The Comfort Corner

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Posted by David Gaudio on Mon, Dec 21 2015 @ 10:00 PM

Carbon monoxide is a chemical compound poisonous to the human body. Unfortunately it is also the by product of all gas burning appliances in the home. While these appliances are designed to be as safe as possible, the potential for a carbon monoxide leak is still there. For that reason it is incredibly important to have CO detectors in the home and be aware of the symptoms of poisoning so you can react before any real damage occurs.

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Topics: Furnaces, heating, Health and Safety, furnace repair, heat exchanger

The Four Components of Your Heating System

Posted by David Gaudio on Mon, Nov 09 2015 @ 02:44 PM

We're all at least a little familiar with how our furnace operates. It burns fuel whether that be electricity or natural gas to generate heat which in turn warms your home. That sums up fairly well the result of a furnace in operation, but it doesn't paint a very detailed picture of the sophisticated heating systems in the HVAC industry. To shed a little light on the subject and help our readers understand the technology they use everyday, we have broken down the components of your heating system into four crucial elements.

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Topics: Furnaces, furnace, heating system, furnace repair, heat exchanger

Dealing With a Flawed Heat Exchanger?

Posted by Derek Pleva on Mon, Oct 26 2015 @ 02:14 PM

Having a boiler or furnace with a flawed heat exchanger can allow Carbon Monoxide to leak within the home. Many homeowners are unaware of the fact and leave themselves in great danger. Homeowner's that have their heating system properly maintained each year receive a heat exchanger inspection and a tune-up. What about the homes that do not? Would you be able to walk into your basment and tell if your heat exchanger was working properly?

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Topics: furnace, furnace repair, heat exchanger, cracked heat exchanger

3 Reasons Your Heat Exchanger Cracked Early

Posted by David Gaudio on Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Furnaces are very safe machines, but under the right circumstances and with the right malfunctions, they can be dangerous machines. That should be no surprise. They ignite combustible gasses to create heat and fire to warm your homes. If this sophisticated system is awry, damaged, or otherwise faulty, the consequences can be more extreme than a chilly evening.

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Topics: heat exchanger

4 Reasons to Replace Your Old Furnace!

Posted by David Gaudio on Sat, Jan 04 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Everyone can probably think of at least one reason not to invest in a new Lennox furnace from Four Seasons, but at the end of the day, many of these reasons are simply excuses. If your furnace falls into any of these categories, it may be time to seriously consider a new heating system for your home and family.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Furnaces, heating, heating system, furnace repair, heat exchanger

The Four Components of Your Heating System

Posted by David Gaudio on Fri, Sep 27 2013 @ 03:30 PM

We're all at least a little familiar with how our furnace operates. It burns fuel whether that be electricity or natural gas to generate heat which in turn warms your home. That sums up fairly well the result of a furnace in operation, but it doesn't paint a very detailed picture of the sophisticated heating systems in the HVAC industry. To shed a little light on the subject and help our readers understand the technology they use everyday, we have broken down the components of your heating system into four crucial elements.

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Topics: Furnaces, furnace, heating system, furnace repair, heat exchanger

Dealing With a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Posted by Derek Pleva on Fri, Sep 13 2013 @ 04:24 PM

Having a boiler or furnace with a cracked heat exchanger can allow Carbon Monoxide to leak within the home. Many homeowners are unaware of the fact and leave themselves in great danger. Homeowner's that have their heating system properly maintained each year receive a heat exchanger inspection and a tune-up. What about the homes that do not? Would you be able to walk into your basment and tell if your heat exchanger was working properly?

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Topics: furnace, furnace repair, heat exchanger, cracked heat exchanger