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Furnace Filter Overview

December 12, 2017

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are things you need to know about it to allow it to correctly do its job. Purpose The main…

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Why is my Furnace Leaking Water?

November 16, 2017

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified professional to take a look…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 24, 2017

With fall now upon us in Midland, MI, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important to be sure your IAQ is protected. How is IAQ…

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The Importance of Fall Maintenance

September 6, 2017

As the saying goes, “time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Midland, MI, you need to think about preparing your HVAC system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment…

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Air Conditioner Components

August 11, 2017

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Answer Heating & Cooling, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Midland home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Well, air conditioners do so much more than just…

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Does Your Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

July 17, 2017

Your air conditioners can do several things––keep your home’s indoor air cooler than outdoor temperatures, help to keep indoor airborne allergens at bay, and help keep your home’s humidity low. But one thing it cannot do is kill mold. It can help prevent mold, but once it exists, your air conditioner cannot kill it. If…

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Does My Air Conditioner Help with Allergies?

June 9, 2017

Does an air conditioner help with allergies? Yes, if you properly maintain the unit. Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world. It’s estimated there are now 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in America. Properly maintaining your HVAC system is the…

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Geothermal Maintenance

May 9, 2017

One of the benefits of having a geothermal system for your home is the minimal maintenance it requires. Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that require regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more durable and does not require the same frequency of attention. There five things you…

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What Does AFUE Mean?

March 21, 2017

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your home…

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How Do I Know If My Heat Exchanger Is Cracked?

February 13, 2017

  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…

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