Excel Air Corporation Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Why Would I Choose Radiant Heating Over Forced Air?

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Radiant-HeatingRadiant heating has been largely eclipsed by forced air heaters over the last century, but they remain a very viable and beneficial method for home heating. If you’re in the market for a new home heating system, you might want to take a look at what radiant heating systems have to offer you. Have a look below at how radiant heating systems operate, and what advantages they can offer you this season.

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What You Need to Know About Furnace Short Cycling

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

gas burnerIs your furnace turning itself on and off every few minutes? Does it never seem to be able to warm up your home as much as it should be able to? If so, you have a problem. That behavior is called short cycling, and it poses a big threat to the health of the system. Read on to find out more about short cycling, why it’s so dangerous, and what you can do about it.

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How to Keep Your Furnace in Good Shape This Winter

Monday, December 18th, 2017

furnaceAs you start to rely on your furnace more and more over the winter, the system is going to be put under an increasing amount of strain. This causes the system to become more likely to develop problems, as parts of it give out under the stress. If you want to keep your furnace operating properly this winter, there are a couple of things that you can do. Read on for some tips on how to keep your furnace in good condition throughout the winter season.

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Why Your Furnace Output Might Be Low

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Clean-Air-FilterWe’re finally starting to get some cold weather here in Southern California, which means you’re probably relying on your furnace to keep warm. Yes, now would be a terribly inconvenient time to have your furnace start experiencing trouble with its heating ability. For a lot of people, though, that’s exactly what happens. Fall and winter put more strain on your heating system than at other times of the year, which means that it’s more likely to develop issues. If your furnace is having trouble providing enough heat for your home, have a look at some of the possible reasons why below.

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Odd Furnace Noises, and What They Mean

Monday, November 20th, 2017

gas-burner-assemblyAs you start to rely on your furnace to keep you warm more often throughout the next few months, you’re going to be increasing the strain on it. That means that there will be a greater chance of problems of various kinds developing in the furnace. If you want to prevent your furnace from experiencing serious issues this winter, you should be aware of some of the warning signs that indicate when it’s starting to malfunction. One of the most obvious signs that a furnace can give that it’s having issues is the presence of strange noises while the system is operating. Let’s have a look at a few of the more common furnace noises that indicate problems with the furnace.

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Indications That You Need a New Heating System

Monday, November 6th, 2017

furnaceWe’re finally starting to experience dropping daily temperatures, which means it’s time to start getting your home ready for heating season. For some people, that means scheduling preventive maintenance. Others, though, would be better served by installing a new system entirely. If you’re not sure whether or not your heating system needs to be replaced, have a look below to help you decide.

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