Weird Furnace Noises and What They Mean

November 23rd, 2015

Furnace problems are progressive. The longer you allow problems with your furnace to develop, the worse they get. Eventually, even the smallest furnace issue can grow large enough to threaten the whole system. One of the first signs that a furnace is experiencing a problem is strange noises coming from the system during operation. Let’s take a look at some of the most common warning sounds that your furnace is having trouble. Continue Reading

The Threat of Furnace Short Cycling

November 16th, 2015

Does your furnace turn itself on and off every few minutes? If so, you probably have a short cycling problem. Short cycling may seem like a harmless quirk, but it’s actually a serious problem that poses a threat to the entire furnace. It’s important that you call for repairs as soon as you hear your furnace short cycling. In the meantime, read on for more information about short cycling. Continue Reading

What Ice on Your Heat Pump Means

November 9th, 2015

As the days get colder, and you start to rely on your heat pump to keep your home warm, you may notice ice start to form on the outside unit. Now, that may seem like a pretty strange thing, especially in Florida. However, once you know a little of the science behind it, it really isn’t such a surprise. While it may not be surprising, though, it can definitely be a problem under the wrong circumstances. Let’s take a look at why ice forms on your heat pump, and when it becomes a problem. Continue Reading

Furnace Problems to Watch Out for

November 2nd, 2015

The days are going to start getting pretty cold in the next month or two. At least, as cold as things get in Florida. If you’re going to be using your furnace on a regular basis to keep your home warm, you’re going to want to watch out for some problems that could crop up. The added stress of being in use that often could give rise to a number of issues that could affect the health of your furnace. Read on for some of the more common furnace problems to watch for. Continue Reading

3 Signs Your Furnace Needs to be Replaced Before Winter

October 26th, 2015

Here in Florida, we have a bit of time before winter really sets in. That means more time to prepare your home heating system. You’re going to want to make sure that your furnace is up to the task of keeping you warm all winter. If not, you should replace it as soon as possible. You don’t want your system to die on you in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year, right? Let’s take a look at 3 signs that your furnace needs to be replaced before winter. Continue Reading

Get Your Ducts Repaired Before Winter

October 19th, 2015

Winter is coming, and even here in Florida it’s important to make sure that you’re ready before the cold weather hits. For the most part home heating preparations involve installing new heating systems or maintaining old ones. Those aren’t the only things you need to do, though. Let’s take a look at why duct repairs are a very important part of getting your climate control systems ready for winter. Continue Reading

How Zone Control Will Benefit You this Winter

October 12th, 2015

We may have another month or two before the cold weather really sets in, but it’s never too late to get your home ready for winter. Centralized heating is great for a number of reasons, which is why it’s the most popular home heating system type in the country. However, it isn’t perfect. Central heating has no way of modifying how much heat it sends to each individual room in the house. Since each room has different heating needs from every other part of the house, this can lead to the creation of uncomfortable hot and cold spots when the system is on. Let’s take a look at how you can solve this problem with a zone control system. Continue Reading

Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Strange Noises

October 8th, 2015

If you’ve had your air conditioner for any length of time, you probably know what kinds of noises it’s supposed to be making during operation. So, when your system suddenly starts making unusual noises it can be quite alarming. Strange noises are usually an indication of a problem with the system, though how severe it is depends on the noise. If you suspect that your air conditioner is having issues, the best thing to do is to call for repairs as soon as possible. If you’re not sure whether or not your air conditioner is in need of repairs, read on for some problem noises to be aware of. Continue Reading

Is it Too Early for Heating Maintenance?

September 28th, 2015

When it comes to cold weather, Florida gets off much lighter than the rest of the country. Our heating season doesn’t even begin until around December. Just because we don’t have to worry about heating season for a couple more months, however, doesn’t mean we get to slack off when it comes to heating maintenance. Read on to find out why you should schedule maintenance for your heating system this fall. Continue Reading

Consider Installing an Air Purifier This Fall

September 21st, 2015

Winter is only a couple of months away, and before long you’ll be running your heater on a regular basis. Though it’s a good thing to have a reliable heating system installed in your home, there are a few things you should be aware of if you’re going to be running it frequently. Namely, you can make it more likely for you to get sick if you don’t take preventive measures beforehand. Let’s take a look at why you should consider installing an air purifier in your home this fall. Continue Reading