Apple Aire Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

Tips for Using Your Furnace As Efficiently As Possible

Monday, March 8th, 2021
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The official end of winter will be here soon enough, meaning we can turn our attention to our air conditioners. Have you scheduled maintenance for yours yet this year? It’s not too early!

Regardless of whether you’ve scheduled AC maintenance this year yet or not, it’s never a bad idea to give your furnace a little extra attention, no matter how much longer you might be using it. The thing is, we use our furnace systems so much around here, that it makes sense you want to use yours as efficiently as possible, to save money on energy bills and to help the furnace last as long as possible, right?

Well, boosting your furnace efficiency might be easier than you think. Homeowners sometimes think that boosting heating efficiency and saving money means not using their heating system, but this is simply not the case. There are some simple things you can do to not only boost your furnace efficiency but your air conditioner efficiency too when it comes time to use it. Like what? Read on!

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Beware a Cracked Heat Exchanger in Your Furnace

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Are you one of the many homeowners in our area using a gas-powered furnace to keep your home warm this fall and winter? This is a great choice, and actually is still the most popular option among homeowners nationwide. This is especially true for climates like ours, with a need for a powerful heating system that will keep residents warm no matter what the weather has to throw our way.

Furnaces are cost-effective, and a great choice for many individuals. But when not properly maintained and serviced, furnaces can become dangerous. This is actually the case for any gas-powered appliance in your home. While they won’t be dangerous by nature, skipping important tune-ups or ignoring an aging furnace can certainly lead to operational and safety issues. One of these potential issues is a cracked heat exchanger.

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Heed These Signs You Need Heater Repair

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way for you to completely avoid ever needing heating repair services? Unfortunately, this just isn’t possible. Even the best installed and most well-maintained heating system will succumb to natural wear and tear over the years.

The best thing you can do for your heater and your wallet to learn to recognize the signs that heater repairs are needed. This way, you can get out ahead of them, and schedule professional services accordingly.

Of course, you can also reduce the chances that you’ll have huge repair needs, and lower your costs, by scheduling routine heating maintenance. Maintenance tune-ups allow our technicians to fully inspect, clean, and adjust your furnace for optimal performance. We also check for repair needs during this service, so you can manage them before they grow into something worse.

Whether you skipped maintenance, forgot to schedule follow-up repairs, or just have an aging furnace, beware these following signs of a heating system problem:

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