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10 Blogs to Answer All Furnace Questions

Posted by Brooke on Sep 30, 2014 1:12:00 PM

Minnesota Furnace Buying and Maintenance Guide

59mn7aIn case you weren't aware, here at Stay Comfy, Minnesota, we know a thing or two about how to keep your home warm and cozy, especially during the cold Minnesota winters. We've discussed how to select a furnace, what could be wrong with your furnace, how to take care of your furnace – basically everything there is to know about maintaining that big metal thing in your basement. 

Instead of searching through our wide-array of (extremely informative) furnace and home heating blogs, we've made answering your questions even easier. From choosing the right furnace, to getting rid of an old furnace – plus everything in-between, here are our top 10 blogs for all you need to know about your home furnace and furnace maintenance. 

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Topics: System Maintenance, Home Maintenance, Heating

Benefits of a Furnace Check-Up

Posted by Laura Landvik on Aug 18, 2014 3:03:00 PM

What to Expect in a Fall Furnace Check-Up

The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooler and school starts in a few weeks. Don’t wait for the first freeze to have a reputable HVAC technician come and give your Minnesota heating system a good tune-up. Early fall is a good time to schedule a furnace check-up, as things in the Minnesota heating and cooling world are a bit quieter. But what should you expect from a fall furnace check-up?

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Topics: System Maintenance, Heating

How Car Maintenance is Like Furnace and Air Conditioner Maintenance

Posted by Casey on Apr 30, 2014 4:05:00 PM

Save Money with HVAC Maintenance

A car that breaks down on the road or won’t start, isn’t much different than a furnace or air conditioning unit that won’t turn on or malfunctions. Regular care of your automobile helps it last longer, perform better, and saves money in the long run. Do the same for your home, and everything in it, with regular heating and cooling unit maintenance.

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Topics: System Maintenance, Home Maintenance, Heating, Cooling, Energy Efficiency

Tips for Prepping Your Air Conditioning Unit for Summer

Posted by Ed Heil on Apr 4, 2014 6:25:00 PM

Make sure your AC is ready to beat the heat

While your furnace has been working overtime this winter, your air conditioning unit has been sitting idle, probably under a pile of snow, and has collected dirt, debris, leaves and junk from the past seven months. In another 6+ weeks, things will be heating up and it might be close to time to rev up that AC unit again. What do you need to do between now and then to get ready for the heat? Here are some tips for prepping your air conditioning unit for summer:
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Topics: System Maintenance, Cooling

Finding a Qualified HVAC Repair Company Then and Now

Posted by Ed Heil on Mar 18, 2014 12:26:00 PM

HVAC Techs: Then and Now

My, how times have changed. The last 30 years have seen enormous progress in so many facets of our lives. Just think: cell phones, computer and car technology, iPads, iPods and satellite TV. And the heating and ventilation world is no different. What once was a career with a predictable day-to-day routine is now filled with new challenges, and complex and changing systems. HVAC techs require constant training and retraining to become masters of their trade, so finding a qualified HVAC repair company is different today than it once was.

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Topics: System Maintenance

Steps to Take When Shutting Down Your Furnace

Posted by Ed Heil on Mar 13, 2014 6:33:00 PM

 Furnace shutdown

It's been a long, cold winter and your furnace has come through the brutal temperatures like a champion. If you could hug the old "lug" you would, instead, you want to be sure you put your system to rest until you need to call it into action again. So, what needs to be done to put the furnace into hibernation for the summer season? Here are some steps to take when shutting down your furnace.

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Topics: System Maintenance

Best Way to Manage Home Temperatures in Changing Seasons

Posted by Ed Heil on Mar 11, 2014 8:54:00 AM

Maintaining comfort between seasons

 

It’s hard to imagine that one day, not too far down the road, we’ll be needing to kick on the air conditioning. And then a day or so later it’ll get chilly again and we’ll need the heat back on again. Okay, let’s face it, given the weather in Minnesota, we may need to switch it back and forth all in the same day! What is the best way to manage temperatures in changing seasons?
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Topics: System Maintenance, Heating, Cooling

Get to know your new HVAC System

Posted by Ed Heil on Sep 26, 2013 3:32:00 PM

Tips for the mechanically inclined HVAC owners

Typically replacing a furnace and air conditioning unit is a big deal for most families, especially since it's not done every year or every five years. Of course, it's not the "sexiest" thing to upgrade in your home, but it can have a significant impact on your every day comfort. So, if you've recently upgraded your HVAC system or plan to in the future you may find it worthwhile to have your technician or installer introduce you to some of the systems key components. Now, we realize that you may not be as mechanically inclined as others, but it's worthwhile to take some time to get to know your new HVAC system. Here are a few aspects you'll want to go over with your installer:

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Topics: System Maintenance