Cool Touch Air Conditioning and Heating Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

So, Why Do People Love Gas Furnaces?

Monday, February 17th, 2020

If you own a furnace, specifically a gas furnace, then consider yourself lucky! Not only are these systems highly efficient and effective, but they’re also super durable and reliable. In fact, we really can’t think of many reasons why you wouldn’t want one of these systems in your home.

See, there are just so many reasons why people love their gas furnaces, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to contact us for your furnace services in Glendale, AZ.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Keeping Me Warm?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

cold-man-inspecting-thermostatSure, winter around here might as well just be called “Second Summer” because temperatures rarely dip below 60 degrees during the day. But still, on those nights where the temperature does drop, you are going to want to make sure that you’ve got a heating system that works!

Of course, if you’ve got a furnace that suddenly starts blowing cool air, it’s definitely a cause for concern. Fortunately, we are pretty well-versed in furnaces and we’ve got some ideas as to why your furnace isn’t working properly. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more, and of course, remember to schedule your furnace repair in Glendale, AZ with us!

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Pretty Please Change Your Air Filter!

Monday, December 9th, 2019

We like to think that we don’t ask too much of you — other than calling us when you need repairs and remembering to schedule annual maintenance, what else is there for you to do?

Oh, wait… we can think of just one more itty bitty thing! Changing your air filter! 

See, changing out your furnace’s air filter on a regular basis is incredibly important for a number of reasons, and below, we have outlined some of these reasons for you. All you have to do is keep reading to learn more! (Oh, and of course, remember to call us for all things HVAC in Avondale, AZ.)

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Repairs? Replacement? Maintenance? Oh My!

Monday, November 25th, 2019

service-timeThings have cooled down quite a bit here in Arizona, which is totally great because your furnace could use some time in the spotlight! But before you go firing up that furnace, it is important that you read this blog!

Here’s the deal: many homeowners aren’t quite sure what to do with their furnaces come wintertime. Does it need repairs? Maybe it needs to be replaced? Where does maintenance fit into all this?

So, to help you out a little, we’ve explained it all for you below. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (oh yeah, and remember to schedule your furnace repairs in Peoria, AZ with our team!)

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Ready to Replace Your Furnace? Not Sure? Read This!

Monday, November 11th, 2019

question-markWe totally understand that replacing your furnace can seem quite overwhelming — first, you’ve got to decide on a new system, then, you have to spend a whole bunch of money, and finally, you’ve got to deal with those pesky HVAC technicians wandering in and out of your house all day!

But here’s the deal: replacing an old, outdated furnace is definitely worth it, especially if you’re looking to save more money in the long run! So, why wait? There are plenty of signs that indicate the time to replace your furnace has come, and below, we have listed a number of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! Oh, and of course, remember to call our team for all things HVAC in Surprise, AZ!

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Do You Need Furnace Repairs?

Monday, October 28th, 2019

There’s nothing more annoying than a furnace that won’t work right… especially during a chilly winter night! Of course, we are fortunate here in Arizona to have warm weather year-round, but still, an unexpected temperature fluctuation can leave you reaching for the thermostat!

There are plenty of signs that suggest it’s time to call your local HVAC pros for furnace repairs, and below, we have listed a few of them.  All you’ve got  to do is keep reading to find out more  (and of course, remember to contact our team when you need furnace repair in Glendale, AZ!)

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We Think It’s Time You Think About Your Heater!

Monday, October 14th, 2019

service-timeOkay sure, it’s still pretty darn hot here in Arizona, and while our neighbors in the North are celebrating the arrival of Autumn with pumpkin spice lattes, warm sweaters, and apple picking, we’ve still got plenty of sunshine to look forward to.

However, just because it still may feel like summer here, doesn’t mean that you can just forget about your heater! Eventually, we’ll start having some pretty chilly nights here, and it’s best that you’re prepared. Of course, scheduling your annual heating maintenance services is the best way to do just that!

There are plenty of reasons why you should think about scheduling your heating maintenance services now, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to schedule your HVAC services in Surprise, AZ with our team!)

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Don’t Save Furnace Repairs for Next Season

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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Winter is over, but that doesn’t mean you’re not still using your heater on those particularly chilly nights. And as long as your heater is running just fine, there’s no reason to stop using it, right?

That usually is right unless your heater suddenly develops a repair issue… But what with it being so close to the end of the heating season, it might be better to just stop using the heater, hold off on that repair, and then have it fixed later when it gets cold again.

That’s definitely a solid plan if your goal is to save a few bucks right now, but other than that, we can’t see it being any good for you. We can assure you that having your heater repairs performed as soon as they arise will always be the better option. Here’s why:

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What’s That Weird Smell From My Furnace?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

furnace-repairWhen we fire up our furnaces in the winter after returning from the cold, we think of the nice and cozy feeling of getting to relax without the need for a blanket or sweatshirts. The last thing you usually think about is the smell. That’s why it would be incredibly strange if your furnace started emitting odors all the sudden!

Some odors are completely harmless and will go away, and others might be very dangerous. To help you tell the difference between the two, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common odors that your furnace might emit.

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Low Air Flow Problems in Heaters Explained

Monday, January 21st, 2019

inside-furnaceNothing is more irritating than a heater that just isn’t blowing hot air. The heater could be blowing room temperature air, or maybe it doesn’t seem to be blowing air at all. We understand the frustration. After all, blowing hot air is the one thing it’s supposed to do right!

Along with your airflow woes, the heater may not be displaying any particular symptoms that could help you pinpoint the source of the problem. That just makes it harder to understand why it’s happening at all.

We can’t tell you what the problem is for sure without being there, so the least we can do is tell you about some of the most common issues.

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