Furnace Articles

How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

January 12, 2023
Image of someone working on a furnace. How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Illinois home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

November 8, 2022
Image of someone working on a furnace. When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

Your furnace plays the key role in keeping you warm in your Springfield home, but even with routine maintenance, it does not last forever. Nobody wants to think about replacing any major household system, but it’s generally more cost effective to be proactive in your thinking about it.

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How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

October 24, 2022
Image of two people sitting next to their furnace. How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

Is the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in your Springfield home malfunctioning? If so, be sure to address the issue as soon as possible—doing so can prevent further discomfort and damage.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

October 10, 2022
Someone working on a furnace. What are signs I need a new furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Springfield homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 8, 2022
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The last thing you want to worry about when the weather takes a turn toward winter is a broken furnace. Our team at MB Heating & Cooling Inc. wants to help you be prepared by providing some furnace maintenance tips.

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

February 15, 2022

A furnace is a big part of your life—whether you realize it or not. It keeps your Springfield home warm and can help with your indoor air quality (IAQ). So it is important to gain a better understanding of furnace fundamentals. Furnace Basics Training If you are a curious new Springfield homeowner or someone who…

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Furnace Filters 101

November 18, 2021
furnace filter.

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at MB Heating & Cooling think you should know to help it do its job.…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Furnace Clean and Check

November 2, 2021
furnace maintenance.

As the temperature changes here in Illinois, our team at MB Heating & Cooling is preparing for an important time of the year—furnace inspection season.  Your home heating system has been on vacation since your air conditioner stepped in for the summer. Now, your furnace is on deck again, waiting to keep your family toasty.…

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

January 1, 2021
technician repairing a gas furnace

Although today’s furnaces can generate heat using a variety of fuels, natural gas is one of the most popular. Natural gas furnaces typically use a combination of methane and other carbon-based gases.

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