Gas Furnaces Articles

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

December 15, 2023
How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace? Mature adult woman carrying firewood with a dog.

Nobody wants a problem with their furnace—but even the most efficient systems have to be replaced at some point.

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How Can I Lower My Heating Bill This Winter?

November 10, 2023
How Can I Lower My Heating Bill This Winter? A winter blizzard rages outside the back yard bay window where this small

Are you anticipating a higher heating bill this winter? Here in Orange, temperatures can get pretty low. The only way to ensure you remain perfectly comfortable inside your Texas home is by cranking up the heat.

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

February 15, 2023
A man ponders on a laptop. Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?|A furnace filter. Why Is My Furnace Filter Soggy?

The bad news is there is something wrong with your furnace. The good news is it can usually be repaired quickly.

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

October 28, 2022
Pilot light on furnace going out.

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

October 13, 2022
Image of someone working on a furnace. What are signs I need a new furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Lake Charles homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 16, 2022
5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check.

As the leaves change color here in Texas, our team at Innovative Air Solutions is preparing for an important time of the year—furnace inspection season. 

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

February 9, 2022
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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What Does AFUE Mean?

December 10, 2021
What Does AFUE mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Lake Charles home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

November 24, 2020
7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Orange 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.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

January 21, 2020
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Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases. Our professionals at Innovative Air Solutions encourage you to understand how your gas furnace works so you can spot any potential problems in…

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