Phoenix in the winter is heavenly. With cool but not cold nights, everyone enjoys settling in and relaxing in a warm, pleasant house. If your gas-fired furnace is not providing the head you want, though, your evening may be filled with words that make [...]
During the wintertime, our service technicians often get calls from frustrated homeowners who have recently discovered that their furnace blower is not working. While we’re always happy to help these homeowners, the problem is often something that they can easily fix themselves. So, in [...]
Natural gas and propane are odorless. The pungent smell is from a chemical, mercaptan, added to both to alert you to a gas leak. This is vital information if you intend to service your own gas heater.
We at Howard Air certainly understand the instinct to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]