Furnace Troubleshooting | Common Problems & Easy Solutions

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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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How To Winterize Your Home

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Introduction Ah yes, for some, Winter is the best time of year (cold and snow lovers). For homeowners, you’ve got your Spring Cleaning checklist, then you’ve got your Winterizing checklist. Right? Or, maybe not, since you’re here reading this right now.   Let’s give you a basic rundown on how to winterize a basic residential

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Various Types of Home Heating Systems

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Need a new home heating system? You don’t have to stick with the same thing you had before. You have options! These days, there are several different types of home heating systems, all ranging in terms of effectiveness in different climates and energy efficiency. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to home heating systems,

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

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Gas furnaces are the most common method of heating homes — as well as commercial buildings — in the winter, even in Northern California. It’s likely what you have in your home, at the office building, and at many of the shops that you frequent. But in all the time that you’ve enjoyed the benefits

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3 Furnace Tune-Up Tips

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Out of sight and out of mind is no way to think of your furnace. Sure, you might not see it often, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until there’s a problem before you check on it. If you want to avoid inconvenient breakdowns or spikes in your heating bills, it’s a good idea

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3 Ways to Know It’s Time for a Furnace Tune-Up

Sometimes it seems as though your furnace breaks down at the least opportune moment — on the coldest night of the year, on the weekend, when you have guests coming over. The list goes on and on. At Service Champions, our 180+ technicians are on call 24/7 to repair your furnace whenever you need it.

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Where Is My Furnace? Where Is My Furnace Filter?

Where is my furnace? Where is my furnace filter?

If you live in Northern California, you most likely have a furnace or heat pump. Hybrid heating systems are comprised of a furnace (gas or electric) and a heat pump. Where is my furnace? Most Americans use a furnace to heat their home. It can use natural gas, propane, heating oil, or electricity. The unit

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8 Signs That Your Furnace May Need A Tune-Up

Northern California Homeowners Can Prevent Furnace Problems With Maintenance

Northern California Homeowners Can Prevent Furnace Problems With Maintenance There’s nothing worse than looking forward to a warm cozy home when it’s cold outside, only to have your furnace stop working at the exact wrong time. One of the best ways to prevent that from happening is to get a furnace tune-up on an annual

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