Bangs, Rattles & Clicks, Oh My!: Unusual Furnace Sounds & What They Mean

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As the weather gets colder, many people are turning on their furnaces for the first time since last winter. If you’re having trouble getting your furnace started, read our list of reasons why your furnace won’t kick on. Of course, you can always contact us at Northern Services for furnace repair services if those tips […]

Is It Too Early for a Heating Inspection?

Homeowners throughout Minnesota are coming out of the summer months and preparing to enjoy the cooler autumn breeze right around the corner. However, every long-term Minnesotan knows that the harsh winter conditions aren’t far behind. With the cold season on the horizon, some may start thinking about whether their heating system can withstand the coming […]

9 Common Mistakes People Make When Buying a New HVAC System

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Whether your furnace just bit the dust or you’ve decided it’s time to replace your ancient AC unit, shopping for a new heating or air conditioning system can be overwhelming. It’s important to be thoughtful when investing in a new HVAC system because if they are correctly installed and maintained regularly, they can last 10-15 […]

Furnace Not Kicking On? Here’s Why

When you adjust the thermostat to heating mode, you expect warm air to blast out of the vents, easing your winter chills. But, wait, your furnace isn’t turning on! You try knocking the temperature up, but still, nothing happens. As the reality of your situation begins to settle in, you worry about your pipes freezing, […]

Top Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your HVAC System

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At some point, all homeowners face the decision of whether to repair or replace their HVAC system. It’s a tough choice, and no one makes it lightly since money is on the line. A lot of times, it makes sense to have the unit repaired. However, over time, the only economically smart decision homeowners can […]

Tips to Save Money on Heating This Winter

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Everybody loves their energy bills during the spring and beginning of fall. After all, those are the times of year you don’t need to run your heat or air conditioning systems as often! However, there’s no doubt that home and business owners are already dreading opening their heating bills once temperatures start dropping in autumn, […]