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The Importance and Potential Hazards of Your Furnace Heat Exchanger

Monday, October 17th, 2022

When we talk about gas furnaces, it can sound like we’re saying that they are dangerous. This is not the gas–gas-powered heating systems are not inherently dangerous. However, when they’re not properly cared for, certain components within them can become dangerous. In particular, the heat exchanger.

In a gas-powered furnace, the heat exchanger is where combustion gasses collect in order to heat the air. And if these gases are allowed to escape through a damaged heat exchanger, your household could be exposed to harmful fumes, like carbon monoxide.

Read on to learn more, and please don’t hesitate to contact us if you suspect you need furnace repair.

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