A Comfortable, Warm Home

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A Comfortable, Warm Home

Mild weather is one of the things I love the best about the southern United States. I’ve lived in this region of the country all of my life. During the winter season, I rarely see snow or sleet. In fact, I sometimes wear short sleeves during the cold weather months. However, I occasionally need to bundle up in one of my favorite, colorful coats, jackets, or sweaters. And, I also have to run my heater at nighttime. Thankfully, my husband and I scheduled an appointment with an HVAC contractor this past fall, so we are confident that our heater will last through the winter. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most common solutions to a broken heating system. Enjoy!


Help! The Furnace Won’t Shut Off—What’s Wrong?

Your home's furnace works super hard to keep you and your household comfortable, but there can be times when this residential heating unit seems to have a meltdown. Some homeowners will have issues with their furnace not coming on at all, but what happens when your furnace refuses to shut off? This kind of problem can be disconcerting for sure, but there are usually logical reasons why this kind of thing occurs. Read More 

A Dirty Flame Sensor Can Keep Your Gas Furnace From Keeping Your House Warm

If your gas furnace isn't working and it's the middle of winter, you have a heating emergency on your hands. There are several reasons a gas furnace stops working, such as when the pilot light goes out or the gas supply is shut off. Another thing that affects your furnace is the flame sensor. This sensor is a safety device that can get dirty and malfunction. Here's a look at what the flame sensor does and how it's repaired and maintained. Read More 

Parents Of Dirty Children May Experience Problems With Their Heater

Children often bring a lot of love and joy into their parents' lives but can be a challenge for some. For example, children may have a surprising effect on the HVAC unit of their home, one that may require professional help to manage.  Children May Bring Dirt Into The House Playing outside provides children with the chance to exercise and exert themselves in a variety of ways. Unfortunately, a child coming inside after a few hours of playing could be dragging in a lot of dirt and dust on their shoes and their clothing. Read More 

3 Signs You Should Have Your Home Energy Audited

An energy audit consists of an HVAC professional coming in to inspect the insulation, ductwork, vents, and other components of your home's climate control system. It can identify potential home improvement projects that you should complete to boost the overall efficiency of your central heating and cooling systems, saving you money each month by reducing your wasted energy. Understanding some of the indications that you would benefit from an energy audit can help you figure out when the best time to get in touch with a professional would be. Read More 

3 Signs Of A Clogged HVAC Filter

Your HVAC system's air filter is designed to prevent dust and other contaminants from clogging up your climate control system, and also works to keep your air quality and ductwork clear. A clogged air filter can cause all sorts of complications for your home, but thankfully can be replaced by hand. However, identifying when you need to replace your current filter can be tricky. Thankfully, there are several things that you can watch out for to determine when you need to head to a hardware store to pick up a replacement HVAC filter. Read More