Common Heating Unit Issues

9/28/17 10:30 AM Chris Long

Fixing your furnace may be easier than you think.

When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses, not zebras.

That was Dr. Theodore Woodward of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the 1940s, advising his students to look for simple explanations before turning to more outlandish answers.

The same holds true when it comes to diagnosing heating unit issues: While there are any number of reasons why your furnace might be malfunctioning, some problems are more common than others.

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How Does a Furnace Humidifier Work? And What are the Benefits?

8/24/17 10:45 AM Chris Long

A furnace humidifier will protect your children from shocks from the carpet during the winter as well as protect their sinuses.

Winter can be a pretty dry time, as anyone who stocks up on tissues with lotion can tell you.

When the weather gets cold, the relative humidity levels in your home can sink to just 15 percent.

A good humidity level is between 30 and 50 percent. Anything over 50, and your home becomes susceptible to mold, bacteria, dust mites and other pests.  

And when the humidity level gets too low, things can quickly become uncomfortable in your home. You get shocked by static electricity every time you unfold a blanket, your lips are chapped, and things just feel colder.

This is where a furnace humidifier can help.

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What’s the Difference Between a Heat Pump and a Furnace?

8/3/17 11:30 AM Chris Long

Cold weather is coming fast, is it time to replace your furnace or heat pump?

There’s still quite a few weeks of warm weather left, but it’s not too early to think about how you’ll be heating your home this winter.

Maybe you’re thinking about switching from a heat pump to a furnace, or vice versa. In this week’s blog post, we’ll look at the difference between the two systems.

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Should You Repair or Replace an Existing Furnace?

7/13/17 2:02 PM Chris Long

Is it worth repairing your exisitng furnace or should you replace it?

Your furnace may be firing on all cylinders now, but there may come a day when it won’t be. And on that day, you’ll be faced with an important question: Do I repair, or replace?

It’s not a question that has a simple answer. Consider these factors when deciding to repair or replace an existing furnace.

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