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Archive | Furnace
Six Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe
Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ).
Furnace Flue Tips
Your furnace flue keeps you and anyone else in your home safe from breathing harmful gases. What else does it do?
Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?
You’ve gone to inspect your furnace filter, only to find it’s sopping wet! The bad news is there’s something wrong with your furnace. The good news is it can usually be repaired quickly.
Do I Need a New Furnace?
We’re glad you asked! Furnaces, as you probably know, don’t last forever. And they can be a burden to replace, often for financial reasons. Unfortunately, at a certain point, your furnace may actually be costing you more in repairs than it would cost to replace it. If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, you may […]
What to Do About a Leaky Furnace
If you find a pool of water has formed on the floor around your furnace, don’t be alarmed. In most cases, this does not indicate a serious or expensive problem. In fact, it’s pretty common. What you should do though is call one of our Alkota Plumbing and Heating technicians right away to investigate it. […]
Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. With the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. The primary function of your furnace filter is simply to […]
Anatomy of a Furnace
Furnaces keep you warm, and cleanse the air that you breathe. They’re a big part of your life, whether you know it or not. But, have you ever been itching to know, “How does my furnace work?” Well, lucky for you, here’s what happens when your furnace is on: Ignition Similar to a car, the […]
Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?
Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to […]
Types of Furnaces
There are three different types of furnaces available. There are a few things that factor into which kind will work for you. You should consider your heating requirements, duct work and insulation, size of you home and number of floors, and your budget. One of the certified technicians at Alkota Plumbing and Heating Inc. can […]