Heating System Odors and What They Mean

Your furnace is meant to be felt, not smelled. A variation of an old saying, yes, but true, nonetheless. Back east where many homes are still heated with oil, wintertime odors are common. Here in Minnesota, we don’t have oil heat – mostly gas and electricity. When the...

How to Help Your Furnace Last Longer

Have you heard the one about the furnace that lasted forever?  Neither have we. Never mind a true-life story, even a joke would be stretching the truth way too far. The fact is, older furnaces were built to last 12-15 years, while modern heating systems – with proper...

How to Keep Warm Indoors

Lots of things can make you feel cold all over. A cold shower, teaming up with the local Polar Bears Club on New Year’s Day, going outside without a jacket, or driving a convertible with the top down when you should know better. Now that’s cold!  Do you know what else...

A Guide to Replacing Your Gas Furnace

Many of our customers are perfectly comfortable with our number one recommendation for a replacement gas furnace. While that’s flattering and indicates a great deal of trust, we love it when you ask questions. That way, you’ll know that our recommendation isn’t made...

How To Reduce Your Heating Costs

Even if you have a brand new furnace, you might still consider your heating costs to be too high.  And if your furnace is upwards of 10 years or older, not only are you thinking about it, your heating costs ARE higher than they need to be. Here are 5 simple ways to...

Should I Have My Furnace Inspected Every Year?

Ever run a marathon? If so, you know it takes an incredible amount of discipline, preparation, and commitment.  Good for you if you can muster all that together, running marathons or otherwise. And yet isn’t all that effort exactly what you expect from your furnace...