At Chenal Heating & Air, we believe that you should always feel comfortable in your home. In fact, we believe that so much, that from equipment, to training, to the technicians that service your HVAC needs, we commit ourselves to the highest quality. Although we’ll take care of your home’s heating and cooling needs, there are a few things that we still believe every homeowner should know. Test your knowledge with our HVAC IQ test, then check your results at the bottom of the blog to see what your answers mean!


1. What size should your HVAC be?

A) The bigger the better!

B) It depends on the size of my home.

C) It doesn’t matter, all HVACs work the same.


2. How often should you change your air filters?

A) Every 30 days.

B) Every 4 months.

C) I have to change my air filters?


3. What does your heater do?

A) It keeps my family warm.

B) It protects my water pipes from bursting.

C) All of the above.


4. What is the #1 cause of HVAC failure?

A) Children

B) Water damage

C) Dirt and dust build-up


5. How far away from your HVAC should plants be placed?

A) On top of my HVAC unit.

B) At least 3-6 feet away.

C) 20-25 feet away.


6. Which of these is a sign that your HVAC unit is failing?

A) The unit is making weird noises.

B) There’s an odor coming from the HVAC unit.

C) All of the above.


7. How much dust does your home collect each year?

A) 1-6 pounds

B) 40 pounds

C) 100 pounds


8. Who can you depend on to take care of your emergency HVAC needs, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year?

A) Chenal Heating & Air

B) Chenal Heating & Air

C) All of the above!


Answers: 1:B, 2:A, 3:C, 4:C, 5:B, 6:C, 7:B, 8:C

If you got 6 or more right:

You’re an HVAC master!

If you got 3-5 right:

You’re a star!

If you only got #8 right:

You’re awesome in our eyes!


No matter what your HVAC IQ is, don’t hesitate to call in the pros (that’s us!). Since 1991, our team has been committed to providing customers like you with the highest level of service, so you can have the highest level of comfort.