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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 15, 2024
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At AccuAir Heating and Cooling Inc., we take the safety of our customers in Oregon seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

December 11, 2023
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The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity.

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Furnace Flue Tips

November 17, 2023
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Even though our AccuAir Heating and Cooling heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) experts are always here for you, as a Redmond homeowner, you should know at least a little something about your heating and cooling system.

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Why Is the Furnace Pilot Light Going Out?

October 12, 2023
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If you ever hear your gas furnace turn on but cannot feel any warm air blowing from the vents inside your Oregon home, chances are the pilot light went out.

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How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

January 18, 2023
How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger? Image shows an HVAC professional and a homeowner looking over a clipboard.

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you are having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What is a heat exchanger? How can you tell if this is the issue? What should you do about it? 

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How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

October 26, 2022
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Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Oregon home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

September 14, 2022
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This winter, you’re hoping to have a brand new furnace to keep you warm. But there are so many furnaces to choose from. You’re left wondering, which is the right one for your Bend home?

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 14, 2022
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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 keep a cool head and get your furnace taken care of right away.

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Furnace Repair in Bend, OR 97703

December 29, 2021

“Was great!! Our furnace was not working this morning and your technician came out Dane day we called! We appreciated that… is darn cold!! Thank you so much!”

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

December 15, 2021
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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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