Bill's Superheat, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

It’s Time for a Furnace Safety Check

Monday, November 1st, 2021

It’s the time of year when we really start kicking our furnaces into gear. Those reliable heating machines are the perfect defense against frigid temperatures when we start staying indoors to watch movies, cook dinner, and play board games. This type of relaxation with your family can only truly be achieved with the help of a team of HVAC professionals that can check the safety of your furnace.

The elephant in the room here is peace of mind, the ability to enjoy quality heat all winter long without being fearful of any dangers that might persist. A gas furnace isn’t supposed to be dangerous, but when it is neglected or doesn’t undergo the safety inspection it’s supposed to, then it can quickly become dangerous.

Keep reading to learn whether or not your furnace needs heater repair in Kalispell, MT, and what to do if you’re unsure of the condition your system is in.

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Do Heat Pumps Work in Cold Climates?

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Your heating system might be on its last legs and you’re looking into heat pumps as a viable heating replacement in Kalispell, MT. Or, perhaps you’re a new homeowner and you’d like to invest in a high-efficiency heat pump that can help lower your energy bills for the next few years. Regardless of what your position is, we can help you by providing some much needed information.

There are a few misconceptions circulating about heat pump systems in our neck of the woods. We live in a pretty cold climate that can be tough on heating systems during the height of winter, which is why it’s so important that homeowners understand what systems work and what systems don’t.

Can a heat pump work efficiently in a cold climate like ours? Is it a better idea to go with a furnace than a series of ductless mini splits for your heating replacement? We’ll answer these questions down below.

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Heater Repairs Now Will Help You Later

Monday, May 17th, 2021

We know, as temperatures slowly warm up, the last thing you want to think about is your heater. Well, it might not be the last thing, but we bet it’s last on the list of many things you’re tired of hearing about. However, even though you don’t want to consider your heater as much as you would the sunshine and warmer temperatures outside, it might save you money if you think about heater repairs.

Bear with us, heating repair in Kalispell, MT might not be beneficial now in the warmest part of spring. That’s not what we’re saying. We’re trying to tell you that getting your malfunctioning heater repaired now could help you in the fall when things start getting chilly and you rely on this system more and more.

Basically, heater repairs now—at your convenience—will be much easier than heater repairs later. Let us explain.

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Does Your Furnace Need to Be Fixed?

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Unfortunately, there’s very little we can do to figure that out from behind a computer screen. The best HVAC professionals still need to see a furnace in order to diagnose a problem. That being said, we can both talk about some of the symptoms that furnace repairs give off, as well as what can go wrong if you neglect a furnace repair.

Homeowners try to avoid having their problems diagnosed these days, and we understand why. With expensive hidden fees placed throughout different repair services, it can seem like a trap to call for furnace repairs in Kalispell, MT if there’s not something seriously wrong with it.

But we’re different. We are devoted to 100% customer satisfaction, which means we’re more interested in keeping your furnace in good shape and your home healthy, safe, and comfortable. So, keep reading while we give you the lowdown on a malfunctioning furnace.

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Your End of the Season Heater Checklist

Monday, April 19th, 2021

The birds are chirping outside, the sun is shining for longer, and the weather is slowly warming up. You heard it here first—the heating season is officially over. While we’re excited to announce this, your heating woes are not necessarily done with. Depending on the condition of your heater or the unique qualities of your home, you might need to do some extra steps in order to make sure your heater works next year. And, to top it all off, we might still have a few chilly nights around the corner where you’ll want your heater.

Basically, as your experts on everything HVAC in Kalispell, MT, we’re going to talk about how to end the heating season the right way. We’ll discuss a checklist based on things you should look for, services you should schedule, and best practices to ensure that you’re ready for next winter.

Don’t succumb to problems that stem from neglect. It’s time to be proactive and to end the heating season the right way.

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Your Springtime Heater FAQ

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

While it’s definitely getting near springtime, it doesn’t feel like it. Trust us when we say that the warm temperatures that are just around the corner are going to catch us all off guard!

That being said, it’s not time to stop thinking about your heater. We’d argue it’s never time to stop thinking about your heating system, even though springtime is notorious for homeowners tossing their troubled heating systems into the garage or basement to be forgotten about until next year. We urge you to pay attention to a few things before you retire your system. You might need heating services in Kalispell, MT if you notice something wrong.

How often should you change the filter? When is the best time to schedule maintenance? What noises are normal for your heater to make? Keep reading as we answer all of these and more!

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Don’t Forget About the Heat Exchanger

Monday, February 8th, 2021

If you’ve forgotten about your heater’s heat exchanger, or you don’t even know what a heat exchanger is, then you’re in the right place. We’re the heating experts, and we never said that you needed to be the experts!

It’s important for us to talk about what matters when it comes to your gas furnace, and one of the most important things we could talk about is your system’s heat exchanger. It’s a small component within all the furnaces in Kalispell, MT, and without it, your system would start leaking gas or carbon monoxide throughout your house.

It’s time to learn about what this component does, why it’s so valuable, and what you can do to help it last as long as possible. Remember, our team is available to come save the day if you find your heat exchanger in need of repairs.

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Three Minute Thursday: Choose the Correct Filter for Your HVAC System

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Are you tired of scratching your head every time you head to the hardware store to replace your air filter? And what the heck does the “MERV” number mean? Well, here’s a snappy video from the team at Bill’s Superheat, Inc. with everything you need to know about replacing your HVAC filter!

Tune in each week on Thursday for a new bit of information about your HVAC systems, best practices being a homeowner, and a variety of other topics that could help you save money. Our goal is to inform our viewers about this sensitive technology and steer people in the right direction for what’s best for their homes and their budget.

Need help with your air filter? Or perhaps your heating system needs something else? Give our team a call so we can save the day!

Contact Bill’s Superheat, Inc. Here to Save the Day!

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To Replace or Repair, That Is the Question!

Monday, January 25th, 2021

We might need to brush up on our Shakespeare (if you hadn’t noticed), but one thing we don’t need a refresher course on is heating replacement in Kalispell, MT. When viewing heating systems, it’s important to look at the long term of the machinery. If you don’t look far in advance, you might get taken off guard by an expensive repair need no matter how vigilant you’ve been towards the health of your system.

This is quite the conundrum, because many homeowners believe that they can keep their ancient heaters going for as long as possible if they’re repaired by the right team. That’s not true, not even close.

Heaters only last for a certain amount of time before they become inefficient and cost-ineffective. Keep reading as we talk about some major signs to look for as to whether it’s time to repair or replace your aging heater.

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5 Signs You Need Furnace Repair

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Here we are to save the day again! If you’ve got a furnace that’s on the fritz, then you probably found this blog post through a panic of trying to figure out what’s going on. You’re debating whether or not you need to call us for furnace repair, or whether there’s some expensive bill looming in the distance.

Like your favorite superhero, we’re here to help. Don’t panic, because chances are your furnace is just suffering from some repair need that should be fixed. Luckily, you have the best team that deals with furnace repair in Kalispell, MT, and we’re always around to help. Let’s discuss the five most obvious and common reasons why a furnace could need repairs.

If you find any of this information useful, or if anything seems familiar, make sure you call us for help! Our team is certified, qualified, and well-equipped to help your heater right now!

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