Furnace Articles

Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

January 13, 2023
A technician studies a clipboard. Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now.

Tackling this important chore is easier than raking leaves or cleaning gutters when you call the heating and cooling experts at Montgomery.

Continue Reading

What Are Furnace Filters?

November 15, 2022
A furnace filter. What Are Furnace Filters?

Our experienced team is always on hand to answer any filter questions you may have as well as to replace or clean your air filter for you.

Continue Reading

How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

February 16, 2022
Happy Couple on Couch

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last even longer?

Continue Reading

How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

January 15, 2022
Technician repairing Gas Furnace

If you suspect your heat exchanger is cracked, look at these signs first and one of our professionals can assess your furnace’s situation.

Continue Reading

Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

December 16, 2021
Furnace Tech

When it comes time to replace your current standard-efficiency furnace, which is a better choice, an 80% or 95% furnace?

Continue Reading

Why Is the Furnace Pilot Light Going Out?

October 29, 2021
Pilot Light

If you ever turn your furnace on but cannot feel any warm air blowing from the vents inside your home, chances are the pilot light went out.

Continue Reading

Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 18, 2021
Thermostats on the Wall

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

Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 17, 2021
Cleaning Furnace

Once the cooler weather hits this fall, you will want your furnace is working order. Here are five reasons to schedule a cleaning today.

Continue Reading

Furnace Flue Tips

January 27, 2021
furnace flue tips, Grandson and Grandparents Drinking Hot Chocolate

Even though our Montgomery HVAC Service Company heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) experts are always here for you, as a Murphy homeowner, you should know at least a little something about your heating and cooling system. Knowledge is power after all.

Continue Reading

Furnace Pressure Switches

January 15, 2021
furnace pressure switches, Cheerful couple looking out of the window

Though you may not give much thought to the furnace in your Wylie home, knowing a bit about it and how it works can come in handy. At Montgomery HVAC Service Company, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals are always here to help and to answer any furnace questions you may have.

Continue Reading

What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

December 21, 2020
HVAC technician in blue hat and polo, What are the signs I need a new furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Wylie 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.

Continue Reading

How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

November 30, 2020
How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?, a person turning on a space heater

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

Continue Reading

What Is Short Cycling?

November 4, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?

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.

Continue Reading

Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

October 30, 2020
Sad Girl Holding Mug

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals see frequently.

Continue Reading

What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

October 16, 2020
Top view of happy young family relaxing on bed together. Man and woman with pet dog in bedroom.

A furnace is a major investment for any Murphy 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.

Continue Reading

Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 14, 2020
Hot Thermometer

Is your Wylie home’s furnace overheating? Our Montgomery HVAC team wants to help you know if your furnace is overheating, and what to do if it is.

Continue Reading

What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

January 11, 2020
Nice young girl pinched her nose because of some very unpleasant smell.

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale.

Continue Reading

When Do I Replace My Furnace?

October 7, 2019

Furnaces are far from immortal. If you take good care of it, your furnace will last considerably longer than a neglected one, but, unfortunately, it still will not last forever. Here are some signs you might want to start looking for a replacement furnace: It’s Old. Furnaces generally last 15 to 20 years. Afterwards they…

Continue Reading

Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

February 11, 2019
Maintenance Worker at customer's door

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic!

Continue Reading

Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

January 29, 2019
Mother and daughters reading under a blanket

Is your furnace producing heating inconsistently? You’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions through rooms causing inconsistent heating or cooling…

Continue Reading

What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

January 21, 2019
Couple Covering Ears in bed

Is your furnace running louder than usual? It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise, but these louder noises often spell trouble…

Continue Reading

Different Types of Furnaces

November 28, 2018
Blue Flames

There are three different types of furnaces available. There are a few things that factor into which kind will work for you. You should consider your heating requirements, duct work and insulation, size of you home and number of floors, and your budget. One of the certified technicians at Montgomery HVAC Service can assist you…

Continue Reading

How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter

November 9, 2018
Person changing a filter

Out of sight, out of mind. This is especially true for furnace filters. When you have a clean furnace filter in place, your furnace will run optimally, keeping your home an ideal temperature. A dirty filter will inhibit the performance of your furnace. It may even cause your furnace to fail. What kind? There are…

Continue Reading

Do I Need a New Furnace?

February 14, 2018
House with Scarf around it

At Montgomery HVAC, we know that a new furnace is a big investment. How do you know when it is time to say goodbye to the furnace in your home?

Continue Reading

Furnace Fan Setting: On vs. Auto

January 2, 2018
Woman Adjusting Thermostat while looking at smartphone

On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice?

Continue Reading

How Does My Furnace Work?

December 5, 2017
Children's Feet Next to Fireplace

Having knowledge about how your furnace works can help you quickly solve the problem when your unit needs repair.

Continue Reading

All About Furnace Filters

November 20, 2017
Filter Being Replaced

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact.

Continue Reading

Heat Pump vs. Furnace

November 1, 2017
Person wrapped in a blanket holding a drink in a mug

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Wylie, TX, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose?

Continue Reading

Fall Maintenance for Your Heating System

October 9, 2017
Fall Maintenance

Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months are moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Wylie, you need to think about preparing your HVAC system for fall maintenance.

Continue Reading