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17
Dec

What is a Furnace High-Limit Switch? Benefits & Troubleshooting

What is a High-Temperature Limit Switch? A high-temperature limit switch—also known as a fan limit switch or a limit switch—is an important piece in a furnace. Essentially, it senses the temperature of the furnace and tells the blower fan to turn on or off at the appropriate times, so that it can properly circulate air to your home. If it

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17
Dec

How to Install a Furnace Exhaust Pipe: 4 Step Guide & Tips

In chilly weather, using a furnace to keep warm is a smart move. There is more to what meets the eye when it comes to this toasty appliance. Understanding all the ins and outs of furnace exhaust pipes—also called exhaust flues—is important to keep your furnace functioning, and ultimately, to keep you warm during the cold months. How Furnace Exhaust

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23
Nov

Gas Vs Electric Furnaces: 5 Differences & How They Operate

Having a comfortable, warm home is important, especially in the colder months. When it comes to heating, the two main types of furnaces are gas and electric. It is important to consider the differences between these two types of furnaces to know which is best for your home. The main differences of gas vs. electric furnaces relate to installation requirements,

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19
Nov

How Does a Furnace Work? 4 Main Components & AFUE Ratings

Your furnace is the modern-day heart of your home. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, your heating system accounts for 45% of the average home’s energy expense (along with other space heating features). As the core of your HVAC system in the winter, it’s important to become familiar with the 4 main components of a furnace and annual fuel

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10
Nov

5 Causes of Furnace Short Cycling & How to Prevent It

An average furnace will operate two to three times in an hour to maintain a warm temperature in your house. A standard heating cycle ranges from 10 to 15 minutes depending on a couple of variables. However, the total amount of time your furnace operates is dependent on factors such as its AFUE rating and the speed of the blower

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