What Is Causing My Furnace to Leak Water on the Floor?

November 17, 2021

Realizing that there is water leaking from your furnace can be surprising. Still, there is usually no need to panic. Most furnace leaks are caused by fairly minor issues, and repairing these issues is usually fairly simple and straightforward. With this in mind, here are some of the possible reasons why your furnace may be leaking. High-Efficiency Furnace Leaks Water leaks are most common with high-efficiency condensing furnaces. Compared to conventional furnaces, the units utilize two heat exchangers. This addition of a secondary heat exchanger allows these furnaces to produce heat much more efficiently, but it also makes them more...

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Furnace

October 20, 2021

If you’ve recently purchased a new furnace, you’ve made one big step toward having a warm, comfortable home all winter long and for the foreseeable future. But, if you want your new appliance to have a long, healthy lifespan and save you money down the road, you need to take the time to consistently give it proper care. Luckily, keeping your furnace in great shape is relatively simple, and there are a few steps you can take to achieve it. 1. Clean Your Air Filter If you want your furnace to continue running efficiently, regularly cleaning out its air filter...

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What Happens During Furnace Maintenance

September 22, 2021

As we begin to exit the warmer months, it’s recommended that your furnace has maintenance to ensure that it will be able to meet the challenge of heating your home for the duration of the winter. It’s especially important if your furnace is getting pretty old or if you worry about the recent amount of repairs that you’ve had to have over the past years. Homeowners are sometimes unsure about what furnace maintenance includes. There are a few things you can expect to see when your furnace is receiving maintenance. The Furnace Maintenance Process The purpose of maintenance is to...

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Ways to Extend the Life of an HVAC System

March 19, 2020

Your HVAC system is one of your home’s most important features, and no one wants their unit to break down prematurely. While modern HVAC systems can be incredibly durable, they must withstand a lot of use and abuse. Luckily, with a little bit of preventative maintenance and some professional help, you can rest assured that your HVAC system will continue to run flawlessly for many years to come. Schedule Regular Tune-Ups One of the best things you can do for your heating and cooling system is to schedule regular tune-ups. While every system is slightly different, we usually suggest that...

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How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

February 20, 2020

When you have no heat, one of the reasons could be that the pilot light on your furnace has gone out. This is actually something you’d hope to see when you notice a problem with your heat, since it involves a simple fix. As Easy As 1-2-3 Anyone can re-light a pilot light, but you’ll first have to locate the pilot/gas switch on your furnace. It should be towards the bottom of the unit. You’ll also have to locate the “Reset” button. It’s usually close to the pilot/gas switch, and it should be clearly labeled. Note that each furnace would...

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The Major Consequences of Not Changing Your Air Filter

December 18, 2019

The air filter is an integral part of your HVAC system. It helps filter out dirt and soot in the air, thereby easing your HVAC unit’s workload. When the filter starts getting too dirty, you need to change it. Here are some bad things that can occur when you fail to replace the air filter periodically. Higher Energy Bills If your filter becomes too dirty, it will cause your heating system to work harder to heat your home. Your utility bill will be higher while providing zero benefits. Negative Impact On Your Health Your air filter traps dust and other...

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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

November 15, 2019

Sometimes, you will notice that one room in your home is colder than others. This can be due to a variety of reasons, and it is always a good idea to investigate the problem further until you find a solution. Here are a few of the most common reasons for why one of your rooms in your house is colder than others: 1. Airflow Issues One of the most likely reasons for this problem is due to airflow issues within your home. Your system may be unbalanced due to improper installation, or you may have accidentally caused an issue on...

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