Furnace Articles

How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

February 10, 2022
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The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer?

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

January 31, 2022
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Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. Here’s seven furnace issues that can cause this.

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

January 20, 2022
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If you’re wondering whether or not to buy a new furnace, our team would like to help. Here are some signs to start saving for a new furnace.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

December 23, 2021
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It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your furnace unit’s components.

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

December 10, 2021
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If your furnace is producing a strange smell, treat it with caution. To help, here’s a list of five common furnace smells and what they mean.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

November 10, 2021
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You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water?

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 20, 2021
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The last thing you want when the weather takes a turn toward winter is a broken furnace. To help, use these furnace maintenance tips.

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Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

September 30, 2021
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Ready to schedule your annual furnace inspection? The HVAC experts at Sun Glow are eager to help.

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What’s the Difference Between My Furnace Fan Settings—ON and AUTO?

February 26, 2021
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There are furnace-fan settings on your thermostat for ON and AUTO. Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimal one to choose.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 12, 2021
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From our team here at Sun Glow Heating & Cooling, here are six ways your furnace is working to ensure your safety.

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What to Do When There Is No Heat in Your Home

December 21, 2020
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If you have no heat in your home, there may be a simple solution to your problem. To try it, follow these diagnosis tips.

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 10, 2020
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Our team wants you to know all about short cycling, why it can be harmful and costly, the cause, and what you can do.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

November 23, 2020
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If your home’s heating or cooling system stops working, it might be your thermostat. Here are some troubleshooting tips.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 16, 2020
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Fall is here, so you may need service on your furnace. Our team wants to share five reasons why should schedule a clean and check.

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

February 10, 2020
Furnace Filters

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. At Sun Glow Heating & Cooling, we know with the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your Portland indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. What…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 27, 2020
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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…

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

January 13, 2020
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A furnace is a major investment for any Portland 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.  Our team at Sun Glow Heating & Cooling wants you to understand how your furnace works…

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 17, 2019
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Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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