Furnace Articles

Furnace Pressure Switches

February 8, 2019
White family in the kitchen in Olathe, Kansas.

Your furnace pressure switch is there to protect you! But what is it and what does it do?

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

December 28, 2018
Nice young girl pinched her nose because of some very unpleasant smell in her home near her furnace in Lawrence, Kansas.

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 Smith Service Company…

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 26, 2018
Young woman adjusting thermostat in Ottawa, Kansas.

You’ve just gone sledding with your family. You’re tired from the countless number of times you’ve been down the hill and all of the snowball fights. Now you’re ready to put on some pajamas, turn on a movie, and settle into your recliner with a steaming cup of cocoa. As soon as you open the…

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When Do I Need a New Furnace?

November 9, 2018
Senior woman saving energy by dressing warm and adjusting her thermostat in her home in Baldwin City, Kansas.

There are a few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. 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 you should pay to the warning signs. Start shopping for…

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 27, 2017
Young man suffering from cold at his home.

Did you finally turn your furnace on only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons this could be happening; keep reading to learn more.

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Heating System: Heat Pump vs. Furnace

November 7, 2017
Man with a pink blanket wrapped around him wondering why life is just so strange.

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Lawrence, KS, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose?

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