There are many different methods for heating your home. Many people use such items as electric space heaters, electric fan heaters, portable electrical or gas fireplaces, and oil burning radiators, but oftentimes this can be more expensive than if you installed and ran a gas central heating system. Gas central heating systems can be extremely efficient and easy to use.
One of the reasons gas central heating systems are so efficient is because they work on a thermostat. This thermostat allows you to control when the heating system turns on, what temperature you’d like the house to be at, and with some even more advanced systems you can even control the temperature in specific rooms and program the thermostats to turn on and off at certain times. This is in stark contrast to other methods of heating where you cannot optimize or even measure the temperature the system is running at, or a system that is left on all day in order to heat a space. With gas central heating systems, when a certain temperature (decided by you) is reached, the system will turn off automatically until the temperature within the house falls back to below what you’ve indicated you’d like the temperature to be. In short, this means less energy is used which results in lower energy bills. Installing gas central heating systems can be quite costly up front, however, you’ll find that the energy savings in the long run will make up for these initial costs. Be sure to look for grants from the government or state as well, since many of these programs have programs in place to give tax credits, grants, or other means of help to those who install energy efficient products within their home.
Gas central heating systems are also extremely easy to use and can be less dangerous on a day-to-day operational level. You simply turn the system on and off with a thermostat. There is no complicated lighting of a fire, and no threat of burns to the skin because heated metal is exposed in your home. If properly maintained and operated, it can also reduce the incidence of house fires.
These systems also operate with little to no disturbance. They are very quite…the only noise produced by these systems come from either the boiler or the warm air being pushed through the vents. Compared with other systems, this is a huge benefit, as some other heating methods can be extremely distracting and bad for your hearing.
When it comes to heating your home, you’ll have many different options to choose from. Remember, though, that being efficient and safe should be your main concerns. Research your options thoroughly, and choose a proper installer for whatever system you choose. If you have questions or concerns regarding a future installation, give us a ring and we’ll be glad to answer your questions!