Residential Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

“What Type of Furnace Is Right For Me?”

Monday, October 3rd, 2022
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When it comes time to install a new furnace in your home, you might be overwhelmed by the options. Not only are there different manufacturers and brands to choose from, you’ll also want to choose whether you want a gas or electric furnace and whether you want a “single stage” furnace or a “2 stage” furnace.

What’s that? You’ve never heard of a “2 stage furnace”? That’s okay! That’s what we’re here for. We are reading to help you from start to finish with your furnace installation, and we can follow it up with reliable repairs and exceptional annual furnace maintenance to ensure that your heating system stays in great shape for the years to come. Read on to learn about these different furnace types.

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Residential’s Furnace Filter Guide

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Winter has come to a close, but the cold weather is still here in Minneapolis. It’s in your best interest to make sure that your heater is properly squared away at the end of the season. This is a great measure to take because it lets you enjoy your spring and summer months without the stress of a looming heating issue you know you’ll have to fix come fall. Preparation is key when it comes to your HVAC system. One of the best things you can do is swap out your furnace filter in Minneapolis, MN. If you’re trying to figure out how to swap out your furnace filter, then it’s important to consult with professionals like ours. We’re going to give you the rundown of everything you need to know below…

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Signs You Need a New Boiler System

Monday, April 4th, 2022

As the heating season slowly but surely comes to a close, you may be deciding if it’s time for you to start looking into a new boiler system. Goodness knows that when you live in a climate like ours, you need a durable and powerful heating system. And a boiler system fits the bill! But unfortunately, no heating system will last forever. We’ll get into more details below, but you can’t really expect a useful service life past 15-20 years for the average, well-maintained boiler system.

Aside from age, there are some other ways to tell if your boiler is needing an upgrade, too. Lastly, you might discover you don’t even want to replace your system with another boiler, but rather a furnace system. We’ll talk about that below, too! Read on to learn more.

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What Are the Benefits of a Ductless System?

Monday, March 7th, 2022

ductless-system-blowing-airThis is the time of year where many people start to reconsider their heating systems. If you’re considering upgrading to a different unit, we want you to know that you’re right on time and you’re not alone. We want to discuss a great option for your upgrade today–a ductless mini split system. 

Ductless mini split systems are great and any HVAC contractor will tell you this. Do you know the reason why, though? We’re going to get into this today. Not only this, we’re going to get into many frequently asked questions surrounding these types of systems. We specialize in ductless installation in Minneapolis, MN

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Questions To Ask Before Replacing Your Furnace

Monday, February 21st, 2022

family-holding-green-paper-house-in-handsWe’re pretty far into the winter season. This is the time of year when you might realize that your current furnace just isn’t cutting it anymore. If you’re not warm enough, if your furnace is expensive, or if your heater is just getting up there in age, we’d recommend replacing your unit. 

Now, when we talk to homeowners about replacement we often are met with a little hesitancy. We understand why. Replacement is typically a process that’s stressful. We hear horror stories from homeowners that have gone with other contractors in the past. The good news is that our team is here to make sure that your furnace installation in Minnetonka, GA is as easy as possible. We care about the service. 

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Most Common Furnace Filter Questions

Monday, February 14th, 2022

blue-question-markWe talk to a wide range of homeowners here in the area. Over the years, we’ve noticed that we receive some of the same questions when we’re talking to homeowners about furnace filters. We understand that there’s a little confusion when it comes to filters in a home. When we’re talking about filters today, we’re only talking about furnace filters. Furnace filters are in charge of keeping your heater clean, clear, and ready to perform. Indoor air quality filters are in charge of filtering all the air in your home. 

On our team, we understand that education is an important part of the HVAC process. It’s why we’re going to take the time to educate you on furnace filters in Minnetonka, MN today. You never have to wonder when you have our professionals by your side. We make things abundantly clear every step of the way. 

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Why Is My Furnace So Loud?

Monday, February 7th, 2022

Now that winter is here, you’re using your heater more than you have in a while. In a perfect world, this would cause no upsets, but in our real and flawed world, you might notice that your furnace is acting up a little this season. One of the ways your furnace might cause trouble is through the amount of noise it emits. Loud furnace noises are something that should be addressed as soon as possible. 

We’re here whether you need furnace repair or furnace installation in Minnetonka, GA. today, we’re going to let you know everything you need to know about furnace noises, the different types, their potential causes, and what you can do about these issues. 

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Why Do Furnace Transformers Fail?

Monday, January 31st, 2022

young-woman-shivering-during-the-winter-seasonThe term “furnace transformer” might be a little intimidating. Just the name of it sounds important or influential. If this is your assumption, you’d be right, your furnace transformer is important to you, but it doesn’t have to be daunting. Your furnace transformer’s main function is to supply power to the furnace itself. The furnace transformer is integral in powering all the key players of your heater. This includes things like timers, ignitions, circuitry, and temperature controls. If your furnace transformer fails, you’re sure to notice because of your furnace’s subsequent inability to perform. 

The only thing better than discovering a furnace problem in time to fix it, is understanding why this furnace problem occurred. This will help you prevent the same furnace trouble in the future. We’re here to help you with your furnace service in Eden Prairie, MN today. Let’s talk about how you might have come to this point.

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How Often Should You Get a Heater Serviced?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.When we’re talking to homeowners, we get some of the same questions regarding their heating service. One of the most common questions we get is, “how often should I get my heater serviced?” The timing of your home’s heating services is essential. We understand why you want to know when to get these services done. Today, we’re going to answer some common questions around your heating timing so you can get it right.

You can come to our team for your heater service in St. Louis Park, MN, because we’re trained and experienced professionals. We’ve worked in homes just like yours in the past. We make sure that we get things right the first time because we value your time and care about your comfort. 

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Dangers of DIY Furnace Repairs

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.

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Furnace troubles happen to the best of us. When something goes wrong with your system, it means that it’s a good time to get in touch with a professional. We know that when trouble strikes, it typically has unfortunate timing. Due to this timing, you might want to dabble in do-it-yourself efforts. If you can fix the problem on your own, avoid disrupting the flow of your daily life with professionals in your home, and do all of this for half the price, then why wouldn’t you? 

The problem is that it’s rarely this simple. Professional service is unparalleled because it’s backed by years of experience and training. If you want to make sure that your heating problem is fixed with ease and done right the first time, then you’ll need a professional. We specialize in heating repairs in Minnetonka, GA

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