Furnace Articles

How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

January 30, 2024
How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer? Tech checking unit.

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. 

In reality, the key is treating your Marlton system with care and respect. With just a small amount of time and energy, you can ensure your furnace will live well beyond its warranty.

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

January 15, 2024
How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger. Man coughs in his elbow while sitting on sofa at home.

At Cardwell HVAC & Plumbing, we take the safety of our customers in New Jersey seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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

December 28, 2023
How Do I Know When It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace? Mature adult woman carrying firewood with a dog.

Is the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in your Marlton home malfunctioning? If so, be sure to address the issue as soon as possible—doing so can prevent further discomfort and damage.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

November 30, 2023
How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

November 15, 2023
the model of the house stands near the flame of a gas boiler.

On a frosty winter’s day here in New Jersey, your gas furnace is hard at work, keeping your Haddonfield home warm and cozy. Feeling grateful? You’re not alone—it’s one of the most popular forms of heating, as American as apple pie. In 1919, New Jersey inventor Alice H. Parker filed a patent for the first gas-fueled…

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

October 18, 2023
Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air? - Girl in a Cold Room.

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents?

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How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

September 19, 2023
How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace? - Man Repairing Furnace.

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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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

March 15, 2023
Image of someone working on a furnace. What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

A furnace is a major investment for any Cherry Hill homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

January 19, 2023
People stand in a puddle with rain boots. Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? 

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How Do I Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather?

December 22, 2022
How Do I Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather? Image shows person's socked feet resting on windowsill next to a hot drink.

We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Cherry Hill encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Cardwell HVAC & Plumbing professionals want to share some insights and tips with you to keep your indoors cozy while Old Man Winter blusters away outdoors.

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Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

December 16, 2022
A woman sits by a window with a cup. Should I Get an 80% or 95% Furnace?

When it comes time to replace your current standard-efficiency furnace, there are so many decisions to make.

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What Are Furnace Filters?

November 21, 2022
A furnace filter. What Are Furnace Filters?

It’s crucial to take proper care of your furnace—it provides your Cherry Hill home with the heat you need to stay warm.

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