January 20, 2020

Is It Bad to Run My Heating System 24/7?

During the cold-weather season, your top priority is keeping your home warm at an affordable price. At , one of the most frequently asked questions we receive about energy efficiency is if it’s okay to run the heating system 24/7. Keep reading to learn the most efficient way to heat your home. Benefits of Running Your Furnace Continuously The most apparent advantage to continuously running your furnace fan is consistently maintaining your home at the ideal temperature. Your furnace consumes additional energy when it works to quickly heat cold air after being turned off for an extended period. Running your...

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November 21, 2019

Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning Off?

Furnaces that keep shutting off after only operating for a few minutes are short-cycling. Your furnace is doing this to protect itself from overheating and failing completely. It’s actually a safety mechanism built into the unit. Check these four items to correct the problem and prevent a complete system breakdown. 1. The Filter is Dirty Regular filter replacement is a must if you want your temperature-control equipment to operate correctly. Filters trap dirt and prevent it from entering the system. A dirty filter can block airflow and overheat the equipment. Replace the filter as recommended by the manufacturer or a...

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March 6, 2019

The Difference Between Old and New Furnaces

At All Temp Co., Inc., our technicians can service all makes and models of furnaces, which means we are sometimes working on equipment that is more than a decade old. A new furnace might be an expense, but there have been many money-saving innovations in furnace technology over the past few years. Here are some of the differences between old and new furnaces. Better Fuel Sources Some older furnaces heat your home with electricity as the heat source. This will give you a much higher electricity bill than other sources. Most modern furnaces use natural gas as a source of...

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December 2, 2014

What Are the Major Differences Between Heat Pumps and Furnaces?

When selecting a new heating system, you’ll have many choices, thanks to the vast selection of quality heating units on the market. Your first step should be choosing which type of heating system is right for you; a heat pump or a furnace. We’ve put together some information to help you learn about these two heating options, including the differences between them as well as their benefits and drawbacks. Below are some of the distinct differences you’ll find between heat pumps and furnaces: Furnaces provide only heating, while heat pumps are capable of providing heating and cooling. Heat pumps use...

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November 6, 2014

Why is my furnace making so much noise?

Minor operating noise can be expected from just about any make or model of furnace. When noises come about that are out of the ordinary, you may have a furnace problem on your hands. Keep your ears open when your furnace turns on, off, and as it runs to detect any new and troublesome noises, which can indicate you have a furnace problem on your hands. Troubleshooting a noisy furnace Noises in furnaces can indicate a number of problems. Or, they can be absolutely ordinary. It’s sometimes tough to tell if you’re not experienced with these mechanical systems. If you...

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