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Furnace Pressure Switches

January 28, 2021

Though you may not give much thought to the furnace in your Birmingham home, knowing a bit about it and how it works can come in handy. At Western Sales & Services, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals are always here to help and to answer any furnace questions you may have.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

January 15, 2021

Our team at Western Sales & Services regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 31, 2020

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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Everything You Need to Know About Boilers

December 7, 2020

Did you know radiant heat—the type of heat your boiler creates—was one of the first types of indoor heating systems invented, dating back to 1300 BC?

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 30, 2020

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

November 13, 2020

A zone control system—or zoning—provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone your home needs at the time.

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

October 30, 2020

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available.

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

October 8, 2020

Whether you’re in need of a new gas furnace, a repair to an existing system, or regular maintenance, turn to Western Sales and Services in Birmingham, AL, for help.

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HVAC Ways to Go Green in Your Home

September 30, 2020

Going green is all the rage. And it’s understandable why. We all have a responsibility to care for the world around us for future generations. You probably already take at least small steps to do things like reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

September 10, 2020

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your Alabama home. How does it compare?

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