HVAC Tips & Tricks

Finding the Model Number of a Furnace or A/C Unit

Posted by Mark Bower on

Every furnace is unique and has its own identification number. This gives you and a technician all the basic information they need to find parts, wiring diagrams and possibly owner’s manuals for your unit. Typically, you model number is found on a sticker and depending on your unit could be found in a few different places. The first spot to check is on or near the front inside door panel of your furnace. The second place to check is on the inside wall panel of your furnace, usually found closer to the bottom.  For a/c units they are usually on...

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Cleaning a Flame Sensor

Posted by Mark Bower on

There are many issues that arise with furnaces and sometimes they are easy fixes, other times they require time and a lot of patience. If you’re finding your gas furnace is intermittent or simply not working, try this simple fix first to see if it takes care of your problem. Your flame sensor can sometimes be the cause of the furnace not working. If your booster assembly comes on, your ignitor glows and your burner turns on but only for a few seconds, it is most likely your flame sensor. On most newer furnaces, your control board will flash a...

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