Indoor Air Quality and Your Furnace: What You Should Know

February 25th, 2019

dirty -duct- versus- clean- ductYour heating system is a complex piece of machinery, with various components and parts that must work seamlessly together in order for it to perform efficiently and effectively, keeping your home and family comfortable. One of the components of your furnace that you probably don’t think of a whole lot is your ductwork—rather, the network that moves air throughout your home during system operation.

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many homeowners neglect their air ducts. After all, they are out of sight so they’re generally “out of mind,” too. Your ductwork generally won’t give off many symptoms that it is in need of repair or professional cleaning, but even if those symptoms aren’t directly noticeable, the fact is that keeping your ductwork health is important to your furnace efficiency as well as your indoor air quality. Read on to learn more! (more…)

Furnace Problems to Watch for This Winter

December 21st, 2015

The most stressful time for furnaces is during the winter, when they tend to be used on a daily basis to warm homes. That means wear and tear increases, which then means that the chances for serious problems occurring also increases. Since furnace issues grow progressively worse the longer they are allowed to continue, it behooves you to look for signs that your system is in trouble. The faster you can get the system repaired, the more damage you can prevent. So read on to find out which furnace problems to watch for this winter. (more…)

Does My Furnace Need Replacing?

November 30th, 2015

Furnaces can last quite a while, but they won’t last forever. The more stress a furnace is put under, the more likely it is to develop problems and break down. Considering winter is the time of year when furnaces are used the most, it’s also the time when furnaces are most likely to break down. You don’t want to have your furnace break down on you in the middle of the coldest season of the year. So, it’s a good idea to replace it now if you need to. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your furnace needs replacing. (more…)