Furnaces

Save Money by Having a Pro Conduct Fall Furnace Maintenance

By |October 29th, 2015|Furnaces, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Even though heating systems don't get the same workout that cooling equipment do, it's just as important to schedule furnace maintenance every fall. It will ensure safety and efficiency, saving money on heating costs, and [...]

Here’s What You Need to Know If You’re Upgrading Your Furnace

By |December 18th, 2014|Furnaces|

If you're concerned your furnace won't last another winter, keep in mind that breakdowns usually occur during times of high demand. The holiday season usually brings more visitors to your home and a heating system failure on [...]

Your Furnace Smells — Why and What to Do About It

By |December 4th, 2014|Furnaces|

Have you ever turned on your furnace and noticed a musty odor or a burning smell? Finding what makes your furnace smell can be as simple as changing your furnace filter, but it can also require servicing [...]

No Time Like the Present for a Furnace Maintenance Check

By |October 7th, 2014|Furnaces|

Now that the warm, sunny days of the Phoenix summer are beginning to fade into fall, it is time to schedule a furnace maintenance check. Periodic maintenance inspections not only keep your furnace running efficiently, but they also help prevent bigger, more [...]

Turn On Your Gas Furnace Safely with these Tips

By |April 3rd, 2014|Furnaces|

Gas furnaces need electricity for blower operation and other electrically-driven components. If you have temporarily lost power to your home, use these tips for turning on a gas furnace safely. […]

You Won’t Get the Most Out of Your Efficient Furnace if Your Phoenix Area Home Isn’t Energy Efficient

By |February 20th, 2014|Furnaces|

Energy-efficient furnaces, boilers and heat pumps for Phoenix-area homes are an excellent investment. After all, if you can get more heat out of the fuel that goes into your furnace, why not? If your heating system is only a few years old, though, you probably see no reason to replace it. Or maybe you already have installed a condensing gas furnace and now your Central Arizona home is energy efficient. Or is it? The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that as much as 40 percent of your energy dollars – heating and cooling – may be wasted on air leakage and heat loss, through ducts, poor insulation and air infiltration. A 98 percent efficient furnace cannot overcome 40 percent heat loss elsewhere. […]

Installing a Furnace? Some Add-ons While You’re At It

By |February 13th, 2014|Furnaces|

To get the most out of your Central Arizona home’s new heating system, you should consider implementing add-ons when installing a furnace. There are several add-ons for furnaces that will improve the performance, safety and efficiency of your entire HVAC system. […]

When Your Tech Installs Your Condensing Gas Furnace: Key Considerations

By |December 26th, 2013|Furnaces|

If you’re having a condensing gas furnace installed in your central Arizona home, you’ll almost surely be using professional help. Here are some key things your contractor should consider: […]

The Variable-Speed Furnace and the Variety of Benefits It Offers

By |December 24th, 2013|Furnaces|

If you’re considering a new furnace for your home, you’ll want to look at an energy-efficient variable-speed furnace. New features, such as the variable-speed blower motors that operate in these furnaces, have changed the way furnaces operate, creating energy savings and increased comfort. […]

Your Furnace Has Quit on You? Try Some Simple Troubleshooting

By |December 10th, 2013|Furnaces|

It’s news none of us wants to hear, with night-time temperatures in the Valley of the Sun about to descend into the mid-40s for at least three months: nasty noises or nothing at all from our furnace. Nonetheless, it happens to some homeowners every year. If your furnace has quit on you, though, you can try some simple furnace troubleshooting before calling in professional help.  […]