by Don Rackler on January 16, 2015
No one wants to deal with furnace problems, so it’s best to go with a reliable heating company that can take care of all of your service and repair needs. Find a company with professional and highly trained technicians that...
by Don Rackler on November 11, 2013
Gas furnaces are some of the most reliable heating systems available, and should be able to run nearly problem free for about 10-15 years. Of course, there are some basic heating maintenance items you may want to check up on...
by Don Rackler on April 2, 2013
Finding out your furnace has a cracked heat exchanger may be news that will cost you money, but it may also save your life. And the end of the heating season is a good time to assess your furnace.
by Don Rackler on March 29, 2013
An occasional frozen heat pump is a normal occurrence. However, when the outdoor unit is covered in ice you’ve got a serious problem that only a technician can handle. Knowing what they’ll look at first gives you an idea of where...
by Don Rackler on March 6, 2013
If you’re having heating problems and call an experienced service technician, changing the furnace filter is probably the first thing he’ll do.
by Don Rackler on February 26, 2013
Time and money spent to maintain your heating system is an investment in household comfort for cooler months. In addition to that perk, proper maintenance can save you money on heating costs, enhances performance for more consistent heating and extends...
by Don Rackler on February 15, 2013
The need for safety when operating a gas furnace is clear. A gas-fired furnace produces warmth and comfort for your home. But it does so with a combustion process that includes an open flame, flammable natural gas, high temperatures and...
by Don Rackler on February 13, 2013
Before the invention of the forced-air furnace, homes were heated by steam radiators or coal-burning furnaces in the basement, where hot air rose by natural convection through ducts into living spaces.
by Don Rackler on February 7, 2013
A heat pump buyer’s guide can help sort out some of the differences when shopping for a heat pump versus a conventional gas-fired or electric heating and cooling system.