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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

March 13, 2019
Woman sitting by the window, concerned that the furnace in her Saginaw home won't stop running.

Is your furnace running non-stop? This is a fairly common problem, so you don’t need to worry! Before calling a technician, check out these likely causes…

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Does Your Furnace Smell?

February 11, 2019
Woman Smelling Bad Odor In Her Home

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

January 21, 2019
Family of three keeping warm at home with insufficient furnace.

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your home to you, you’re not alone. Learn more about common causes & solutions…

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Heat Pump Short Cycling

December 14, 2018

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat…

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

November 9, 2018

  Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace. From our team here at Answer Heating & Cooling, Inc., here are six ways…

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Cracked Heat Exchanger

October 8, 2018

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you’re having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What’s a heat exchanger? How can you tell if that’s what the issue is? What should you do about it?  Don’t ignore the possibility. A cracked heat exchanger in a gas furnace…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

September 15, 2018

Heat pumps can be expected to make some noise. However, unusually loud noises point to a problem. If your system is reaching decibels impossible to ignore, you should turn it off to prevent further damages. Then give Answer Heating & Cooling a call at 989-695-9461 to schedule a repair visit. We’ll be able to quickly…

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What Does SEER Mean?

August 22, 2018

When it comes to your air conditioner (A/C), a common term used in the HVAC business that you’re likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It’s a rating system of the air conditioner’s cooling capacity to power input, i.e., it’s the…

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Why is My Air Conditioner Short Cycling?

July 20, 2018

When an air conditioner (AC) turns on and off in rather quick successions, without running for longer periods, this is called short cycling. It’s fairly common, but when it happens it means there’s something wrong with the AC. Do not leave these occurrences alone. They will increase your energy costs, usually indicate a larger problem,…

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How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

June 29, 2018

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87% of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Answer Heating & Cooling, we believe that knowledge is power – the more you know about the appliances…

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