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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 3, 2019

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

November 5, 2019

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Portland home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty 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…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

October 11, 2019

Is your heating bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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Video- Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 29, 2019

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 503-233-1779 and we will inspect your furnace.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 4, 2019

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 Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning, here are six ways your…

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Regular Furnace Maintenance

November 1, 2018

Change the Filters The first thing you should do for your gas furnace, or any of your HVAC systems, is to change the air filter. This should be done at least once a year, but as many as 3 or 4 times depending on the manufacturers specifications. The air filter traps dust and debris from…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 6, 2018

Once the cooler weather hits here in Portland, OR, this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning.…

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How Does My Furnace Work?

January 6, 2018

Having knowledge about how your furnace works can help you quickly solve the problem when your unit needs repair. If your unit needs professional help, you can always call the professionals at Ben’s Heating & Air Conditioning at 503-233-1779. Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other…

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