furnace Articles

How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

January 15, 2024
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Our team at Quality West Heating & Cooling could help you save big bucks on your monthly utility bill by performing a furnace replacement.

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

November 13, 2023
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This winter, you’re hoping to have a brand new furnace to keep you warm. But there are so many furnaces to choose from. You’re left wondering, which is the right one for your Littleton home?

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 17, 2023
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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).

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

January 16, 2023
Image of someone working on a furnace. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Centennial 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.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

March 16, 2022
Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat first as well as some basic troubleshooting ideas from our Quality West Heating & Cooling team.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

January 13, 2022
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You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water?

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Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

November 8, 2021
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Even if you have not thought about your furnace for months—it is easy to overlook if it is stationed in the basement or hidden in a closet—fall is the perfect time to make sure the most important seasonal equipment in your home is ready for action. 

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 12, 2021
man performing fall maintenance on a unit

Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment ensures it’ll run smoothly the way it should when you need it. Investing your time and money in these seasonal maintenance tasks goes a long way to protect both your Colorado home and your HVAC investment, including your wallet.

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What Is Short Cycling?

January 15, 2021
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.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

November 20, 2020
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Talk with one of our Quality West Heating & Cooling professionals with questions you may have or to schedule a furnace appointment.

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

October 30, 2020
When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a new model.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 16, 2020
Furnace Clean and Check

When cold weather arrives, you will want your furnace in top shape. Here are five reasons you should schedule a fall furnace clean and check.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 24, 2020
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Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Littleton 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 Quality…

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How Do I Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather?

January 27, 2020
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We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Littleton encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Quality West Heating & Cooling professionals want to share some insights and tips with you to…

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

December 23, 2019
Save Money On Heating Bill

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…

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