Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

Natural gas furnaces provide amazing heating capability and convenience. There is no need to truck in fuel, and it produces very little soot, making it a very easy furnace to maintain. With all that is good with these furnaces, should you be concerned if you smell gas near your unit? Keep reading to learn what you need to know if you smell gas near your furnace. Important: Read This First If you have a strong smell of gas or hear a hissing hear your furnace, you may have a dangerous gas leak.

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Some Early Fall Issues You May See With Your HVAC System

You may be ready to enjoy the cooler weather and all the fall festivities, but your house may not be adequately prepared. While some HVAC issues are merely a matter of cleaning and changing filters, something you can do yourself, most of the below issues may develop into more serious issues if they’re not addressed early enough. Most of these problems can be avoided by scheduling regular preventative maintenance and tune-up services. We recommend you get your system checked annually to avoid having breakdowns and outages during extreme weather conditions. Below are early fall issues your

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What Would Cause a Furnace to Overheat?

Your furnace keeps turning off and that burning smell isn’t going away. Now it’s cold outside and your house just isn’t getting warm. Unfortunately, these are signs that your furnace is overheating and unable to function as it should. Never ignore an overheating furnace! The problem won’t go away on its own, and continuing use of your furnace can cause significant and expensive damage to your system. This can also potentially increase your risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read on to learn about four possible reasons for an overheating furnace and how the furnace repair

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How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter?

Furnace filters collect pollutants and prevent them from being sucked into the return air vents and re-circulated throughout your home or business. Though filters do not necessarily clean your air, they at least keep it from becoming dirtier, and they also play a crucial role in maintaining proper airflow while the furnace is on. Filters can only trap so many particles, though, before they start to impede airflow and lower indoor air quality. Replacing them is a basic maintenance task, one that the technicians at Integrity Heating & Cooling can handle for anyone in Charlotte, NC. However, it still pays

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What To Do If My Furnace Keeps Running

As your furnace ages, one of the issues you may encounter is that it won’t turn off. There are many potential reasons for this. Before you call in a professional furnace technician, there are several things you can do to troubleshoot the situation. In this article, we’ll tell you what to do when your furnace keeps running. Confirm That the Thermostat Is Set to Heat Sometimes, the reason your furnace won’t shut off is because you’ve programmed the thermostat incorrectly. Ensure that it’s in the “on” or “auto” mode of operation. When the programmed temperature of

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Find the Best Heating Repair Company for Your Home

When you need a heating system repair in your home, you’ll want to find a contractor that will provide you with high-quality work at an affordable price. You’ll also need to choose a reliable company with a team of trained technicians. Here are some things to consider when you need to find the best option in the Charlotte area. Do Your Research You always want to do your research before hiring a company. Research is now easier than ever with online sources. Many review sites have customer testimonials about the company’s level of service. Another

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How Do I Know If I Need a Home Humidifier?

Most homeowners in the greater Charlotte area understand the benefits of investing in a dehumidifier for mold and mildew prevention but dry weather conditions can present a different set of obstacles. During the colder months, your furnace is probably running quite a bit, creating a low indoor humidity that can become uncomfortable. Whether you’ve started reaching for your lip balm more often or your family members are accidentally giving each other a static shock when moving from room to room – low humidity levels can be very frustrating. Luckily, with the help of a whole home humidifier system, you can

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