How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

January 10, 2021

A filter might not be the most complex part of an HVAC system, but it serves a very important duty. Dirt, dander, and other impurities circulating in the air get caught by the filter. Hopefully, the filter will dramatically reduce the number of impurities in the home and the ducts. Filters require changing one time; read on to learn about an ideal timeline for these changes. Routine Frequencies for Filter Changes Every 90 to 180 days appears to be the recommended period for changing your furnace filter. Homeowners may embrace prudence and perform the switch

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Traditional Water Heater vs. Tankless Water Heater

December 14, 2020

When you need a new water heater, you can choose between getting a traditional or tankless model. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. What Is a Traditional Water Heater? A traditional water heater is a large insulated storage tank that is heated by electricity or gas. The water is stored at a set temperature and the water is heated and reheated as needed. Traditional Water Heater Pros and Cons These water heaters are relatively inexpensive to buy and have installed. They store a large amount of hot water, so they work

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A Guide to Attic Insulation

August 11, 2020

Insulation in your attic saves you a lot of money on your energy bills. However, it’s a good idea to have a professional install insulation. In all likelihood, it won’t be as effective at preventing heat from transferring out of your home through the roof if you attempt to do the installation by yourself. Here are the main factors to think about when it comes to your attic insulation. Signs You Need New Insulation Mysteriously increasing energy bills are a sign you may not have enough attic insulation. Your existing insulation may be old, have water

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How To Clean Air Conditioner Coils

June 16, 2020

The condenser coils in your air conditioning unit can get quite dirty. The cleaner they are, the more efficiently the system operates in cooling your home. You should clean the coils once a year, and here’s how to do it. Turn off the Power You should flip the circuit breaker for your air conditioner so it’s powered off. It’s always important to make safety the first priority. Remove the Panel Your central air conditioner has a panel you can remove using a screwdriver. If you’re not sure what the panel looks like,

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How To Unclog Your AC Drain Pipe

May 13, 2020

A clogged AC drain pipe can shut your entire air conditioning system down. Since it can be such a headache, it’s important to take care of it right away. Here’s what you need to know about your AC drain pipe. Signs Your AC Drain Pipe is Clogged The biggest sign is that your AC system isn’t working. Besides that, you may see water pooling around your air handler unit. You may smell mold in your house, in which case it’s really important to solve the issue right away. You may also see the water safety switch

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Tips for Cleaning Your HVAC System

April 16, 2020

With spring in full swing, now is a great time to get your house cleaned and ready for the warmer weather ahead. One part of your Clinton home that you shouldn’t overlook is your HVAC system. You should be taking care to clean your HVAC system throughout the year, not just in the spring. To help you keep your HVAC unit as clean as possible in-between maintenance visits, we at Logan's Heating & Cooling offer these HVAC cleaning tips. Check the Intakes To operate efficiently, your HVAC system needs to be able to take in

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What is HVAC? What is the Future of an HVAC Specialist?

March 17, 2020

You might have questions about what HVAC is and what type of future HVAC specialists have given advances in technology and other factors. One thing that is fairly clear is that there will be people working in the HVAC industry for decades to come. What is HVAC? HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. It’s how homes and businesses are heated, cooled and ventilated. Your home’s furnace and air conditioner are HVAC equipment. As homes have become tightly sealed due to advances in construction, homes nowadays have mechanical ventilation. Logan's Heating & Cooling is

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