Furnace Troubleshooting | Common Problems & Easy Solutions

Service Champions technician inspecting furnace in attic

A furnace is crucial for comfort and survival in cold winter weather. Without it, we would still be huddling around wood fires to stay warm. Unfortunately, furnaces need regular professional tune-ups and homeowner upkeep to run strongly and efficiently. Even with proper maintenance, however, furnaces can break down and develop problems that impede regular functioning.

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What to Know About HVAC Systems and the Rain

With all the recent precipitation, now’s a good time to go over the effects of rain on your heating and air conditioning system. Luckily, your outdoor HVAC units are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, such as rain, snow, and even a little hail. Unfortunately, if there are bad weather conditions, you may have to

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7 Home Heating System Types 

It can be hard to let go of your old heating system and commit to a new one you hardly know. If you have an aging unit that needs replacement, however, it can be exciting to see the variety of heating technologies available as replacement options. All of these systems come in different models and

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How Long Will My Furnace Last? When Should I Replace It?

Everything has an expiration date. When something is important, or expensive, extending its lifespan as much as possible is beneficial and preferable. Do you know the expected lifespan of your furnace? Or what you can do in the meantime to upkeep its functionality and longevity? How Long Will My Furnace Last? One question we hear

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How to Fix Uneven Heating and Cooling in a Two-Story Home

Uneven Heating & Cooling in a two story home

When you go upstairs in the summer, is it easily 10 degrees warmer than the downstairs? You try turning your thermostat down, but now your downstairs starts to freeze! If you have family living on both levels of your home, now you’ve got a battle over the thermostat, and nobody is happy. Somebody is bound

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Spring Cleaning Guide to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Spring has sprung and today is World Health Day 2021. In light of these two events, Service Champions is offering this Spring Cleaning Guide to improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) and your overall health and well-being. IAQ refers to the quality and health of the air inside your indoor spaces. It is related to

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Do I Need to Upgrade my Thermostat

As a homeowner, you can choose from a variety of HVAC systems to address the heating and cooling issues of your home in California, in spring. No matter what you choose, the use of thermostat lies common to regulate their operation. The thermostat may look like an unobtrusive component installed on the wall, but it

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10 Most Common Central Heating Problems

Good day neighbor; out researching common central heating problems?   No one can blame you, especially if it happens to be Winter as you’re reading this. Central heating systems tend to go into hissy fits around this time of the year when they’re zapped into service after sleeping through the summer.   But before we

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