Furnace Articles

What Does AFUE Mean?

December 12, 2018
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A furnace efficiency is measured by an AFUE rating. Depending on your units AFUE rating will determine how efficient your unit will be. Continue Reading

Thermostat Troubleshooting

November 27, 2018
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A thermostat is a heat-activated switch. It allows you to control your heating a cooling units to adjust the temperture to suit your needs. Continue Reading

Maintaining Your Furnace

November 9, 2018
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If you have an older furnace you will have a pilot light, however most new-model furnaces will have a hot surface ignitor. Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Schedule a Furnace Clean and Check

September 6, 2018
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Once the cooler weather hits here in Ontario, OR, this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Continue Reading

Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

January 28, 2018
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You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. Why would your furnace be leaking water? Continue Reading

When Do I Need a New Furnace?

January 12, 2018
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There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. Read our latest blog to learn more! Continue Reading

Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 14, 2017
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Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons that your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check. Continue Reading

Heat Pump vs. Furnace

December 11, 2017
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Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Fruitland, ID, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose? Continue Reading

Furnace Fan Setting: On vs. Auto

November 21, 2017
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On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? Continue Reading

How Does My Furnace Work?

November 7, 2017
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Having knowledge about how your furnace works can help you quickly solve the problem when your unit needs repair. Continue Reading