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Water Panel: The Home Humidifier’s Filter

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How Often to Change Water Panel in Your Whole Home Humidifier   A whole home humidifier is a great feature to add to a home’s heating system. It combats all the problems with dry air in your home. No matter what brand, whether it’s an AprilAire humidifier, Honeywell, or something else, it’s important that you regularly change the humidifier filter….

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Mold in Your Ductless Mini Split

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Common Ductless Problems and Proper HVAC Maintenance Ductless mini splits are great modern HVAC systems that provide both the heating and cooling for homes, offices, and other areas. They are excellent choices for many spaces, especially when it’s not possible or feasible to install ductwork. Fenix Heating & Cooling are professional installers of ductless mini split systems here in the…

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How Long Does a Furnace Last?

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3 Factors That Affect the Lifespan of a Home Heating System A furnace is a key component of any home, and it is important to know how long one will last. Furnaces are typically designed to last for up to 20 years. But many things can lead to an early furnace failure or cause it to stop working efficiently and…

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

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3 Troubleshooting Steps When a Furnace Does Not Blow Hot Air There is never a good time to find out your furnace is not working, but perhaps the worst time is in the middle of a cold Kansas winter. Those coldest days are some of the busiest for our team at Fenix Heating & Cooling. Fortunately, our experienced repair technicians…

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What is the Best Furnace for 2020

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How a Lennox Heater Ranks For Efficiency & Quality When you make a big investment in your home, you want to be sure you are choosing the absolute best. Getting a new heating system installed in your home is a big investment. But, when getting a high quality new heater, it is an investment that will pay off. With a…

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Getting Your Heater Ready for Winter

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Importance of a Fall Furnace Tune-Up We are heading into another Kansas winter. And as we all know, it’s hard to predict what could happen. Will we get significant snow? Could we have an ice storm? Will your furnace die on the coldest night in Wichita? Unfortunately, that is a problem that is bound to happen to some Wichita area…

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When Your AC Just Isn’t Keeping Up

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One Wichita Homeowner’s Modern Solution to Improving Home Comfort July 2019 Gary’s story is a lot like many homeowners across Wichita. For decades, he and his wife have been living in their ranch home in a west Wichita neighborhood. These houses were built in 1992, within the Chadsworth subdivision, and they were some of the first people to move in....
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Fenix heating technician replacing an old Lennox furnace in a Wichita home

Cracked Heat Exchanger

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A Dangerous Furnace Problem that Can’t Be Ignored What Causes a Heat Exchanger to Crack? The main reason why a heat exchanger becomes cracked is due to the unit overheating. If the furnace isn’t getting sufficient airflow, the exchanger gets too hot and literally cracks under the pressure of continual expanding and contracting. One reason why the airflow may become…

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A Warning Before Buying a New Thermostat

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The one thing you need to do before buying a programmable thermostat for your home A new thermostat can improve the comfort of your home The great technological improvements in thermostats means you have many wonderful, modern options to make keeping your home comfortable and energy efficient. There are even programmable thermostats that you can control from your phone. And...
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Care & Cleaning of your Whole-Home Humidifier

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Switching from a portable humidifying unit to an entire home humidifying system comes with much less maintenance, but it is not completely maintenance-free. And often, the little work that is required is a confusion for some homeowners. Whether you want to know how to regularly maintain and clean your home humidifier, or you need to fix whatever is keeping it…

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