Collier's Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘furnace repair’

Stop Furnace Problems By Setting the Right Temperature

Monday, March 7th, 2022

That probably sounds like a tall task, right? Who determines what the “right” temperature is in your home? This is usually where your friends or family would all give their input on how they set their thermostat, and it would lead to a never-ending conversation about the “right” temperature for the perfect home. However, there’s a little bit of truth in this scenario that we would like to explore–mainly the fact that some temperatures are more efficient than others.

The important aspect of heating and cooling in your home is matching your comfort preferences with efficiency, in order to maximize your system’s performance and avoid furnace repair in Huntington, IN. A temperature set too high would lead to a broken down, overly-stressed system. Though, if your thermostat is set too low and you’re dressing in your winter coat through the whole day, then you might not be as happy or comfortable as you would otherwise.

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Lukewarm Air Is a Bad Sign

Monday, January 10th, 2022

As long as there’s anything but cold air coming from your air vents, you’re probably going to be fine, right? Well, not exactly. One of the first signs that a furnace exhibits before it starts to shut down or suffer from an efficiency problem, is it sends lukewarm air through your vents. There are a lot of reasons this could happen, but we assure you that none of them are good.

While you might just need a quick repair, your furnace could also be aging into retirement. In this case, you’ll need to call us for a new furnace installation in Fort Wayne, IN. You depend on your furnace to stay warm and cozy throughout the year, which means that any sign of a problem should be treated with care and attention.

Don’t worry! Our team is going to work hard on informing you as to what’s going on, and we’ll fix the system quickly so you can get back to your normal life.

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Does Your Gas Furnace Use Electricity?

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Many homeowners think that their are two exclusive methods to heating a home—gas and electric. While this is mostly right, there’s a little bit of a caveat to this. While electric furnaces and heating systems only use electricity, it’s not true that gas furnaces don’t use a tiny bit of electricity to run effectively. Most modern furnaces are built with electrical ignition systems, and they’re also built with high-tech electrical components that help them run more efficiently. These require electricity, but no more electricity than that of a small device like a smartphone.

Today, we’d like to cover why your gas furnace uses electricity, if this is a negative or positive thing, and what to do when you encounter an electrical problem that requires furnace repair in Monroeville, IN. Thankfully, our technicians can handle any repair for a furnace, so you’re in good hands!

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Does Your Furnace Need Repairs?

Monday, December 13th, 2021

The answer to that question depends on the unique situation your furnace is in. The truth is that many homeowners don’t recognize the signs of a failing furnace very easily, and we often don’t get the call to come and provide furnace repair in New Haven, IN until it’s too late and the system has broken down. Let’s avoid that bad situation by trying to get ahead of any problems your furnace might be experiencing.

What’s the real question we’re asking here? How can you tell that your furnace needs repairs? This is a better question and one that gets to the heart of what we’re trying to say.

From noises to odors, to even strange things occurring in your thermostat, there are a number of different ways you as a homeowner could identify furnace troubles. Then, when you think there’s something wrong, you can call us for help!

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Put Your Furnace Away the Right Way

Monday, April 19th, 2021

It’s been a rough few months but we think it’s time to talk about some good news. The heating season is finally over, and we’re excited to finally get outside and do some fun activities. Everyone is excited about doing something outdoors this year, and as temperatures get warmer, it will only get easier to enjoy the sun and have fun.

That being said, don’t just leave your heating system in the dust. You could still require furnace repair in Fort Wayne, IN but are enticed by the idea of not wanting to do anything about it until the next heating season rolls around. We’re here to tell you that’s a bad idea and that your furnace needs help sooner rather than later.

Let’s talk about ways to put your heater away before summer so that you minimize the problems that appear down the road.

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3 Warning Signs That Your Furnace Is In Trouble

Monday, January 25th, 2021

furnaceInvesting in a great furnace, have it installed by qualified pros like us, and schedule routine maintenance. That’s all you need to enjoy the best heating experience possible.

Unfortunately, even the best heating experience is not a perfect heating experience. You are going to need furnace repairs in Fort Wayne, IN, at some point. Doing the above will keep those repair needs to a bare minimum, but even so—they’re coming eventually.

Staying out ahead of repair needs and contacting us for service at the first sign of trouble is definitely in your best interest. That also requires knowing some early warning signs to look for, though.  Keep these tips in mind, and reach out if you have any concerns at all about your furnace.

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“Sounds” Like You Need Furnace Repairs!

Monday, October 19th, 2020

covering-earsFurnaces are among the most common and reliable of all home heating systems. The natural gas furnace is seen by many as the ideal heater, while those without access to natural gas are more than happy to go with an electric model. Just because furnaces are great heating systems does not mean that they are flawless heating systems, though. In other words, you are going to need heating repair in Auburn, IN, at some point.

When you do, you don’t want to wait for your system to break down entirely.  You want to be sure that you’re being proactive—catching problems early on and resolving them promptly. Easier said than done? Maybe, but there are actually a lot of warning signs to look out for. Or, as we’ll focus on in today’s post: to listen for!

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Get Your Furnace Winter-Ready!

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Ngas-furnaceot quite ready to be thinking about winter just yet? Well, that’s understandable. But remember that it’s not just winter that brings the cold weather! We’re moving right into October, and those cool fall temperatures can create plenty of need for your home heating system, too. That is why you need to schedule any necessary furnace repairs in Huntington, IN, now.

Of course, the key to keeping your heating repair needs to a bare minimum is with a great maintenance program. You know, one like our own HomeSaver’s Club! The benefits of routine maintenance cannot be stressed enough. So let’s dig into some signs that you need furnace repairs, and how annual furnace maintenance limits such risks.

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Don’t Let Your Furnace End the Season on a Low Note

Monday, May 4th, 2020

furnace-technicianSummer is gearing up to arrive. We know it. You know it. It’s understandable that some of you are chomping at the bit for it to just arrive already. However, we have to remind you that now is no time to get cocky.  Yes, the days are warming up. Yes, the sun is making itself more and more present. No, that doesn’t mean that you can start to push your heating system out of mind. If you need furnace repair in Fort Wayne, IN, don’t wait.

The nights are still plenty chilly, and you are going to need your furnace for at least a little longer.  We know how tempting it is to say well, we’re almost there. It’ll be fine for the rest of the season, I’m sure. We also know how poorly that typically pans out for the homeowners thinking that way, and how much they wish they’d taken action sooner when the do get around to scheduling service.

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How Leaky Ductwork Affects Your Furnace

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

ductsWe’re definitely heading into the warmer time of the year—though not soon enough for everyone’s liking! With spring and eventually summer on the horizon, a lot of homeowners are probably starting to pay a little less attention to their heaters. What if we were to tell you, though, that there is a particular set of problems that can negatively affect both your furnace and your central air conditioner? Because there is, and that set of problems relates to your ductwork.

So while your need for furnace services in Fort Wayne, IN, may be limited at this point, keep in mind that your AC service needs haven’t even started to ramp up yet! And if you have any ductwork service needs, like duct testing, sealing, or new installation, remember that that’s a year-round concern. So read on, keep in mind how ductwork problems can affect your furnace and/or central AC, and remember to schedule your air duct services with the trained professionals on our team.

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