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Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning On and Off?

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A normal furnace that’s properly sized for a home should turn off and on three to eight times per hour. Furnace cycling might occur more often if it’s cold outside or if a home needs more insulation. When a furnace frequently turns off and on, HVAC experts refer to the occurrence as “short cycling.” In […]

How to Troubleshoot an Electric Furnace

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Electric furnace troubleshooting is more than identifying quick fixes. It’s also about knowing how to determine what you can remedy on your own and what requires the expertise of a HVAC specialist. By knowing the difference, you’ll save time, keep the heating equipment’s warranty active, and ensure the comfort levels of your home are optimal […]

What‘s That Weird Odor When You Turn on the Heat?

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It isn’t always normal for your home to smell strange when you turn on the heat. Some smells are harmless and expected, while others warrant a call to a HVAC company. How do you determine when to call a specialist? Check out these tips from our experts to learn more. Strange Furnace Smells and What […]

How Do You Choose the Best HVAC Company?

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The best time to choose an HVAC company for your home comfort needs is before you have a heating or cooling emergency. Heating and cooling equipment are complex systems that also contribute to the ventilation and air quality in your home. Knowing how to choose an HVAC company, and taking the time to vet them […]

Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

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Baby, it’s cold outside and the situation indoors isn’t much better. It isn’t normal to feel cold air from a furnace. When you do, the cause may be a simple fix or an issue that requires expert help. Before you call an HVAC expert and ask, “Why is the air from my furnace cold?” try […]

Repair or Replace Your Furnace? [Infographic]

Replacing your furnace can be a costly endeavor, and over time, repairs can add up to roughly the same cost as a new furnace. When determining whether you should repair or replace the furnace in your home, leverage the flow chart below to make a decision. If you still aren’t sure, contact an expert at […]

How to Troubleshoot Your HVAC System

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You’re relaxing at home when you notice something doesn’t seem quite right. Perhaps you don’t feel as comfortable or the hum from your HVAC system stopped. While heating and cooling equipment is reliable with regular maintenance, malfunctions happen. HVAC troubleshooting may help you find the source of your problems. Depending on the situation, you might […]

What Should I Set My Thermostat to in the Winter?

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the average households spend about $1,100 annually on heating and cooling costs. By pairing annual HVAC maintenance with a programmable thermostat, you’ll lower your energy costs and feel cozy despite winter temperatures. The thermostat is great for individuals who are away from their homes for set periods, as well […]

How to Save on Heating Costs in an Apartment

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When you rent, it isn’t always possible to make significant changes to the HVAC system in your home to improve its efficiency. Rather than bust your budget on heating bills, try some time-tested tricks that keep home and wallet comfortable. Download our step-by-step checklist for improving the heating costs in your apartments!    7 Tips […]

Is Gas or Electric Heat Better?

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You noticed the signs of trouble—uneven temperatures, breakdowns, heating costs on an upward curve, old age—it’s time for a new heating system. As you shop around, you’ll have to make important decisions about what you want in a heating system, such as the type of energy you’d like to use: gas heat or electric heat. […]