Furnace Articles

6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 19, 2020
happy family baking at home

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 24, 2020
Cold Man on Couch With Blanket

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Scappoose 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 Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

February 10, 2020
Man With Furnace Replacement

A furnace is a major investment for any Scappoose homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.  Our team at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning wants you to understand how your furnace…

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

January 27, 2020
Furnace Filter

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. At Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning, we know with the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your Scappoose indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop.…

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 10, 2019
Adjusting Thermostat

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

November 28, 2019

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Columbia NW Heating & Air Conditioning would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics on the different types of furnaces on the market today. We…

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Do I Need Fall HVAC Maintenance?

October 21, 2019
A cup of tea in front of a window with autumn view. Do I need fall HVAC maintenance?

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Cornelius you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your…

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