Furnace Articles

How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

October 14, 2022
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Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Michigan home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

September 30, 2022
When Should You Replace Your Furnace? Image of magnified furnace igniting.

Your furnace plays the key role in keeping you warm in your Rochester Hills home, but even with routine maintenance, it does not last forever. Nobody wants to think about replacing any major household system, but it’s generally more cost effective to be proactive in your thinking about it.

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Why Is the Furnace Pilot Light Going Out?

October 16, 2021
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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. This issue happens more often than not with older furnaces, and it could be a sign you are ready to upgrade your Rochester home’s heating…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 19, 2021
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​Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should…

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How to Lower Your Winter Heating Bill

January 20, 2021
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Since you may spend more time indoors, like most Americans these days, sometimes your electricity bill may increase during the wintertime. At Eller Services, we’ve created this list of simple things you can do around the house to lower your bill, and you’re utilizing the resources you consume in a smart way. Wear Warmer Clothes…

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 22, 2020
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  Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Rochester Hills house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at…

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 15, 2020
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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. From our team here at Eller Services in Rochester Hills, here are six ways your…

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 13, 2020
Wrench

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. From our team here at Eller Services in Rochester Hills, here are six ways your…

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

December 8, 2019
Woman wondering What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Eller Services…

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 30, 2019
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It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Rochester Hills homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. However, the last thing you want to worry about when…

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Keeping Your Heat During Extreme Cold Weather

January 30, 2019
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We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Rochester Hills, MI, encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Eller Services professionals want to share some insights and tips with you to keep…

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating My Entire Home?

January 25, 2019
Couple in Home Freezing With No Heat

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your home, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing inconsistent heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home, or you might have…

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Why Does My Furnace Smell?

January 18, 2019
Woman Smelling Odor in Her Home

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your home. For your convenience and protection, our Eller Services team…

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