Furnace Articles

How Does My Gas Furnace Work? 

January 19, 2023
A furnace is tinkered with. How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

On a frosty winter’s day here in Washington, your gas furnace is hard at work, keeping your Tacoma home warm and cozy.

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How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

December 16, 2022
A man ponders in front of a laptop. How Do I Know I Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you are having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

October 13, 2022
Image of a furnace being worked on. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Puyallup 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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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

September 30, 2022
A man kneels to work on a furnace. How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

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

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What Is Short Cycling?

February 8, 2022
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. Our team at Serenity Air wants you to understand the concept of short cycling, why it can be harmful and costly, what causes the problem, and what you can do about it.

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

January 10, 2022
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 cost this winter. At Serenity Air, we want to help you achieve the highest comfort in your Puyallup home at an affordable price.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 27, 2021
Fall Furnace Maintenance

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 Washington home and your HVAC investment, including your wallet. Well-running systems are more energy efficient, so they end up costing you less to run all season long.

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