If your furnace needs replacement, now’s a good time to learn about recent advancements in home heating technology. Modulating furnaces are an option worth considering if you’d like to improve your home comfort and energy efficiency.
Gas furnaces are an efficient and reliable method of home heating and a popular choice with Michigan homeowners. Just like other types of fuel-burning equipment, a furnace produces potentially-dangerous combustion fumes that need to be vented for safety.
Forced-air furnaces are workhorse heating systems that can provide years of reliable service when they’re well maintained. However, all furnaces are bound to go on the fritz sooner or later. Many problems may be resolved without calling your HVAC technician. Try the following furnace troubleshooting tips out to see if you can get your heat back on.
You turn your furnace on and, after a few minutes, you suddenly realize that it’s blowing cold air. It’s not a good feeling in more ways than one. Before you start imagining a high repair bill or a long cold night without heat, read through these three common reasons for your furnace blowing cold air, and the solutions!
Facing a furnace motor replacement may not seem like it would make much difference in home comfort, but if you upgrade it with an ECM (electronically commutated motor), you’ll have plenty of reasons to be glad you did. Most furnaces and air conditioners use PSC (permanent split capacitor) motors for the blower, and while they’re durable, they’re limited in other ways.
There are many reasons to consider purchasing a humidifier for your Michigan home.Not only will it keep you and your family healthier during the cold winter months, it can also protect your possessions from dangerous static electricity. If you’ve been thinking about buying a new humidifier,or if you’ve been researching humidifiers on the internet, here are five good reasons why you need to take the plunge into ownership.
Your annual fall checklist includes many things. Clean the gutters, disconnect hoses, inspect the roof. This year, make sure you add furnace maintenance to the list so you keep warm and cozy during the cold Grand Traverse County winter.
With winter on its way, it’s essential that you have a furnace that can be relied upon through the cold weather. If you have had some recent heating problems, you may not know whether you should repair or replace your heating system. Furnaces aren’t cheap, but you don’t want to waste money on repairs that will only buy you a short amount of service before another problem emerges. Ask yourself these questions to determine whether you should repair or replace.
The heating and cooling equipment in your home is an important asset. Do you know when it’s time to repair or replace your system? Below is a list of reasons why you should consider upgrading your system or get it repaired.