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Step-by-Step Guide On How to Clean a Furnace

At Howard Air, we are happy to provide a few tips on the steps needed for an average homeowner to clean some parts of your home’s furnace.

We caution, though, that your home’s heating system is the complex, expensive, warm heart of your home. Do [...]

How to Service a Furnace

Every wise homeowner looks for savings every day. At Howard Air, we understand that instinct and we realize some people want to perform their own furnace service to save on having a professional technician come out.

Some tasks are well within the typical homeowner’s skill [...]

What Size Furnace Do I Need?

When you hire a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor to install a new furnace, your first thought probably is, “What size furnace do I need?”

Heating equipment sizes depend on many factors, so your contractor should not simply look at the old furnace [...]

How Much Does a New Furnace Cost?

A properly sized and efficiently operating furnace is an important element to keeping heating costs down. If you have an old or inefficient heating system, you may have been considering upgrading to something better.
When determining how much you need to spend, the cost [...]

Why Won’t My Heater Turn Off?

In the Valley of the Sun, we typically only use our heaters sparingly during Arizona’s brief winter. There is rarely a need to constantly have the heater on, but sometimes the heater just won’t turn off.

Before calling the friendly HVAC experts at Howard Air, [...]

Common Furnace Problems: When to Call in the Pros

Furnaces are complex machines that can break down and there are any number of reasons for why it won’t turn on. When the furnace is not working and the heat isn’t flowing, there is a good chance that one of the following items is [...]

How Come My Heater Won’t Turn On?

As temperatures steadily begin to drop, people are starting to turn up the heat in their homes. But, what happens when you adjust the thermostat and nothing happens? If your central heating is not working as expected, there could be several reasons why.

3 Reasons [...]

My Furnace is Switched On, but it’s Not Blowing Air

With winter just around the corner, furnace issues could be a potential disaster. Here at Howard Air, in Phoenix, we understand that temperatures in the Valley don’t typically dip below freezing. But, when they do, you don’t want to be caught unaware. Maintaining a [...]

What Does an Energy Audit Entail for Phoenix Residents?

With a home energy audit or home energy assessment, Phoenix homeowners can find the best ways to save energy and lower utility bills. What is an energy audit? Our professional technicians, also called energy auditors, use special equipment to help people decide which improvements [...]

How Much Does a New Air Conditioner Cost?

At Howard Air, our business is keeping homes comfortable for their owners and residents. The summers in Phoenix are not to be taken lightly, and a broken AC can actually be quite dangerous during the hottest parts of the year. When an AC unit [...]