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Maximizing Home Comfort: Understanding Gas Furnaces

 

Are you looking to boost your home’s heating efficiency and comfort? Join Jason Bergstrom from Anytime Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing as he discusse gas furnaces in our video. Discover the ins and outs of highly efficient and standard gas furnaces, and learn how to keep your system running smoothly.

High-Efficiency vs. Standard Gas Furnaces

Jason explains the key differences between high-efficient and standard gas furnaces, noting that high-efficient models, recognized by their PVC pipe venting, condensate during operation. This means they’re more efficient, with some furnaces offering up to 98% efficiency! In contrast, standard furnaces vent through metal pipes and have an 80% efficiency rate.

HVAC Tech working on a furnace

Why Efficiency Matters

Investing in a highly efficient furnace might seem costly upfront, but it’s a decision that pays off in the long run. Not only will you get more heat from every dollar spent on gas, but you’ll also enjoy a warmer, more comfortable home. It’s a smart move for both your comfort and your wallet.

Common Issues and Maintenance Tips for Gas Furnaces

Jason also dives into common service issues, such as clogged drain lines, and emphasizes the importance of regular maintenance. He explains how safety switches and drain pans help prevent water damage, especially in systems with condensate pumps. Simple tips, like checking your filters and breakers or ensuring safety switches are in place, can save you from an unexpected chilly morning or a sweltering afternoon.

When to Call a Professional

Even with the best maintenance, sometimes things go wrong. Jason advises on what homeowners can do before calling in the pros, like checking filters and ensuring all parts are intact. But when in doubt, it’s always best to consult with professionals like Anytime Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing.

Ready to dive deeper and ensure your home is a haven of warmth and efficiency this season? Schedule online with us today.

 

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