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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
Image of someone working on a furnace. How do i know when i need a new furnace?

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
Image of a furnace. What are the different Types of furnaces?

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
Furnace Repair

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
Furnace Filter

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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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

November 19, 2021
Furnace Stop Running

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Redmond house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at AccuAir Heating and Cooling see frequently, so you don’t need to worry.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

October 28, 2021
Furnace Noise

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

April 12, 2021
what does AFUE mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Oregon home and how much fuel is wasted.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

January 8, 2021

A furnace is a major investment for any Bend homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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