Furnaces Articles

Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

January 27, 2023
A furnace filter over a white background. Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

The good news is it can usually be repaired quickly. However, you should take care of the problem as soon as possible.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work? 

December 7, 2022
A furnace unit is tinkered with. How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

Feeling grateful? You’re not alone—it’s one of the most popular forms of heating, as American as apple pie.

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How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

November 30, 2022
A technician works on a furnace. How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

November 16, 2022
People wearing boots stand 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? Why would your furnace be leaking water? 

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Furnace Flue Tips

October 12, 2022
A lit furnace. Furnace Flue Tips.

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

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Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

November 7, 2021
HVAC professional going through a checklist off of his clipboard,

Even if you have not thought about your furnace for months—it is easy to overlook if it is stationed in the basement or hidden in a closet—fall is the perfect time to make sure the most important seasonal equipment in your home is ready for action. 

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 12, 2021
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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 California home and how much fuel is wasted.

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

February 4, 2020
Smell From Furnace

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale.

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

January 21, 2020
Toy house wearing a red hat and scarf.

If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not to buy a new furnace in California, our professionals are here to help. Our Jack’s Refrigeration team has years of experience with a wide selection of furnace makes and models. Here are some warning signs it may be time to start saving for a new furnace.

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