Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

How Does Your Furnace Tell You It Needs Repairs?

Monday, February 12th, 2018

heating-system-upgradesForced-air furnaces are a common means of keeping homes warm in the area during our long, cold winters. They usually run on a daily basis for months on end, and few homes can go without them for even a few hours. Furnaces are comparatively simple forms of heating: using burners and heat exchangers to warm the air in a centralized location, then blowing the heated air through the home via a series of ducts.

The system is efficient and inexpensive, especially when you used models with the EnergyStar label, but like any system, it runs into trouble from time to time. When it does, homeowners need to move fast to get the problem treated, let their house turn into an icebox while they wait for repairs. The sooner one can spot the signs of a serious problem, the better.

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Don’t Let Winter Start Without Scheduling Heating Repairs

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

heating-repair-serviceFall has arrived and with it come the brilliant colors of changing leaves and steadily dropping temperatures. Homeowners are likely using their heating systems more and more often, and soon they will be needed every day. That makes now the ideal time to schedule any repairs that may be needed on the system, and for homeowners to check carefully for any signs that repairs are necessary.

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Furnace Service Can Pay Dividends This Winter

Monday, October 9th, 2017


With the arrival of autumn, homeowners are switching from air conditioning use to heater use as a means of keeping their households comfortable. That usage is only going to increase in the coming weeks until it hits daily use in most cases. Now is the time to schedule heating maintenance service for your forced-air furnace to help it perform at its best this winter. Not only could this save a great deal of money, it can also prevent an emergency this winter.

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Size Matters When Selecting a New Heater

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Homeowners in the market for a new furnace this time of year are usually preparing for a spring replacement, selecting a new system in anticipation of exchanging the old one once temperatures here in Pelham, NY go up. In some cases, the situation may not be able to wait, as an old heater finally gives up the ghost in the middle of winter. Either way, it pays to take care and find the right furnace for the home in question, and that includes determining the proper power levels the heater needs to have.

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