3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Heating Company

November 18, 2020

It won’t be long before winter weather arrives in Marion, NC, which means now is the time to make sure your heating system is ready. The last thing you’ll want to come home to is a broken furnace or heat pump. When you’re looking for a heating repair company to fix the issue, consider these three factors. 1. Availability and Responsiveness When your heating system breaks down, you don’t want to wait long to fix it. Look for a heating repair company that offers same-day repairs or repairs within 24 hours. If a company says that it’ll be several days...

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Steps for Changing a Furnace Filter

October 20, 2020

An air filter is a crucial component of your furnace that does the critical role of filtering out any particulate contaminants to maintain good air quality. It is also one of the parts that need regular maintenance. Thanks to the easy steps involved in replacing an air filter, you can do it yourself. Here are some important steps involved in changing a furnace filter. Switching the Furnace Off When working on any electrical appliances, including your HVAC unit, safety is very important. Switching the furnace off protects you from the potential risk of an electric shock. It also protects the...

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How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

February 13, 2020

Having a furnace that’s operational is vital during cold weather, so it’s a serious matter when the pilot light goes out. Lighting your furnace’s pilot light can be both quick and easy. We’re going to outline three very simple steps to help you get the pilot light lit in no time. 1. Your Furnace’s Instruction Panel Is Your Friend Somewhere on the outside of your furnace will be a panel of instructions. Look for this and go over it carefully once you’ve found it. This instruction panel will have very specific, detailed information for your furnace’s brand and model. These...

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Ways to Help Your Furnace Deal With Extreme Cold Weather

January 7, 2020

Typically, the temperatures during the winter months are colder than the temperatures during the summer months. However, there are times when outdoor temperatures are cold even when taking the season into account. Therefore, it is important that you understand how to care for your furnace during periods of exceptionally cold weather. Don’t Increase the Temperature Too Much It is important to understand that the furnace will have a harder time warming the air in your home when it is cold outside. Therefore, you may need to accept that your house will be slightly cooler than you would prefer or than...

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Furnace Tips for the Holidays

December 18, 2019

When the weather gets cold and the holidays arrive, it’s important to make sure your home is comfortable. After all, you’ll have a lot of loved ones visiting. The following tips will keep your furnace system running efficiently during the holidays. Have Your HVAC System Serviced You should have your HVAC system serviced by a trained technician at least once a year. While there are some maintenance tasks that most homeowners can handle, other tasks, such as checking combustion in gas or oil furnaces or ensuring there are no leaks in a refrigerant line, are best left to an HVAC...

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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

November 8, 2019

Uneven heating is among the most common problems homeowners face in wintertime, and it can often be quite difficult to diagnose the underlying issue without professional assistance. In order to help you understand what is happening, let us consider some of the more common causes. Oversized or Undersized System in Marion has provided a full range of heating services to this area for more than 20 years. When a customer experiences uneven heating, a system that has been improperly sized for the home may be the worst-case scenario because replacement is the only fix for the underlying cause. Air Handler...

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Questions First Time Furnace Buyers Should Ask

October 17, 2019

Your furnace was part of the package when you purchased your new home. Rising heating bills, inefficient heating, and environmental concerns may be making you wonder whether it’s time for a replacement, though. Here are some questions to think about when you’re buying a furnace for the first time. 1. What Size Furnace Do You Need? Furnace size will be determined by a number of different factors, including the size and efficiency of the furnace, the square footage of your home and the climate of the geographical area in which you live. Other variables will affect this decision, too, however....

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