furnace troubleshooting

Today we will cover some basic furnace troubleshooting. Now, all furnaces are not created equally. There’s quite a difference between a newer, modern furnace that utilizes electronic ignition and a furnace that is 30 years old and uses a standing pilot light. When it comes to furnace troubleshooting, not all answers will apply to all furnaces. So we’ll just cover some of the more common issues related to older furnaces and cover newer furnaces in a later blog.

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Good indoor air quality

Does your home have good indoor air quality? IAQ (indoor air quality) problems may arise from inadequate temperatures within the home, humidity levels, poor air circulation, filtration or ventilation system issues. Other factors that can contribute to poor IAQ are indoor air contaminants, such as chemicals, dust, mold or fungi, bacteria, gases, vapors and odors. In addition, lack of enough fresh air intake from the outdoors can compound the problem.

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Best air conditioning system

Often I am asked by Colorado Springs homeowners what the Best air conditioning system is to have installed in their home. Is it Trane? Lennox? Rheem? Amana? Or another brand entirely? I will then ask them what is it specifically they desire from a new AC system? Generally the answer is almost always the same….they want a system that will cool their home effectively, efficiently and one that’s dependable. Cost is also a consideration in many cases, although it is not always the deciding factor.

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emergency furnace repair service

If you find yourself in need of emergency furnace repair service and you live in the Colorado Springs area or a neighboring community such as Falcon, Fountain, Security-Widefield or Monument, you’re just a phone call away from having a licensed, trained and professional HVAC service technician at your door ready to fix that troublesome heating system in your home.

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Colorado Springs furnace repair & replacement

Colorado Springs furnace repair & replacement services by Basset Heating & AC are available to homeowners and landlords via a quick phone call to our main office at 719-392-0032, or you may contact us through our website using the form below.

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Colorado Springs heating repair

For Colorado Springs heating repair Basset Heating & Air Conditioning offers same day service as well as after-hours service for those in need of emergency repairs. If your home’s furnace has suddenly stopped working, or it’s not keeping the temperature in your home to the set point of your thermostat, it is important that you have your furnace checked as soon as possible.

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Furnace short cycling

When your furnace is short cycling (frequently turning on and off) and not reaching the desired temperature in your home, what are the possible causes? Not only does a short-cycling furnace waste energy and increase your utility bill, it can also lead to a part failure if not addressed quickly. Below I will list a few possible causes of a Furnace short cycling.

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What to do: Furnace stopped working

What to do: Furnace stopped working. We frequently receive calls from sometimes frantic homeowners during the winter months, stating my furnace has stopped working. Of course this is certainly an issue when your home suddenly feels like the inside of a refrigerator! Sometimes the problem can be a simple fix.

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Furnace pilot lights

We often receive calls from customers who tell us that their pilot light has gone out in their furnace and they need it to be re-lit. Well, most of the time, when it comes to furnace pilot lights, they no longer exist. At least not the old standing pilot light.

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