Furnaces Articles

Furnace Flue Tips

January 31, 2023
A lit furnace. Furnace Flue Tips.

As a Loomis homeowner, you should know at least a little something about your heating and cooling system. Knowledge is power after all.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

January 19, 2023
People wear rain boots while standing in a puddle. Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean?

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Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

December 16, 2022
A woman sits by a window with a cup. Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

When it comes time to replace your current standard-efficiency furnace, there are so many decisions to make.

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

December 14, 2022
Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

We all take climate control for granted these days. In winter, we expect warmth from our heating system; in summer, we demand the cool comfort of air conditioning. Most Sacramento homeowners don’t give that a second thought—until the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system breaks down and replacement decisions need to be made. Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Kendrick Heating & Air is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

November 29, 2022
A lit furnace flame. How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

A furnace is a big part of your life, it keeps your Rocklin home warm and can help with your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

October 14, 2022
A man checks a clip board. How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger.

We take the safety of our customers in California very seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

February 28, 2022
Happy Couple on Couch

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

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

December 23, 2021
Woman Smells Something Bad

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, treat it with caution. The cause of the odor may be benign, but could be harmful to inhale.

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

December 15, 2021
Furnace Filter

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.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 29, 2021
Furnace Cleaning

Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by one of our trained professionals.

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

February 12, 2021
Furnace fan settings

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

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What Is Short Cycling?

January 15, 2021
what is short cycling?, hand adjusting thermostat

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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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 15, 2020
how can I save money on my heating bill this winter?

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

November 30, 2020
Blue flames.

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular.

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