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Be Careful of These Furnace Issues

Monday, March 11th, 2019

frunace-inspectionWhile it’s never good to take things for granted, you know your furnace is in good working order when you hardly realize it’s there. Aside from the peaceful whooshing of air and the fact that your room is getting warmer, there shouldn’t be much else going on.

A properly working furnace is a lot to be thankful for. But at the same time, you don’t want to forget about the furnace issues that can ruin your comfort. Fortunately, they can be stopped with a bit of diligence and regular maintenance. We’ll explain what they are down below:

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Is Your Heater Ready for the Second Half of Winter?

Monday, January 14th, 2019

furnace-inspectionMany homeowners get away without having any maintenance or repairs done on their heating systems. They make it all the way through the fall and the first two months of winter without having to call in for repairs.

Of course, those homeowners make up the exception, not the rule. Wouldn’t you rather do everything you can to have the cards stacked in your favor, rather than to play the odds and be the exception?

In this post, we’ll give some tips and advice on how to ensure that your heater keeps working all the way through into spring. You’ll see too that just because your heater hasn’t broken down doesn’t mean you aren’t doing harm in other areas.

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3 Considerations to Take Before Replacing Your Furnace

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

question-markReplacing your furnace is mostly a straightforward process. It’s even easier when you’re working with an expert in heating in Riverside, CA. A good contractor will ensure that your replacement goes off without a hitch.

However, you might want to slow down a bit when it comes to replacing your furnace. We have a few bits of advice that not every HVAC contractor will remember to mention. This advice won’t do you any good after you’ve replaced your furnace, so hold off on getting that replacement until you’ve considered these options!

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Should I Install a New Furnace?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

gas-burnerWe may be getting into heating season a bit later than the rest of the country, but we’ve finally gotten there! Before we get too far into heating season, it’s important that you take stock and consider whether or not you want to go through the rest of the season with your current furnace. If your furnace isn’t in good enough condition to get you through the heating season, it’s definitely better to replace it now than to wait for it to break down completely midway through. You should call a technician to examine your system for you, and provide an accurate evaluation of what your options are. While you’re waiting for that appointment, though, why not read on for some quick ways to tell if your heating system needs replacing.

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If You Notice These Furnace Issues, Call for Repairs

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

gas-burnerFurnace problems are going to become much more likely over the next couple of months, as the temperature starts to drop. The more you rely on your furnace to keep you warm over the coming heating season, the more likely it’s going to become to cultivate various problems. Preventive maintenance will help reduce the odds of these problems occurring, of course, which is why we recommend that you schedule it as soon as possible. Even if you have, though, it’s not a guarantee that you’ll spend the whole season heating issue-free. Have a look at the following symptoms that indicate a problem with your furnace.

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Furnace Issues to Be Aware Of

Monday, February 12th, 2018

FurnaceThe weather is starting to heat up, but we probably have a few days of cold weather left before all of us switch entirely over to air conditioning for the season. As long as you’re still using your furnace, you need to be aware of possible problems it can run into. If you know what to look for, you should be able to identify warning signs of a furnace issue and have it repaired before it can do any real damage. Have a look at some of the signs that your furnace is in bad shape, and when you should call for repairs.

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Why is My Furnace Making Strange Noises?

Monday, December 18th, 2017

furnaceIt is especially important that you be on the lookout for warning signs that your furnace is in trouble this winter. The heating season is the time of year when furnaces are placed under the most stress, and as such are the most likely to develop problems. If you can identify problems quickly and get them repaired, then you will be much more likely to prevent the damage those problems might cause. One of the more obvious ways to tell if your furnace is acting up is to listen for odd noises coming from the system.

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Make Sure to Schedule Heating Maintenance This Fall

Monday, December 4th, 2017

gas-burnerWell, here we are. The last month of the year. We’re going to assume that you’ve spent most of the last couple of weeks, and plan on spending the rest of the year, preparing and executing holiday plans totally flawlessly and without tearing your hair out in frustration. That’s all well and good, and we wish you luck with it. However, the holiday plans are not the only things that need your attention over the next few weeks.

We’re also in the middle of winter, and that means that it’s time to make sure that you can rely on your heater to keep you comfortable throughout the next several months. The best way to do that is to schedule preventive heating maintenance for your system, no matter what kind of heater you’re using. Read on to find out more about why it’s so beneficial to make use of professional heating maintenance every year.

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Do I Need to Replace my Furnace This Fall?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

gas-furnaceWe are finally starting to get some cool weather on a regular basis, which means it’s time to get your home ready for the heating season. Chances are, you just need to schedule some preventive maintenance to make sure that your system is up to scratch. In some cases, though, you may be better off replacing your system entirely. If you’re using a furnace to keep warm, and you’re not sure whether or not it can last the whole season without suffering some issues, then you should install a new one now. Have a look at some of the other signs that you should consider replacing your furnace before fall ends.

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Should I Replace My Furnace Before Winter?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

central-heating-systemWinter is coming, and that means it’s time for you to prepare. It may not seem like it, with the recent heat wave we just endured, but the end of summer is not far off. Soon, fall will be here, which is the ideal time for getting your home ready for winter. If your furnace isn’t up to the task of keeping your home warm and comfortable throughout the winter months, it’s probably much better in the long run to have it replaced now. You wouldn’t want your heater to fail on you in the middle of the coldest month of the year, right? Have a look at some of the considerations you should make when deciding whether or not to replace your furnace.

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