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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 15, 2018

Did you turn your furnace on only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reason that your furnace may be blowing cold air and there a few things to check before you need to worry too…

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Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like it’s Burning?

December 18, 2017

You turn on your heat pump and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the Fleetwood, NC, fire department or your HVAC technician? 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…

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Dual Fuel Systems

December 12, 2017

A dual fuel system can solve a lot of issues for homeowners, and it’s really nothing more than a combined HVAC system comprised of a heat pump and a gas or oil furnace (or boiler). It’s got the best of both types of heating, allowing more homeowners––especially Jefferson, NC, homeowners––to take advantage of the efficiency…

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Different Types of Furnaces

November 27, 2017

There are three different types of furnaces available, and there are a few things that factor into which kind will work for you. You should consider your heating requirements, ductwork and insulation, size of you home and number of floors, and your budget. One of the certified technicians at Scott Brothers Heating & Air can…

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How Does a Furnace Work?

November 13, 2017

Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. Here in Boone, NC, Scott Brothers Heating & Air believes having knowledge about how your furnace works is important. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 25, 2017

As the saying goes, “time and tide waits for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months are moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Boone, you need to think about preparing your HVAC system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your heating equipment ensures it’ll run smoothly the way it…

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

October 5, 2017

As cooler North Carolina temperatures approach, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a cooling source to supplying heat. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures drop and you need the heating system to function properly. Here are Some Things You Can do at Home: Replace the air filter. Remove any…

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What is a Heat Pump?

September 7, 2017

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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How Does Air Conditioning Work?

August 1, 2017

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Scott Brothers Heating & Air, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively…

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Why is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 21, 2017

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Boone. We want to keep you cool at Scott Brothers, so here are a few simple things that you can check…

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