Furnaces Articles

Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

March 1, 2023
Dirty Air Filter

You have just inspected your air filter, only to find it is sopping wet! Thoughts begin to race through your head, and you ask yourself, Is my furnace breaking down? or Is this going to be expensive to repair?

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What to Do When Your Furnace Is Leaking Water

February 1, 2023
An image of yellow liquid. What to Do When Your Furnace Is Leaking Water.

If you notice a pool of water has formed around the furnace in your Michigan home, don’t be alarmed. In most cases, this is not a serious or expensive problem—it is a pretty common issue.

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Why Is the Furnace Pilot Light Going Out?

January 25, 2023
Image of the guts of a furnace. Why Is the Furnace Pilot Light Going Out?

If you ever hear your gas furnace turn on but cannot feel any warm air blowing from the vents inside your Michigan home, chances are the pilot light went out.

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How to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

January 4, 2023
Image of a couch with a book and drinks on it. How to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill.

Let’s face it: running your furnace gets expensive. Heating alone accounts for over 40 percent of the average American’s utility bill, according to a US Department of Energy (DOE) analysis.

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When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

December 7, 2022
An open furnace panel. When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

Your furnace plays the key role in keeping you warm in your Novi home, but even with routine maintenance, it does not last forever.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

November 23, 2022
Image of someone drinking coffee or tea by a window. Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Livonia house most likely feels like an oven.

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Furnace Filters 101

October 26, 2022
Furnace Filter

It’s important to regularly take care of your furnace filter’s maintenance to keep everything working well. Here are some basics you should know.

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Preparing Your HVAC System for the Fall

October 5, 2022
Autumn front entrance

Maintain your heating and cooling equipment to ensure it runs smoothly this fall the way it should when you need it.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

March 10, 2022
Happy Couple on Couch

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? Here are four things you can do.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 25, 2022
Cold Man On Couch

If your furnace is producing heat inconsistently around your home, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions causing spotty heating.

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What’s the Difference Between My Furnace Fan Settings—ON and AUTO?

February 10, 2022
Thermostat Settings

There are furnace-fan settings on your thermostat for ON and AUTO. Which option is the best choice for your household?

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Furnace Maintenance in Dearborn Heights, MI 48125

February 4, 2022

“Mitch was very knowledgeable and kept me informed the entire time. Very pleasant, and hard worker”

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

January 31, 2022
Red Hot Thermometer

We want to keep our customers in the know about overheating furnaces. Use the following information to help keep your appliance in check.

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How Do I Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather?

January 10, 2022
Cold home with an angry couple warmly clothed hugging sitting on a sofa in the living room

We want to help you keep your home comfortable in these low temperatures. Follow our tips for keeping your home’s heat during extreme cold weather.

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Gas Furnace Repair in Novi, MI 48375

December 20, 2021

“John was very knowledgeable and explained what needed to be done to get the furnace back up and running. Great job!”

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 10, 2021
Young man suffering from cold at his home

Did you finally turn your furnace on only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? If you’re having heating troubles, check these things first and then call us for help.

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

November 30, 2021
Woman Smells Something Bad

If there’s a strange smell coming from your furnace, you should treat it with caution. While the odor may be benign, it could be harmful to inhale.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

October 29, 2021
Woman With Confused Look

Is your furnace making a strange noise? To help, here’s a list of six common furnace noises and what to do if you hear them.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 30, 2021
Furnace Cleaning

You may think this maintenance is unimportant and you can save money by forgoing it, but you would be mistaken. Here are five reasons you should schedule a furnace cleaning today.

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

February 26, 2021

If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not to buy a new furnace in Birmingham, our professionals are here to help. Our Harriman Heating & Air Condtioning team has years of experience with a wide selection of furnace makes and models. Here are some warning signs it may be time to start saving for a new furnace.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 31, 2020
6 ways your furnace keeps you safe

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 15, 2020
How can I save money on my heating bill this winter?, space heater

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 30, 2020
What is Short Cycling?, human hand adjusting thermostat

hort cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 16, 2020
Autumn Suburb

Fall is here, which means you need to prepare your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

March 16, 2020
Cold cartoon woman.

If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 734-271-6200 and we will inspect your furnace.

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Do I Need a New Furnace?

February 14, 2020
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Note: If a technician is inspecting your broken furnace, he or she can tell you if repair or replacement is the better option.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

January 30, 2020
Feet by the furnace.

Most maintenance services are reasonably priced and much less expensive than an emergency repair.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

December 12, 2019
Cold girl in front of a heater.

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular.

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