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Why Should I Own a Trane Furnace?

When you are thinking about furnace replacement in Boise, or up against a furnace repair in Meridian, you will be faced with not only who to call, but what brand to consider. In this blog I will talk about why you should buy Trane quality products for your heating and cooling.

Take Care of Your Water Heater

We have all been there. We go to take a nice hot shower to get ready for the morning or retire for the night, and it happens. You have cold water! You try to find out why, only to discover your hot water tank has deceased.

What Makes up The Cost of a New Furnace?

Understanding what features the unit will have, has the greatest impact on the cost to replace your gas furnace in Boise. This is important when you decide it’s time for an upgrade. In this blog I want to give you a brief overview of the 4 variables that will dictate the price of a new furnace, and roughly how much each one affects the price of a new furnace here in the Treasure Valley. They are:

Why Have A Hybrid Heating System?

If you are like most Boise homeowners, you expect to live in a comfortable environment throughout the entire year. It is also safe to say you don’t want to spend a fortune for heating and cooling. This is the reason why, so many homeowners choose to use highly efficient systems, such as heat pumps, to keep their homes comfortable in an affordable manner. The only issue with doing so, though, is that heat pumps use existing warm energy in the air outside to warm your home, but they are less efficient in very cold temperatures.

3 Reasons Your Furnace Isn't Working

Don't panic! If you're reading this, chances are you think something major is wrong with your furnace because it is not working properly, or has quit working altogether. However, the problem may be something minor, which can easily be fixed by yourself. Sometimes it's best to call Greens Heating and Air and have one of our technicians repair it. In this blog I will tell you about the top three furnace problems in Boise and Meridian, and the possible causes.

PROBLEM: "My furnace isn't working!"

Furnace Filter 'MERV' Ratings 101

 

If you look at your furnace filter you will notice that each filter has a MERV rating -- and this number is important to proper filtration and the longevity of your’ Boise furnace.

The word MERV stands for “minimum efficiency reporting value” and the MERV rating is a measure of how effectively a filter removes particles from the air that passes through it. The higher the MERV rating, the more particles the filter will catch.

What's in Your Dirty Ducts?

This time of the year before the holidays, we think about duct cleaning in Boise. Therefore, the question; What’s in your dirty ducts? Two things I want to talk about in today’s blog:

Why is duct cleaning important?

How to avoid duct cleaning scams?

How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill

I’m sure most of you folks in Boise and Meridian have already fired up your furnace at least a couple of times. Yes, old man winter is starting to rev up, which also means so will our heating bill. In today’s blog I want to share some ideas on how to save money on your heating bill.

Prepare Your Home & Furnace for Winter

Every spring and fall I write a blog about getting your home ready for the season. Some of the advice is related to heating and cooling in Boise, but much of it is just good common-sense advice. Fall has all but come and gone and so it's time for those reminders on what to do to get your Boise home ready for winter. What about you're Meridian home? Is it ready for when the snow flies? Here are twelve things you can do to help get a jump on old man winter.

Keep My Home Warm this Winter

Heating your Boise home in the winter costs money! None of us can afford to lose any of our precious home heating in this winter. There are predictions that this winter in Boise will be as cold and wet as last winter. It’s time to examine our homes for areas that allow warm air to escape. Here is what to look for.

Windows: Your Boise home has windows, that could mean leaks. Check for missing caulking, windows that don’t close properly, and broken or missing panes. Caulking where needed both inside, and out of each window will help

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