JD's Prompt Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

How to Protect Your Furnace from Ice

Monday, February 5th, 2024

While we don’t tend to have long stretches of extreme cold in our area, extreme weather does sometimes happen. In fact, one of the longest stretches when the temperature stayed below freezing in Lubbock—for an entire week!—was just a few years ago. And when temperatures are that cold, even if it’s not for quite that long, you could be at risk of a frozen furnace.

You might be surprised to hear that an iced-up furnace is even possible. How could a furnace freeze? Where does the ice come from? We’ll explain all about it, including what you can do to make sure it doesn’t happen to you.

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Can I Repair My Furnace on My Own?

Monday, February 20th, 2023

If you’re looking to save money on home repairs, don’t look to your furnace. You can take care of many DIY projects around the house, but you should consider the furnace strictly “off limits.” 

In other words, the simple answer to the question in the title of this blog is “No.” 

However, there’s a more complex answer… 

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How These Furnace Components Can Help or Hurt Home Efficiency

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Every time your home’s furnace turns on, it consumes energy. That’s a given. But a furnace can consume more energy than necessary, and that will cause a drop in the general efficiency of your house. 

In this post, we’re going to look at furnace components that can help, or hurt, the efficiency of your home. If they’re currently hurting your home efficiency, then the best course of action is to call our team for furnace repair in Lubbock, TX or other HVAC service. We’ll help you enjoy a comfortable and energy-efficient home!

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Heed These Signs That You Need Furnace Repair

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The last thing you want to do this winter is sit around wondering if your heater is going to break down at any moment. The good news is, unless you have never had your system professionally tuned up and don’t know any of the signs that your furnace is in disrepair, this likely won’t ever happen.

Oh, what’s that? You don’t know what signs to look out for? That’s okay, that’s what we’re here for!

We want to start by saying that T-word again–tune-up. Also called maintenance, this service is the best way to defend your system against heavy repair needs. Whether you’re utilizing an electric furnace or a gas-powered one, you should have professional maintenance done annually. This helps the furnace function as effectively and efficiently as possible for as long as possible. Plus, maintenance can help you avoid up to 85% of the repairs that a furnace might ever need!

Of course, there’s still that 15%–at some point your furnace will need repair, and so without further ado, here are some signs that it’s time for you to call us for just that:

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