These small lil buggers…

Ever had your furnace go out? Haven’t we all?! Well instead of cussing, why not try this simple idea?

What about this- the furnace kicks on and then off in about 2 seconds, and cycles through until it just seems to quit altogether… As the heating repair experts in Boise and Meridian, we want to give you an inside tip. SAVE YOUR MONEY! Clean this little steel rod with some steel wool (#000-ultra fine) and reinstall it. It will take you less than 5 minutes.

Steps to complete this repair yourself:

1. Locate the flame sensor. Usually on the far left or far right side of the burner box/chamber.

2. Remove the screw(s) holding it in.

3. Polish and resurface.

4. Reinstall.

5. Admire your skills! And how much you just saved.

Old heating unit cause of fire in Boise, Friday morning

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Old heating unit cause of fire at Traveler’s Motel in Boise Friday morning | Boise, Garden City, Mountain Home | Idahostatesman.com.

Regular and routine maintenance is so important. And sometimes, just having a technician in your home or place of business can catch things that otherwise might have gone unnoticed.

This article mentions the batteries not operating! Well, we have even run into instances where the alarm didn’t work at all, even with fresh batteries.

Everyone was safe, which is the most important thing!

Trane Gas Furnaces

Gas Furnaces – Trane Gas Furnace | TRANE.

Like all things, there are better brands and then there are- the best brands. While most contractors will tell you that brand is irrelevant, that isn’t entirely true. There are manufacturers that build better equipment, even if it is installed poorly these brands will last longer than others that were installed sub-standard. We agree with the consensus- right installation is key. BUT, we want to take it one step further: Right installation is right for superior products.