Peak Home Performance Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

Should You Shutdown Your Furnace for the Summer?

Monday, March 27th, 2023

Early spring isn’t a time of year to take risks with your home heating. Yes, the arrival of spring does mean that warmer weather is inevitable. But March, April, and even June are notoriously unpredictable when it comes to swings toward the cold weather and even freezing weather. Your household furnace needs to stay ready to get to work whenever you need it for the near future. (This is one of the reasons we always strongly recommend our customers never skip furnace service Woodland Park, CO at this time of year; always stay prepared in spring.)

This does bring up an important question, however: when the summer does arrive and you know you won’t need your furnace for the next couple months, instead relying on your AC, should you shut the furnace down completely? 

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Does a Gas Furnace Really Dry Out a Home’s Air?

Monday, January 18th, 2021

You may have heard it stated as a solid, unshakeable fact that a gas furnace dries out the air in a house. All that winter static electricity, cracked skin, and eye-and-nose irritation comes from the furnace sucking the moisture out of the home’s air.

But is this true? When you stop to think about how a gas furnace runs, it might not make much sense that it would remove moisture from the air. After all, there’s no water dripping in the furnace the way water drips in an air conditioner, which does remove moisture from the air as it runs. Is the “dry air from a furnace” a myth?

The answer is “yes and no.” A gas furnace can contribute to drier conditions, although not exactly the way you think. And there are ways you can deal with this problem, either with an IAQ solution or a different furnace in Colorado Springs, CO.

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No, Your Furnace Should NOT Sound Like This!

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Your furnace is incredibly important to your overall comfort, so of course, you don’t want to take it for granted! Therefore, it is important that you pay it a little extra attention and keep your eyes and ears open for issues that may indicate a serious problem!

There are a number of strange sounds that you definitely don’t want to hear from your furnace, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and yes, remember to call our team when you need furnace repairs in Colorado Springs.

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All the Reasons to Love a Gas Furnace

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Of course, when it comes to your comfort, you want the best of the best. Therefore, we recommend having a furnace, specifically a gas furnace, installed in your home. Not only are these systems highly efficient and effective, but they’re also super durable and reliable — there’s a reason they’ve been named the most popular home heating system in the country!

There are a number of reasons to consider installing a gas furnace in your home, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to schedule your new furnace installation in Colorado Springs with our team!

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Don’t Let a Dirty Air Filter Put You on Santa’s Naughty List!

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Christmas is just two days away, and if you haven’t gotten your furnace a present yet, we’ve got the perfect idea for you.

Your furnace told us that what it would really like for Christmas this year is a new air filter.

See, your air filter plays a vital role in the overall efficiency and performance of your heater, so it is important that you replace it on a regular basis. Don’t believe us? Well keep reading below and we’ll tell you why replacing your air filter is so important.

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