Furnace Articles

What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

October 17, 2022
Image of someone working on a furnace. What are signs I need a new furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Mendon 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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Video- Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

February 17, 2022
Video- Why Does My Furnace Smell Like Gas When I Turn it ON?

You turn on your furnace, and you smell gas. What should you do? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your furnace and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at (217) 224-2665 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

February 8, 2022
Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? 

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Video- Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

December 16, 2021
Video- Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at (217) 224-2665 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 5, 2021
Heat Pump Versus Furnace

Looking to install a new heater in your Mendon home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 31, 2021
6 ways your furnace keeps you safe, happy family of four baking together

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 Is Short Cycling?

November 30, 2020
what is short cycling?

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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

November 10, 2020
how can I save money on my heating bill this winter?, female hand adjusting space heater

Is your energy 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 cost this winter.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

October 30, 2020
hvac worker with flexible ventilation system tube in hands.

Whether you’re in need of a new gas furnace, a repair to an existing system, or regular maintenance, turn to Bruening Heating, Air Conditioning, & Fireplaces in Quincy, IL, for help.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 16, 2020
Furnace Maintenance

Fall is here, and you don’t want a broken furnace. Our team wants to help by sharing the following furnace maintenance tips.

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