Martin Heat & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Gas Furnace’

Ways to Tell You’ve Got a Faulty Furnace

Monday, December 11th, 2023

When your furnace won’t turn on, you know you’ve got a furnace problem. 

When the furnace seems to turn on but the house has no heat whatsoever, you know you’ve got a furnace problem.

Those are all obvious cases. Not all furnace malfunctions are polite enough to explain to you so directly that something’s wrong. Furnace malfunctions often start subtle before they escalate and you suddenly find yourself scrambling to arrange for heating repair in North Myrtle Beach, SC from our experts.

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Can You Run a Furnace With a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Monday, October 16th, 2023

We can experience cold conditions even here in Florida—it’s a hazard of living close to the ocean. The majority of homes in our area still use gas furnaces to provide heating during these cold days, and our technicians are highly experienced with repairs for furnaces in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

One critical element of a gas furnace that demands attention is the heat exchanger. This question often arises: “Can you run a furnace with a cracked heat exchanger?”

The short answer is a resounding no, and here’s why.

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