5 Effective Ways to Keep Your Furnace Running Longer

February 11, 2022

Furnace lifespans vary quite a bit, and as a homeowner, you have a ton of control over how long yours lasts. If you neglect your heating system and fail to provide it with a healthy environment, you may find yourself saddled with a big, unexpected expense sooner rather than later. However, if you establish proper upkeep habits and stay proactive about caring for your furnace, there’s no reason you can’t get a solid 15+ years from it. 1. Schedule Maintenance Every Year Scheduled professional maintenance is one of the most beneficial things you can do

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace: What Is Right for You?

January 12, 2022

You have options when it comes to heating your home. Most homeowners feel overwhelmed trying to choose the right heating system. Both heat pumps and furnaces heat your home in different ways. Learn what system could be right for you. What Is a Heat Pump? Heat pumps use outdoor air to heat and cool your home. When the temperatures outside are hot, your heat pump works as an air conditioner. When temperatures outside your home are cool, the heat pump keeps the inside of your home warm. Heat pumps are versatile, flexible, and

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Tips for Winterizing Your Heating System

December 20, 2021

Now that winter is finally here, have you made sure that your household is prepared for the cold weather? Many homeowners don’t realize how important it is to winterize their heating system until after it starts to cost them serious money and frustration. You’re going to be relying on your furnace much more while the temperature outside is low, but as long as you’re proactive about getting the appliance ready for the extra use, you can avoid spending too much extra money on heating bills or suffering too much discomfort. Maintenance Tune-Up Regular furnace

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Simple Tips to Prepare Your House for Winter

November 16, 2021

The winters in Kansas City can be positively brutal. The last thing you want is for you and your family to have to suffer through the cold needlessly. Luckily, all it takes is planning and forethought to ensure that your home is ready to handle whatever winter throws at it. Give Your Heating System a Tune-up One of the easiest ways to guarantee that your home stays warm all winter long is to make sure that your heating system is ready to go before the freezing temperatures set in. This can easily be achieved by

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Common Problems That Happen With Your Furnace

September 13, 2021

You depend on your furnace to keep your family both comfortable and safe over the winters around Shawnee. But your furnace doesn’t always stay running strong over the coldest times, and you need to find out why. Here are some of the most common problems you may experience with your furnace and what to do about them. Reduced Airflow One of the most common problems you will face, and possibly repeatedly, is reduced air coming from your vents. Several underlying problems cause these airflow restrictions. Some are easy to find and fix, and others are much

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Ways to Avoid Damaging Your Heating System

December 10, 2020

Taking proper care of a heating system does more than keeping a home’s interior comfortable; doing so may preserve the equipment and avoid mechanical troubles and critical failures. Repeat service visits lead to many expenses, and there are safety concerns, too. Sometimes, damage to a heating system becomes unavoidable, such as damage that occurs during a weather-related incident. Many problems, however, can be avoided depending on the homeowner’s actions or inaction. What are some things to think about to avoid causing damage to a heating system? Here is a look at some common troubles

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6 Signs You Need to Replace Your Home Heating Unit

November 19, 2020

For the most part, your furnace plugs along, keeping your Shawnee home warm without a second thought. As your furnace ages, you may start to notice strange noises or smells coming from your furnace that could indicate that it is on its way out. By catching these signs early, you will be able to have Air Care Heating & Cooling upgrade your furnace so that it doesn’t quit on you on a bitterly cold day. 1. Running Louder Than Usual All furnaces make noise to a certain extent. The sound of air moving through the ducts, gas moving through the

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Why Does My Furnace Blow Cold Air?

October 20, 2020

During cold weather, you want to be sure that your furnace is blowing plenty of hot air. But when it stops blowing hot air and starts blowing cold air, you know you have to find a solution. Fortunately, there are specific reasons why your furnace may not be working properly and specific fixes to those causes. Use the list below to investigate the causes and what you can do to solve them. Thermostat Set Incorrectly Most people immediately think about the worst-case scenario when it comes to their furnace and often neglect

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