Furnace Articles

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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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