Canella Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2022

Does Your Furnace Have a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

gas-jets-of-a-furnaceAre you utilizing a gas-powered furnace inside your home? This doesn’t come as a surprise. The gas furnace, after all, is the most common heating system found in homes throughout the country, especially in spots like ours that have significantly cold winters.

Furnaces are very cost-effective, and a great option for most homeowners. However, while they are not harmful by nature, when you use natural gas in your home, there is always the risk of toxic gas leaks and combustion problems. The primary concern in avoiding this problem is taking good care of the furnace through professional maintenance–otherwise, your system could suffer from a cracked heat exchanger.

This is never something to be ignored. If you suspect you have a cracked heat exchanger or have been told you have a cracked heat exchanger, please cease use of your heater and give us a call right away. In the meantime, read on to learn more about this problem.

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Going Ductless This Winter

Monday, January 10th, 2022

woman-turning-on-ductless-air-handler-with-remoteThis isn’t the most popular time of the year for homeowners to consider a new heater installation. But we’re going to guess that if you’re starting the search now, you’re probably in a situation where you’re desperate for effective and efficient heating ASAP. The only problem with this is, a heater purchase is not something you should rush into!

Rushing into a purchase as significant as this one could leave you with a heating unit that’s not properly matched to or sized for your specific home and needs. Also, just because you’ve always used one type of system–for example, a furnace–doesn’t mean it’s the best choice for your home, especially with the advancements in HVAC technology in even just the last decade!

All this said, you may do well to consider a ductless mini-split installation! Read on to learn 3 reasons why this may be the right choice for you.

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