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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 27, 2020

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Nampa area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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Short Cycling

What Is Short Cycling?

March 20, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 28, 2020

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should…

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Woman looking out window in winter time trying to figure out how she can make her furnace last longer.

How Can I Make My Furnace Last Longer?

February 11, 2020

The average furnace lasts between 10 and 15 years. But did you know you can take steps to make it last longer? There is no shortcut or hack to increase your furnace’s longevity. In reality, the key is treating your Nampa system with care and respect. With just a small amount of time and energy, you…

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How to Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather

January 30, 2020

We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Nampa encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Legends Mechanical professionals want to share some insights and tips with you to keep your indoors cozy…

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Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

January 15, 2020

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Nampa home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat. Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat first…

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

December 30, 2019

If you happen to be in the market for a new furnace, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Our professional team at Legends Mechanical would like to make it a bit easier by providing some basics on the different types of furnaces on the market today. We hope this information can help…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 15, 2019

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat…

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Couple trying to sleep after realizing loud sound coming from furnace.

What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 26, 2019

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Legends Mechanical team…

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Family snuggled on couch with blanket trying to stay warm and decide if it's time to buy a new furnace.

When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

November 11, 2019

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a…

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Legends Started in 2013 with a mission to provide premier HVAC service to our customers while providing an excellent place of employment. We service many neighborhoods in both Idaho and Utah. Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Meridian, Nampa and many other Idaho communities. We service Harriman, Lehi, Ogden, Provo, Salt Lake and all the surrouding Utah commnites.