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Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

January 15, 2021
Grandson and Grandparents Drinking Hot Chocolate, furnace filter soggy

You have just inspected your air filter, only to find it is sopping wet! Thoughts begin to race through your head, and you ask yourself, Is my furnace breaking down? or Is this going to be expensive to repair? Fortunately, there is no need for panic.

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 14, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 24, 2020
Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?, cold couple huddled together indoors to stay warm with their winter coats

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to worry too much.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 15, 2020
Cozy Home Interior

Fall is here, so you may need service done on your home’s furnace. Our team wants to share five reasons why you should get maintenance.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 10, 2020
Family Making Cookies

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace. From our team here at Quality Heating & Cooling in Boise, here are six ways…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 15, 2020
Thermometer blowing up because the furance is overheating.

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 Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

November 5, 2019
Saving money on heating bills by putting coins in a mason jar.

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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Video—Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

October 29, 2019
Why does my furnace smell like gas when I turn it on?

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? 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 off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 11, 2019
fall maintenance for an American suburb

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Boise you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your…

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 14, 2019
Homeowner cleaning air duct vent while following the 7 maintenance tips

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Boise homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

March 8, 2019

We want our neighbors here in Boise, ID, and the surrounding Treasure Valley communities to come home to a happy, healthy furnace every night this season. To restore your unit to optimal condition, call our team at Quality Heating & Cooling at 208-377-3555!

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

February 6, 2019
Young Couple Covering Their Ears With Pillow Because Their Furnace is Making Loud Sounds.

Is your furnace keeping you up at night with loud noises? See common furnace sounds, what might be causing the sounds, and what to do if you hear them…

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When Should I Replace My Furnace?

January 5, 2019
Gas pipe of an old gas heating boiler.

Is your furnace acting up? Here are few things to take into consideration when thinking about your furnace, and when or how soon you will need a new one…

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