Heat Pump or Furnace: Which Heating System Is a Fit?

January 3, 2022

If your household is ready for a new heating system, you’ll have to decide which type of appliance you want to go with. Furnaces and heat pumps both have pros and cons associated with them and deciding which is the right one for you comes down to a number of factors. The climate you live in, the size of your home, and the budget you’re working with all come into play when deciding between the different types of heaters. The appliance that you choose is likely to be with you for the next 10 to 15 years, so it isn’t

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What Causes That Burning Smell When My Heater Is Running?

December 20, 2021

Now that chilly temperatures have arrived in Festus, MO, you’ll be depending on your heating system for relief. If you notice a burning smell once your heater turns on, you may feel alarmed and assume that something serious is wrong with the heating system. Burning smells aren’t always a reason for concern, and here are some of their causes and what they mean. Dust on Heat Exchanger or Burner If you smell a burning odor the first time you turn on your heater for the winter season, the cause is most likely to be dust buildup

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10 Benefits of a Furnace Tune-Up

November 17, 2021

If you live in Festus, MO, or the Jefferson County area, a winter night without a working furnace can be uncomfortable. Thus, tuning up your furnace can help to ensure that you avoid this fate, especially before the chilly season. Bone Heating & Cooling provides expert services in this area, helping you get the best professionals for your appliance. This article provides the benefits of scheduling annual maintenance for your furnace. 1. Find Small Problems Before They Become Big A faulty furnace may experience malfunctions such as: Loud squealing noises Furnace

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How Often Should I Run My Furnace In Winter?

January 21, 2021

Cold weather rolls in when the winter months arrive, leading homeowners to rely on their furnaces. Setting a preferred temperature on the thermostat and allowing the heating system to run could lead to a desirable indoor climate. So, how often should your furnace cycle? While there’s no set standard, the average can be between 3-8 times an hour. The question might not come with any “hard and fast” answers, as each home and its residents may have different requirements. A bigger home may need to run the furnace longer. That said, homeowners should run their furnaces with

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