Furnace

Are you considering turning off your furnace in the summer?

Homeowners often ask us if they should turn off their furnace in the summer months.

Summer is coming. The days are longer, and the weather is starting to warm up. Now, what do you do with your furnace in the summer? Turn it off? Leave it on? We’re here to help answer some of the questions you may have.

Spoiler alert, the answer is not a simple “yes” or “no” because of several factors like your furnace, household use, and personal preferences.

4 Types of Furnaces. Here’s what you need to know.

    There are four category types of furnaces: natural gas, oil, baseboard, and propane. 

    Furnaces are a necessity in Alaska, so when yours breaks down, it becomes an urgent problem, fast. Rest assured, Mountain Mechanical is a group of certified technicians, always on call, to handle any of your HVAC needs, no matter what type of furnace you have.  

    There are four category types of furnaces: natural gas, oil, baseboard, and propane. 

    Furnace Filters: Which one should you buy?

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    You’re standing in front of all the furnace filters at the store what you thought was an easy task has left you with questions. You start looking for the furnace filter size you need but now have questions about what brand to buy. Then you start looking at filter thickness, what type of filter, and what price point. How do you know what furnace filter to buy? Don’t worry you’re not alone. 

    Honeywell, 3M, Lennox, etc,.. all familiar names, so which one do you get? Each furnace filter offers something a little different, and all of those differences can help improve or change the air quality that your furnace blows through your house. Here is some advice to help you feel confident when it comes time for you to pick up a new furnace filter. 

    Furnace Filters: The Ultimate HVAC Equipment Defender.

    Furnace Filters. What you need to know about the filter in your heating unit.

    Homeowners often believe that the furnace filter’s primary job is to clean the air in your home.

    Your furnace filters will help aid in improving air quality, by remove particulates and contaminants from the recirculated air, but their main purpose is to protect blowers and other internal components from damaging build-up.

    A Winter Start-Up Furnace Inspection.

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    Should I have my forced air furnace inspected?

    We designed our start-up furnace inspection to put your mind at ease! Our winter start-up inspections take a deeper dive to look at what’s going on behind the walls of your furnace. Just like any preventative maintenance, we advise you to have an inspection yearly, and here is why.

    UPDATE: A COVID CONSCIOUS BUSINESS

    COVID19 UPDATE: Mountain Mechanical is a COVID Conscious Business.

    Being COVID conscious means that we may ask you a few additional questions and ensure that everyone in your household is healthy prior to our arrival, as precautionary measures to ensure our crews stay safe. Our technicians may arrive at your residence with face-coverings and gloves, or you can request face-covering and gloves to be worn in your home.

    3 Benefits of a Professional Duct Cleaning

    Duct Cleaning: Should I Have Mine Done?

    Over time, it is natural for ducts, fans, and registers to accumulate dirt, dust, pollen, and particles. If moisture becomes present, there is potential for musty odors or mold to grow. Many people call asking questions about the process of duct cleaning; when to get ducts cleaned, allergies associated with air ducts, and associated costs.