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5 Signs That You Have A Burnt Out Heating Element

When the temperature dips and you turn to your trusty HVAC system for comfort, the last thing you expect is a blast of cold air.  For many homeowners, understanding the signs of a failing heating element can be the difference between a quick fix and a costly replacement. Here at Anderson Air, we are committed to guiding our customers through the ins and outs of their heating system woes with straightforward advice.  Whether your home isn’t heating up or there’s …

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How to Unstick A Reversing Valve On A Heat Pump 

Heat pumps are great central heating technology, giving homeowners heating in the winter and cooling in the summer. But that only happens when everything is working properly.  Today, we will shed light on a common problem that heat pump owners might encounter: a stuck reversing valve. This essential component, vital for the proper functioning of your heat pump, can sometimes become jammed, affecting your system’s performance. If it sounds difficult, don’t worry! We’ve simplified the process for you, breaking it …

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What You Should Know About MERV Ratings for Air Filters

Even though Arkansas meets American federal air quality standards pretty consistently, homeowners should still be vigilant about their indoor air quality. In fact, studies have shown that indoor air is often more polluted than outdoor air.  In the modern age, with most people spending a lot of time indoors, ensuring clean and healthy air is important, especially during the winter. One great way is choosing a quality air filter for your HVAC system. This article will help you learn more …

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How To Test A Furnace Gas Valve

When winter is on the horizon, the last thing you want is a faulty furnace. However, if your furnace isn’t working as it should, the problem could lie with a number of components, including the gas valve.  While there are some things homeowners can check themselves, the gas valve isn’t one of them. These can be incredibly dangerous without the proper tools and techniques. This article will guide you through how your technician will test your furnace’s gas valve to …

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Adding a Humidifier to Your Furnace: 7 Fast & Easy Steps

When the cold winter months roll in and the weather outside looks frightful, it’s not just the frosty weather outside you need to worry about – the indoor air can become dry and uncomfortable, too.  This is where adding a humidifier to your furnace can make a huge difference. It helps your house maintain balanced humidity levels, providing you with a warm and cozy space.  In this article, we’ll guide you through seven fast and easy steps to integrate a …

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What You Should Do About A Dead Animal in Your Air Ducts

Finding a deceased animal in your air ducts can be a distressing experience, not to mention the bad smell and potential health risks. At Anderson Air, we understand that it’s important to address this quickly to keep you and your household safe.  Your ductwork should never smell like something died in there. But what if it does? In this article, we’ll cover what to do if you suspect a dead pest in your HVAC system and how to safeguard your …

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Heat Pump vs Oil Furnace: Which Is Better?

If you’re a new homeowner or upgrading your current home’s heating system, you may have found a variety of options available. If you’ve been looking through the different options, it can be challenging to know which system to choose.  We’re here to help. We have a series of articles comparing different heating and cooling options to help home and property owners choose the best system for their needs. Today’s article will compare heat pumps and oil furnaces.  Read below to …

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Furnace Not Igniting: Common Causes & Fixes

Has winter got you and your furnace down? When your furnace doesn’t ignite, it can be frustrating (and cold!) Don’t worry: the experts at Anderson Heating and Air are here to help you get to the bottom of this chilly mystery.  This article will guide you through some common issues that might be preventing your furnace from igniting. So, let’s dive into the world of furnaces and uncover some common causes and fixes. Please note that for your safety, all …

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Things To Know When Using Air Conditioning in the  Winter

Summer is over, and fall is slowly transitioning into winter. As winter approaches, many homeowners look for the best, most cost-effective ways to heat their homes. You may have heard talk about using an air conditioner during the winter months and wondered if it was a good idea or just an old wives’ tale.  In this article, we’ll discuss why people consider using their AC in the winter, some challenges with doing so, tips, and heating alternatives. Phew! That’s a …

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6 Best Options for Effectively Heating A Sunroom in Winter

A sunroom is a popular home addition that allows you to enjoy the outdoors while being shielded from the elements. The large windows help it to be filled with natural warmth and light, creating a beautiful space to relax, work or entertain.  Many homeowners often ask us if they can still use these rooms in the winter. Our answer is absolutely! While these rooms are often best in the warmer months, with the right heating solutions, you can make this …

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