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What is a Heat Pump and How Does It Work?

January 8, 2016

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from in to out or from out to in. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 22, 2015

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter 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 reason that your furnace may be blowing cold air and there a few things to check before you need…

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How to Save Money on my Heating Bill this Winter

December 10, 2015

Is your energy bill too high in the winter time? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of things that you can do at home to save you money. Some of them are big projects but most are simple things that you can do in your day to day life…

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Gas Fireplace Benefits and Safety

November 16, 2015

Gas burning fireplaces are becoming increasingly popular. With the flip of a switch you can sit back and enjoy a cozy, warm fire without the mess of real logs or smoke and fumes. Gas fireplaces burn with up to 90% efficiency rating, meaning almost no pollution. Gas fireplaces are designed to look so similar to…

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Troubleshooting Your Thermostat

November 4, 2015

How to Troubleshoot/Test Your Thermostat A thermostat is a heat-activated switch. It has a temperature sensor that causes the switch to open or close which in turn completes or disrupts the electrical circuit that runs your heating or cooling system. Sometimes the most obvious solutions to a problem are the hardest to see: Is the…

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Furnace Maintenance

October 28, 2015

Maintaining your furnace is just as important as your seasonal clean and check. At Ballard Natural Gas Service we suggest a few general furnace maintenance tips that you should try as well as scheduling your annual inspection. Please contact us at any time before attempting any repairs on your own or if there are things…

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When Should I Have My Ducts Cleaned?

October 12, 2015

Duct Cleaning According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your ducts cleaned if you say yes to one or all of these criteria. If you have visible mold growth inside your ducts or other parts of your heating and cooling systems. You may not be able to easily inspect this because…

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

September 25, 2015

How Does My Gas Furnace Work? Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot light, newer furnaces use an electronic starter. With a pilot light, the regulator…

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Freeze Up?

July 6, 2015

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