October 1, 2019

Questions First Time Furnace Buyers Should Ask

If you’re in the market for a furnace, there are a few questions that will guide your decision-making process. Answering these key questions can make the difference between buying a furnace that is ideal for your specifications and buying one that is inadequate for your needs. How Large a Furnace Do You Need? If you are replacing a furnace in your existing house, you might have a general idea of how large the new furnace should be. If you’re building a new home or moving into a house where you need to replace the furnace, answering this question may take...

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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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November 20, 2018

The Importance of a Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless, odorless gas that in concentrations can kill very quickly. The body actually absorbs CO very quickly, replacing oxygen in blood cells. As a result, a person exposed can become poisoned quickly, passing out and eventually dying from CO inhalation. Carbon monoxide is resulting by-product from burning, which happens in every home via a furnace or heater system. Normally, a heating system is designed to exhaust CO so that it doesn’t build up inside the home. However, if the heating system has a leak, or is malfunctioning, CO buildups inside a home can occur....

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May 12, 2015

6 Essential Facets of Any HVAC Purchase

The biggest utility expense for homeowners is heating and cooling for their homes, so it is no shock that heating, ventilating and air conditioning is not a topic of choice across the country. Even though it is not popular to talk about, All Temp Co., Inc. believes that every aspect that deeply touches the financial position of a household should be purchased with confidence and completed well. To assist with this, we will detail four essential facets of any HVAC purchase: the home, the contractor, the system and the ductwork. The contractor is important in the purchase of HVAC because...

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February 3, 2015

3 Tips to Save Your System (And Your Wallet)!

We always say regular maintenance checkups are a must to keep heating and cooling systems running as efficiently and safely as possible. But everyone understands sometime making an additional investment is not in the cards, or budget in this case. That is why we at All Temp Co Inc., thought we could offer 3 tips, to help keep your system running efficiently and safely even when the budget is running tight. Changing Filters. Most homes have Filters in the Wall, Ceiling, or floor, keeping these filters changed will make a dramatic difference in the life and efficiency of any system....

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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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September 22, 2014

Why is My Evaporator Coil Freezing?

We rely on our air conditioners to keep us cool during the hot summer months, but a frozen evaporator coil can actually cause your home to heat up! Operating the air conditioner with a frozen coil can do extensive damage to the unit, leaving you without cooling. Watch for these signs of a frozen evaporator coil, and learn how to avoid this issue. Spotting a frozen evaporator coil The signs of a frozen evaporator coil can be easily overlooked, but it’s important to be diligent about spotting them because of the severe damage which can be caused by this issue....

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September 5, 2014

Breathe Easy and Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Airborne microorganisms are tiny, but can cause big problems for you and your children and pets. From allergies to asthma and infections, some of these germs and bacteria are actually originating in something you use to keep yourself more comfortable – your AC unit. Many people claim that their AC unit causes a multitude of illnesses including colds in the summer, increased allergies, mold reactions, and other bodily responses to unnatural coldness. It is true that there is no air like fresh air. But AC makes us comfortable in the hottest months – and shouldn’t there be a way to...

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