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Verne & Ellsworth Hann has designed a clean, efficient battery back-up system that will supply uninterrupted power to your Steam Boiler during power outage situations.

We believe this new technology offers our best value for protecting you and your family.  The back-up system run-time will vary depending on steam boiler size and energy usage. Most home owners could expect an average run-time range between 1 – 4 days.

Schedule a Steam Boiler Update appointment online or feel free to give our office a call at 216-932-9755.

Unless you’re a Pioneer, no hot water for your shower first thing in the morning is not a great way to start your day. If the hot water tank is beyond seven years old, then conventional wisdom would dictate you should be installing a new tank. But what if your day starts off with you having an acceptable amount of hot water for your shower? It’s not the ideal volume and temperature, but it’s enough for a quick shower. And a visual inspection indicates the tank is working and it isn’t showing any signs of age. But, as shown in the photo below, the real issue may be a hidden problem inside the tank. A severe buildup of rust caused by a variety of factors but most often a condition of an anode rod exceeding its life expectancy. Without getting overly technical, every conventional hot water tank has  either an aluminum or magnesium sacrificial anode rod inside that helps reduce rust and corrosion. By nature, it deteriorates over time (sacrificial) and consequently its effectiveness is diminished. Time for a new hot water tank. Unless you’re in the mood for a Pioneer shower.

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While everyone enjoys the beauty and environmental benefits of trees, there are times when trees are not your friend. In fact, they can prove to be a formidable adversary. A tree whose roots have invaded the sewer system of your home is a case in point. It can often lead to excavation of your main sewer line under the basement floor and in worse case scenarios requires additional excavation from the house to the street. And a blocked sewer drain demands immediate attention because it can render your home unlivable.  Main line blockage is a progressive nuisance problem. If you notice irregular drain issues a good diagnostic measure is to have the main line inspected by a camera snake for visual confirmation. As evidenced by the photo below what lurks below your basement floor can be alarming.

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Your contacts aren’t dirty and that’s no optical illusion it’s ice. The presence of ice on the air conditioner, refrigeration lines or even inside above the furnace is a visual cue that the system is in need of service. There are numerous issues that can cause the formation of ice. For example, too much or too little refrigerant in the air conditioning system will cause the formation of ice. The presence of ice should be viewed as warning sign to a homeowner. Don’t wait till you “NEED” cooling for the big summer party. Call us today for service to avoid the cold shoulder from your sweating party guests

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Unfortunately, most homeowners calculate invoicing costs as only the paper and the postage that is required.  However, this is far from the actual costs.  Labor can account for over 90% of the total cost of invoicing. That is why we have established a Policy that requires our technicians to collect at the time of each service call. Not only does this policy  help keep our labor costs down, it eliminates the need for additional office products like; paper, envelopes, return envelopes, toner, hardware & software, postage.  This is one of our many cost saving policies that has allowed our service call fees to remain untouched for over 5 years.

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We understand that seasonal allergies can be very annoying and that they generally occur during times when most homeowners would like to have their windows open.  Fortunately, there are several HVAC options that can help reduce the effects that tree pollen, grass pollen and ragweed can cause.   These options include installing whole house air conditioning, air filters and air purifiers.   The consensus from our customers has been that these technologies really do work and help with their allergies symptoms.

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Certainly we live in challenging economic times and any opportunity to save money should not go unexamined. While some people resort to a trusted handyman to help with various projects around the home in order to balance their budget, there are some things best left to a professional.  Look at the circuit board below and ask yourself, would I be saving money by having my handyman check this out? Maybe your handyman has some limited electronics background. Maybe he read a few articles on the internet or saw a few YouTube videos and, “He thinks he can do it.” The problem is, he’s testing out his newfound skill set on a $600 circuit board. The problem is there may be dual voltages on this circuit board. The problem is he doesn’t even have the correct diagnostic tools and he accidentally fried your $600 circuit board. And it’s a hot, humid day and you’re expecting guests later that evening. Now, how much money have you saved?  Alternatively, had you chosen a certified technician with a professional skill set and equipped with the proper diagnostic tools, he might confidently inform you, “The problem isn’t the circuit board.”

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Unlike your air conditioning system, which can only be properly serviced when the temperature is warmer, your heating equipment can be serviced at anytime.  End of winter and early spring are months that should not be overlooked.  With the unpredictable weather patterns our region is experiencing it may be wise to have your heating equipment serviced if you have neglected to do so this past season. Don’t  fall into a false sense of security by nursing an older system through “one last season“. In effect what you may be doing is causing irreparable harm to your system and putting yourself in a position whereby you are forced to invest in a new heating system either this spring or next fall.

Contact us at Verne & Ellsworth Hann for any air conditioning questions and services.

How a company prepares to do a job is a good indicator of how they are actually going to manage the job. The care Verne & Ellsworth Hann takes to prepare your home for a boiler or furnace installation will immediately give you a sense of relief.  You’ll experience the immediate  satisfaction knowing you have chosen the right company. Removing a very  heavy and cumbersome piece of heating equipment takes planning, skill and synchronized manpower. When we come into your home to do an installation on a major scale, we live by one important mantra, “We treat your home as if it were our own home.”  It’s the degree of professionalism we bring with us to every job site and service call. This quality conscience approach is a good barometer of how your relationship with Verne & Ellsworth Hann will continue once the installation is complete.

(Pictured are valued V&E Hann team members Joe and Rusty. Pictured above, Joe lays down heavy duty cardboard prior to the start of a boiler replacement. Below, Rusty is shown adding specialized custom fit surface protection.  This important step takes time and may not be offered by other companies.)

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 Employing a strategy of proactive maintenance with your boiler or furnace is a sound approach. Similar to maintaining your automobile, the rewards are realized in fewer unexpected breakdowns of your equipment which  leads to a disruption of  life and work. Having a breakdown in your heating equipment can cause even a greater disruption because the consequences often have an immediate impact. When the temperatures are in the single digits and your heating system goes down, it becomes an instant priority. It can be safely said that  while living in Northeast Ohio there is no piece of equipment in your home of greater importance than your heating system.

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What People Are Saying

  • Your installers did a great job.  They were timely, very professional, and with quality workmanship.

     

    - Robert S.( Morland Hills, Wall Heater Installation, December 2018 )
  • The installers, Bill and Matt, were very professional.  Everything was done in a timely fashion and just how Bill Hann said it would be.  The unit has been working perfectly.

    - Bernie H.( Cleveland Heights, Boiler Installation, November 2018 )
  • Incredible crew!  Thank you

    - Nicole C.( Shaker Heights, 2 Furnace & 2 Air Conditioner Installation, November 2018 )
  • Thanks so much for a high-quality install and great service!

    - Ryan H.( Shaker Heights, Furnace & Air Conditioning Installation, November 2018 )
  • I was very pleased with the work and the level of communication leading up to it.

    - Jean T., Cleveland Heights, Fujitsu Installation, November 2018( )