Category Archives: Furnace repair

Here is how to repair furnaces for the at home diy do-it-yourself type person or a beginning HVAC heating and cooling student. Furnaces heat are homes during the winter and any problem with the furnace can cost money and problems. We are here to help with any furnace problems you may face.

Furnace Filters Reviews: Best to Worst

Replacing a furnace filter is often not on the top of the to-do list. It can be overlooked until the furnace is not working properly or the air becomes less clean. People with allergies are often the first to notice when a furnace filter has become dirty and needs to be replaced. And just as… Read More »

How To Replace a Furnace Blower Motor and Capacitor

A furnace blower motor can be replaced by a handy DIY homeowner, which can save money. Of course, if in-doubt, be sure to call a professional HVAC technician. A new motor and capacitor will need to be bought to replace the old unit. Most hardware stores will not carry a furnace motor, but a new… Read More »

Test and Replace the Fan Limit Switch on a Furnace

What is a Fan Limit Switch? A furnace has two switches, a fan limit switch and a high limit switch; these switches can be separate or in one package called a combination switch. High limit switch A high limit control switch will turn off the gas to a furnace if the temperature becomes too high.… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Furnace Filters for Allergies

Allergies are a nuisance that can affect some more than others, but there is a way to help reduce allergies in a home. Some years are worse than others for allergies, with this being a bad year for allergies, at least for me. Locally where I live, the dust and pollen in the air seem… Read More »

What is Forced Air Heating?

Chances are you have heard the term forced air heating, but what is forced air heating? Forced air heating is when air is heated and distributed through a home using ducts. The air can be heated by a gas furnace, an electric furnace, or a heat pump, and when a fan is put into the… Read More »

Gas Furnace Components and Parts Explained

A gas furnace is made of many parts that can be broken down into their individual components. Each component will have a specific task, or the furnace will not operate correctly. Below are the main basic components for almost any gas furnace. Gas Furnace Components and Parts Explained Heat Exchanger When gas burns, it gives… Read More »