Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

Does the Size of My Furnace Really Matter?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Surely, it doesn’t really matter how big my furnace is, right?

Wrong!

See, despite the saying, bigger is not always better, and this is especially the case when it comes to the size of your furnace. We completely understand the assumption that the bigger the furnace is, the more output it’ll produce, and the warmer you’ll be. And although this is somewhat true, if the size of your furnace is too large for your home’s unique output needs, it can severely impact performance (and yes, the same applies if the furnace is too small for your home!)

In case you are not yet convinced, keep reading below. Trust us, you don’t want an oversized or undersized furnace installed in your home, and below, we’ll tell you why.

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Avoid CO Leaks with Regular Furnace Maintenance

Monday, January 14th, 2019

As a homeowner, you likely prioritize safety, both for yourself and your family. If you use a gas-powered furnace to heat your home in the winter, you should be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. But, don’t worry just yet. Your furnace is not inherently dangerous, and hazardous leaks can be avoided altogether as long as you remain proactive.

Scheduling regular maintenance services is the best way to ensure that your heater is operating safely and efficiently. In today’s blog, we will discuss the importance of regular maintenance and how it will help you avoid carbon monoxide. Keep reading below to learn more. 

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When to Be Concerned About Your Furnace

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

hello-winterNothing would make us happier than to tell you that we can install a furnace and, with our careful care and maintenance offerings, keep it from ever running into operational problems. This is just not the reality of the situation, though. The fact is that you will need furnace repair in Colorado Springs, CO, at some point. It may not be precisely when you expect it, though. Some problems are not as major as they may seem.

Now, that being said, we’ve repaired plenty of furnaces that suffered serious damages because the owner of that furnace managed to downplay the nature of the problem so much. You want to strike a happy medium, where you’re not freaking out about problems with easy fixes but not misjudging those problems that could lead to serious trouble. It can be trickier than it sounds, though. That’s why we’ve put together a basic primer of when to be worried about your furnace.

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All About Your Furnace’s Safety Switches

Monday, January 1st, 2018

natural-gas-furnaceFurnaces of the past had a lot of issues in terms of home safety. Unfortunately, it was once all-too-common for a fire to break out due to a furnace malfunction, or a carbon monoxide leak to make people ill. Today, as you might expect, modern engineering has led to a much safer furnace.

Remember that anytime natural gas is used in an ignition system, there is a risk associated. However, modern safety switches within furnaces make it far less likely that something like an explosion or leak could occur. Combine this with routine professional inspections of your heater, and you can feel at ease. Read on to learn more about the switches inside your gas furnace that keep you safe and protect the system.

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3 Subtle Signs You Need Furnace Repair

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

opening-furnace-cabinetYour furnace has been running smoothly for many years. You don’t expect to run into any problems this winter either, but a sudden system breakdown can occur at an unexpected time. Often, your furnace is presenting subtle signs of failure, even if it still keeps your home warm and toasty. It’s important to pay attention to these signs and to never delay repairs so that your furnace operates smoothly and safely for the season to come.

This year, get to know your furnace and see how seemingly normal behavior can mean your furnace is headed for a breakdown. Here are some of the subtler of signs that your heating system might be failing soon.

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Need HVAC System Replacement? Ask About Financing Options

Monday, February 13th, 2017

natural-gas-furnaceA new HVAC system may seem like a scary prospect. Finally, you’ll get the warmth and efficiency you need from your home comfort system, but can you really afford such a major investment?

No heating system will live for decades without trouble, and every comfort system needs replacement eventually. If it’s time for a new heating system or a new air conditioner, you’re in luck. Let the local technicians at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning help you get the system you need.

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