Why Your Furnace Smells like It Is Burning
Do you smell something burning whenever you turn your furnace on or while it is currently at work? Here are the reasons why this happens. It smells like burning dust when you fire your furnace for the first time after a long summer rest. It is because of the dust and other debris gathered in the system which gets burned when you turn your furnace on. This is still considered a normal situation especially when the heating season starts. However if the smell lasts more than 30 minutes and continues even in the middle of the operation, there may be more serious problems to deal. Clogged Filter Dirt and dust can accumulate in the filter ... Read More
Give Your Furnace A Break With These Home Heating Tips
Let’s face it- home heating cuts more than half of your budget this winter season. Depending on how your home is constructed or what your daily routines are, you can’t deny the bulging expenses when it comes to your energy consumption. Good thing, there are simple ways that you can do to shrink your home heating bill. Try these easy tasks and find out how much you can save in your winter energy costs. Regularly change the furnace filters. Furnace filters play a vital role in keeping your indoor air clean and healthy. If the filter is filled with dust and dirt accumulation, the furnace operation will be affected. Not just that it con... Read More
Why Is My Furnace Causing a Tripped Circuit Breaker?
Furnaces are the widely used heating systems in Northeast Texas. Since we’re still in the midst of winter, we expect to be using more of it in the weeks to come. That’s why most homeowners make sure that their furnaces and all other heating units are properly maintained and closely watched for potential problems. However, it’s a sad fact that even the most expensive furnace system can still experience problems especially when constantly used but poorly maintained. One of the worst scenarios that can happen in your furnace is a trip circuit breaker. Never ignore this problem! Some homeowners would simply reset the circuit breaker and ... Read More
5 Tips To Reduce Your Heating Costs
Who says you can’t have a warm and cozy winter at a lesser heating cost? It only takes little changes to your everyday routine. Here are some tricks that can prevent your heating bill from skyrocketing. Turn down the temperature at night. Dropping the thermostat when you’re ready to sleep can help save energy big time. It will turn your home a bit cooler but you can always count on the warm cuddle of your blankets. To avoid being troubled with the cold temperature when you wake up, set your programmable thermostat to raise the temperature starting at the time you wake. Humidify the air. Increasing moisture level... Read More