What Type of Heating System Do I Have?

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Many homeowners don’t think much about the heating system in their home. However, each type of heating system has different maintenance needs. This means that knowing the type of heating system you have in your home could help you save money on extensive repairs from improper or inadequate maintenance. Cates Heating and Cooling is here […]

Types of Thermostats Explained

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With so many different types of thermostats on the market, many homeowners feel stumped at which one is best for their household. Fortunately, we have broken down the types of thermostats into four basic categories and explained the good and bad of each to help you better understand each one. Non-Programmable Thermostats Non-programmable thermostats can […]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Furnace Heat Exchanger

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Your furnace has one real job: keep your family warm during the cold Kansas City winters. To do this, the furnace utilizes its heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is one of the most important components of your furnace, and should it break down, you will not only be left feeling chilly, but you could actually […]

Why Should You Consider HVAC Staging in Your KC Home?

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If you have looked into replacing your HVAC unit recently, you might have heard about staging. Why is staging important to homeowners in Kansas City? The wide swings of temperatures in this area can really impact your comfort. While there is a 40 degree change in temperature over just a few days time, your HVAC […]