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Signs Your Furnace Ignitor Is Out and How to Fix It

furnace ignitor not working. from A#1 Air

Most of today’s gas furnaces have electronic ignition systems rather than pilot lights on older furnaces. If you own a furnace that has an electronic igniter, you can’t manually light it.

 

The two types of electronic ignition switches are hot surface and intermittent pilot ignition. Hot surface switches use element and intermittent pilot switches to create an electric spark to light the pilot.  So if you have a newer heating system that won’t start and the temperature drops in your home, chances are it’s due to the ignition system. But why is it out?  

 

Top 10 Plumbing Myths Debunked

DIY Plumbing Myths Debunked by A#1 AIr Plumbing

With so much Do It Yourself (DIY) information out on the Web these days, there is a growing trend for homeowners to maintain their own plumbing systems. These efforts include both preventative measures and fixing problems as they occur, without the help of a licensed plumber.

 

Protect Yourself With Your Home Security System, Tidbits from a Hidden Camera Investigation

home security system safety from A#1 Air Security

While a home security system is one of the smartest investments you’ll ever make for your home, it’s important to choose the right security company.  Unfortunately, just like in any industry, there are some disreputable companies out there.  In the service industry specifically, there are some that use door-to-door salespeople armed with unscrupulous tactics as a way to get business.  In a recent interview on ABC News' 20/20, the general counsel for ADT said many companies are “lying and swindling people into unknowingly switching their home security monitoring company.”

 

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Electric Safety This Winter

electric safety from A#1 Air Electric

During the cold winter months, electrical devices are used more than any other time of the year. Many of these products can literally be accidents waiting to happen.

 

Keep Your Furnace from Overheating This Christmas

Furnace Inspection Special from A#1 Air

If you’re having family and friends over for the holidays, the last thing you want is for your furnace to overheat.  You want everyone to be warm and cozy while enjoying the yuletide cheer; not freezing because the heat source is broken.

 

Remember, a furnace is one of the biggest investments you’ll make for your home.  Overheating can cause severe and sometimes irreparable damage to your furnace.  Just like your car, it’s important to take the steps necessary to ensure that your investment lasts for many years to come.

 

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