Should I Turn Off My Gas Furnace in the Summer?

April 12, 2021

The sight of blooming flowers marks the end of the cold season and ushers in spring and summer. Although all you may be thinking about is a summer vacation, you need to think about what to do with your gas furnace. Switching it off will mean lower utility bills in the coming months. One thing is for sure, you will not need your furnace or boiler in the coming months. If you have a traditional gas furnace, it has a pilot light that stays on every day of the year. Even when the furnace is not in use, this light...

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How Energy Efficient are Electric Furnaces?

December 4, 2020

The cost of running a heating system can account for up to 50% of your household’s energy bill. That’s why it’s crucial to determine energy efficiency when shopping for a furnace. But what does it mean for a furnace to be energy efficient? Before you determine the effectiveness of an electric heating system, there are a few things you need to know. Understanding Energy Efficiency Ratings Energy efficiency is defined as the amount of fuel the equipment consumes compared to its heat output. An electric furnace can convert virtually 100% of the electrical power it consumes. There are rating systems...

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Your In-Depth Guide to Furnace Safety

October 22, 2020

Although furnaces are equipped with protection features, you need to follow several operation rules to ensure your safety. Most people know to not set anything on top of the furnace, but did you know that a litter box shouldn’t be set up near the system either? There are a lot of other important safety rules, too, such as maintaining sufficient clearance around the furnace, changing the air filter every month, monitoring the vent pipe and scheduling annual maintenance. Don’t Put Anything Within 3 Feet of the Furnace You need to maintain a clearance of at least 3 feet around the...

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Why Air Filters are Important for Your Heating System

October 8, 2020

Many heating systems have a ventilation system and undoubtedly need an air filter. For example, when dirt particles get inside of your heating system, your system would most likely fail to operate at its optimal efficiency. Without a filter, other problems could potentially arise and cause harm to your system. Using air filters is a great way of helping your system run effectively and efficiently. Though an air filter may look like nothing more than a cardboard box full of pleated material, it can protect your indoor air quality and heating system performance. Furthermore, air filters are inexpensive and can...

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HVAC Troubleshooting Tips

February 15, 2020

When it comes to HVAC problems, you don’t always have to hire a professional HVAC technician to troubleshoot problems. The good news is there are simple ways to find common HVAC problems on your own. Here’s what you can do before you call our technicians at in Roseville. Thermostat Your system’s thermostat controls the temperature in your home. When it’s not functioning properly, your home can be too hot or too cold. Digital thermostats require frequent battery changes. If you have an old thermostat, replace it with a newer model. Filters Dirty air filters contribute to poor air quality in...

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What to Do When You Receive a Condemned Diagnosis on Your Furnace

February 5, 2020

Thanks to the modular nature of furnaces, there are many components that can be fixed without having to replace the entire furnace. In some instances, however, the problems will be so serious that your furnace will be officially condemned. While no one wants to hear that their Roseville furnace has a terminal problem, it’s important to understand what this status means so that you can know how best to respond. Here is some basic information to know if your furnace is condemned. Don’t Run Your Furnace The entire reason that your furnace has been condemned is that it is no...

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Why Is My Heater Leaking Water?

January 20, 2020

If you have found a small river pooling around your furnace, there are a few reasons that may be causing the puddle. To assess your problem and repair it, you definitely need to contact a professional such as . This is not something you should procrastinate on either. A small problem can quickly become a huge issue and your puddle can turn to a flood. You’re also risking a developing mold issue if you don’t handle the problem expediently. Condensation Leak One of the most common causes for your heater to leak water is a condensation leak. The HVAC professional...

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How to Avoid Furnace Repairs

January 15, 2020

Your furnace helps keep your entire home warm. Therefore, you are encouraged to take care good care of it. The best way to avoid furnace repairs is to hire an HVAC professional to conduct seasonal maintenance twice a year. By having an expert tune up the unit, potential issues are resolved before they have the opportunity to become a problem. Here are a few ways that regular tune-ups help avoid furnace repairs: Clean the Filter The filter of a furnace is possibly the most important component. If the filter is dirty, less air gets pushed through the system, which means...

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Why Does My Thermostat Click When It Comes On?

January 10, 2020

The thermostat controls all the functions of your furnace, central air conditioning or heat pump. It detects the interior temperature and triggers the start and end of a heating or cooling cycle. When the thermostat signals to the heating or cooling system to turn on or off, you may hear a click. Here are some reasons why this click may happen. 1. Relay of Power The click you hear from your thermostat is probably the electrical relay triggering the power to the furnace, air conditioner or heat pump. It is a normal sound. The sound should be soft and barely...

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Are Annual Furnace Inspections Necessary?

January 1, 2020

is the place Roseville calls when it needs heating system help. Winters in the Detroit area can be harsh. You need a heating company you can trust to keep everything running as it should. While we can handle your emergency repairs, did you know that you can avoid unexpected repairs with an annual furnace inspection? A Worry-free Season There is nothing worse than waking up and realizing that your furnace is not working. While the technicians at will get there as soon as possible, it is far better if we can handle small repairs before they cause bigger problems. During...

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