Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

Is Your Furnace in Trouble?

Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Just this question alone might provoke a little anxiety. Hasn’t 2020 been hard enough without having to deal with HVAC trouble on top of everything?

We get it, and this is a big reason we recommend professional HVAC maintenance so strongly. Maintenance allows our team to comprehensively inspect, clean, and adjust your system components. For a gas-powered heater this is even more important, as forgoing maintenance can lead to potential hazards, which you definitely don’t need, right?

If your furnace is under 10 years of age and you’ve been staying on top of your maintenance needs, then you likely don’t have a lot to worry about. Either way though, it’s a good idea to read this blog post and figure out if your furnace is showing signs of disrepair. The sooner you call us, the less likely the problem will grow into an expensive emergency, and the better peace of mind you’ll have about staying warm this winter. Read on!

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How to Heat Your Home Most Efficiently This Year

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Winter is right around the corner, which means colder temperatures are ahead. This is all a part of living in our area, but even though you might be used to the chill in the air, it doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate a fully functional heater that doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg to run. Having a great heating system on your side means having an efficient heating system on your side. Wintertime temps last too long for you to be overpaying for comfort.

The first thing you can do to ensure that your heater is, in fact, operating as efficiently as possible is to schedule heating maintenance. We’ll touch on that more below! But maintenance isn’t the only way to boost heater efficiency or to heat your home efficiently this year. Read on as we uncover some of our top tips for doing just that.

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4 Noises You Don’t Want Your Furnace Making

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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It would be great if someday an HVAC system was invented that made no noise at all. We can’t promise that will ever happen, though I’m sure they’ll get pretty close.

The fact is, you’re going to hear your furnace making noise as it operates. You’ll hear the air ducts fluctuating as temperatures change, and you’ll hear your furnace cycling on and shutting off, plus the whoosh of air coming through your vents.

Of course, there are some noises you don’t want to hear. Honestly, anything that’s outside of what you normally hear on a day to day basis should be cause for alarm. Below are 4 noises, in particular, that you absolutely don’t want your furnace making. If you hear any of them, please be sure to give us a call right away.

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Late Winter Is No Time to Ignore Your Heater!

Monday, March 11th, 2019

technician-working-on-heaterAs we begin to transition from winter weather into warmer springtime temperatures, it can be tempting to look ahead at your air conditioner needs and neglect your heating system. However, if you have any heating repair needs that require attention, neglecting them can be a big mistake.

Ignoring any type of HVAC system problem can cause it to turn into a much bigger issue, leaving you with a broken down heater next fall before you need it, or even before then as we’re still using our heaters on most days. How do you know if you have heating repair needs, though? Are there certain symptoms you can watch out for? Yes!

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Natural gas is the primary fuel used for home heating across the country. It’s cheap, plentiful, and puts out a good amount of heat relative to the amount burned. However, it’s not a perfect fuel. There are a number of drawbacks to using natural gas, and one of the biggest is carbon monoxide. If you are using a natural gas appliance to heat your home, read on for more information about that dangers of carbon monoxide.

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The Benefits of Installing a Boiler System This Fall

Monday, October 12th, 2015

We are a little ways into heating season, and for some of us that means that it is time to install a new heating system. If you’re one of those people who are looking for a new heating solution this season, consider installing a boiler system. Let’s take a look at the advantages of boiler systems.

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Friday, November 7th, 2014

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