Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog:Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

Here Are Some Reasons Why Your Furnace Isn’t Heating

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

BurnerIt can be especially frustrating to turn on your furnace during a frigid day and not have it put out enough heat. There are a number of common reasons why furnace output may not be as high as it should be. Most of them require professional help in order to fix. Still, there’s no harm in finding out a bit more about why your furnace might be having this particular problem. Read on for some possible reasons why your furnace isn’t heating enough, and what you should do about it.

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What’s the Ideal Temperature for Efficient Heating?

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

thernostat-dial-hand-greenYou need central heating in our part of the country. But you don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to stay comfortable. It’s tough to find a compromise, especially if different members of the family have preferences on what the temperature should be throughout the home.

Finding the right temperature for comfort and energy savings is not an exact science. And it may not be easy at first if you’re used to cranking up the heat on a cold day. However, the changes you see in the long term will be well worth it.

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All About 3 Popular Heating Installations

Monday, December 11th, 2017

cold-woman-scarfWhen you are in the market for a new heating system, there is a lot of information to sort through. First, you have to actually make sure your heater is broken…you wouldn’t want to replace a heater that has a few good years left! Then, you have to make a decision relatively quickly. Buying a new heater is known in our industry as a “distress purchase,” something you buy because you need it, not because you wanted to buy it.

That’s why the best way to pick out your new heater is to work with a qualified technician to assess your options, your needs, local concerns, and your budget. But you can get a good idea of what to expect with our guide to 3 popular heating systems.

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