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Fall HVAC Maintenance

November 11, 2021
Fall HVAC Maintenance

Here in Texas, we’ve reached the season that makes you say, “Gosh, it’s so dark out. Is it really only six in the evening?” Before the days get too short, remember to check off heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance from your autumn to-do list.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

October 8, 2021
How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

January 28, 2021

Looking to install a new heater in your Granbury home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

December 29, 2020
older couple on couch

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Texas home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

October 19, 2020
short cycling.

On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Glenn Aire see frequently, so you don’t need to worry.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 14, 2020
Woman Looking Out Window

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Granbury house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Glenn…

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 24, 2020
Woman shivering and trying to determine why her home's furnace is blowing cold air.

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 817-736-1012 and we will inspect your furnace.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

January 15, 2020
Man looking confused and trying to figure out what the sound is that's coming from his home's furnace.

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Glenn Aire…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 16, 2019
Girl trying to stay warm inside and wondering why her furnace isn't heating her entire home.

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Granbury home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or…

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What Is the Difference Between ON and AUTO Thermostat Settings?

November 12, 2019
Woman trying to decide if the on or auto thermostat setting is best for her home.

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 optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for you.…

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