2018

How To Balance a Forced Air Furnace

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As the name implies, forced air furnaces push air into vents to warm the home. The air then returns to the furnace to be reheated. However, you may notice the air flow lacks balance in certain rooms of the house, especially in two-story houses. Follow these steps to balance your forced-air furnace. Open All Dampers First, if your home doesn't have in-room thermometers, place a thermometer in each room that seems too hot or too cold.

26 March 2018

What You Can Do To Make Sure Your Heater Makes It Through The Cold Season

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On a cold winter's day there's nothing worse than hearing the final purr from your heater as it dies. The sound can be quite unsettling because you know it means that you're going to have to wait it out in the freezing temperatures until someone can come out to repair it. If you live in a busy, metropolitan city the workload for heating, air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC) specialists can be quite heavy, forcing you to go days without the comfort of a working heating unit.

12 February 2018

Why You Need To Clean Outside Your Furnace

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HVAC systems are obviously complicated, with expensive and delicate electrical components, large appliances, tricky gas systems, and other things that homeowners don't want to mess with. That being said, HVAC maintenance isn't something that should only be left to professional technicians and contractors. The fact of the matter is, your HVAC system needs more constant maintenance then you are probably giving it. Even if you have your system serviced once or twice a year, there are a lot of simple things homeowners can do to maintain their system.

5 January 2018