Ductwork Makes Banging Noise: Causes & Solutions

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Forced-air HVAC systems produce conditioned air in one area of the home and then circulate it via a network of ducts. The ductwork is typically made of metal which means that the slightest disturbance can make them quite noisy. This article discusses common causes of ductwork noise and shares some strategies to reduce it.

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An Overheating Furnace Is A Major Concern

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Are you facing challenges with your furnace? Do not disregard these signs even if you think they are trivial. These heating symptoms could mean danger in your home. For instance, your furnace unit may be chronically overheating. If it is, do not hesitate to address this problem right away.

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New Efficient Oil Heating Systems Increase Comfort And Decrease Fuel Use

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Advances in home heating technologies have had a major impact on households throughout the nation. This is an excellent time to upgrade your home heating equipment, as new oil-fired heating systems are far outperforming those from several years ago. This article discusses the latest changes in these technologies and their benefits.

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The Difference Between An Air Handler Vs. A Furnace

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If an HVAC system isn’t performing properly, a home won’t feel comfortable. HVAC experts help homeowners find suitable HVAC replacements to cool and heat their homes year-round. Unfortunately, many homeowners are overwhelmed by taking on the tasks themselves. One popular question that we receive is the difference between the air handler and furnace.

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Do Leaky Windows Affect How My Home Is Heated?

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Home heating systems strain against the chill of the winter season to keep your homes warm and comfortable. But leaky windows can interfere with the dynamics of heating a home in a bad way. Ultimately, this causes your heating system to work overtime, leading to increased energy consumption and discomfort.

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8 Reasons Your Heat Pump Can Cause Your Breaker To Trip

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When an appliance trips your home’s circuit breaker, it’s a sure sign that something is wrong. This kind of issue can crop up from time to time, but what if it’s your heat pump causing the problem? This article discusses some common causes for a heat pump that trips the circuit breaker.

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My Furnace Turns On But No Heat – Why?

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Although your furnace is a reliable system, there may be times when it encounters an issue. For example, what if the furnace turns on, but there is no heat? In this article, we discuss some of the causes for this heating issue, solutions, and preventative strategies for you to use in the future.

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Using Ductless As A Supplemental Heat Source

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Central heating systems can be expensive to run. This is especially true if not all the rooms in the home are in use. Why heat rooms that no one is using? One answer to this is supplemental ductless heating. This article discusses what a ductless heat pump system can do for you.

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Prepare Your Home In The Fall, Before Winter Arrives

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You want to protect your home from the cold winter temperatures, but you want to do it before winter arrives. The perfect time to take action is in the fall. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the tasks you should do before the cold temperatures arrive. Click here to read more on this topic.

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How To Avoid Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke When Your AC Goes Down

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The CDC states that dehydration, heat exhaustion, and more are some of the common health hazards that happen in summer. Remember to take the needed steps to prepare your HVAC system for the hot season. This article shares several steps to keep cool if your air conditioner malfunctions in the middle of summer.

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