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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

February 10, 2020
Woman Plugging Nose

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your home. For your convenience and protection, our Comfort Zone Heating…

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 20, 2020
Using heater at home in winter. Woman warming her hands sitting by device with cat and wearing warm clothes. Heating season.

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. In reality, the key is treating your system with care and respect. With just a small amount of time and energy, you…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 13, 2020
Thermometer overflowing becasue the furance is overheating.

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 11, 2019
Thermostat with the words SAVE on it, wearing a winter hat.

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

November 8, 2019
Service Check of Gas Furnace with Thermal Camera. 5 reasons to schedule a fall furnace clean and check.

Once the cooler weather hits here in Nampa this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Comfort Zone Heating &…

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 19, 2019
Technician repairing Gas Furnace.

Is your furnace running constantly? Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem, so don’t panic! Before calling a technician, check these 3 things…

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

January 21, 2019
Elevated View Of Young Couple Lying In Bed 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?

January 7, 2019
Family looking out the window in the family room.

We at Comfort Zone Heating & Cooling want you to be comfortable at home; you deserve to be! Here are seven furnace problems that could be causing uneven heat.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 26, 2018
Sweet little boy sleeping with his puppy in the nice air conditioning.

From our team here at Comfort Zone Heating & Cooling, here are six ways your furnace is working to ensure your safety.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

December 12, 2018
Family on a couch.

A furnace efficiency is measured by an AFUE rating. Depending on your units AFUE rating will determine how efficient your unit will be.

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