Furnace Articles

Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 12, 2022
Fall Suburb

Fall is here, which means you should prepare your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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Video – Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

April 26, 2022
Video - Remodeling Your Home? Don’t Forget Your Comfort!

Planning to remodel your home? Don’t forget about your heating and cooling system. Remodeling is the perfect time to add more comfort to your home—and it starts with your heating and cooling system.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

February 10, 2022
Technician repairing Gas Furnace

Our team at Miller’s Area Heating, we want you to understand how your furnace works and what signs you can watch for to indicate it’s time for a replacement heating system.

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

January 18, 2022
Senior caucasian man changing a folded air filter in the HVAC furnace system in basement of home

You have just inspected your air filter, only to find it sopping wet! Thoughts begin to race through your head, and you ask yourself, Is my furnace breaking down? or Is this going to be expensive to repair? Fortunately, there is no need for panic. 

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

December 15, 2021
Happy couple relaxing and drinking tea covered with a blanket sitting on a sofa in the living room in a cozy house interior in Grayslake, IL

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. 

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

November 8, 2021
inside a home benefiting from Fall HVAC Maintenance

Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment ensures it’ll run smoothly the way it should when you need it in Grayslake, IL.

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 28, 2021
Is My Furnace Overheating?

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should keep a cool head and get your furnace taken care of right away.

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Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

January 15, 2021
Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?, girl holding a mug looking out her window

When it comes time to replace your current standard-efficiency furnace, there are so many decisions to make. One of the primary ones is what level of efficiency you need for your new system.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 16, 2020
6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe, happy family of four baking together

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 13, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?, person 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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