What Type of Heating System Do I Have?

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Many homeowners don’t think much about the heating system in their home. However, each type of heating system has different maintenance needs. This means that knowing the type of heating system you have in your home could help you save money on extensive repairs from improper or inadequate maintenance. Cates Heating and Cooling is here […]

Types of Thermostats Explained

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With so many different types of thermostats on the market, many homeowners feel stumped at which one is best for their household. Fortunately, we have broken down the types of thermostats into four basic categories and explained the good and bad of each to help you better understand each one. Non-Programmable Thermostats Non-programmable thermostats can […]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Furnace Heat Exchanger

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Your furnace has one real job: keep your family warm during the cold Kansas City winters. To do this, the furnace utilizes its heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is one of the most important components of your furnace, and should it break down, you will not only be left feeling chilly, but you could actually […]

What Should I Do If I Have a Plumbing Emergency?

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Plumbing problems are stressful and challenging for homeowners to manage. Leaking pipes, clogged drains, and flooded basements aren’t issues that most homeowners know how to fix, especially when there are major underlying problems. However, plumbing emergencies are problems that must be addressed immediately, which means you need to have a plumber out to your home […]