Should I Choose a Gas or Electric Furnace?

December 4th, 2023

Is it time for a new furnace in your home? Perhaps your existing system isn’t heating your home as well as it used to or you’re faced with a repair on a furnace that’s past its prime. If you’re in the market for a new furnace, there’s one question that needs answering: should you get a gas or an electric furnace?

If your home doesn’t have access to natural gas, the answer is easy. But if you have an existing gas line or perhaps you’ve had a gas line installed after your current HVAC system was purchased, you might be wondering if a gas furnace is the way to go. 

That’s why we’ve created this helpful list of the pros and cons of both electric and gas furnaces. There are major advantages to each type of furnace so taking a few minutes to do some research will help you make the best decision.

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Furnace Installation for the Holidays: What to Look For

November 20th, 2023

A new furnace isn’t a traditional holiday gift, but when you think about it, there’s no better gift for the whole family than a warm and cozy home for the holidays–and for many years to come!

If your existing furnace is old, outdated, expensive, not keeping your home warm enough, or even worse–a potential safety hazard–perhaps it’s time to consider furnace installation. Let’s go over some features to keep in mind when shopping for a new furnace.

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How Often Should I Change My HVAC Filter?

November 6th, 2023

Sometimes when you Google something, you get a clear answer right away. But sometimes all you get is conflicting information. A common question we get from homeowners because Google doesn’t have the same answer is, “How often should I change my HVAC filter?”

Various sources will say that it should be as often as once a month to twice a year. It’s no wonder why people get confused! In a nutshell, the answers vary because different HVAC systems use different types of air filters. Also, the makeup of households varies from family to family.

The easiest answer is, “Change the air filter when it’s dirty.” But you don’t want to waste money on air filters if you don’t have to. There are a lot of factors that determine how often you should change the HVAC filter. From your household size to whether you have pets, let’s look at these determining factors.

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4 Common Furnace Issues You’ll Encounter Quality

October 23rd, 2023
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There’s nothing more inconvenient–and potentially dangerous–than your furnace breaking down during a cold spell. When your furnace’s performance is suffering, it’ll tell you. Signs of a furnace that’s struggling to do its job include unusual noises, low airflow, low heating output, and uneven heating.

It’s essential to pay attention to these indicators of a struggling furnace to keep these minor issues from turning into a major nightmare. We’ll give you an honest opinion and competitively priced estimate for any furnace repair you may need. We’re familiar with the complexities of all heating systems and the things that can go wrong. Let’s go over 4 common furnace issues you’re likely to encounter as a homeowner.

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5 Spooky Signs Your Water Heater Is in Trouble

October 9th, 2023
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Fall is here and with it comes many things: the leaves are changing color, the days are getting colder and shorter, and you might’ve even had a pumpkin spice beverage or two. October also brings the “spooky season” where people plan their Halloween costumes and watch scary movies. 

This is also the time of year when your home’s water heater can start acting strange after the strain of summer. From bone-chilling showers to a screeching water heater, here are some signs that indicate you need water heater repair. Make sure you don’t ignore a seemingly haunted water heater. The last thing you want interrupting your enjoyment of fall is a full-blown water heater nightmare.

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5 Ways to Get Your Furnace Ready for Heating Season

September 25th, 2023

It’s officially fall and for many people, it’s their favorite season. The changing of the leaves and the transition from hot weather to enjoyable fall days make for a great time of year.

That transition from hot to cooler temperatures means you’ll soon be transitioning to using your furnace or heating system. But before you switch it on for the first time, there are some DIY maintenance tasks you should complete. Let’s go over these below. 

You should also schedule annual furnace maintenance with our team will make sure your furnace operates at peak performance this fall and winter. Let’s go over 5 essential things you should do before the cold weather hits.

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Should I Get My Ducts Cleaned After Wildfire Exposure?

September 11th, 2023

The Canadian wildfires blanketed our state in thick layers of smoke not once, but twice this summer. Many states had air quality warnings and residents were urged to stay inside. With more and more extended periods of poor air quality, you may be wondering how wildfire smoke affects your home’s ventilation system, and for good reason.

That’s because the “V” in HVAC stands for ventilation. Yes, it’s important enough to be in the name! Your ductwork is responsible for delivering the conditioned air to the rooms of your home. And unfortunately, it’s not impervious to outdoor contaminants like wildfire smoke. 

When your ductwork is in poor condition, it can affect your comfort by decreasing your HVAC system’s performance and lowering your indoor air quality (IAQ). Let’s go over whether your home would benefit from duct cleaning due to recent wildfires. 

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These Sounds Could Mean You Need AC Repair

August 28th, 2023

Your air conditioning system is designed to run silently. The only sounds you should hear it make are the sound of it turning on and off and the gentle whoosh of air coming from the vents. You might also hear the expansion and contraction of your ductwork and a clicking sound after it completes a cooling cycle.

It’s when you hear sudden, loud, and unusual noises that you know something is amiss. Your air conditioner will make noises when it’s struggling to do its job efficiently. Let’s review some of these strange sounds and what they indicate could be wrong. That way, you’ll know whether you need to call us for air conditioning repairs. 

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Why Choose Us?

August 15th, 2023

We are a veteran-owned, family-operated, and community-based company. We pride ourselves on great service, employees, products, and warranties–hence our name, Quality Heating & Cooling. We believe an honest, professional job is the key to becoming a leader in our industry. People remember good work and we have built our business on that philosophy.

We love helping homeowners in any way that we can. Making our customers and community happy is our top priority. Our technicians will not only remember your name, but they’ll remember your kids’ and pets’ names.

By choosing us, you can expect the very best in:

  • Value: Our affordable prices and attention to detail set us apart from the rest
  • Professionalism: We are fully insured, EPA certified and treat every customer as if they’re family
  • Honesty and Integrity: We live here and we work here in Middletown, NY. It’s important to us to not just have a good reputation, but an excellent one.

It’s not a Quality job, unless it has our Quality seal.

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Welcome to Our New Website

August 15th, 2023

Welcome to our new and improved website! We’re dedicated to serving our customers and we hope that this amazing new website will make it easier for you to find information about all the home services we provide. We decided that a new website is the best way to provide our customers with an extensive list of all the ways we can help make your home more comfortable. 

We’ve also added a blog that’ll provide helpful information to Middletown, NY homeowners. From tips on how to get the best performance from your AC and furnace, to signs that your water heater needs repairs, it’s all there. Be sure to bookmark our new site so you can find us quickly when you need expert, reliable HVAC services.

To learn more about how iMarket Solutions, the company behind our new website, can expand your presence on the web, visit

It’s not a Quality job, unless it has our Quality seal.

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