Is My Furnace Up to Code?

December 6, 2021

If you are planning to sell your home anytime soon, it might be a good idea to find out if your furnace is up to current building codes. A furnace that is not up to code could give potential buyers a negotiating point on the price. Also, you want to make sure that it is up to code so that it does not pose a fire hazard, but how do you know if your furnace would pass inspection? What Might Cause Your Furnace to Be Out of Code Even if your furnace was installed professionally by

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Tips to Prep for a Successful Furnace Replacement

November 16, 2021

When your furnace is reaching the end of its lifespan, it’s time to consider upgrading. A furnace replacement is both a time-consuming and costly investment for any homeowner. To help ensure that your installation process goes smoothly, you want to follow the tips that we’re going to outline below. Prep Your Budget While purchasing a replacement furnace is not going to be as expensive as purchasing an entire furnace system for your newly constructed home, it can still be costly. A new furnace can run anywhere between $3,000 and $8,000 depending on its specific heating

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Ways to Conserve Heat in Your House This Winter

November 9, 2021

If you are looking for ways to keep your home warmer and save on your heating bills this winter, our staff at Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating compiled several tips so you can ensure that you are doing the most possible to keep your home heated well. Whether you have a large home or a small and cozy home, there are many affordable things you can do to make sure that everyone in your home is as comfortable as possible all winter. Get a Programmable Thermostat A programmable thermostat is a great way to save money and conserve heat. You

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What Do You Do If Your Heat Goes Out?

November 2, 2021

While winters around San Antonio are fairly mild, you still need your heating system to keep your family comfortable during the colder months. As we’ve seen, there are crazy winter storms that even hit Texas, and one of these can be the straw that finally breaks the camel’s back and causes your heating to fail. In addition to calling for a technician to evaluate your system, here are some other steps to take if your heat goes out. What Are the Symptoms? Before discussing what you should do if your heat goes out, it’s important to

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6 Steps to Relight Your Furnace Pilot Light

September 3, 2021

If you own a gas heating system, it probably has a pilot light, a small blue flame that ignites the burners to start the heating process. New furnaces use an electric igniter. Once the pilot light goes off, the unit stops circulating hot air leaving you in the cold. There are various reasons why the pilot light extinguishes. They include a strong draft, faulty thermocouple, or dirt build-up on the unit’s openings. Luckily you can resolve this issue by re-lighting the pilot light. The process is relatively easy, but the steps may vary based on the type of heating system

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What Is The Most Efficient Heating System?

January 25, 2021

Finding the most energy-efficient new heating system for your home can feel like a daunting task. The experts at Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating help San Antonio homeowners navigate all their options to find a heating system that saves on utility costs and fits within their budgets. Having a basic understanding of the different types of heating systems that are available is a great first step to making a confident decision that will keep your family comfortable this winter. Cost of Heating Your Home First, let’s understand just how much of your utility bills are attributed to heating your home.

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Is Covering My Outdoor HVAC Unit in the Winter Important?

December 4, 2020

With fall winding down in San Antonio, it’s a great time to take a look around your house to find tasks that you can do to prepare your house for winter. For many people, covering their outdoor HVAC unit is a time-honored step in those winter preparations. However, is covering your outdoor HVAC unit something that you should actually do? Does this task help protect your equipment, or does it do more harm than good? Hear what the professionals from Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating have to say about the pros and cons of putting a cover on your outdoor HVAC unit.

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What Causes a Burning Smell From Your Heater?

November 28, 2020

If your heater produces a burning smell, it does not always mean something is wrong with your system. Different furnace smells can indicate various issues. A clogged filter or an overheated blower motor can be the source of these smells. When the cold weather starts to arrive, your furnace will be used for the first time in months. It is common to experience these strange smells when you flip the switch. However, some smells could indicate your furnace needs maintenance or repair. A burning smell from your furnace doesn’t mean you need to grab a fire extinguisher. By knowing the

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The Biggest Reasons Your Heating Bill is Too High

December 1, 2019

If you’re dealing with an expensive heating bill, you’re not alone. This can be a real drag, but can you avoid paying expensive bills during the cold winter months? Here are some ways you can heat a home for less. The Furnace Needs a Tune-Up A dirty furnace that runs on a clogged filter and worn parts won’t perform at peak efficiency. When a furnace has to work harder to heat a home, costs go up. Requesting a basic tune-up could improve performance and bring down expenses. Maybe it is time to install a new thermostat,

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