Heating FAQs

Here are the most often asked questions having to do with heating. Please feel free to call us if you don’t find your question answered below.

A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and cooling system. Instead of multiple systems, like a furnace and an air conditioner, a heat pump can cool your home during the summer and heat your home during the winter.

Yes, you should exchange the furnace air filters on a regular basis. Be sure and use the right size for your furnace, and ensure they are installed the right way. Depending on the amount of system usage, pet dander, hair or fur, dust and other contaminants in the air, Fox Service Company suggests changing your air filter every 30 to 90 days.

It is important to keep the area around the furnace free of debris, dirt, and any miscellaneous items. Keeping the area clear will also help keep the equipment more accessible for repairs or an inspection.

If your heater needs constant repairs, is 15 years or older, or can’t heat your home properly, we advise replacing it. When a heater or HVAC system is old, it can’t operate as effectively and might end up costing you more money than it should.

Remember, if you have more questions contact us at 512-442-6782!