Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘furnace replacement’

Has the Time Come For a New Furnace?

Monday, January 20th, 2020

chilly-man-no-heatThe cold weather we have been experiencing here in California has been pretty impactful. Everyone is bundled up and our heaters are running full throttle, especially when we are waking up to temperatures that are just a little bit above freezing.

It is understandable then why you would be annoyed if you turned on your heating system to defrost the house before you left for work and discovered it wasn’t helping when you got home. Whether it isn’t turning on at all or it is just blowing cold air around the home, a busted furnace isn’t going to improve your comfort in the least.

But is it a repair call you should be making? Or is it time for you to speak with a trained professional about your options for a furnace replacement?

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Furnace Installation Planned? 3 Points to Consider During Planning

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Furnace Installation Planned? 3 Points to Consider During PlanningMaking smart decisions when replacing your furnace will benefit you for years to come. Think about these three major factors concerning furnaces when it comes time for your next furnace installation:

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Gas Furnaces: How Long Will Yours Last?

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Gas Furnaces: How Long Will Yours Last?There are many factors that contribute to the lifespan of gas furnaces, including the quality of the furnace, installation quality, how hard it works, and regular maintenance as per the manufacturer’s recommendations. On average, a furnace will last somewhere between 15 and 20 years. Unfortunately, many furnaces simply give out at the end of their lifespan without a great deal of warning. Therefore, if your gas furnace has passed the 15-year mark, it is a good idea to begin researching replacement options.

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How To Handle A Red-Tagged Furnace

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Homeowners who hear that they have a red-tagged furnace may not like the news, but at least they can avoid the serious consequences that the condition may create if left untended. A furnace that receives the red tag, or a document meaning the same thing, usually has a cracked heat exchanger that may emit carbon monoxide (CO) into the home, an odorless and colorless gas that is deadly in sufficient quantities.

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Upgrading A Furnace Fast Requires Knowing What To Look For

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Upgrading A Furnace Fast Requires Knowing What To Look ForWhen you need to replace a broken or obsolete furnace, you may not have the luxury of time on your side. Knowing the important features to look for will help when you’re upgrading your furnace.

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