How to Clean and Replace a Furnace Filter

Standard

 

A furnace is in your home to help heat it.  A furnace filter is in your home to ensure that the air you are breathing is of a good quality.  There are an abundance of furnace filter types.  There are disposable and non-disposable.  Among these there is a rating that the filters are given to tell how high the quality of the filter is.  The higher the number the better the quality.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Getting Your Home Ready for Fall | Fall Home Tips

Standard

As much as many of us would like to hang on to summer, Fall is just about here and with that brings cooler days, longer nights, and for those of us farther North changing leaves and frosty mornings.  With the changing of the seasons, there’s some prep to be done.


Outdoor Prep:


Check your Gutters –  Clean out any leaves or debris that may have collected up there to make sure that they drain properly.  While you’re up there, you should also check for any damage and repair or replace pieces as necessary. To prevent leaves from collecting and clogging them, consider installing mesh guards. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Furnace Igniters and Flame Sensors

Standard

flames-1175289-1280x960

This week’s Product Pick of the Week has a lot to do with how to keep your home warm this winter season. Your furnace is the least-visited but maybe most important appliance in your household. Check out how your furnace igniters and flame sensors work to keep your home toasty-warm!  Continue reading

Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning On & Off? | How to Clean or Replace a Flame Sensor

Standard

Have you noticed that your furnace has been turning on and off more frequently than normal lately?

The average furnace cycles on and off 3-6 times an hour.  When your furnace turns on and off more frequently, this is known as short cycling.  This is an issue many people are faced with at some time or another and is usually due to a malfunctioning Flame Sensor.  Unlike most other furnace repairs that need to be done by an HVAC technician, cleaning or replacing the flame sensor is something that you can typically do yourself. Continue reading

Why Is My Furnace Blowing Out Cold Air? | 3 Common Causes and Fixes

Standard

Is your furnace being counterproductive? Cold air coming out of your furnace is a common issue that you can fix on your own once you are able to identify the cause.

Continue reading