Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘electric furnace’

Choosing the Best Furnace: Electric Vs. Gas

Monday, February 8th, 2021

Electric and gas furnaces are two sides of the same coin. They both produce powerful heat for homes that need it, and they do so at incredibly efficient rates. The only difference is in how they function, and that’s what this blog post is centered around.

Certain homes will be better off with a gas furnace, while others will actually save a lot of money and be just as comfortable with an electric furnace. The importance is figuring out which furnace is right for your home.

Why not take your info from the experts on furnaces in Clive, IA? We know the ins and outs of electric and gas furnaces, and we can give you a good idea as to which one will be right for you. We’ll talk about how these systems work, the pros and cons of each one, and which one could save you the most money in the long run.

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Electric or Gas: Choosing the Perfect Furnace

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Unlike what many homeowners may think, furnaces actually come in many different shapes and sizes. Large, small, efficient, inefficient, gas, or electric—and while the first two categories might be easy for a professional technician to figure out for you, the last might be something a homeowner will need to be acquainted with. The answer to which type of furnace you should invest in, gas or electric, might not be a question that’s easily answered.

When it comes to HVAC in Norwalk, IA different types of furnaces suit different homes. A professional technician might be able to tell you which type of furnace they think could be a good choice, but ultimately it will be your decision when push comes to shove.

So today, we’re going to try and shed some information on each type of furnace and their advantages, in hopes that you have the tools to invest in the right system for you and your home.

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Choosing a Furnace: Gas vs. Electric

Monday, September 5th, 2016

We’re still a few weeks out from the point at which our heaters will really be needed. That means that now is a great time to install a heater in a new property, or to replace an existing system. Whatever the case may be, we often recommend that homeowners consider the use of a furnace to heat their homes.

Furnaces of all kinds share a few things in common, such as heating air directly and using a system of ductwork in order to distribute that heated air throughout the house. One factor in which they differ, though, is the means by which they heat that air. Most homeowners will find themselves choosing between natural gas or electric furnaces in Des Moines, IA.

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Benefits an Electric Furnace Can Offer

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Not too long ago, there wasn’t much in the way of choices when it came to installing a furnace in your Des Moines home. Fuel choices were limited mostly to natural gas, although some furnaces could also operate with oil and later, propane. Today, homeowners can choose a furnace that doesn’t heat via combustion by opting for an electric furnace.

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