Guardian Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘furnace repair’

One Neat Trick to Avoid a Frozen Furnace

Monday, December 19th, 2022

When temperatures drop very low, sometimes it can be a wonder that our furnace systems are working down in our basements or crawlspaces. Especially when temperatures drop to record lows, it almost feels like a miracle that this box in the basement is working hard to keep your home comfortable and efficient.

But what if it stops working? Is that something you should be worried about? A furnace breakdown is indeed a possibility, but there are a lot of things that have to go wrong before it gets to that point. Even when your furnace breaks down or freezes up, you can rely on us for furnace repair in Lloydminster to get it up and running again.

In the case of an extremely cold basement, how do we make sure that your furnace doesn’t get caught in the cold and freeze up, causing the rest of your home to get too cold? We’ve got one surprising solution that only a professional would know how to implement.

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5 Spooky Sounds Coming From Your Furnace

Monday, October 24th, 2022

It’s spooky season! Time to bring out the pumpkins, the scary costumes, and the decorations, and have a blast watching those horror movies on the big screen.

Though, one of the most spooky things that could happen to you this season, is waking up in the middle of the night to a strange sound. If you follow the sound and find out that the source is the big metal box in your basement, then you might have an issue with your furnace. These sounds are (likely) not ghosts haunting your home, but instead the sound of a malfunction taking place inside of your furnace.

What do you do? Do you try to ignore the problem? Do you look up a DIY solution online? Or perhaps you call our team for furnace repairs in Lloydminster, SK? Well, you should always call our team for help, but here are a few explanations as to what might be happening.

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Your Furnace Needs Repairs If It’s Smoking

Monday, February 28th, 2022

People have pretty different reactions when it comes to smelling smoke. Some people think of a late-night out camping and a campfire, and the smell brings with it fond memories. Other people can quickly become alert because smoke can mean fire somewhere it shouldn’t be. We’re not here to make you feel or think a certain way, we just want to make it clear that smoke coming from a furnace is never a good thing.

Yes, a gas furnace is burning materials to heat your home, but it’s a lot more complicated than that. Smoke isn’t as much of a byproduct from the combustion of natural gas, and smoke that comes from your furnace and into your home is a big problem. If you’re detecting smoke anywhere in your home, or even abundantly coming from the exhaust port then we urge you to call our team for furnace repair in Lloydminster, SK.

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Let’s Focus on the Safety of Your Furnace

Monday, January 18th, 2021

There’s a pretty heightened concern for safety nowadays. While a global pandemic rages on and health concerns become front and center, we thought it would be important to touch on one of the most important aspects of HVAC service—furnace safety.

Thousands of homes in Canada experience fires every year due to gas furnaces that have malfunctioned. This isn’t to say that the technology is at fault since many of these fires can and should have been prevented. This goes to show the importance of gas furnace maintenance, and ample repairs when you need them. If you’ve ever wondered about what can go wrong when you decide to skip maintenance repairs, you could be inviting a safety concern into your home.

So, let’s focus on your furnace’s safety by staying informed. We will talk about the benefits of furnace repair in Maidstone, SK and how you can better avoid a catastrophic problem.

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