Why Your Furnace Keeps Tripping the Breaker

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What could be worse than your furnace turning off unexpectedly on a cold night? Your furnace tripping your circuit breaker is worse, and it’s also pretty inconvenient to have fixed. However, as your circuit breaker is meant to protect your house from dangerous electrical issues, a tripped circuit breaker is vastly preferable to the alternatives…. Read more »

Why is My Furnace So Loud?

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When any appliance makes loud noises, it is usually not a good sign. If your furnace is making a loud sound, it means that something is wrong. However, the tricky part is figuring out what part isn’t functioning properly. Calling in a service technician is a quick way of figuring it out, but knowing what… Read more »

Understanding Heat Pumps

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Heat pumps are electrically powered, mechanical devices used to take heat from the air. But what about when it’s cold outside? Even cold air contains a certain amount of heat, and heat pumps are very good at removing that heat. In the winter, the heat pump extracts the heat from the cold air and transfers… Read more »

How Heating Maintenance Saves You Money on Energy Costs

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For many homeowners, regular HVAC maintenance serves one purpose, primarily: to prevent your furnace from breaking down on the coldest night of the year right when you need it the most. However, for some, that’s not a good enough reason to spend the money on maintenance. What most homeowners don’t know is that regular maintenance… Read more »