Is It Better to Use a Furnace or a Space Heater?

March 17, 2022

At TS Heat & Air, one question we are frequently asked by customers is whether it makes more sense to run your furnace all the time or use an electric space heater instead? Generally speaking, running your furnace is the better option as furnaces are far more energy efficient than space heaters. Nonetheless, the answer to this question isn’t always as simple as it first seems. To understand why this is, it is necessary to take into account your specific heating goals and also to do a more direct comparison of the energy costs associated with each type of heating.

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Helpful Furnace Buying Guide for Homeowners

January 12, 2022

If you’re constructing a new home or your old furnace has finally kicked the bucket, it’s time to invest in a new one. However, with so many options out there, it can be difficult to understand what furnace is right for your home. By reading through the buying guide below, you should be better informed to make a great purchasing decision for your new furnace. Start With Figuring Your BTU Capacity Needs Before you can decide on a specific furnace for your home, you need to know how powerful your new furnace should be. To do

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When I Turn on the Heater, Why Is There a Burning Smell?

December 16, 2021

As the cold season approaches in Oklahoma City, you will need to turn on the heater to warm up your home. When you first turn on your heater, though, you may begin to smell burning. Don’t get alarmed immediately since it may be only dust burning off after setting unused over time. However, you should not take the burning smell lightly either because it might indicate a problem with your heating system. As soon as you notice it, you should call our HVAC experts immediately. They will help you determine the exact cause of the problem and assist you in

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8 Easy Ways to Conserve Your Home’s Heat This Winter

November 17, 2021

The winters in Oklahoma City can be frigid, to say the least, with many days where the temperature gauge never gets above freezing. This can not only result in rising utility bills but also you and your family members struggling to stay warm if your home isn’t properly prepared to keep the heat in. Luckily, there are a number of simple steps you can take to help conserve heat and ensure that you and your family stay warm throughout the long, cold winter. 1. Keep Your Heating System Properly Maintained Making sure your heating system

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Tips for Saving Money on Your Heating Bills This Winter

September 15, 2021

While Oklahoma City doesn’t see the coldest winters on the planet, they still can be a bit chilly. Having a working furnace is a necessity to stay comfortable during the winter. If you’re tired of spending a fortune on your wintertime heating bills, here are some handy tips that you can implement to reduce your heating costs. Install a Programmable Thermostat One method for saving a bundle on your wintertime heating bills is investing in a programmable thermostat. With these devices, you can actually program the temperature in your home to be different depending on the

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How Energy Efficient Are Heat Pumps?

March 16, 2021

If you’re looking to buy a new heating system for your Oklahoma City home, you may limit your search to furnaces. Before you make the investment, speak with an expert from TS Heat & Air about the benefits of a heat pump. What Is a Heat Pump? A heat pump is a single unit that provides heating and cooling for your home. It works by pulling heat from a source, such as the air or ground, and transferring it to a thermal reservoir. It will either retain the heat during the winter months or remove the heat during the

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4 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Home Heating System

December 18, 2020

Your family depends on your heating system to keep warm and comfortable during the cold seasons. However, when the system starts to break down often, it becomes so expensive to maintain that you will start to question its sustainability. Since the costs of frequent repairs can add up quickly, it might be wise to invest in a contemporary and more efficient system. The following are the signs that the time to upgrade your home heating system has come. 1. Rattling Sounds Your home heating unit has lots of moving parts, so it’s not

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