October 16, 2012

A Buyer’s Guide To High-Efficiency Furnaces

Winter’s just around the corner. Is your furnace broken? Or are you facing an uncomfortably high energy bill in your home because your old furnace isn’t as energy efficient as it used to be? It may be time to invest in a high-efficiency furnace. Buying any HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) equipment is an investment. You want something that works well, lasts a long time, and hopefully repays some, or all, of its initial cost by lowering your utility bills. […]
October 11, 2012

Don’t Ignore These Furnace Warning Signs

Keeping your furnace well-maintained and operating at peak efficiency is essential to staying warm and cozy in your home during the chilly Georgia winters. Older models often begin to malfunction as they age, and parts become worn from years of use. Knowing the danger signals to look for allows you time to repair or replace your unit before it fails completely. Here are a few warning signs that could indicate it’s time to have an HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) […]
September 20, 2012

Don’t Skip A Furnace Tuneup This Fall

The cooler temperatures of fall are just around the corner. Before fall fully arrives, and temperatures drop, you should ensure that your furnace is ready to work hard to keep you warm through the winter. Fall furnace tuneups are essential to ensure that you and your loved ones will be cozy and comfortable during the cool days ahead. And skipping seasonal preventive maintenance could leave you in the cold, literally, when you’re least expecting it, as well result in a […]
March 1, 2012

What Clicks, Pops And Goes Boom? An Indisposed Furnace

Your furnace may be trying to tell you something if you hear clicks, pops and booms. Here’s a look at what these sounds probably mean, and when to seek professional HVAC service. Clicking sound before the gas ignites: The flame sensor, which tells the furnace when gas is lit, is probably coated with a layer of grime and delivering bad information to the indisposed furnace. The sensor is rod that is surrounded by a flame when the gas ignites. You […]