My Heater Died—What Type of Heater Should I Replace It With?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Usually the words, “my heater died,” are spoken with an exclamation mark at the end: “My heater died!” Here in Las Vegas, a broken heater is a bit less of an urgent problem, since our coolest weather is down in the 40s, not in the negatives! But you can’t go through the winter with a broken heater, and if the system is beyond reasonable repair (i.e. any repair would be more than half the cost of getting a new heater) it’s time to have a replacement put in.

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My Furnace Just Came on and I Can Smell Burning!

Monday, December 5th, 2016

This is a common concern that any HVAC company hears from customers during the start of cooler weather. When furnaces first turn on for the season, people often notice a peculiar acrid odor coming from the vents. Nobody wants to smell anything burning in their house, since it immediately creates worry of an electrical or gas fire somewhere. However, in most cases this burning odor from a furnace as it first comes on isn’t a reason to worry.

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Gas Furnace vs. Electric Furnace: Is There a Clear Choice?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Across the country, furnaces are the most common type of heating system. Whether you’re in a place that experiences deep cold temperatures for long stretches, like Minneapolis, or place like… well, like Las Vegas… that has extremely mild winters, you probably have a furnace of some kind to handle your comfort when the mercury in the outdoor thermometer drops.

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