Troubleshooting My Furnace

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Troubleshooting My Furnace

As soon as winter rolled around this year, I knew that I had a problem. Our home heating system didn't seem to be working well, and it was really frustrating. We would wake up to absolutely frosty mornings in our own home, and so I decided to pull out the user's manual. I started researching different furnace problems and it occurred to me that the issue might be the filters. I checked them, and you wouldn't believe how full of dust and debris they were. After they were replaced and the air handler was blown out, my furnace started working again. Check out this blog for more information about troubleshooting your furnace.

2 Odors Indicating That Your Home’s Furnace Needs Repairing

When your home's furnace is running, you are probably accustomed to a couple of smells that can sometimes come out of the vent. For example, if you have not had the heater on for a while, you know that the air coming out of the vents will smell a little musty as the settled dust burns off. However, if you detect either of the smells below, it is most likely indicative of a problem with your furnace that needs repairing. Read More 

Tips To Help You Save On Your Heating Bill This Winter

When it is warm outside, the last thing you may be thinking about is staying warm this winter. However, the steps and actions that you take now may be able to help reduce your heating bill this winter. If you are looking to cut expenses and save on your energy costs, here are a few things you should think about doing now to help you.  Invest in Warm Blankets One of the things you can do to save on your heating bill this winter is to invest in warm blankets. Read More 

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality And Feel Better In Your Own Home

Did you that the air you breathe in regularly while at home could be polluted? While most people are aware of air pollution outdoors, they often do not give much thought to the air pollution that takes place right inside their properties. Having clean, fresh air to breathe in is important for several reasons. If the air inside your home is heavily polluted, it can have a negative impact on your health, putting you at risk of respiratory diseases and increasing your chances of suffering from a stroke. Read More 

How Often Does HVAC Maintenance Need To Be Done?

It's impossible to overstress the importance of maintenance on an HVAC system. HVAC systems are used for much of the year and any system that works that hard will suffer a degree of wear and tear. Without regular maintenance, your HVAC system can quickly enter a cycle of breakdown and repair. This will also shorten the lifespan of your HVAC system. However, it's important to also consider the issue of time. Read More 

Spring Is A Great Time For Furnace Repair And Maintenance

It's a great relief for many homeowners when the weather is finally warm enough for them to be able to turn off their furnaces. Spring isn't just a time of great beauty, but it's also one of the most comfortable seasons in terms of temperature. However, this is more than just a great time to kick back and relax. Your furnace will probably have been working hard throughout winter. During this time, it may not have received any significant attention in terms of repairs and maintenance. Read More