An unusual smell coming from your furnace is almost always a sign there’s something wrong with it. But what does a certain smell mean exactly? The Different Smells Musty odors – There are usually two culprits behind a musty smell: dirt and dust or mold and mildew in your air ducts. Check your air or […]
With the winter season upon us, you can expect heating requirements to increase, translating into a rise in furnace use. If you have a gas furnace, you should practice the following safety habits, according to residential HVAC services pro A-1 Comfort Care Heating, Cooling & Plumbing.
Water softening systems can help prolong the life of your plumbing and prevent damage to your clothes. They work by removing excess calcium and magnesium ions using an exchange with sodium or potassium ions. After this exchange, the water softener will regenerate and flush out excess ions until it’s completely recharged with new sodium ions. […]
If your furnace isn’t functioning properly, it could be an issue with your thermostat, though you may be dealing with a more serious problem that requires professional help if your furnace isn’t blowing heat when it turns on.
One of the biggest reasons to choose reputable HVAC installation contractors is safety. Improperly-installed heating systems such as boilers and furnaces can be prone to a number of problems, including carbon monoxide leaks. Carbon monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, tasteless, colorless gas that’s impossible to detect without special equipment. Normally, this gas is vented outside your […]