Does Your Furnace Dry Out Your Air?

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There are two schools of thought about a furnace and how it dries out your indoor air. The first is that it is heating the air and evaporating all the moisture out of it, resulting in bone dry air being pumped in. The second is that the filter is taking a large amount of moisture… Read more »

How Does Rust Hurt Your Furnace and Heating System?

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Homeowners who routinely inspect their furnace and heating system can sometimes overlook the presence of rust. Rust is more than just a cosmetic problem for your system. It can also lead to considerable damage later. The first step in preventing problems from rust is knowing what could potentially occur if rust develops. Heat Pump Rust… Read more »

What’s Causing My Furnace to Short Cycle?

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If your furnace turns on and off frequently soon after starting, this event is known as short cycling. The term is used to describe a furnace that is not running the full cycle. This not only results in higher energy bills, since a furnace turning on often uses the most energy, but it also means… Read more »

The Top Reasons to Replace an Aging Furnace

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The fact is that most furnaces are only made to last about 15-20 years under normal operating conditions before they will need to be replaced. However, if you are like many homeowners with an aging furnace, you may be tempted to continue to use your furnace well past the 20-year mark. While it may seem… Read more »

Why is My Furnace Making That Weird Sound?

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Your furnace operates at a relatively low noise level. The few sounds it does make are not disruptive and usually go unnoticed as the winter drags on. That’s why a sudden change can indicate your furnace is suffering from a malfunction. The type of noise your furnace is emitting can help you pinpoint the cause… Read more »