Furnace Articles

How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

February 29, 2024
How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger. Man coughs in his elbow while sitting on sofa at home.

At Basnett Plumbing Heating & Cooling, we take the safety of our customers in Massachusetts seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work? 

November 27, 2023
Heating season. The use of gas as heating at home in winter, the cold season. The concept, the model of the house stands near the flame of a gas boiler. The cost of heating real estate.

Our team at Basnett Plumbing Heating & Cooling could help you save big bucks on your monthly utility bill by performing a furnace replacement. And while we’re on the topic, we can help with your other HVAC needs: air conditioning, heat pumps, indoor air quality (IAQ), and more. All you need to do is call.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 15, 2022
Image of someone pressing on a control panel attached to HVAC systems. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.

Looking to install a new heater in your Littleton home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Video – Upgrade Your Furnace

February 28, 2022
video - upgrade your furnace

Upgrade your furnace for increased energy efficiency and heating cost reduction.

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When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

February 15, 2022
When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

When it comes time to make that investment, at Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC we can help you save money while helping to increase your Massachusetts home’s comfort level.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

December 14, 2021
people standing in rainbows in there house because their furnace is leaking

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? 

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

September 14, 2021
Furnace vent being cleaned

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Westford homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. 

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3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your HVAC

November 13, 2020
HVAC Unit prepared for installation, 3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your HVAC | Littleton, MA | Basnett

The day will come when you must replace the old heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment in your Massachusetts home or business.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

November 6, 2020
Family with two young kids in the kitchen, 6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe | HVAC Maintenace, Heating | Acton

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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Questions to Ask About Furnace Maintenance in the Fall

September 25, 2020
Front porch with red door in autumn, Questions to Ask About Furnace Maintenance in the Fall | Basnett

As summer winds down to an end once again, Littleton homeowners begin to focus on the things of fall: school, autumn leaves, harvest time, and hayrides. It’s also a great time of year to ask yourself some key questions about your heating system, whether you have a conventional furnace, heat pump, or some other heating system.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 13, 2020
Close Up Of Mature Woman Adjusting Central Heating Temperature At Home On Thermostat

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or you…

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 3, 2020
Young woman at home drinking hot tea, wondering why her furnace keeps running.

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Basnett Plumbing,…

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