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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

February 24, 2020
Man Replacing Clogged Air Filter

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.  However, our team at Day Heating & Cooling wants…

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

February 10, 2020
Woman Plugging Nose

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your Oregon home. For your convenience and protection, our Day Heating…

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 20, 2020
Using heater at home in winter. Woman warming her hands sitting by device with cat and wearing warm clothes. Heating season.

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. In reality, the key is treating your system with care and respect. With just a small amount of time and energy, you…

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Geothermal Basics

January 13, 2020
Geothermal Basics

In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Salem or Corvallis…

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

December 23, 2019
Woman adjusting her thermostat in her home

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases. Our professionals at Day Heating & Cooling encourage you to understand how your gas furnace works so you can spot any potential problems…

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What Does AFUE Mean?

December 9, 2019
Photo of a boy and his parents making snow angels in the snow

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Oregon…

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

November 18, 2019
Thermostat with a winter hat on--thermostat reads SAVE

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…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

November 5, 2019
Ginger cat in blue scarf with green mug on the window

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Corvallis home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or…

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

October 11, 2019
Woman wondering what the noise coming from her furnace is

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Day Heating…

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

September 14, 2019
boy looking confused trying to decide if HVAC preventative maintenance worth it

At Day Heating & Cooling, we know what an investment your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is in your home. That’s why time and time again we recommend regular preventative maintenance on all your HVAC units. You need to invest in your investment.

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Day Heating proudly provides HVAC service to Salem, Keizer, Corvallis, Aumsville, Dallas, Independence, Jefferson, Monmouth, Silverton, Sublimity, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 503-363-4822, or request service online today.