DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

“Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?”

Monday, March 1st, 2021
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With cooler temperatures lingering a bit longer this year, the last thing you need in your home is a malfunctioning furnace. So if yours is all of the sudden blowing out cold air, this is of course a big problem.

There are a number of reasons that this might be happening. We’ll dive into that below, so keep reading! But please do not try to diagnose or fix your furnace yourself. You could wind up with more problems rather than less and a pretty big headache. Instead, call our professionals if you suspect any of the following issues, or if nothing you do will resolve the cold air coming out of your room vents.

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What’s Going On When a Heat Pump Won’t Heat

Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Temperatures may not get as chilly here as they do in the Midwest or Northeast, but if the last couple of weeks have been any indication, it does get cold. This means that furnaces and heat pump systems have been turning on for the first time in months recently. If you have a heat pump in your home, then it gets a lot of use… but you most recently used it in cooling mode, right? All it takes to switch it to heating mode is a quick adjustment on your thermostat.

But what if you adjust your thermostat to get heat from your heat pump, and nothing happens? Perhaps you’re still getting cooled air from the vents, or maybe the air feels like it is still room temperature. This is a clear indication that something is wrong. The problem might be something simple, or it could be more complex. Read on as we uncover what could be going on when your heat pump won’t heat.

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Is It Time for a New Heater?

Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Are you about to enter winter with uncertainty about what kind of shape your heating system is in? We know that it’s sometimes hard to make the decision about when it’s time to replace an aging heater. Committing to a purchase like this and spending the kind of money it takes is no small thing.

You want to be sure that you don’t replace your heater before you actually need to. After all, wouldn’t it be a waste of money to make an upgrade otherwise?

Well, honestly, today’s heaters are even more efficient and powerful than systems made even just less than a decade ago. We’ve provided some signs below that it may, in fact, be time for you to consider a new heater.

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“Help! My Furnace Is Blowing Out Cold Air”

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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This is obviously a very concerning problem—getting cold air from your vents when you turn on your furnace. After all, that’s the absolute last thing you need when you turn on your furnace, whether it’s the first time this season or you’ve already been utilizing it on a regular basis. If your furnace has indeed started blowing cold air, the best thing you can do is give our pros a call!

We cannot definitively tell you in a blog post what’s wrong with your specific system, but we can speculate. There are a number of reasons that it may experience this issue. Please don’t try to fix it on your own, as you can do more harm than good, without ever resolving the actual issue. Read on as we uncover what might be going on with your heater while you wait for a pro to come for repairs.

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3 Reasons to Consider a Heat Pump

Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Are you considering a new heater before winter comes? Granted, it doesn’t get that cold around our area in comparison to other parts of the country, but still, you want an effective and efficient heating system when you do need it, right?

And if your air conditioner is also on its last leg after all these heatwaves, you’re probably left prioritizing which is more worth your money… replacing your air conditioner or your heater. What if we told you that you could do both, with one system?

We’re talking about the heat pump! These are great systems that keep your indoor climate right where you want it, all year long. Read on as we uncover 3 of the biggest benefits of having a heat pump installed in your home.

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Beware These Late Season Furnace Repairs

Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Spring may be here very soon, and that means there will be little time until summer arrives. Before you start making any plans for vacations, we recommend thinking about one very crucial part of your household before you go: Your furnace.

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No, Your Furnace Should NOT Be Blowing Cool Air!

Monday, February 17th, 2020
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When you bought the furnace, you invested in an appliance that could keep your home warm in the winters. What happens if that furnace starts acting like a second air conditioning unit and blows cold air when you need it to keep the indoor temperatures warm and cozy?

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Where’d the Heat From My Heat Pump Go?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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It has been quite chilly in Turlock, and the temperatures will remain quite low for several more weeks before spring arrives. However, you might be finding yourself feeling colder than you should despite your heat pump making sure that the indoor temperatures are warm and cozy – or maybe that is where the problem is.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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The furnace becomes the central HVAC component during this season. There is no way to get your interior all warm, toasty, and comfy if your furnace is registering suboptimal performance. When your HVAC system can’t deliver the required heat in different areas of the house despite regular maintenance, you need to mull over the prospect of furnace replacement.

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Furnace vs Heat Pump: Which Should You Choose?

Monday, November 11th, 2019
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What could be better than a warm house in the middle of a frigid winter. And when it comes to heating, you have two options: heat pump vs. furnace. While both help you heat your home, they do so in different ways.

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