Simple Ways to Clean a Furnace or Heat Pump

January 11, 2022

When most people think about cleaning their furnace, they immediately imagine a dusty old space that’s filled with spiders and cobwebs. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. A clean furnace can provide more heating efficiency and better indoor air quality for your home. Here are some ways you can keep your furnace running smoothly. Inspect the Coils The coils on your furnace are what heat up the air in your home. These coils need to be cleaned at least once a year, and they can get dirty very quickly if you have pets or children running around inside...

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The Reasons Behind 3 Common Furnace Noises

December 21, 2021

During winter, when you’re relying heavily on your furnace, there aren’t many things more worrying than when it starts making strange noises. Usually, a repeated or constant loud noise of any kind coming from your heating system indicates a problem, but it can range from relatively minor to very serious. With knowledge of what a few of the most common noises mean, you’ll be better equipped to handle them. 1. Whistling Noise A whistling sound from your furnace may seem serious, but it usually just means that the air filter is clogged. When a furnace attempts to pull air through...

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How Long Should a Furnace Last?

February 13, 2020

All appliances have an expiration date, and this includes your home’s furnace. Typically, furnaces can last between 15 and 30 years. However, this doesn’t mean that your furnace will last this long. At , customers often ask us to predict how long their furnaces will last. There are different factors that determine the life expectancy of your furnace. That’s the reason it is difficult to provide an exact answer to this question. Here’s what you should know. 1. Maintenance Frequency Professional maintenance services with our technicians at can extend the life of your furnace. To benefit from maintenance services, you...

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Black?

January 5, 2020

Inside your home’s heating and cooling system, you’ll find an air filter that protects the unit and keeps the indoor air quality clean. Although the filter is out of sight and out of mind, it’s important to keep an eye on it. While it’s normal for a dirty air filter to look gray or off-white, a black furnace filter can indicate a serious problem. Our technicians can help you get to the bottom of the problem with our reliable heating repair services. If your air filter is black, it may be caused by one or more of the following: Air...

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Are Furnace Tune-Ups Necessary?

November 12, 2019

When the heating season begins, customers often ask us about ways to save money. We understand that keeping your home the right temperature is a big part of your utility budget. There are some easy things you can do like lowering the thermostat a degree or two. However, we do not recommend trying to save a few dollars by skipping an annual maintenance appointment. A yearly furnace tune-up saves you money in the long run. Longer System Life With the money you invest in your home heating system, you want to keep it running for as long as possible. Annual...

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