanical

With over 13 years of experience, we serve the Massachusetts cities of Burlington, Bedford, Billerica, Lexington, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn and surrounding New England areas in Middlesex County, MA.  As community members and a family-owned business, we put the highest priority on respecting the needs and concerns of the people around us and caring for the environment.

We treat our customers and their homes with respect and make sure we leave our job site even cleaner than it was before we started to work. From our first meeting to the end of your project, we pledge to serve all your heating and cooling needs while exceeding your expectations.  Our combination of experience, knowledge, and ability to provide quality craftsmanship are second to none. 

Visit www.totalcomfortmech.com for more information.

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This entry was tagged Burlington MA, Energy, Efficiency, Recycling and posted on April 24, 2015

Heat, Air Conditioning Contractor Expands to Wilmington MA

Total Comfort Mechanical opens second location in Wilmington, MA

For Immediate Release

Burlington, MA March 25, 2015 Today Total Comfort Mechanical announced their service area expansion with the opening of a second Massachusetts location, now providing heat and air conditioning repair services to Wilmington home and business owners.

Wendell DePaiva, Owner“We are up and running and open for business in Wilmington,” said Wendell DePaiva, HVAC expert and owner of the Burlington-based Total Comfort Mechanical, Inc., which already serves the cities of Burlington, Bedford, Billerica, Lexington, Winchester and Woburn.

Positive Customer Impact

Many local residents have benefited from the services of DePaiva and his trained and certified technicians. Angie’s List, the popular consumer review group, has awarded Total Comfort Mechanical the “Super Service Award” for the past two years due to high marks from customers and clients.

Founded in 2009, Total Comfort Mechanical is the Mitsubishi “Diamond Dealer” for the Burlington area. Select HVAC experts are given the “Diamond” status and are certified in  choosing the right size system - whether it’s a heating and cooling system for every room of the home or the latest in energy-efficient ductless air conditioning units. 

The company offers a wide range of heating and cooling services designed to “keep you in Total Comfort.”  To contact or for more information, visit www.totalcomfortmech.com or call (781) 999-1275.

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Posted on March 25, 2015

TCM Awarded Annual Super Service Honor Once Again

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For the second year in a row, Total Comfort Mechanical Heating and Air Conditioning Specialists have earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review group.

“It’s a mark of consistently great customer service and value,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks, “only about 5 percent of the HVAC companies in Massachusetts are able to earn the Super Service Award.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award winners must meet strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, have a fully complete profile, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List (www.angieslist.com). Service Providers are graded on an A through F scale in various areas, including professionalism, affordability and even punctuality.

“I am absolutely thrilled that Total Comfort Mechanical is being honored with this accolade from Angie’s List,” said HVAC expert and owner Wendell DePaiva. “When we hear that our customers are satisfied beyond their expectations, we have fulfilled our goal.” Total Comfort Mechanical has been serving the cities of Burlington, Lexington and surrounding New England areas since 2009.

To contact Burlington’s “people’s choice” heating and air conditioning service, call (718) 697-9016 or visit: http://totalcomfortmech.com.

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This entry was tagged Burlington MA, Heating, Air Conditioning and posted on December 31, 2014

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