image of homeowner detecting bad furnace smell

As the weather starts cooling down, many homeowners are starting to use their heaters to warm up the house. Your furnace is meant to be reliable and last quite a long time. If you conduct an annual heater tune-up, then you expect your furnace to last through the cold season with no problems. However, if you do happen to notice any unusual smells, you might question whether they are normal or not. This article covers everything that you need to know about furnace odors. Click through to read more on this topic.

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homeowner wrapped in blankets due to malfunctioning heating system

A furnace works by turning on and running until the set thermostat temperature is achieved. After that, it will turn off. The furnace will restart once the thermostat detects that the area is getting cold. In contrast, a short cycling furnace operates on a short series of turning on and off, leading to various issues.

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image of a homeowner cranking up the thermostat

Many homeowners do not take heed of the warning symptoms their furnaces show until their home heating is compromised. Unfortunately, many also contribute to the issues their furnaces have without knowing. Read on and find out the six ways you might be adding avoidable stress to your home heating system.

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image of a homeowner who needs oil heating system repair

Oil burners can develop a wide range of problems over time. These may range from unusual noises as well as obvious physical damage. As a homeowner, it is vital that you understand the signs that tell you when your heating system needs service. In this article, we discuss how to spot oil furnace problems.

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gas furnace that isn't working properly

If you have a gas furnace, a common problem that you will probably encounter is electronic ignition failure. It is important that you know how to identify when your gas furnace ignitor is not working so you know whether or not the problem will require the services of an HVAC contractor.

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