Is a Used Furnace a Safe Option to Save Money?

March 17, 2022

Buying a new furnace can be an expensive proposition. In most cases, you’ll need to spend at least $1,000 to $1,500 for even the most basic furnace, and this cost could rise to well over $5,000 if your home is larger or you want a high-efficiency unit. These prices are just for the furnace itself as you’ll also need to pay even more for installation. All of this means that a new furnace is a major investment. Some homeowners attempt to save by buying a used furnace instead. However, this is really something you should never do, and here are

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Tips to Ensure You Buy the Ideal Furnace for Your Home

January 10, 2022

Whether you’re moving into a new home or your existing furnace has reached the end of its lifespan, it’s time to start looking for a new one. If you haven’t kept up with furnace technology over the recent decade, there are a lot of new features you may not know about. By following our furnace buying tips below, you can ensure that you purchase a furnace that meets your needs. Picking a Furnace Type While all furnaces work in generally the same way, they can be powered by four different types of fuel. These include electric,

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Why Is My Furnace Rusty?

December 20, 2021

If the furnace in your Layton home is properly sized and correctly installed, it should give you a decade or more of reliable service. Notwithstanding this fact, you’ll invariably notice signs of general wear as time goes on. Rust is one of these signs and unfortunately, rust is always a serious issue in home heating systems. This is especially true when it develops at or around the heat exchanger or in ventilation areas. Following are several reasons why your furnace has rust along with a few tips for dealing with it. High Levels of Humidity and

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7 Simple Tips for Conserving Heat This Winter

November 17, 2021

Cold winter weather is approaching, and with it comes rising energy costs. Scheduling a heating tune-up is a great way to lower your energy costs by ensuring your heating system is functioning optimally. Nonetheless, there are several other simple steps you can take to help conserve your home’s heat this winter. In this way, you can make sure your home stays warm and toasty without paying an arm and a leg to keep it that way. 1. Take Advantage of the Sun’s Warmth This is one of the easiest and most effective ways to

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Getting the Very Best Out of Your New Furnace

October 19, 2021

A brand-new furnace can be an excellent addition to any household, provided you are willing and able to take proper care of the appliance. A furnace that’s treated right will not only save you money on energy and repairs, but will also heat your home reliably. To make sure you’re getting the best results from your new heating system, there are a few tenets of proper furnace upkeep that you can adopt into your daily life. Keeping Things Clean When things like dirt, dust, and random debris find their way into certain areas of your

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7 Important Benefits of Fall Heater Maintenance

September 20, 2021

Skipping your fall furnace tune-up could set you up for wintertime trouble. Although the heater in your Layton, UT, home may turn on when you crank the thermostat up, this doesn’t mean that it’s guaranteed to work all winter long. Fall heater maintenance is an opportunity to prime your heating equipment for optimum performance. The following are seven reasons why these services are so important. 1. Annual Heater Maintenance Could Be Key to Keeping Your Warranty Intact If you’ve got a relatively new heater that’s still covered by the manufacturer’s warranty, you’re probably required to have

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 17, 2021

Wintertime in Layton, UT, is cold, and you’ll need a dependable heating system for indoor comfort. If your home has a gas furnace, you might notice the faint odor of the gas once in a while, especially if you’re standing right next to the furnace when it turns on for a heating cycle. Here’s what you need to know about whether or not it is ever normal to smell gas near a furnace. What Causes the Smell in Natural Gas Natural gas has no odor, color, or taste of its own. Gas supply companies are required

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What is Two-Stage Heating?

November 20, 2020

During the winter months, your comfort level highly depends on the type of furnace you use. Although any unit can heat the air, not all of them operate to maximize your comfort. If you continuously experience annoying temperature swings, cold spots, and fan noises, you may want to consider a two-stage heating system. A two-stage system allows you to enjoy a desirable temperature during mild and extreme cold seasons. Here is everything you need to know about dual heating systems. 1.What Is Two-Stage Heating? Two-stage heating means your furnace operates with

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4 Ways To Manage Furnace Warning Signs

September 4, 2018

September in Utah can start out warm and balmy and soon become chilly and cloudy. The time is near for homeowners to fire up their furnaces for autumn and winter coziness. Unfortunately, some furnaces will fail during the upcoming heating season. Here are four ways to spot and deal with a furnace failure in your home. Know the Age of Your Furnace Furnaces have limited lifespans. If you took immaculate care of your furnace, it may last up to 30 years without giving you problems. On average, furnaces reach the end of their useful lives after

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Know What These Odors Mean for Your Furnace

December 13, 2017

Chances are you haven’t started your furnace since last winter, especially given how hot it can get on the Wasatch Front. After giving your air conditioner a thorough workout, it’s finally time to put your furnace back into service. But as you do, you start smelling some rather strange odors — odors that give you plenty of concern about the state of your furnace. The following provides a rundown of some of the more common odors you might encounter the first time you start your furnace for the winter. You’ll also find out what these odors mean

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