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Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 10, 2020
Hot Thermometer

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should…

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 27, 2020
Couple on Couch

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. In reality, the key is treating your Greenville system with care and respect. With just a small amount of time and energy, you…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 10, 2019
Furnace Not Heating Entire Home

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Greenville home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or you…

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 28, 2019
What's That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Eastergard HVAC…

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Should I Set My Thermostat To ON or AUTO? 

March 12, 2019
Puzzled couple sits thinking in front of their laptop.

Heat, Cool and Off are the straightforward settings of one switch on many thermostats.  But what about the other switch, On or Auto? What’s the difference? On means the fan is going to run continuously, 24/7. Auto means that the fan will only run while the system is actively heating or cooling the air. The…

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Furnace Maintenance

February 1, 2019
Someone cleaning a dirty furnace cover

Before starting any kind of routine maintenance or cleaning make sure you have taken the proper safety precautions, such as turning your appliance off. If at any point you question what you are doing or think you might damage your furnace or hurt yourself, do not proceed. Call us and we will be happy to…

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Do I Need a New Furnace?

January 31, 2019
HVAC repairman working on a furnace

We’re glad you asked! Furnaces, as you probably know, don’t last forever. And they can be a burden to replace, often for financial reasons. Unfortunately, at a certain point, your furnace may actually be costing you more in repairs than it would cost to replace it. If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, you may…

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