What Are Common Furnace Myths?

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Today, Troy Furnace & Air Conditioning figured it was time to set the record straight. Of course, we know that homeowners are constantly looking to save money on their utility and energy bills. But when it comes to heating, cooling, and using home appliances, many myths are flying around that most homeowners become lost in the translation. So let us break a few common furnace myths below: 

Myth 1: When It’s Time To Replace the Furnace, Brand Is the Most Important Decision To Make

Good quality on anything is essential; however, what’s even more vital is the person you choose to install it. When you’re getting estimates, be sure to compare not only the price you are quoted but the quality of the company. The best furnaces can still work poorly if improperly installed. 

Myth 2: Bigger Air Conditioners Are Always Better

Making sure that your cooling and heating systems are appropriately sized is what will help you out in the long run. Oversized units tend to short cycle and create more humid conditions. Poor air distribution and dust may also occur in your system. Thus, bigger isn’t always better. 

Myth 3: I Only Need to Call An HVAC Specialist When Something On My Furnace Breaks

Your furnace needs routine maintenance to run efficiently, just like anything often used around the house. In the meantime, take care of your system the best way you can to avoid calling us; however, don’t wait until something breaks. 

Myth 4: Close Vents In The Rooms I Am Not Using

You think, why would I have my vent on in a room I am not in, right? Well, restricted airflow can cause many issues, including but not limited to compressor failures and cracked heat exchangers. Pro tip: keep all your vents open. 

Saving on your bill is great, but you must know the proper ways to save on your bills. Hopefully, we debunked a few common furnace myths that you can pass along to your neighbors. 

Do you have questions about other myths you’ve heard? 

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The home comfort team here at Troy Furnace & Air Conditioning understands that there are many heating and cooling companies throughout the Miami Valley area. And a lot of them might seem like they’re cheaper.  However, you get what you pay for when it comes to comfort systems and HVAC-related work. Just because an HVAC contractor is cheaper doesn’t mean you’re going to save money.

At Troy Furnace & Air Conditioning, our level of air care goes above and beyond what other HVAC companies consider “business as usual.” We truly believe that comfort is our calling, and we want you to remember that if your comfort machine becomes compromised. One call is all it takes, and we’ll take it from there.

Because we are homeowners and have families of our own, we believe we understand our customers’ home comfort and air quality concerns better than anyone in this business. And we also understand how every dollar counts when working with a budget. We offer online deals and convenient financing options.

On every job we do, we always guarantee customer satisfaction across the board. Our long list of HVAC services and products includes everything related to home comfort equipment and Indoor Air Quality technology — including emergency repair services, heating and cooling system installation and replacement, humidifier installations, diagnostics, and more. We also offer heat pump services!

Get a free online estimate from the HVAC experts in Troy, OH! We've installed, repaired and serviced every brand of equipment you can imagine. We know just what to do! We offer low-cost diagnostics on all types of HVAC equipment. And, we offer seasonal maintenance or preventative maintenance at competitive prices with service agreements at discounted rates. We are Troy’s one-stop 24-hour emergency HVAC repair service, assistance every day of the year. You shouldn’t have to compromise comfort or quality to cut costs. We encourage you to see for yourself why our team of NATE-certified technicians is considered the heroes of HVAC.

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