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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 15, 2021
6 ways your furnace keeps you safe, happy family of four baking together

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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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

December 10, 2020
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If you’ve decided you need a new furnace, call our experienced and knowledgeable professionals at 541-963-4316 or request service online in Eastern Oregon, for more information.

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 30, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?, hand adjusting thermostat

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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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

November 10, 2020
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If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available.

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Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

October 29, 2020
HVAC professional doing inspection in blue outfit with clipboard, Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

What’s at the top of your fall to-do list? Make sure it is your furnace.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 10, 2020
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As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Eastern Oregon you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

February 14, 2020
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Is there a sound coming from your home’s furnace? Our team here in La Grande has a list of six common furnace noises, their cause, and what to do if heard.

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How Do I Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather?

January 23, 2020
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Here are some ways to keep your home’s heat in times of low temperatures this winter.

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Furnace Filters 101

November 30, 2019
New furnace filter isolated on white background.Furnace Filters 101

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at Scott’s Heating and Air Conditioning think you should know to help it do its…

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

November 11, 2019
HVAC worker with flexible ventilation system tube in hands. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Eastern Oregon homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership. Our team at Scott’s Heating and Air Conditioning wants you to understand how your furnace works…

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