Can I Install a Furnace Intake Vent?

October 24, 2022 | Heating

The furnace intake vent is one of your HVAC system’s most important components. Therefore, you may want a professional to install one for you. But you don’t always need a specialist for this. We’ll provide step-by-step instructions below so you can understand what the project entails. Why Do I Need a Fresh Air Intake? Furnaces […]

How Heat Exchangers Work

September 28, 2022 | Heating

A heat exchanger enables your HVAC unit to provide heating or cooling and your water heater to provide hot water. The basic principle behind how a heat exchanger works is that it moves heat from one place to another. Using a hot fluid, it can provide heat; a cold fluid lets it cool a space. […]

Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning Off?

April 25, 2022 | Heating

Furnaces normally cycle on and off to keep your home at a steady warm temperature. Short cycling is when it goes on and off too quickly. This can strain the system and can lead to expensive repairs if it’s not corrected. Your furnace may even fail prematurely, requiring the entire unit to be replaced. If […]

Do I Need to Clean My Furnace Blower?

March 24, 2022 | Heating

A furnace blower contains an assembly with a motor and wheel-like device. It’s designed to blow air through the system and is what allows for airflow through the evaporator coil and your home ductwork. You can therefore see how a dirty blower assembly can affect air quality in your house. The blower runs whether the […]

Better Than Ever: 4 HVAC Advancements You Should Know About

May 7, 2020 | Air ConditioningHeating

Technology can work wonders. It has given us smartphones, self-parking cars, and 3D printers. If you think the HVAC system has been left behind in the progression of convenience and efficiency, you’d be sorely mistaken. Today’s central heating and cooling systems are far superior to those of the past. Modern advancements have led to improved […]

Two Hours of Your Time Could Provide 365 Days of Safety & Comfort

February 13, 2015 | Heating

Consider for a moment what you spend a couple of hours doing: two hours watching a movie, more than a few hours going to a sporting event with the family, a couple of hours window-shopping at the mall, etc. If you’re like a lot of people these days, you spend two hours surfing the Web! These […]

Why a Cracked Heat Exchanger Means You Should Replace Your Heater

March 12, 2014 | Heating

When does a gas furnace reach the point where it no longer needs repairs, but instead needs to be replaced? One of the major signs that a furnace has come to the end of its service is a cracked heat exchanger—which is a serious safety issue. Installing a new gas furnace requires technicians with the […]

Why Heating Repair Matters So Much at the End of Heating Season

March 7, 2014 | Heating

The weather in Washington is still chilly enough that we’ll need to use or heaters for another few weeks before we can expect the spring thaw. But that warmer weather will be here sooner than we think.  If your heater has repair needs, you may feel tempted to let them go and wait until you […]

3 Problems Caused by a Faulty Thermostat

February 13, 2014 | Air ConditioningHeating

The modern thermostat is just a small part of your heating and cooling systems in your home, the thermostat plays an enormous role. It must stay in good repair and operating conditioning for your HVAC system to run the way you need it. Often, thermostat malfunctions are mistaken for faults in other parts of a […]

What Exactly Does A Heat Exchanger Do?

January 31, 2014 | Heating

Have you ever been in a position where your furnace wasn’t producing enough heat? Like most homeowners, you have called a technician to diagnose the problem. After waiting to find out what is wrong with your furnace, the technicians come back to inform you that the heat exchanger in your furnace is cracked and your […]