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Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 28, 2022
Is My Furnace Overheating?

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should keep a cool head and get your furnace taken care of right away.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

January 20, 2022
Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your La Grande house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Scott’s Heating and Air Conditioning see frequently, so you don’t need to worry.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

January 12, 2022
Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your La Grande home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat. 

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

November 11, 2021
How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

On a frosty winter’s day here in Oregon, your gas furnace is hard at work, keeping your La Grande home warm and cozy. Feeling grateful? You’re not alone—it’s one of the most popular forms of heating, as American as apple pie.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 7, 2021
Heat Pump Versus Furnace

Looking to install a new heater in your La Grande home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Furnace Flue Tips

September 22, 2021
Young woman in plaid and eyeglasses drinking hot tea from mug during work in her La Grande, OR home

Understanding some basics about your furnace flue can come in handy. And taking care of it—doing your part as well as through regular professional maintenance—helps keep your furnace working at high efficiency and promotes a long life span.

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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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