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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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