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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

February 15, 2021

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 847-223-0211 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Video – Which Air Quality Equipment Should I Install?

January 31, 2021

Indoor air quality is on everyone’s mind but how do you know what equipment is right for your home?

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Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

January 15, 2021

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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Video – What Is Carbon Monoxide?

December 31, 2020

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas and other things that contain carbon. It can often be mixed with other gasses with odors. Carbon monoxide can result from the burning of any of these, gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, wood and other things. It is also a byproduct of an internal combustion engine.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 16, 2020

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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Video – Have Your Utility Bills Jumped?

November 30, 2020

Have your utility bills suddenly jumped? It could be your heating and cooling system.

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COVID-19 Update

November 23, 2020

During this very unusual time, we have put a plan in place to do our part to help keep our community safe. First and foremost, we are going to stay CALM, PATIENT, KIND, and POSITIVE! Also, due to the continued spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Miller’s Area Heating is operating under a heightened sense of awareness.…

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 13, 2020

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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Video – Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Cost-Effective?

October 29, 2020

Why are you heating and cooling your home when you are not there? Being able to control your thermostat when you are away is one of the most cost effective energy improvements you can make in your home. Contact us today to learn more!

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 16, 2020

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

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