Do you close air vents in unused rooms to lower utility bills? Well—surprise—doing so may actually raise your utility bills—and make you less comfortable at home.
This popping noise means there’s sediment (mineral deposits) at the bottom of the water heater tank.
Here’s a common issue we hear from homeowners with furnaces: “Why does my gas furnace turn on with a loud BANG?” There are two possible causes of the noise.
You should only use "Emergency Heat" when your heat pump isn’t working properly. To know why, you need to understand what the Emergency Heat setting does. And to do that, you need to know how a heat pump works—especially in freezing weather.
It’s a tough call. Do you give your current furnace a few more years or do you give it the Old Yeller treatment and upgrade to a new one?
Is your furnace running but the air that’s blowing out of your vents seems cold? There are a couple things you can do to troubleshoot the problem before calling a heating repair company.
As cooler temperature make their way to the Twin Cities, families are beginning to fire up their furnaces. And the last thing you want is a broken down furnace, right?