Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

Noises No Furnace Owner Wants to Hear

Monday, January 17th, 2022
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A good furnace can be relied on to keep you and your loved ones warm throughout the winter months.

Even the most advanced furnaces on the market today rely on a complex range of systems and mechanisms to run. That means occasional noises from your furnace are to be expected – a rush of air intake here, a hum as you turn up the heat there.

So far, so normal, and oh so comfortable. But there are some noises no furnace owner wants to hear, and these can indicate faults, harm, or even dangerous defects in your furnace. Catch them early, and you can nip the issue in the bud – here are the sounds to watch out for.

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Signs That Your Furnace Needs Help

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
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Do you sit around at home wondering if your furnace could break down at any moment? We certainly hope you don’t! Hopefully, you have your furnace professionally maintained each and every year in order to avoid an unpleasant surprise such as this. Hopefully, too, you know the signs of a furnace in disrepair so you can give us a call before it grows into a complete system breakdown.

Let’s say you don’t know those signs. Not to worry, we’re here to help!

First, we want to reiterate that the best way to defend against excessive repair needs is with professional maintenance. It doesn’t matter whether you have a gas-powered furnace or an electric one, you should schedule professional maintenance once a year (preferably in the fall). This can help you avoid up to 85% of the repair needs your furnace might ever need!

In the meantime, though, what are those signs we’re talking about? Read on!

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How to Ensure Great Heating Efficiency This Season

Monday, October 25th, 2021
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When the temperatures drop and you need to start using your heater again, it’s likely that you’d like to spend as little as possible on your energy needs, right? Heating systems do take up a large portion of energy and fuel. In fact, an electric HVAC system can account for half of all your energy use in your home.

Fortunately, there are some pretty simple steps you can take to improve heating efficiency, and therefore spend less this fall and winter. Read on to learn what they are.

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4 Funny Furnace Noises (That Really Aren’t That Funny)

Monday, January 18th, 2021
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It would be great for homeowners if there were an HVAC system that could self-diagnose when it was having a problem, and then even fix itself, right? While the former may be possible in the somewhat near future, we don’t think the latter will ever be a reality. And unfortunately, when there is a problem with your furnace, you’ll want to take care of it right away or else it could turn into a total system breakdown.

But how do you know when your furnace is struggling to operate?

Well, one of the leading signs that you have a furnace issue on your hands is strange noises coming from the system. What strange noises? Read on as we uncover 4 of them.

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“My Furnace Went Out, How Do I Stay Warm?”

Monday, December 7th, 2020
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This is of course a scenario that no homeowner ever wants to face, but the fact of the matter is that it happens! You’re a lot less likely to face a sudden and unexpected need for furnace repair in Toledo, OH or one of the surrounding communities if you keep up on your maintenance sessions. Heating maintenance tune-ups allow our technicians to thoroughly inspect your system for problem areas, make adjustments as needed, and comprehensively clean the whole system.

This all helps the system work more effectively and efficiently. Plus, it prevents small repair needs from turning into major breakdown emergencies that lead to the subject of this post. We’re going to assume, though, that if you’ve come across this blog post you’re in need of some tips, now! First, be sure to give our team a call. We do have 24/7 emergency service available for situations like this. While you wait for our techs to show up, here’s what you can do to keep your household warm.

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Don’t Let Your Furnace Suffer from This Dangerous Problem

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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If you’re like most homeowners in our area, you use a furnace heating system to keep your living space warm during the winter. Gas-powered furnaces are the most popular type of residential heating system across the country, after all.

They not only produce a large amount of heat, but they do so at less expense than electric furnaces because natural gas costs less than electricity per unit.

However, natural gas appliances do come with a risk. That’s not to say they’re inherently dangerous. But if you skip maintenance or don’t keep up on small repair needs, problems can grow and you can end up with a dangerous situation on your hands. One of these possible situations is a cracked heat exchanger.

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