What is a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

What is a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Your helpful neighbor suggested the issue you’re having with your gas furnace sounds like it could be due to a cracked heat exchanger. What’s a heat exchanger? How can you tell if that’s what the issue is? What should you do about it? Don’t...
What Does AFUE Mean?

What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric, gas, or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or Average Fuel Utilization Efficiency. This standard measurement is given in...
When Do I Need a New Furnace?

When Do I Need a New Furnace?

There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace here in Tomahawk, WI. 1. How Old Is Your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. The closer your furnace gets to this age range, the more attention...
Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified...

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