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What Is Short Cycling?

January 21, 2020
Room wall temperature thermostat turn dial to set. What is short cycling?

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

January 11, 2020
Closeup Shot Of Home Furnace Burner Ignited With Crimson Blue Flame How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases. Our professionals at AccuAir Heating and Cooling encourage you to understand how your gas furnace works so you can spot any potential problems…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 20, 2019
Sealing weather window tape on a wooden frame and home related objects placed on the window sill. How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 9, 2019
Man shrouded in a blanket, drinking tea in order to stay warm. Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Redmond home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or…

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Furnace Filters 101

November 18, 2019
New furnace filter isolated on white background. Furnace filters 101.

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at AccuAir Heating and Cooling think you should know to help it do its job.…

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

November 4, 2019
A metal ventilation tube sends warm air from a furnace to elsewhere in the home. When do I know it's time for a new furnace?

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a…

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What to Do About a Leaky Furnace

February 8, 2019
HVAC technician talking to woman homeowner, AccuAir Heating and Cooling.

If you find a pool of water has formed on the floor around your furnace, don’t be alarmed. In most cases, this does not indicate a serious or expensive problem. In fact, it’s pretty common. What you should do though is call one of our AccuAir Heating and Cooling technicians right away to investigate it.…

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