Top 6 Common Furnace Problems and How to Fix Them

September 20, 2021

When the temperatures hit a low of 28 degrees Fahrenheit, the last thing you need is a malfunctioning furnace. Just as with other sophisticated systems, your heating equipment can develop faults unexpectedly. Here are some common furnace problems and how to address them. 1. The Furnace Is Not Heating One of the most common furnace issues is if the heating system fails to produce warm air. The reasons behind it may vary considerably. It could be an issue with configurations or component failure. Your furnace may fail to heat due to

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Signs That a Storm Has Damaged Your AC

August 18, 2021

Over the last few years, the United States has experienced an increased number of extreme weather events like hurricanes that have caused billions of dollars in damages. During such weather events, tremendous losses are suffered by homeowners as they incur significant damage to their homes and vital home comfort accessories like air conditioning systems. Black-Haak is an industry-leading home services company serving homeowners in Fox Valley and the surrounding areas in Wisconsin. We have built our success on a culture of treating our clients like family. This is why we go out of our way to

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How To Prevent Bugs from Coming Through AC

July 19, 2021

Have you noticed bugs that seem to be making their way through your air conditioning system? If so, you certainly have good reason to be concerned about it. Bugs can actually cause damage to your air conditioner. Some of the more common types of bugs that attempt to make their way into air conditioning units include ladybugs, elder bugs, and even roaches and ants. If bugs do make their way into your air conditioner, it can cause some serious problems. For instance, the presence of bugs can result in electrical shorts in your AC. In some

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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

June 9, 2021

Many homeowners have a centralized air conditioning system that their family relies on to remain comfortable, even during the hottest days that summer has to offer. However, if you ask these homeowners how their air conditioning system works, many can’t tell you. Don’t be one of those homeowners, as understanding the inner workings of your home air conditioning system can allow you to take better care of it. Start by Understanding the Parts Before you can learn just how air conditioners works, you need to learn the various components that are a part of the system.

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How Does Geothermal Heating Work in the Winter?

January 21, 2021

Heating your home with a geothermal system in the winter might strike you as implausible. Cold weather freezes the ground, which raises the question of how much heat can actually be transferred from the ground to your home. The answer is quite a bit. Low outside temperatures and frozen ground have no impact on a geothermal system. Only a few feet below the surface, the Earth holds a nearly constant temperature of roughly 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Such a temperature is more than sufficient for a geothermal heat pump to transfer heat from underground and keep your home comfortable.

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