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Is There a Temperature That Is Too Hot for Your Furnace?

Hot Furnace

A too hot furnace is more than just a matter of discomfort; it can also be dangerous.  While a furnace that doesn’t produce sufficient heat is an annoyance, a furnace

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Be Sure You Know How Your HVAC Ignition Works for Your Unit

HVAC Ignition

The HVAC ignition process is what fires up the furnace that keeps you warm in the winter. While an electric furnace doesn’t require ignition, gas-fired models need some method to ignite gas

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Get Furnace Knowledge About How Your System Really Works

A bit of furnace knowledge can be helpful if problems with your heating system occur and you need to summon professional HVAC service. It’s also a benefit if you’re shopping around for

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How Can a Furnace Temperature Sensor Help Your House?

The furnace temperature sensor, also known as the flame sensor, is a vital component of safety if you have a gas furnace and is often a part of common winter HVAC service. Flame

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Is Your Furnace Pilot Light Out? Here’s How to Handle It.

A furnace pilot light out means one thing for sure: The heat in the house will be out, too, until the furnace problem is resolved. The pilot light in a

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How High-Efficiency Furnaces Link to a Concrete Floor Drain

If you’re upgrading to a new high-efficiency condensing furnace, you may also opt to upgrade to a concrete floor drain. What does plumbing have to do with furnaces? High-efficiency models with AFUE

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Does Furnace Performance Suffer Thanks to Cold Weather?

Total furnace performance is a combination of the unit’s BTU heating capacity, energy efficiency, and just how well it keeps you and your family reliably comfortable. However, those common elements of

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As a Homeowner, You Should Keep This Furnace Checklist Handy

Keeping a furnace checklist handy can help you understand potential problems that may occur, as well as annual professional-maintenance procedures that are typically required. However, since residential, gas-fired furnaces incorporate

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Summer Isn’t Too Early to Think About Your Furnace

While most people are focused on air conditioning at this time of year, it’s a good time for a few summer furnace thoughts too. Your furnace has kept the house

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When Your Furnace Is Dormant, Be Sure to Keep It Healthy

Furnace care is important in the offseason too. Your air conditioner will be carrying the load of keeping your home comfortable for the next few months. However, your furnace deserves

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    Jeff Paitson Jeff Paitson is a third generation business owner who continues to run the business with the same values that have been passed down from previous generations since 1922.

    Jeff’s belief is that the business belongs to Jesus Christ; therefore 10 percent of the company’s profits go toward the Maryland Community Church.

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    Ethan Ethan Rayburn is a lifelong resident of Terre Haute and a 2005 graduate of Purdue University.

    An Eagle Scout, Ethan spent four years as a non-profit executive with the Boy Scouts of America before joining Paitson Bros. as a comfort advisor and later General Manager. In that role, Ethan has brought a renewed enthusiasm for customer care, integrity, value, and service to Paitson Bros. Heating & Air Conditioning.

    Ethan enjoys singing and was a member of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club. He also enjoys playing and coaching soccer, spending time with his family and two young boys, and volunteering his time and resources with his church, Terre Haute First Baptist Church, which he has attended from a very young age.
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