How to Keep Your Furnace in Good Condition

Monday, January 29th, 2018

gas-burnerEven in Florida, heating systems are put under a fair amount of stress during the winter. If you are using a furnace to keep your home warm during the chillier days over the next few months, then you should take a couple of measures to make sure your system doesn’t fall prey to any of the common issues that can afflict a furnace. Read on to find out how to make as certain as possible that your furnace stays in top shape this winter.

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Some Important Factors to Consider Regarding Air Filters

Monday, January 30th, 2017

thermometerIt’s often the smallest details that cause the biggest problems with climate control systems (and with life in general). You can’t really be blamed for not knowing every little part of your furnace and how it operates. However, if you want to keep your system in the best possible condition, though, there are certain things you’re going to need to be careful about. One of those things is the air filter.

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Weird Furnace Noises That Indicate a Problem

Monday, November 28th, 2016

The weather is finally starting to cool, and that means you’re probably relying on your furnace more and more often to keep warm. As you start to use your furnace more regularly, the wear and tear on the system will increase. That will make it more likely for problems to occur. One of the easiest warning signs to pick up on for furnace problems is strange noises coming from the system. Have a look at some of the more common noises below that indicate a problem with your system.

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Weird Furnace Noises and What They Indicate

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Furnaces make all kinds of noises during operation, and if you’ve had your furnace for any length of time you know what those noises usually sound like. If your furnace starts making unusual noises during operation, though, you should never ignore them. Weird noises are a prime indicator of problems in the system. If you just let them continue, you could be allowing a serious problem to get worse. Let’s take a look at different unusual furnace noises, and what they mean.

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Watch for These Furnace Issues This Winter

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Winter is the most stressful time of year for furnaces, due to their increased usage. If you’re using your furnace to keep warm on a daily basis, you should keep an eye out for any problems that may crop up due to the increased usage. Let’s take a look at some common furnace problems, and when to call for repairs.

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The Threat of Short Cycling

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Short cycling is a behavior in which your furnace turns itself on and off every few minutes without completing its heating cycle. While this may seem like a random quirk and not really a big deal, it is actually a huge threat to your system. If left unchecked, short cycling can permanently shorten the life of your heating system. Read on to find out more about where short cycling comes from, how it damages your system, and what you can do about it.

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