November 26, 2015
Your home’s furnace relies on the process of combustion using outside air. That is why your home is equipped with air intake pipes on the outside. There are two types of intakes. Fresh Air Supplies oxygen from the outdoors into your home which we breathe and reduces chances of having sick building syndrome. The other is a combustion air intake which supplies oxygen the furnace which your furnace breathes and uses the combustion the natural gas.
For safety reasons, you not only need to make sure you never block your air intakes, but also that they are cleaned to avoid any back drafting.
You need clean air to freely move through your furnace. To properly do so, follow these tips:
If you suspect your home is not receiving proper airflow or you have noticed your furnace keeps kicking on and off, you may have an issue with your intake or exhaust vents and are in need of furnace repair in Edmonton. Always Plumbing & Heating in Edmonton offers service and maintenance appointments for furnaces from all manufacturers. We will not only make sure your unit is efficient, but safe with the proper airflow. Give us a call at 780-489-8118 or contact us online.