What to Do About Uneven Heating in Your Home?

February 15, 2022

Your furnace is running, and your thermostat is reading your desired temperature, yet some areas of your house are still icy. This is known as uneven heating, and in addition to making you uncomfortable, it can lead to excessive heating bills and repairs. Here are some of the common ways you can solve uneven heating in your home. Check Your Air Filter If your system can’t circulate enough air, it won’t push the heat all the way through your home, leaving the parts closer to the furnace warmer. The furnace filter is the first thing that’ll cause an airflow restriction...

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Why Does My Furnace Have Rust?

December 16, 2021

Keeping your furnace in good repair is essential for getting the maximum efficiency and saving on your energy costs. You might have noticed that your furnace has rust on the outside or inside the ducts. This can lead to a serious problem, but why does it happen in the first place? Why Does a Furnace Rust? Rust is a type of oxidation that occurs when metal, oxygen, and water mix. Rust also occurs because of reactions between the gas byproducts of combustion and the metal on your furnace. Several issues, such as improper venting, can speed the rusting process and...

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How to Prepare for a Furnace Replacement the Right Way

November 17, 2021

The thought of getting a new furnace can be extremely exciting, especially if your old heater has constantly been breaking down on you. While you’re likely dreaming about relaxing in the warmth your new furnace is going to provide, you need to first think about getting it installed. Continue reading to learn some successful tips on how to prepare for your next furnace replacement. Perform Some Initial Research If your heating system is reaching the end of its lifespan, it’s likely that you’re thinking about purchasing another one. It’s a good idea to do some initial research into the type...

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Tips to Ensure Furnace Safety

September 20, 2021

Your heater is an essential component in keeping you and your family warm and comfortable during the cold Kentucky winter months. In addition to heating your living space, your heater needs to meet the highest safety standards so that it does not pose a health or accident risk in your home. There are several potential hazards related to the heating system, including accidental fire and carbon monoxide poisoning. The latest data from the National Fire Protection Association shows that, from 2014 to 2018, there was an average of nearly 48,000 home heating system fires per year, around 500 deaths, more...

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How Often Should You Replace A Furnace Filter?

December 18, 2020

As mild autumn weather gives way to cold wintertime temperatures, it’s time to get your Somerset, KY, furnace ready. One of the most important things you can do to maintain your furnace throughout the winter months of the year is to check the filter every month. It’s fast and easy to change the filter, and our reliable technicians can show you how to do this during your annual maintenance visit. Here’s what you need to know about how often to replace the filter in your furnace. Check the Filter Monthly Check the air filter in your furnace once a month....

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Is Furnace Maintenance Necessary?

February 13, 2020

Seeing how your furnace is heating your home just fine, you might be wondering why HVAC companies are always recommending regular maintenance. Is maintenance really that necessary? Below, we want to show what the benefits of it are. These benefits cannot be had in any other way. Heating Benefits Your furnace might be heating your home sufficiently because it’s relatively new. All furnaces, though, develop issues with time. Filters will get dirty, for instance, or belts will get worn. These are small and unnoticeable at first, but they can, later on, cause the system to do things like short cycle,...

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5 Signs You Need a Heating System Replacement

November 8, 2019

Depending on your furnace model, you can expect it to last between 15 and 20 years. If you have an older model of furnace, you may be wondering when to replace it. Of course, it’s best to replace your furnace before it totally breaks down. The following five signs indicate that you need a heating system replacement. 1. Loud Noises As it operates, your furnace will probably make a humming sound. You don’t have to be concerned about this sound. However, there are a few noises that should concern you. A banging sound could mean that your furnace burners are...

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