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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

September 9, 2021
How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

Our professionals at Union Services encourage you to understand how your gas furnace works so you can spot any potential problems in your Monroe home’s heating system.

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

February 28, 2021
tips to troubleshoot your thermostat

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Monroe 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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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 15, 2021
6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

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.   From our team here at Union Services in Monroe, here are six ways your…

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 24, 2020
Woman shivering trying to stay warm and determine why her furnace is blowing cold air in her home.

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 704-283-9047 and we will inspect your furnace.

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

January 14, 2020
Girl trying to stay warm after realizing it's time for her family 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…

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

December 12, 2019
Mother and daughter relaxing in living room after learning how they can save money on their heating bill this winter.

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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What’s That Sounds Coming From My Furnace?

November 8, 2019
Man not being able to sleep due to an unusual noise coming from his furnace.

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Union Services…

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating My Entire Home?

February 7, 2019
Cold Couple Freezing In Their Home

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your home, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing inconsistent heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home, or you might have…

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Why Does My Furnace Smell?

January 29, 2019
Woman Smelling Bad Odor In Her Home

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. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your home. For your convenience and protection, our Union Services team…

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