5 Most Common Furnace Problems and How to Resolve Them

April 26, 2022

  Winters in Utah are cold and snowy, and heating systems are needed in most homes. But like most mechanical systems, your furnace is bound to break down at some point. So it’s critical to know the common furnace problems, the reasons behind them, and possible fixes to be more proactive in preventing them.      What are the most common furnace problems? Below are some you may encounter in your heater’s lifetime. 1. Insufficient Heat You may be surprised and upset to discover that your furnace isn’t blowing warm

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What Is an AC Tune-Up?

April 12, 2022

An AC tune-up is a routine maintenance service that ensures your air conditioner runs at top efficiency, especially before long use on extremely hot days. It improves performance and prevents minor problems from becoming major repairs. Aside from knowing what an AC tune-up is, you may be wondering what an AC tune-up entails. A skilled service expert will thoroughly inspect your unit and conduct the following tasks: Inspect the condenser and clean the coils and fans for better, more efficient cooling. Check electrical parts, including wires, capacitors, and contacts,

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How Often Should You Change the Furnace Filters in Your Home?

March 18, 2022

Winters in Utah are normally chilly and snowy, so your furnace should be in good working order to keep you warm throughout the season. But if there’s a noticeable decrease in comfort and performance of your heating equipment, a dirty filter may be to blame. Like many homeowners, you might be unfamiliar with the various parts of your heating system. You may be wondering what a furnace filter is or how often should you change a furnace filter. Find out in the guide below. What Is a Furnace Filter and What Does

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Top 7 Home Energy Saving Tips for Winter

March 15, 2022

Energy conservation doesn’t only help you save money but also allows you to do your part in protecting the environment. However, reducing energy use isn’t exactly easy when trying to stay warm in the freezing months. Thankfully, here are some simple home energy-saving tips that can help lower your heating costs while still keeping you comfortable.  1. Change Your Lights If you’re still using traditional incandescent and halogen bulbs, then it’s probably time to make the switch to more energy-efficient ones. With Energy Star certified LED bulbs, you use up to 90 percent less energy than standard bulbs.

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Improve Indoor Air Quality: Top Solutions for Your Home

March 11, 2022

Good air quality at home has always been vital in minimizing the risk of health concerns like allergic reactions and asthma attacks. However, it becomes of the utmost importance when you spend most of your time indoors during the winter season. Whether or not you’re sensitive to respiratory triggers in your surroundings, following these tips to improve indoor air quality can keep you healthy and cozy in this chilly weather. Maintain Cleanliness Keeping a clean house is already a big step in reducing allergens such as dust, pet dander, and mold. Although it’s unlikely that you’ll get rid

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Steps for Re-lighting Your Furnace in a Safe Manner

September 22, 2021

The winters in Utah can get quite chilly, and it can be so comforting to be at home where it’s nice and warm. However, sometimes the heat stops working, leaving you in the cold and wondering what to do. There could be a few reasons as to why your furnace is no longer working. One of the possible reasons is that your pilot light has gone out. Don’t worry if this is the case since it’s fairly simple to safely re-light your furnace. The Basic Steps Re-lighting your furnace’s pilot light typically only requires one

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Watch Out for These Summer Cooling Myths

August 3, 2021

It’s easy to fall prey to some common cooling myths because they’re so prevalent. But if you end up falling prey to myths, you might end up costing yourself even more money in cooling costs. Also, you could struggle even harder when you multiply these mistakes out over the course of several months. If you’re looking for ways of cutting costs on energy during the summer months that actually work, take a look at these myths so that you can do the opposite and save yourself a lot of money. Myth 1: Get a Bigger Air Conditioner for Better

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 27, 2021

Many of us fight the summertime heat with our centralized air conditioning system. When our system is working right, we can relax and enjoy a comfortable home environment. Unfortunately, sometimes your air conditioning system may malfunction. Here are some of the possible culprits. Clogged Air Filter A very common malfunction that homeowners face with their air conditioning systems is clogged air filters. Every home air conditioning system has an air filter that works to remove unwanted dirt and debris from the air inside of your home. When this filter reaches the end of its life span, it will

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How To Reset Air Conditioning Unit

June 6, 2021

A broken air conditioning system is probably the worst thing that could happen to you during summer. This tends to happen more often than not when the weather outdoors is warm, of course. However, it is never as bad as when it breaks down and you find that you are not prepared financially for this big of an emergency. You might feel frustrated and powerless considering the sudden change of atmosphere that you and your family might experience in your home. If the problem is not a result of any damage to the AC components, you can reset your system

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Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

May 10, 2021

As your air conditioner runs, you may notice it freezing up occasionally. When it does, you may also notice your system doesn’t run properly. Is it normal for your system to freeze, what causes it to do so, and what can you do about it? How Air Conditioners Work The first step to understanding AC freezes is understanding how it works in the first place. Your HVAC system works by circulating air. The air conditioner cools air by circulating refrigerant that removes heat from the air. The refrigerant does its job by increasing

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