Why should you care how a furnace works? Because if your furnace ever fails to run, knowing the basics might come in handy. Around Texas, when people need heat, most people rely on gas furnaces to heat their homes. You adjust the thermostat, the furnace kicks on, and warm air blows from the vent. Life…Continue Reading
The heat is on but your furnace won’t turn off—why? When your home’s furnace turns on and off repeatedly, regardless of the temperature, we call this short cycling. Whether it’s a faulty thermostat, a corroded flame sensor, or some other issue, short cycling is a serious problem that needs to be addressed immediately. Not only…Continue Reading
Your question: should I turn off my furnace when I’m not at home? Our answer: dial it down but keep it on. We don’t run the lawnmower unless we’re cutting the grass. We turn off the lights when we leave a room. Why would we leave on the furnace if we’re not there? Keep in…Continue Reading
You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn…Continue Reading
Whenever household appliances or overall home systems start making unusual noises in your Austin home, you may be rightly concerned. Although some noises may be common operating sounds, many may be a warning flag for problems to come. Our team at AiRCO Heating and Cooling wants to share the different sounds you may hear from…Continue Reading
If you have a modern, energy-efficient ductless system, you’ll want to protect your investment with good maintenance practices. Our team at AiRCO Heating and Cooling wants to be sure you are well informed about the basic things you can do to take care of your ductless, or mini-split, system. Here are some tips to add…Continue Reading
A conventional furnace and a heat pump are the most common heating choices for Austin homeowners. So how do you decide which one to purchase? Our professionals at AiRCO Heating & Air Conditioning can help you evaluate your options as well as talk with you about your home and family’s particular needs. Once you make…Continue Reading
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