Category: Furnaces

6 Spooky Things Lurking In Your HVAC System

October 11, 2017

As you prepare for another fun Halloween with your friends and family, you’re probably focused on finding a frightfully fun costume to wear and making festive treats with your kids. What you don’t often think about are the spooky things lurking in your HVAC system. Consider what could be hiding just out of sight behind […]

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What to Do Before Turning on Furnace This Fall

September 6, 2017

As the seasons change, you begin depending on your furnace for home comfort. Before you turn on the heater for the first time this fall, follow these steps to ensure everything is working properly and safely.

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What To Do If Your Furnace’s Pilot Light Goes Out

January 19, 2017

Pilot lights are commonly found on older model furnaces, and while they serve a very important purpose, they also pose a safety hazard if they go out. Instructions on how to relight the pilot light are typically affixed to the appliance or in the original owner’s manual. Knowing what to do if your pilot light […]

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Why Is My Furnace Filter Black?

December 15, 2016

Furnace filters are designed primarily to protect your furnace from dirt and debris that could harm it, but modern filters can also help to improve the air quality in your Cincinnati home. So if you find your air filter is black when you replace it, it can be quite concerning. Does this mean there is a […]

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When to Call for 24-Hour Heating Repair in Your Ohio Home

November 15, 2016

Sometimes, it’s obvious when you have a heating system emergency. Other times, you may be wondering if you need to call for 24 hour service, or wait for normal business hours. At Rick’s Heating & Cooling, we are here to serve your Ohio home at all hours and every day of the week, including holidays—but we […]

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