Cool Touch Air Conditioning and Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘furnace repair’

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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Do You Need Furnace Repairs?

Monday, October 28th, 2019

toolsArizona winters are definitely not the toughest in the country.  When the temperatures do drop, though, it can get colder than you can comfortably bear. You need the right furnace to give you some much-needed warmth at night.

It can all go wrong if you turn on the furnace at night when it is getting too cold, and heat is not forthcoming. Does it need repairs? Do you remember when the last time you scheduled repairs for it was?

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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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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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What to Do About a Short Cycling Furnace

Friday, December 7th, 2018

technician-inspecting-furnaceIn the past, HVAC equipment was made with one simple objective in mind: heat or cool your home as fast as possible. Often, that meant installing powerful equipment. It was certainly effective—but at the cost of an extravagant energy bill.

Advances in HVAC technology made it possible to introduce a balance between efficiency and power. This was achieved with cycles. But even so, this balance of efficiency and power must be maintained in accordance with the size of your home. If there’s a problem in the furnace—or even a problem with the furnace’s installation—it can cause short cycling.

We’ll explain what short cycling is and what you can do about it.

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