Archives for Electric furnace

10 Ways Your Humidifier Will Help This Winter

Sick and tired of the freezing winter air making your family uncomfortable. With help from an Indoor Air Quality expert and a whole house humidifier your family will begin to see all kinds of benefits!  Here’s a list of 10 ways a humidifier can help with your health, skin and home this winter: Battle Infections: by added moisture in the air of your home it will make it more difficult for bacteria and viruses to travel. Halting the way that these toxins travel can make a big difference on the health of your family. Improve Skin: humidifiers help to add
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Furnace Replacement & Installation FAQs

When making a large purchase decision many questions may arise. In order to help you feel confident with your decision concerning your installation and replacement we’ve come up with a list of FAQs in attempt to ease your mind. Replacement FAQs *How long will my furnace last before I need to replace it?: The average furnace will last 15 years.  Proper maintenance will determine if you can give or take a few years from the average of 15 years.  Signing up to have bi-annual maintenance performed on your HVAC will help prolong its life. *Should I repair my furnace or
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6 Indicators an HVAC System Should Be On Your Wish List

So, you’ve gone through the stages of the holiday season…started listening to Christmas music, thought about your baking schedule, and created your wish list, but have you asked yourself if an HVAC system should make an appearance on that list?  The big question is always whether to repair or to replace! Here are 6 signs that your HVAC system is nearing the end of the repair phase, entering into the replace phase, and should make its way onto your wish list this year: Your System Is Over A Decade Old: If properly maintained, an average system lasts 10-15 years.  If
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10 Common HVAC Terms to Know

Do you want to be more knowledgeable when it comes to your HVAC system? While you may perform countless Google searches to educate yourself, we’ve provided a list here of the 10 most common HVAC terms to know! Air Handler: This part is paired with either a split system A/C or a heat pump. It is located inside the house and circulates air through the ductwork and is also the box that contains the blower. Compressor: This is the part responsible for circulating and raising the pressure of the refrigerant in your system. You can find it sitting inside of
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Signs of a Failing Furnace!

Yes, we’ve been experiencing some very warm days lately, BUT it looks like the cool weather is here to stay! With cool weather we’ll all be clicking our furnaces on and shutting those windows.  In most cases you’ll experience a smooth transition from cooling to heating; however, there are some situations where an issue may arise.  Being able to detect whether the issue at hand is a minor problem or if it is a sign of a failing furnace can help tremendously! By knowing the most common furnace problems you can prevent stress by being sure your furnace isn’t on
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Tips For Keeping Your HVAC Its Best This Fall!

With Fall officially here your air conditioning will begin cycling less frequently. It will only be a matter of time before we’ll all be switching our thermostats from cool to heat.  In order to maintain a healthy life for your HVAC it’s crucial to have it properly maintained in order to keep it running its best this fall! Preparing yourself now will save you from an emergency situation when the really really cold weather arrives.  Keep the following tips in mind this fall: Replace your filter: regularly replacing your filter is important to keep air flow properly flowing.  Most filters are
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Gas vs. Electric: A Heating Throwdown!

It’s the battle of the century! Electric or Gas that is the question! As we all know, furnaces are designed to provide comfort to your home for an extended time. While the life of a furnace is significant, there always comes a time when it’s out with the old and in with the new! When it comes time to replace your furnace it’s important to know the pros and cons when making the decision for electric vs. gas: Electric: Pros: (1) There’s no need for the use of natural gas; (2) Electric furnaces are capable of being all that  you
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