Furnace Articles

How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

January 16, 2023
Image of someone working on a furnace. How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Tennessee home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 15, 2022
Image of someone pressing a control panel attached to different HVAC systems. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.

Looking to install a new heater in your Knoxville home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Video – Upgrade Your Furnace

February 23, 2022
video- upgrade your furnace

Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

November 16, 2021
Technician repairing Gas Furnace in Knoxville, TN

With just a small amount of time and energy, you can increase your furnace lifespan. From our team here at AA Air Company, here are four things you should do to make your furnace last longer.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 15, 2020
Woman sitting comfortable and looking through the window

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at AA-AIR CO.,…

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What Is Short Cycling?

January 11, 2020
Young woman at home reading on her ipad about her furance short cycling.

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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Furnace Filters 101

November 7, 2019
Senior caucasian man changing a folded dirty air filter in the HVAC furnace system in basement of home

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at AA-AIR CO. think you should know to help it do its job. Purpose of…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 21, 2019
Fall Decoration Adorns Beautiful Entry Way To Home.

Once the cooler weather hits here in Knoxville this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from AA-AIR CO. You may…

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What’s That Scent Coming From My Furnace?

February 12, 2019
A woman in her kitchen plugging her nose because her furnace smells strange.

If your furnace is producing a strange scent, 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 home. For your convenience and protection, our AA-AIR CO. team…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 10, 2018
Cold home

If the heat your furnace produces seems somewhat spotty to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing inconsistent 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 you might have to…

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

November 17, 2018
Beautiful young family making cookies at home. Father

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. From our team here at AA-AIR Co., here are six ways your furnace is working…

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

October 15, 2018
Technician repairing Gas Furnace.

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 professional to take a look…

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Fall HVAC Maintenance in Knoxville Tennessee

October 10, 2017
Fall maintenance in TN

  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 Knoxville, you need to think about preparing your HVAC system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your heating and cooling equipment…

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Different Types of Furnaces

February 29, 2016
XT80 Gas Furnace

There are three different types of furnaces available. There are a few things that factor into which kind will work for you. You should consider your heating requirements, duct work and insulation, size of you home and number of floors, and your budget. If you are in Knoxville or surrounding areas, one of the certified…

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Furnace Maintenance is Very Important

November 16, 2015

You should have your furnace serviced and inspected professionally at least once a year. At AA-Air Company we recommend this being done at the beginning of the season. But between inspections you can go through regular furnace maintenance to make sure your furnace runs as efficiently as possible and provide your family with the best…

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