Heating Articles

Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 11, 2019
A father teaching his daughter how to walk in a warm home.

Any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat, and furnaces are no exception. Be wary of the associated symptoms so you know when to take action…

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

January 29, 2019
Couple concerned about utility bills when their furnace runs constantly.

Is your furnace running constantly? Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem, so you don’t need to worry. Check out common causes and solutions…

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

January 21, 2019
Young Couple Covering Their Ears With Pillow.

Is your furnace running louder than usual? It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise, but these louder noises often spell trouble…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 26, 2018

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing inconsistent heating or cooling.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 27, 2018

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your home…

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Furnace On or Auto Setting?

January 31, 2018

On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for…

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What Do I Do About A Cracked Heat Exchanger?

January 30, 2018

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you’re having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What’s a heat exchanger? How can you tell if that’s what the issue is? What should you do about it?  Don’t ignore the possibility. A cracked heat exchanger in a gas furnace…

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Dual Fuel Systems in Hendersonville TN

December 22, 2017

A dual fuel system sounds more Batman-like than it really is. It can solve a lot of issues for homeowners, but it’s really nothing more than a combined HVAC system comprised of a heat pump and a gas or oil furnace (or boiler). It’s got the best of both types of heating, allowing more homeowners––especially…

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

November 30, 2017

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified professional to take a look…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance in Tennessee

October 9, 2017

As the saying goes, “time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Tennessee, you need to think about preparing your HVAC system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment ensures…

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