When people say “furnace” what they are typically referring to is the system in place that heats their home. While your furnace is likely sitting down in your utility room (commonly called a “furnace room”), know that the system that heats your home is actually a combination of appliances that work in conjunction with one […]READ MORE
No online advice or how-to guide will ever replace a Home Comfort Advisor in your home answering your questions in person. We do want to make sure our most asked questions are accessible to our customers at any time of the day (or night in some cases). The purpose of this blog is to provide useful information that allows you to troubleshoot issues you may have with your home's Heating and Air Conditioning. Each article is written by our trained HVAC professionals so you can be assured it is accurate and useful.
Like anything mechanical, your furnace requires regular maintenance in order to ensure that it is operating safely and efficiently. Thankfully, your furnace is designed to operate trouble-free and for long periods of time with minimal oversight. However, your furnace should undergo basic maintenance at least once per year. Many manufacturers specify that the warranty is […]READ MORE
When the snow is blowing and your furnace gives out, knowing that the failure was likely preventable is a bit of a “cold comfort”. The best way to prevent furnace failure and subsequent freezing is by routinely checking your furnace before the cold season hits each year. If you’ve encountered a furnace problem regardless, look […]READ MORE
Many common questions regarding your furnace can be quickly answered on this page. Note that this page is updated periodically, when relevant. Do I have to perform annual maintenance on my furnace/hot water tank/air conditioner? The short answer is no, you don’t have to. However, like properly servicing your car, a regularly serviced and maintained […]READ MORE
The HVAC industry (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), like any specialized industry, has a vocabulary that you may not be familiar with unless you have experience with HVAC. Learning common phrases and acronyms will help you properly communicate your needs to an HVAC technician as well as better understand the literature that came with your […]READ MORE