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3 Ways to Completely Destroy Your Furnace

Monday, April 9th, 2018

FurnaceNormally, this blog is devoted to showing you the best ways to keep your HVAC systems in top condition for as long as possible. Today, however, we decided to be a bit tongue-in-cheek and go in the opposite direction. Do you have an abiding hatred for your furnace and all that it stands for? Do you hate being warm and comfortable in cold weather? Do you want to make sure that your furnace goes to an early grave, or junk pile as the case may be? If so, you are in luck because that is what we are here to do today! We’ve outlined the three best ways to ensure your furnace breaks down permanently many years sooner than expected.

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Be Careful of These Furnace Issues

Monday, January 15th, 2018

furnaceFurnace issues are more likely during the winter, when the demand on the system is greatest. As you use your system to keep your home warm during the cold days and nights, you should keep careful watch for signs that the system is having issues. If you can identify problems quickly enough and then have them repaired, you can prevent quite a bit of damage to your furnace.

Have a look at some of the more common furnace issues and what you can do to catch them.

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Why You Absolutely Need to Size Your Furnace Correctly

Monday, January 30th, 2017

There’s quite a laundry list of things you need to go through when it comes to selecting a new furnace. It can be pretty easy to lose certain details while working your way down the list, but there are a few things you absolutely should not skip. Size is one of those things. A furnace that is not properly sized can cause a whole swath of issues for homeowners, and can even lead to a need for early replacement.

(Keep in mind that when we refer to the size of the furnace, we’re primarily talking about the level of output the system creates.)

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Furnace Problems to Watch For

Monday, November 28th, 2016

‘Tis the season of furnace trouble, unfortunately. Colder weather means more demand on your furnace, which means more wear and tear. That translates to a greater likelihood for problems to occur. Don’t despair, though. There are still things you can to do make sure that your furnace stays in good shape throughout the winter. One of those things is keeping an eye out for any issues that do crop up. Let’s take a look at some common furnace issues that you may have to deal with this winter, and when you should call for repairs.

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The Problem with Furnace Short-Cycling

Monday, November 14th, 2016

If your furnace is turning on and off every couple of minutes, you have a pretty big problem. That behavior is called short-cycling, and is the cause of all kinds of serious furnace issues. If it’s not dealt with, it can actually shorten the life of the furnace by a number of years. Let’s take a look at how short-cycling happens, why it is so bad for the furnace, and what you can do about it.

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Listen for These Furnace Noises That Indicate a Problem

Monday, October 17th, 2016

As we move further into heating season, you’re going to start relying on your furnace more and more often to stay comfortable. That means more wear and tear on the system, which means more opportunities for problems to develop. If you want to keep your furnace in the best possible condition, you’re going to need to make sure that you identify any problems early so that they can be repaired. One of the best ways to do that is to listen for any strange noises coming from the system. Let’s take a look at some of the more common furnace noises that indicate a problem.

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Furnace Not Heating? Here Is Why

Monday, December 21st, 2015

There are all sorts of problems that can crop up with furnaces during the winter. The added wear and tear from operating on a daily basis tends to make it much more likely for various parts of the system to start breaking down. One of the most obvious problems that can crop up with your furnace is a complete lack of heat. Let’s take a look at some of the possible explanations for this issue.

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Noises That Indicate a Furnace Problem

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Winter is the time of year that you have to be more vigilant about possible furnace problems. The faster you can identify a problem and get it repaired, the more damage to your system that you can prevent. So, it’s a good idea to know which signs and symptoms indicate that your furnace is having a problem. Let’s take a look at one of the most obvious signs that your furnace is in need of repair: strange noises.

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Causes and Effects of Furnace Short Cycling

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

If you’ve ever noticed your furnace turning itself on and off every few minutes, you might have a big problem. That behavior is called short cycling, and it can cause a whole slew of problems up to and including the early death of your furnace. It is important that you call for repairs as soon as you notice that your furnace doing this. You don’t just have to wait for your furnace to develop this problem, though. Read on to find out what causes short cycling, and how you can prevent it.

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