iAir Services Blog: Archive for January, 2020

Old Furnace Broken in Mid-Winter? Here’s What to Do

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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When your home’s elderly furnace decides that today, in the middle of winter, is the day to fail, it’s not fun. Depending on the outdoor temperature, your first concern may be staying warm. You can find tips around the internet for temporary ways for your family to keep warm until the heating problem is resolved. Our local winter temperatures usually don’t make this a huge emergency, but you don’t want to feel uncomfortable for long

What we’re looking at in this post isn’t how to stay warm in the meantime, but what to do about the failed furnace and the future of your home comfort.

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Bad Thermostat, Bad Heating—The Basic Facts

Monday, January 6th, 2020
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When you rely on your heating system during our short winters, you expect the heater to, well, heat. If the heater isn’t providing sufficient warmth in the house, is heating some parts unevenly, or won’t come on at all, you’ll probably assume there’s a mechanical or electrical failure somewhere in the heater itself. But a large number of heating troubles come from a source outside of the heater: the thermostat.

Thermostat malfunctions can cause a range of comfort problems in a home. Unless you’re a professional HVAC technician, it’s difficult to diagnose whether a heating problem is coming from the thermostat or another source. No matter what you guess is the source of the heating issue, please always call for professional heating repair in Kyle, TX.

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