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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

October 28, 2022
Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Houston home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

October 13, 2022
Image of a man holding a coffee mug, contemplating what to do about his furnace. Furnace Not Heating Entire Home.

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Houston 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 might have to wear a coat and blanket just to function around the house.

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Upgrade Your Furnace

January 29, 2022
Furnace upgrade

5 signs it might be time to upgrade your furnace.

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Furnace Pressure Switches

January 15, 2022
Cheerful couple looking out of the window, furnace pressure switches

Though you may not give much thought to the furnace in your Houston home, knowing a bit about it and how it works can come in handy. At M E Brown, 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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5 Signs You May Need a New Furnace

November 10, 2021
Furnace replacement Houston, TX

Furnaces are not designed to last forever, so it’s helpful to know when you should be replacing it. But how exactly will you know when it’s time?

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 31, 2020
why is my furnace blowing cold air?

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 713-939-9411 and we will inspect your furnace.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 16, 2020
6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe, family of four joyfully baking together

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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What Is Short Cycling?

November 16, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?, hand adjusting thermostat

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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What Are the Basics of Furnace Filters?

February 10, 2020
Furnace Filter Replacement

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. At M E Brown Air Conditioning, we know with the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your Houston indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. What…

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

November 5, 2019
Using heater at home in winter. Woman warming her hands sitting by device with cat and wearing warm clothes. Heating season. (Using heater at home in winter. Woman warming her hands sitting by device with cat and wearing warm clothes. Heating season.,

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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