Now that the weather is starting to cool off, it won’t be long before you’ll be turning on your heater (if you haven’t already). Prior to doing so, however, you need to perform some maintenance checks on your furnace to ensure proper operation and efficiency. Here is what we would suggest:
Furnace pilot lights used to be the norm, but they’ve been replaced in recent years by electronic ignitors. If you have an older furnace with a pilot light, it’s equipped with a built-in safety mechanism called a thermocouple. When everything’s working properly, the thermocouple senses when the pilot goes out and shuts a small valve […]
Temperatures that are at or below freezing are common during winter in the Dayton area, so it’s important to have a central heating system that runs smoothly. When you run into a problem with your heating system, knowing how to handle it helps ensure that you won’t have to go without heat. These are some […]
When you’re dealing with a furnace blowing cool air, your immediate inclination might be to call a professional. While there’s a good chance that a technician will be needed in certain situations, the problem might be something simple that you can correct yourself. Here are some troubleshooting tips we’ve compiled in case your furnace isn’t […]
You come home from work and the house seems chilly. The room temperature is in the low 60s and the furnace isn’t blowing. Your furnace has quit on you. There are some things a homeowner can do to troubleshoot heating problems before calling for help.