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Why Do I Need to Have My Gas Furnace Inspected Every Year?

Posted by Joey Haack on Feb 4, 2020 11:15:00 AM

Why do you need to change the oil in your car and go to the dentist? Just like your car and teeth, your furnace needs to be inspected and cleaned periodically. If you have a cavity, you can’t just let it go, or it could become very painful and cause serious issues. If you don’t change the oil in your car, it could break down permanently. If you don’t have your furnace inspected annually, you could risk your health and safety and end up burning a very large hole in your wallet.

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Topics: heating and cooling

Frequently Asked HVAC Questions

Posted by Joey Haack on Mar 28, 2019 2:40:00 PM

Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system plays a major role in your day-to-day routine, especially in the summer and winter months. While you don't have to be an expert on all things HVAC, it is important to have a basic understanding of your system and its needs. Check out these common questions to learn more about your HVAC system. 

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Topics: heating and cooling

Should I Upgrade My Heating and Cooling System?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jan 31, 2019 3:01:00 PM

Are you debating between calling your heating and cooling contractor to make yet another repair or giving in and replacing your old equipment? A clean, energy-efficient HVAC system will circulate fresh air throughout your home, help maintain good indoor air quality, and can reduce energy costs. It can also enhance your comfort by running more smoothly.

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Topics: heating and cooling, maintenance

Why is it Important to Have Regular Maintenance on My HVAC System?

Posted by Joey Haack on Nov 20, 2018 2:56:00 PM

Your home comfort system is a basic part of your everyday life. When it’s working, it’s probably the last thing on your mind. It’s for this very reason that regular maintenance on your HVAC system is so important. Regular maintenance makes your HVAC a home comfort system rather than a home concern system.

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Topics: heating and cooling

Should I Install an HVAC Zoning System?

Posted by Joey Haack on Nov 1, 2018 2:50:00 PM

Unlike a conventional HVAC system, which heats or cools a whole house through a single control, a home zoning system allows you to heat or cool specific areas individually. This can help you stay more comfortable in the parts of your home that you’re using while saving energy and money. Heating and cooling your entire home all the time—regardless of how your family is using it—can be wasteful and expensive.

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Topics: heating and cooling

HVAC Basics: How Your System Works

Posted by Joey Haack on Oct 3, 2018 3:47:00 PM

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. In many homes, an HVAC system integrates all three of these individual functions, working together to deliver clean, fresh air throughout the year. Today, we’re going back to the basics to give you a good foundation of understanding for the next time you need to repair or replace your home’s system. 

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Topics: heating and cooling

What You Need to Know Before Hiring an HVAC Contractor

Posted by Joey Haack on Sep 14, 2018 11:24:00 AM

If you’re in the market for a new HVAC contractor or you’re a new homeowner who needs heating and cooling services for the first time, it’s important to choose carefully. You need to find a contractor with a good reputation in your community and the right credentials. Ask the following questions so you get great service and a contractor that has your best interests in mind.

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Topics: heating and cooling

Do I Qualify for Any HVAC System Tax Credits?

Posted by Joey Haack on Aug 10, 2018 10:17:00 AM

If you’ve been a loyal Lennox customer for many years or recently installed a new system for the first time, we hope you’re loving it. We proudly install Lennox equipment for our customers because, simply put, we want to provide our customers quality systems that will keep their home comfortable for many years into the future. Fortunately, due to the energy efficiency of Lennox systems, various energy tax credits may be available to you! Here are a few of them.

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Topics: heating and cooling

What Options Are Available for Adding AC to My Home?

Posted by Joey Haack on May 28, 2018 7:54:00 PM

The weather is heating up. Is your home ready? If you don’t currently have an air conditioning system, don’t worry. There are several ways to add AC to your home, whether you have ductwork already built in or not. Check out the following types of air conditioning systems to determine which option may work best for you.

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Topics: heating and cooling

Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner? Choose Lennox!

Posted by Joey Haack on Apr 24, 2018 8:59:00 AM

Put away your thick blankets and fuzzy socks; spring is right around the corner! As the thermometer inches higher and higher, so will your need for a reliable air conditioner. If it’s time to replace yours, consider choosing a model from Lennox. Keep reading to learn why.

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Topics: heating and cooling