Furnace Articles

Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 15, 2024
Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home? Family freezing at home because of an expensive heating during cold winter. Trying to warm themselves up. Inflation. Expensive bills.

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Albany home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room, causing spotty heating or cooling.

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 31, 2024
How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger. Man coughs in his elbow while sitting on sofa at home.

At Mill Creek Heating LLC, we take the safety of our customers in Oregon seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

December 6, 2023
How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer? - Family Wrapped up in a Blanket.

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. 

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

November 29, 2023
Is My Furnace Overheating? Smiling mixed race brother and sister relaxing and using smart phone laying in living room nook corner with winter in the background outside.

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should keep a cool head and get your furnace taken care of right away.

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

November 15, 2023
How Does a Gas Furnace Work? A father talks with his hands as he leans against the railing of his front porch with his preteen son and has a serious discussion.

While you read on and learn more about a key component of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, please keep in mind our highly trained Mill Creek Heating HVAC professionals are here to explain things in more depth and lend a hand with any furnace issue that arises.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

August 20, 2023
Image of someone working on furnace. 7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

The last thing you want to worry about when the weather takes a turn toward winter is a broken furnace. Our team at Mill Creek Heating wants to help you be prepared by providing the following furnace maintenance tips.

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