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A Cracked Heat Exchanger – Know the Signs

January 23, 2019

The heat exchanger is a conglomeration of tubes/coils in your furnace where the air is heated. A crack in your heat exchanger can be bad news for you, your furnace, and your home if you don’t act fast.  This causes carbon to be burned, which can release nitrous oxide, sulfur dioxide, and carbon monoxide. Carbon…

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Oldest Furnace Contest Winner.

Announcing the Winner of the Oldest Furnace Contest 2018!

January 16, 2019

Carbon Valley Heating and Air would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who entered our annual Oldest Furnace Contest!  We had so much fun combing through the entries and were shocked at just how old some of the units in our contest were!    The 2018 winner is Jerry McBride, who had…

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Furnace Blowing cold air.

Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 28, 2018

Imagine in the middle of winter, coming home after a long day at work or school and settling down with your family after to do homework, or watch a movie and suddenly there is cold air blowing out of your vents! This could be prime time to panic, but don’t! Here are a few things…

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What Is a Heat Pump and How Does It Work?

December 23, 2018

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 to Prepare Your Home When You’re on Vacation

December 11, 2018

The holidays are here and that means airports across the country are going to be filled with people traveling to visit friends and family. If you are one of those travelers, you’ll potentially be leaving your home unattended for a few days or even a few weeks. While you’re gone, there are a few things…

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5 Ways to Save on Energy Costs This Winter

December 11, 2018

When the snow is falling outside, it can be tempting to crank the heat inside to stay warm and cozy. While it might be nice to walk around indoors in a pair of shorts, at the end of the month you might be in for a surprise when you get your energy bill. Those days…

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Winterize your home and HVAC systems.

Winterize Your Home & HVAC Systems

October 30, 2018

Before you spend your days bundled up and staying warm inside, you need to prepare your HVAC systems for the colder weather. You’ll rely on your furnace to keep inside temperatures cozy for the next few months and even though your A/C hibernates for the winter, it will need to be protected from the elements,…

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Your Furnace (Just Like Your Car) Needs Routine Service

October 15, 2018

Every time you hop in your car and turn the key, you expect it to fire right up and get you to where you need to go.  At a certain point, this isn’t something you think about either. When was the last time you sat down and crossed your fingers that your car would turn…

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2018 Carbon Valley HVAC oldest furnace contest.

2018 Oldest Furnace Contest

September 19, 2018

Each year, we set out to find the oldest furnace in the Firestone, CO area. While your furnace may still be dutifully heating your home, there’s a chance it will begin to show issues with reliability and its efficiency in keeping you warm will start to wane. Because the middle of winter is the worst…

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist 2018

September 12, 2018

Fall officially kicks off on September 22nd and with only a few weeks until then that means it is just around the corner. Out here in Colorado we’re already starting to see the leaves change in the high country, so it’s only a matter of time before we trade those warm days for cool afternoons…

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