How Routine AC Maintenance Saves You Money

May 25th, 2020

AC-techWait a second, some homeowners seem to think, they want me to spend money servicing my air conditioner when there is nothing wrong with it! What a scam! Let us make this totally clear—an AC service claiming that they have a 100% reliable, maintenance-free air conditioner to sell you is a scam. An honest, trusted company like us telling you that regular air conditioning maintenance in Asheville, NC, is a necessity definitely is not. AC maintenance is a must-do service.

Not only is air conditioning maintenance absolutely necessary, but it saves you money, too. No, it’s not free. But the cost savings allowed by routine maintenance will far outweigh the relatively minor cost of having your air conditioner tuned up on an annual basis. Not convinced? Well, keep reading to learn more about the different ways in which professional air conditioning maintenance can save you money. We think you’ll agree that it is one worthwhile investment—and one we excel at!

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Has Your AC Lost Some of Its Efficiency?

May 11th, 2020

AC-manifoldThere are a lot of great air conditioning systems on the market today, and we employ some of the finest air conditioning technicians in the industry. Even purchasing the best equipment and having it installed and serviced by the best technicians cannot guarantee a problem-free home cooling experience, though. In fact, we can guarantee that you will encounter air conditioning problems at some point. When you do, it is important to resolve them promptly. Otherwise, you’re wasting money!

While there are a lot of reasons your air conditioner may falter in its performance quality, one thing is pretty much certain across the board. Your system won’t operate as efficiently as it otherwise would if it is not kept in the best working condition possible. Of all the symptoms that homeowners may encounter, it is a drop in energy efficiency that might stand out the most. After all, the only thing more aggravating than a subpar cooling performance on a hot summer day is paying too much for it, too!

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Have Your Ducts Sealed Before Summer Strikes

April 27th, 2020

ductHave you noticed that your air conditioning system isn’t as efficient as it used to be? Is this especially frustrating because you know that you’ve been diligent in scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance? That is a frustrating scenario, but don’t go replacing your entire air conditioner in Asheville, NC,  just yet. The AC itself may be working just fine. It may not be getting the support that it needs from your ductwork, though. We can help with our duct sealing services.

Now, we know what at least some of you are thinking. Duct sealing—of course! Why didn’t I think of that? Not so fast! Don’t even think about reaching for a roll of duct tape and trying to do this job on your own. Duct sealing is a job for professionals and not a job at all for duct tape! In fact, that stuff should never actually be applied to ducts, despite its many other uses.  Continue Reading

Are You Ready for a New Air Conditioner?

April 13th, 2020

air-conditionerWhen you own a home, you and you alone are responsible for making sure that you have everything that you need to live in the comfort that you deserve. That means not only investing in a great air conditioning system but eventually replacing that great air conditioning system with a new model. Make no mistake about it—you are going to need to schedule an air conditioning replacement in Asheville, NC eventually. No AC is going to keep running indefinitely.

Of course, we totally understand that you do not want to invest in a replacement air conditioner before that replacement is really necessary or justified. It can be a very tricky area to navigate, and the fact remains that waiting too long to replace your air conditioner may mean you get the longest return possible on your investment—but probably not the best return. Sometimes, the right move is to cut your losses and get out ahead of that replacement need. Continue Reading

How Ductless Mini Splits Can Save You Money

March 30th, 2020

For those in the know, the term “heat pump” has pretty much become synonymous with “efficiency.” If you’re not using a heat pump to keep your home comfortable, then you’re probably not keeping your home comfortable in the most efficient way possible. We live in a great climate for heat pump use, after all. We’ll get into heat pump technology a bit more in the post below if you’re not 100% sure what we’re talking about. Don’t worry.

Now, if you’re wondering what’s out there that can outdo even the heat pump—there’s always something, right?—then you’re looking for a ductless mini-split. Ductless HVAC systems in Asheville, NC, are very common, and it’s not hard to understand why. By combining the benefits of a heat pump with a truly unique design, ductless mini splits are able to offer even more to homeowners than a standard air-source heat pump can promise. And that’s saying something!

