Are Mini-Split Units Good for Heating Purposes?

March 8, 2020

If you are looking for an efficient way to heat your home but aren’t ready to invest in a comprehensive forced-air system, then it might be time to take a closer look at mini-split units. These small units are quick to install, and that type of system could be exactly what you need to keep your home at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. Easy Installation One of the reasons why many people have turned to mini-split systems is because the installation process is very straightforward. As long as the indoor evaporator is within 50 feet of the outdoor unit,...

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How To Change a Furnace Filter

February 11, 2020

You should change your home’s furnace filter at least once every three months for proper maintenance and efficiency. This is especially important if you have a full household or are the owner of pets. With a bit of preparation and a basic understanding of how your home furnace works, changing the filter will be easy. Consider the Furnace Filter Size You Require Turn off your home’s heat and locate your furnace filter. It’s typically located near the exterior of the furnace unit itself. Remove the current filter in place to read its label. This will allow you to find the...

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Should My Furnace Fan Continuously Run

January 4, 2020

As temperatures drop, you are likely wondering about the most efficient way to operate your home’s furnace. One of the most common questions our team at receives is whether it is okay to continuously leave the furnace in the “on” position. Keep reading to learn more about whether it is most efficient for you to allow your furnace to run continuously this winter. Are There Benefits to Running the Furnace Fan Continuously? You may find it especially beneficial to run your furnace fan continuously if you have a large or multi-story home. Because heat rises, the lower levels of your...

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What To Do If My Heating System Keeps Turning Off

November 7, 2019

has served Hayden and the surrounding areas with a broad range of heating services since 1942. One of the more frustrating problems for our clients is when their furnaces or other heating equipment turns off prematurely. If the heating equipment eventually turns back on, this is known as short-cycling. In some cases, homeowner intervention is required to re-initiate heating. Dirty Furnace Filter A dirty furnace filter is often the culprit, so check it first. If your filter has not been changed as needed, it will restrict air over the heat exchanger, which will then overheat. Upon detecting this excess heat,...

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