Idaho Heating & Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Is a Furnace Installation Worth It?

Monday, November 21st, 2022

The short answer to this question is yes, but it’s much more complicated than just a simple yes or no answer. In truth, the type of heating system you install and the success of that system is going to depend on a lot of factors, including your lifestyle, the size of your home, and the comfort preferences of you and your family. Different climates require different solutions, and for us here in Idaho, we see all four seasons and need powerful heating during the wintertime. This isn’t a hard task to complete for something like a gas furnace.

Furnaces have been around for a long time, but there are some unique factors that separate modern furnace installations in Boise, ID. For starters, furnaces are more efficient and powerful than they ever have been before. They’re smaller, more compact, and they can last up to 10–15 years keeping your home warm. We’ll explain all of these factors in detail down below!

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Myths and Truths About Heating Repair

Monday, November 7th, 2022

The internet has been an incredible advancement for the HVAC industry. It allows customers to get an in-detail look at their heating system, how it works, and even watch videos of technicians fixing it when something goes wrong. There are a ton of resources you can look up right now, from the Department of Energy’s website, to global non-profits with informative articles on heating in our country, and we are always in support of customers learning more. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and the age of the internet has brought a huge responsibility to our attention: dispelling myths about heating.

You’ve probably heard people say that their 20-year-old furnace still works perfectly fine and that they’ve never invested in maintenance. Or that their furnace “makes a rumbling sound all the time, but it works fine.” Regardless of where you’ve heard these claims, they’re not really truthful. We’re here to help provide facts as well as heating repair in Meridian, ID for our customers.

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The Tale of the Haunted Furnace

Monday, October 24th, 2022

It’s the end of October, which means that Halloween decorations are all out in full swing. You’ve probably got a whole line-up of scary movies to look forward to, and maybe even a party with your family and friends. But one thing that shouldn’t be scaring you this spooky season is your furnace. Furnace systems that go bump in the night, or make shrieking sounds that haunt you are most likely in need of professional support.

This blog post is going to be informational and point you in the right direction when it comes to furnace repair in Nampa, ID. There are many different types of sounds a furnace can make, depending on the make and model, and each one is going to require a different type of repair. The important thing is that you and a professional can correctly identify the problem, get it diagnosed, and eventually have it fixed.

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Let’s Get Your Furnace Tuned-Up!

Monday, October 10th, 2022

Furnace tune-ups are great this time of year. They improve the reliability of your system, help it run smoothly and efficiently, and they just make your life easier. Instead of worrying about how safe your furnace is running, or even if it’s got another winter left in it, maintenance can answer all of those questions and keep your home in good shape.

There’s a misconception going around when it comes to HVAC service in Nampa, ID, that maintenance is an optional service. People understandably think that installation, repair, and replacement are necessary tasks to be done by a professional, but maintenance is just an added bonus if you can afford it. Well, we’re here to shatter that illusion by talking about why maintenance is better for everyone, including you!

Maintenance might as well be considered a mandatory service with just how vital it is for the operation and safety of your heating system.

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Repair or Replacement: Which Do You Need?

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Your furnace is one of the most valuable investments in your home. It keeps your home warm and comfortable during the cooler months. 

There are no particular rules when it comes to replacing or repairing. But, there are factors you need to keep in mind before it costs you more or becomes unsafe. 

Here are some critical factors to consider when debating whether to repair or replace your heating system.

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Get Your Furnace Repaired Before Summer Hits

Monday, March 28th, 2022

This might sound like a strange request to hear from an HVAC professional. “Why the heck would I need my furnace repaired before summer? Shouldn’t I be paying attention to my air conditioner instead?” Well, you technically should be paying attention to both, but we get the idea.

The truth is that in our neck of the woods, you’re going to be relying on your furnace when fall comes. There’s no real way to avoid this, so if there’s a problem with your heating system, you might as well get it fixed now. In fact, there are several great perks to investing in furnace repair in Caldwell, ID now! Down below, we’ll talk about just a few of them.

Here’s a general word of advice: you should always get your system repaired if it’s malfunctioning. Unless it’s a system that you can live without, getting it fixed early will always save you money in the long run.

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Save BIG on Heating Services With 3 Tips

Monday, March 14th, 2022

Heating services don’t have to be a huge drain on your budget. While sure, heating costs should probably substantiate a portion of your budget, just like rent or mortgage does, there’s no way to avoid that. But the good news is that depending on your budget, your heating costs don’t have to be that large relative to how large they can be.

For example, there are many homeowners in our area who pay more for their heating services than they should. Most people won’t know that they’re paying more than they should since they don’t really think about their heating services that often. So, today, we’d like to talk about how you can stay vigilant and save money on your heating costs with some nifty tips. Our team is always ready to help you save money and stay comfortable when it counts. Just call us for heating services in Caldwell, ID!

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Electric Furnaces Are the Real Deal

Monday, February 14th, 2022

For many homeowners, there’s an obvious choice between an electric furnace an a gas furnace. People choose whatever will cost the least and will provide the most comfort, and most of the time this will be a gas furnace since natural gas is affordable and these systems are very powerful. But not every homeowner in our area is going to be able to use a gas furnace, and some may be much better off with an electric furnace.

We’d be lying if we said that electric furnaces didn’t have their own fair share of problems that required furnace repair in Boise, ID. But as long as you’ve got a professional team of furnace technicians on hand, like ours, then you’ll be all set for the future.

Let’s talk about some pros and cons of electric furnaces, and why your home might be perfect for one!

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An Informative Heating Glossary

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Here’s a frustrating experience: you call your favorite HVAC pro to give you some tips on your high heating bill, and all of a sudden they’re speaking what sounds like another language. A heat exchanger? What the heck is a capacitor? Why would you need to know what a blower motor is if you have a gas furnace? This is not only frustrating, but it can drive customers away from working with professionals when they feel shunned out of the industry.

Well, we know you’re trying your best, and we’re never going to fault you for not knowing certain terms and conditions when it comes to HVAC equipment. These systems are complex, and you should be informed by professionals who are willing to work with you, not just work for you.

Today, let’s discuss some terms that are going to be important for the next time you need help with heating repair in Nampa, ID.

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Your Commercial Comfort Is Our Priority

Monday, December 20th, 2021

You’ve got a lot of things to worry about as a business owner. Your bottom line, your employees, and your products all require your constant attention. There’s a reason why business owners constantly refer to their business as “their baby,” because like a new parent, you’ve got a lot on your plate when you’re taking care of one!

Don’t add your commercial HVAC in Eagle, ID to the list of responsibilities you have. Sure, every business needs to purchase HVAC work for their establishment, but there’s a wild misconception that doing these installations and repairs yourself will save your business money. This just simply isn’t the case, and we’re here to talk about why letting us take charge on your commercial HVAC work is the way to go.

Let’s avoid mistakes and wasted money by working with a team that knows what it’s doing. Let your commercial comfort be our priority.

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