Frequently Asked Questions
Today we are going to look at some of the most frequented asked questions about sizing, service and more. If you do not see an answer to your question here, please feel free to contact us.
Read through the following tips before you call a service technician.
– Make sure that the thermostat has been set to a correct temperature.
– Ensure that you are using a clean filter.
– Check on the power supply. At the same time look at the circuit breaker as well as any other regular switch on the wall.
– If you have a gas furnace and it is not producing heat, call to ensure the service has not been terminated.
We recommend that your heating system is serviced on a regular basis. This helps to ensure the system is working correctly throughout the season and helps to lengthen its life span.
When should my furnace be replaced?
Keep in mind that every furnace is unique and will fail in its own way, however there are some common symptoms you will want to look for:
– Large amounts of corrosion
– A delay in the ignition time.
– Bad smells such as rotten egg or sulfur.
– Little to no heat.
– Consistent failure
Why purchase a new furnace?
A new furnace is a large purchase and should be carefully considered. However, if you have a n older system that is not running properly or is in need of repair, by purchasing a new unit can be more than 60% more efficient than a unit that was purchased just ten years ago. By replacing a unit that may be over 10 years can help reduce the amount of electricity or natural gas by up to 50%.
There are a wide variety of heating systems available on the arket today. We are going to use our knowledge of these various systems to help you pick one that is best for your needs. The size of your home as well as the number of rooms in addition to the region, utility costs and general climate are going to determine the type of system that you need for your home. Our team of professionals use the latest in technology and consider all of these aspects while helping you to choose the best system for your home.
Why Is It Important To Have A Furnace Professionally Installed?
The installation of the furnace is just as important as the furnace itself. Heating solutions for the home can be rather complicated. To ensure that the system is installed properly and running as efficient as possible, you will to have experts do the job to help prevent any installations problem.
How Much Will A New Heating System Cost
There are several considerations one must take into account when considering the cost of a home heating system. This can include the size of home, the overall condition of the duct work, the efficiency of the unit and other thoughts. Our team will take the time to help you choose a system that is within your budget and is going to provide the necessary heating for the home. We do not charge for an in-home replacement proposal.
Despite what you may have heard, there is no special rule for choosing the right size furnace. There are several considerations that must be brought into account while sizing for the home. Keep in mind the overall construction, height, window size amongst many other variables that need to be considered while thinking about a replacement furnace. A load calculation is an essential part of finding the right system. Call us today for a free assessment by one of our professional team members.
Is A Larger Capacity Furnace The Best Option?
In some cases, it is not. Large systems that offer a larger capacity tend to deliver less comfort at a higher cost. Furnaces are at their worst in efficiency when they are first turned on. Systems with too high of a capacity that are running on shorter cycles and turning on and off are not efficient at all.
When Should A New Furnace Be Installed
It is best to have your new furnace installed when the weather is at its warmest.
When Should A Furnace Be Replaced?
The vast majority of standard-efficiency furnaces tend to have a life span of up to 18 years. For higher efficiency furnaces, they tend to last up to 14 years. If your home is over 10 years old, it is best to begin searching for a replacement furnace while monitoring your current furnace.
How To Reduce My Current Utility Bills
The first step in cutting your bills is to lower the overall consumption of appliances and lighting. Using a programmable thermostat helps to ensure your furnace is running at a much lower temp at night ad while you are not home which helps to lower costs and maintain temperatures. Higher efficiency furnaces will save more money as opposed to standard or mid-efficiency furnaces. high efficiency furnaces are 97% more efficient than many older models.
If you see this logo on any type of furnace or appliance it simply means that it is more efficient than what is expected by federal minimum standards. If you plan on purchasing ENERGY STAR system it is going to help you save money on future bills, the use of efficient energy and a reduction in pollution.
How Is The Best Way To Run A Heating System
A smooth running system is one of the best ways to save money on heating bills. The following tips are going to ensure that your system is running at its best.
– Keeping The Thermostat At A Consistent
– Change Or Clean The Air Filters Regularly
– Clean Dirt And Debris Off The Unit
– Have A Professional Service The Unit On A Regular Basis
How Can A Programmable Thermostat Help
Various thermostats have different benefits and features. Due to them being electric they are going to be much more accurate and efficient as opposed to the older mercury thermostats. A programmable thermostat allows you to control the temperature of your home any time of the day without the need to ever touch it. Due to the fact that everything is done automatically, it is one less worry for you.
What Type Of Air Filter Is Best For You
A good air filter is an essential ingredient to ensure top air quality and the best in energy efficiency. Simply keep in mind the size, price and overall quality of the filter when choosing one.