What is an Air Filter?

March 21, 2016

Air filters are used to keep the air in your home or office clean and to keep your furnace or air conditioner clean. Dirt from the air can clog your heat exchanger, or cause it to work double time which can result in short cycling or shutting down all together. As an air filter gets…

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What is the Added Home Value of a Geothermal Heat Pump?

March 7, 2016

Geothermal is a significant investment for any homeowner, and you never know if you might move before you reach your payback period. What most people want to know is how much value will a geothermal system add to the value of their home. Geothermal is an amenity that appraisers will refer to as contributory value.…

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What Causes an HVAC Emergency?

February 11, 2016

There are a few things that might lend to an emergency HVAC breakdown. If you do have an emergency Ballard Natural Gas Service offers 24/7 emergency service. More often than not, the older your system is the more likely it is that you will have a system emergency. Hopefully reading over this list may help…

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What is Short Cycling?

January 21, 2016

Short cycling basically means short running times and short off times, that your furnace is turning on and off quickly and thus not providing the heat that your home needs. It can happen for a number of reasons. A furnace that is too big for your home is often the culprit. When your home heats…

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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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