DC Cheek Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Archive for February, 2024

No, You Should Never Try to Fix Your Furnace on Your Own—Here’s Why

Monday, February 19th, 2024

When something goes wrong with your heating system, it often happens just when you need your heat the most. You want it fixed right away, and ideally, you would like that fix to be free. And hey, you’re a handy homeowner, inclined toward DIY projects. Maybe you can fix your furnace yourself!

We’ll stop you right there. Don’t do it. Here are some of the many reasons to trust a professional for furnace repair. 

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How Long You Can Expect Your Furnace to Last

Monday, February 5th, 2024

You might have an aging furnace and be wondering how long it will be before you have to replace it. You might have purchased your home with the furnace already in it, and be curious about what to expect. Or you might be looking at new furnaces, seeing the variety of options, and asking yourself, How long will each of these last?

Regardless of your situation, having more information is always better. The more you know, the more you can prepare for the future. We’ve got the scoop for you: not just how long different types of furnaces last, but also what you can do to help them last as long as possible. 

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