DB Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog : Archive for January, 2016

What’s that Noise Coming from My Heater at Startup?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Furnaces today are more efficient than they have ever been before, and this is in part due to the absence of a standing pilot. In the past, a pilot light had to remain on throughout the winter so that the burners were always able to heat up. Now, electronic ignition heats up the burners with a spark only when your thermostat signals that heat is needed.

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4 Reasons to Replace an Old Heating System before It Fails

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Imagine that you’re running your heating system on a cold night, getting ready to get into bed, when your heater fails suddenly without warning. You have to stop what you’re doing to find the number of a company that offers 24/7 service, or to look for an alternative heat source to get you through the night. And the unexpected cost of a heating replacement may come as a shock. That’s just one of the reasons we recommend replacing your heater before it ever fails, and you’ll find four more good reasons to replace an old heating system below!

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Don’t Forget to Change Your Air Filter for Better Efficiency and Performance

Monday, January 11th, 2016

The air filter is a vital part of your heating and AC systems, and it should be changed once every 1-3 months. But there are some homeowners who do not even know that this air filter exists!

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Changing the Air Filter Each Month Makes Your Furnace Work Better

Monday, January 4th, 2016

The air filter in your heating and air conditioning system removes dust, pollen, and other allergens from the air in your home so that you can breathe a little easier when the system is running. And this isn’t the air filter’s only responsibility. A primary purpose of an air filter is to protect your furnace, as incoming debris could damage the interior of your system.

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