Furnaces Articles

How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

January 15, 2021
How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 16, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?, hand adjusting thermostat

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

November 23, 2020
How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?, couple sitting together on the couch

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 20, 2020
cold couple sitting at home wondering why their furnace is blowing cold air.

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or 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 worry too much.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

February 14, 2020
Woman following tips and trying to figure out how to troubleshoot her thermostat.

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your The Dalles home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat. Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat…

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 24, 2020
Woman shivering because her home's furnace is blowing cold air.

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 541-387-3311 and we will inspect your furnace.

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5 Reasons to Schedule Your Fall Furnace Clean & Check

October 9, 2019
family enjoying fall after getting their fall furnace clean and check

Once the cooler weather hits here in Hood River this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from A&E Heating and…

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