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Why Is My Furnace Filter Black?

Have you ever pulled your furnace filter out to examine its cleanliness and discover that it is black? Filters can become gray in color when filled with dust and debris; however, if you pull out a black filter it should raise a red flag.  Accumulation of black on your filter could mean a number of things currently going wrong and should definitely be checked by a trusted and professional HVAC technician.  The following list below shows indicators of a black filter: Mold: with anything else, if something is left wet or damp—mold can begin to form. Leaving an area moist
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What Is Air Duct Cleaning?

Have you seen various companies advertising alarmingly low duct cleaning services? While these low prices may catch your eye please beware of numerous scams circulating.  When it comes to picking the right company for your duct cleaning you should always do your research.  If a company schedules you for the service without visiting your home to properly inspect your ductwork with a special camera first you should be leery of their sincerity.  All in all, duct cleaning services are important and should be performed by an IAQ expert that specializes in this kind of work. Your Ducts May Need Cleaned
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4 Things Your HVAC System is Thankful for!

Thanksgiving is near and it’s a great time to pause and reflect on the parts of our life that we are thankful for!   On our list should definitely be the ability to control the temperature in our home with our heating and cooling system.  Since we are so thankful for technology to advance creating well equip HVAC systems we need to make sure we’re doing our part to keep it happy.  The following is a list of 4 things your furnace is thankful for you keeping tabs on: Check & Change Filter: your HVAC system will definitely be thanking you
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Smart Thermostats: Choose the Perfect Match for Your Home

Is that outdated thermostat throwing off the feng shui of your room? These days there are great modern options to choose from so that your thermostat is an eyesore no longer!  Not only does a new thermostat look so much better, but with tons of great features and Wi-Fi accessibility you can now operate your thermostat from anywhere with your smart device!  Check out some of these new smart thermostats below. Infinity Series Controls: Best Infinity System Control: 7-day programmable feature, Wi-Fi accessible, best energy savings, zones up to 8 zones, home automation compatible, humidity control, ventilation control, clean filter
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Signs of a Failing Furnace

Do you have a hunch that your furnace is not operating to its 100% potential and is failing at keeping your family warm? Have you questioned whether the current odd mishap of your furnace is one that will need to be looked at by a professional?  Have you been staring at the phone wondering if it’s the right time to call in BELOMAN we are here to help!  Below are 10 signs your furnace may be failing and need to be checked out by a professional! You’ve ignored proper bi-annual maintenance: without proper maintenance you are escaping check-ups to make
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5 Reasons Why Your Furnace Needs Tuned-Up!

Cooler fall weather is definitely on its way and it’s time to start thinking about scheduling your furnace tune-up! Together, the 5 reasons below paint a picture as to why your furnace should be tuned-up this fall: Extend the life of your furnace: like with many other concepts in life, proper maintenance helps to prolong the life expectancy. Bi-annual tune-ups help to rid any gunk, and ensure the system is always running as efficiently as possible. Just like we have regular oil changes on our cars, our HVAC system also deserves proper maintenance! Give you peace of mind: you’ll gain
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Don’t Forget the Filter!

BELOMAN knows it’s very important to remember to regularly change your HVAC filters. By forgetting to change your filter, airborne contaminants will begin to clog up the filter leading to less clean air in your home.  Aside from less allergens being trapped, it will also cause more stress on the system.  A clogged filter will make it harder for the system to cycle air through if air is struggling to pass through the dirty filter.  To avoid causing stress on your system and keep clean air in your home we’ve come up with a list of 5 ways to help remind
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Why Do The Temps Fluctuate Between Rooms?

Have you ever wondered why one room in your home is much warmer or cooler than other areas of your home? It turns out, there are various reasons why air temperatures fluctuate between rooms.  Some of the reasons are more obvious than others.  In order to determine the reasoning behind your home’s specific situation it’s important to consider possible causes. Drafty Windows/Doors: Even if your doors and windows are closed, this should be one of the first places to check out when experiencing fluctuating temperatures throughout your home. The slightest gap in a seal could allow outside air to enter
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Is A Ductless System A Good Solution For Me?

Trying to cool or warm a room that is separate from your home or with no ductwork? Consider a ductless unit! These systems are designed to help make rooms that have been recently added more comfortable and to your liking. Is a ductless system right for your home?  Let us help you! When is it time to go ductless?? *New additions: If you have a home with a new addition, sun room or garage apartment that you are wanting to control the temperature of-a ductless system is a perfect solution! *Downsizing: If you have rooms not in use and don’t
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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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