Furnaces Articles

How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

November 7, 2022
Image of two people snuggled by a furnace under blankets. How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

Nobody wants a problem with their furnace—but even the most efficient systems have to be replaced at some point.

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4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

October 13, 2022
4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump. Image shows heat pump on home exterior.

So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch. Why? For starters, heat pumps are generally more efficient than a traditional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. What is more, they offer both heating and cooling, so they are versatile. At Winkelman Heating &…

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What Does AFUE Mean?

September 26, 2022
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Texas home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

January 17, 2022
man on couch under blanket

If your furnace seems to be producing heat inconsistently around your Dumas 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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