Furnace Articles

What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

November 30, 2021
Nice young girl pinched her nose because of some very unpleasant smell.

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. The odor may be benign, but can be harmful to inhale.

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

November 15, 2021
Thermostat Settings

There are furnace-fan settings on your thermostat for ON and AUTO. Which option is the best choice?

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

October 29, 2021
Troubleshoot Thermostat

Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat first as well as some basic troubleshooting ideas from our team.

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

October 18, 2021
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If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not to buy a new furnace, our professionals are here to help.

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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 Arctic Mechanical are eager to help.

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Furnace Pressure Switches

January 27, 2021
Cheerful couple looking out of the window, furnace pressure switches

Though you may not give much thought to the furnace in your Blaine home, knowing a bit about it and how it works can come in handy. At Arctic Mechanical, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals are always here to help and to answer any furnace questions you may have.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 15, 2021
how can i make my furnace last longer?, couple happily sitting on couch with mugs

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity.

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

December 15, 2020
blue flames, What are the Different Types of Furnaces?

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Arctic Mechanical would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics on the different types of furnaces on the market today. We hope this information can help you make the best decision for your family.

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 30, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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A Cracked Heat Exchanger––Know the Signs

October 30, 2020
Family.

If you think you have a broken heat exchanger, call our Blaine, MN, office at 612-741-9297.

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