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December 2016

Furnace Blowing Cold Air

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If your furnace is blowing cold air, you may be wondering why or how to fix it. There are several possible causes of a furnace blowing cold air, so it can be hard to give advice without gathering further information. However, below are some common causes that will cause your furnace to blow cold air. Thermostat is set to ON position Is your thermostat set to the ON position instead of the AUTO position? If you have your thermostat set to ON, the blower in the furnace will blow air continuously even when the burners aren't warming the air, causing cool air to come out of your registers. By setting your thermostat to AUTO, the blower will only blow air when the furnace is heating. Some people choose to leave their thermostat on the ON position as it helps filter air throughout the house. Your furnace has overheated So your furnace was blowing warm air, then all of a sudden the air becomes cool for no reason. What's up with that? It is possible that your furnace has overheated. Your furnace has a safety mechanism built in that monitors temperature and will shut down when it becomes too hot to prevent a fire from starting inside your furnace. The most common cause of a furnace overheating is a dirty air filter. If your filter is dirty, not much air can pass through and in turn, your furnace will start to overheat. Don't ignore this problem. Repeatedly overheating your furnace will...
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Winter Hacks to Save Energy

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Snow is here and there is more cold weather to follow.  Here are “must-do” winter hacks that  will save you energy, time and just make life easier. Use a window insulation kit (shown above) to eliminate drafts. Use a hair dryer to eliminate wrinkles in the plastic Use draft blockers at the bottom of your door Seal draft around doors and windows using weather stripping or caulking Make sure your attic is well insulated Make sure your vents are not blocked by furniture Insulate your garage doors to save energy and stay warm Try to park your car with the windshield facing east. This will cause the snow to melt and warm up your car! If you have frozen ice on your door handles and you’re in a pinch, it can be melted off using hand sanitizer. Cover your side mirrors with a freezer-sized Ziplock bag, zipped as far as it will go. This prevents ice from forming and keep you from spending time cleaning your mirrors. Last, but certainly not least,  if your furnace is not keeping you comfortable, give us a call and we can help.  Whether it just needs an annual tune-up, a repair,  or you are ready for a new one, we can help.

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Furnace Tune Up: It’s not too late!

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Have you had your annual furnace tune up completed yet? If not, it's still not too late! Many people choose to have their furnace tune up completed before the cold weather hits, but many others wish to wait unit they actually use the furnace for the first time. Although the best time to schedule in terms of availability is prior to the cold weather, we are still able to fit you into our schedule during the winter as well, you just may have to wait a bit longer. What are the benefits of having an annual furnace tune up? A few of the major benefits include: Peace of mind through the winter Longer system life Reduced energy bills By having your system maintained each year, you will extend the life of your equipment considerably. Did you know the number one cause of HVAC breakdowns is dirt and lack of maintenance? Let Sears Heating & Cooling bring you and your family peace of mind by having a furnace tune up completed each year. We also offer a maintenance plan for $198 that includes AC maintenance in the spring as well other great benefits. Call 614-475-1800 or schedule online here
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