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It Is Not too Early to Think About AC Maintenance

March 16th, 2020

comfortable-coupleIt may seem a bit cruel to be talking about air conditioning maintenance at this point. We’ve got some damp and dreary weather to deal with over the next few weeks, and summer still seems like it’s a ways away.  That does not mean that it is too early to start thinking about air conditioning maintenance in Asheville, NC, though. It only makes sense that you’d want to get your AC in the best working condition possible before the heat of summer is back in full swing, right?

The fact is that routine AC maintenance is by far the best step that you can take to get the best that your AC has to offer. And no, you cannot simply find a maintenance checklist online and then go about tuning your air conditioning system on your own. This is absolutely a job for skilled, trained professionals—like ours! Be sure to check out the benefits of our Maintenance Program for the best deal! Continue Reading

Do You Heat Your Home with a Heat Pump?

March 2nd, 2020

FamilyIf not—why not? A heat pump is a very unique home heating system that both offers some unique benefits over more traditional heaters and is also perfectly suited to our climate. Heat pumps are very common around here for good reason! Of course, the only way in which you can get the best performance that your heat pump has to offer is to schedule all of your heat pump services with skilled, trained professionals.  That is as simple as dialing our number.

When you let us install and service your heat pump in Asheville, NC, you can count on the best, from start to finish. We’ll find the right system for your home, we’ll make sure that it is of the right size for your living space, and we’ll install and service with the care that these crucial services demand. That way, you’ll know that you are getting the most dependable and effective performance that your system can deliver.

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Why Should I Choose Radiant Heating?

February 17th, 2020

radiant-tubingThere are many different ways in which homeowners today may choose to heat their homes. Sometimes, older options are the way to go. There is certainly an argument to made for this when you’re considering radiant heating. While radiant heating may not be the newest heating method to hit the marketplace, it is definitely one of the best home heating options out there! Today, we’re going to look at some of the benefits that radiant heating has to offer.

Before we get into those benefits too much, though, we have to remind you of something else. The only way that you can expect to reap those benefits is by scheduling your radiant heating services with skilled, trained professionals. That means working with us. The installation of a radiant heating system is very complex, and you want to know for certain that your system is installed and serviced the right way, every step of the way. We’ll make sure that this is the case.

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What a Heating Tune-Up Can Do for You

February 3rd, 2020

service-timeDid you know that we not only offer routine heating maintenance, but that we also offer a dedicated maintenance program in Asheville, NC? If not, that is a serious red flag for us. Why? Well, for two reasons, really. First of all, if you’re not having your heater tuned up annually, then you are doing it a serious disservice. And, secondly, because you’re doing yourself a major disservice if you fail to enroll in our maintenance program!

In today’s post, we’ll talk about how maintenance benefits your heater (and your AC, too) as well as what our maintenance program has to offer you. What you really need to remember is that the old adage of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” certainly does not apply to your home comfort systems. Why? Because maintenance is not about fixing something. It’s about preventing the types of problems that would require fixing in the first place! This is “an ounce of prevention” territory.

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Problems Caused by Dirty Furnace Filters

January 20th, 2020

air-filterThere is no getting around the fact that you’re going to have to pay to heat your home. Running a heater doesn’t come for free. Now, our winters are not exactly frigid, so you’re probably not paying an exorbitant amount to heat your home. You may still be paying more than you should have to, though. If you want the most efficient and reliable performance that your heater has to offer, then you need to keep it in great working condition.

This means scheduling routine heating maintenance with a trained professional that you can trust to do the job right. That’s why we’re the HVAC contractor in Hendersonville, NC, to work with. Our maintenance program will ensure that your system is kept in the best working condition possible—but there is still one step that you must take on your own. That is changing your air filter regularly. Only when your filter is fresh will your forced air heater function optimally.

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