American Standard manufactures and markets central furnaces that are available in single and multistage configurations, with some models capable of an AFUE rating of more than 90 percent. American Standard markets units that meet Energy Star requirements and makes others that it claims offer quiet operation. The average price of an American Standard central gas furnace is about $3,000 and American Standards are sold through their dealer network.

I'm so impressed and happy that I called Affordable Furnace Repair!  Not only did they come out same day, but they were early and quick.  They even showed me how I can try to fix it myself next time.  And they were so nice and friendly!  Sometimes it's weird to invite people into your home to work on something, but this wasn't weird or awkward to me.  I feel like I'm gushing here, but I'm so happy our heat is working again so quickly!
Turn off the gas supply valve, typically located by your gas meter on the gas inlet pipe. Turn off the gas by rotating the valve one quarter turn with an adjustable wrench. When the gas is off,  the valve’s oblong stem points perpendicular to the inlet pipe. Then call your gas utility or the fire department from a remote location. Do not return to your home until you know it is safe.
Heat pumps act like an air conditioner in the summer, removing the heat from the air and then recirculating the cooled air throughout your home. In the winter, though, they can transfer ambient heat from outside into your house, efficiently warming your home with minimal energy consumption. If you do decide on a heat pump in Seattle, WA, make sure that you schedule your installation, maintenance and repair services with a skilled, qualified technician.
• Furnace is making more noise because it’s turning on and off more frequently. It may need repair, may not have been sized properly to fit the needs of your house, or may not have the airflow available that it needs from the ducts. The ducts are most often the culprit. Sometimes adding a cold air return can solve this. Ensure your vents are all open. If you are closing off vents in your house this can contribute to the issue.
There is no debate.  Regular, professional maintenance of all types of heating equipment is absolutely essential to proper performance.  However, not all service is completed correctly.  The value of your investment is directly impacted by the skill and dedication of the contractor who handles seasonal service.  When you trust the experts from Air Blue Heating and Cooling Inc., you benefit from the best of the best.  Our technicians are fully licensed, bonded, insured, and by verifying their knowledge of today’s increasingly advanced heating and cooling systems, have achieved NATE-certification.  We are recognized as a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer, a distinction that is earned through consistent demonstration of sound business practices, product knowledge, and technical proficiency.
If your furnace has a pilot light, look for the flame. Check your owner’s manual or the instructions posted inside the furnace cabinet for step-by-step lighting instructions. Usually this involves first turning the gas valve to Off and waiting a couple of minutes. Then you turn it to Pilot. Next, press and hold it down while you light the flame. Last, wait a minute or so, release it, and then turn it to On.
The chill of winter can be a scary thought when your furnace needs a repair. When the furnace in your home goes on the fritz, you need it fixed right away to keep your family safe and comfortable. Every BGE HOME technician is licensed in their trade and adheres to a stringent in-house certification program that guarantees their knowledge, affirms their commitment to the customer, and ensures excellence in completing every repair with the highest level of quality. Our technicians average 11 years in the HVAC industry, so you can rest assured that the technician who makes your furnace repair is knowledgeable and experienced.
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