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 Pilot Light Goes Out

January 19, 2017

Pilot lights are commonly found on older model furnaces, and while they serve a very important purpose, also pose a safety hazard in the event they should go out. Instructions on how to relight the pilot light are typically found affixed to the appliance itself, 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

What causes black on a furnace filter? Why is my furnace filter so dirty? Why does my furnace filter get dirty so fast? We commonly answer these questions during our furnace maintenance visits in customers’ homes…and we’re glad they ask! The air filter is an important component of your home’s heating system. The initial reason […]

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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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