Dowd Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Replacement’

A Cracked Heat Exchanger: Why This Is a Serious Problem for Your Gas Furnace

Monday, February 7th, 2022
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We want to start this post with an important reassurance about gas furnaces: they aren’t “dangerous” appliances to have in your home, and with the proper care a gas furnace can run safely for many years. 

But we do have to address the possibilities of health hazards, and any gas-burning appliance can create dangers from carbon monoxide leaks or fires. The more you know about potential safety issues that can come from your gas furnace, the better armed you’ll be to prevent them.

Intro over, now let’s talk about one of the serious gas furnace problems that can put a household’s health at risk: a cracked heat exchanger.

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Get Your Heater Ready for Winter With Maintenance

Friday, October 29th, 2021
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It’s already November! It’s time to prepare your home for winter, and one of the most important steps to take is arranging with HVAC professionals to inspect and tune up your heater. No matter if you use a gas furnace, electric furnace, boiler, heat pump, or ductless mini split system, you need the assistance of professionals to prepare it for winter with a maintenance visit. 

Our technicians at Dowd Mechanical have the skill, training, and tools to help your heater glide through the winter with few to zero problems.

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