Posts Tagged ‘Asheville’

Is Ductless Heating Right for Me?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

ductless-blowerMaybe. We’re sorry for not having a solid, concrete answer for you right off the bat, but there are just too many variables to consider before we can tell you with certainty which system is best for your situation. What we can tell you, though, is that ductless heating has a lot to offer. It also has a few features and benefits that you simply won’t find with other systems. In today’s post, we’ll look at what makes ductless heating so unique.

Because of its design, one benefit that we’ll be discussing is the convenience of installing a ductless mini-split in an existing property. Why spoil that now? Because we want to reiterate that, despite such convenience, a ductless mini-split still demands professional installation services, along with routine maintenance and repairs. The only way to get the most from your ductless mini-split in Asheville is to schedule service with professionals that you can trust. Now, let’s take a closer look.  (more…)

How Do Heat Pumps Heat So Efficiently?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

question-markThe quick answer? Because they use existing heat to heat your home, rather than generate new heat. That doesn’t make much sense at first, does it? If there were enough heat in the air outside to heat your home in the winter, couldn’t you just open the window to let that heat in? Well, the fact is that heat pumps do use existing heat in the air outside to warm up homes. There is a bit more to the process than that, though.

The “process” that we’re really referring to here is heat transfer, and that transfer of heat is the key to the heat pump’s efficiency. When properly installed and professionally maintained, a heat pump in Asheville, NC, can keep your home comfortable reliably while also cutting back on your heating costs. So, let’s take a closer look at what the heat pump is actually doing when it heats your home. That will help you to decide if the heat pump is the right heater for you.

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You Might Want to Replace Your Heater if It’s Doing This

Monday, October 29th, 2018

burner-assemblyWith the heating season just starting, it’s important to take stock of your home heating situation right now. If your current heating system is not up to the task of keeping your home warm and comfortable over the next few months, it might be a good idea to replace it now. You don’t want to risk having your heater break down permanently in the middle of the coldest months of the year, right?

The best way to know for certain whether or not your heating system is in need of replacement is to have a technician examine it for you. Barring that, though, there are some warning signs to watch out for which may indicate your system is in need of replacing. (more…)

Call for Boiler Repairs If You Notice These Signs

Monday, October 15th, 2018

BoilerWith heating season upon us, you’re probably starting to fire up the boiler at least a couple days a week. Hopefully, you’ve already scheduled preventive maintenance for your system to make sure that it’s in top condition. Even if you have, though, you still need to keep an eye out for any and all signs that your boiler might be in need of repair services. There are still plenty of ways that your boiler could develop some sort of problem, and the faster you can identify that the faster you can get it repaired. The following are a few of the more common signs that your boiler might be in need of repair. (more…)

How to Get Your Home Ready for the Heating Season

Monday, October 1st, 2018

gas-burnersThere is a lot to do between now and when the temperature starts to consistently drop. You don’t want to be left out in the proverbial cold when it comes to the heating season, do you? You want to make sure that your home is as prepared as possible for the advent of the heating season. Fortunately, we’ve collected some important tips below that will help get your home ready for the next few months. Read on to find out how to keep your home cozy and warm during fall and winter. (more…)

Warning Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Replacing

Monday, August 20th, 2018

heat-pump-techYour heat pump can last quite a long time if you take proper care of it. However, it cannot last forever. Eventually, there will come a time when you need to replace your system with a new one. If you don’t want your heat pump to permanently break down on you in the middle of summer, it’s probably a good idea that you know the signs your system is coming to the end of its life. The following are just a few of the indications that you should call for heat pump replacement services, before your current one gives up the proverbial ghost. (more…)

Air Conditioning Noises You Should Never Ignore

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechAir conditioning problems come in many forms, some of which are easy to spot, and some not so much. We recommend that you have a professional conduct maintenance on your air conditioner every year, so you know that it’s ready for the added strain of the summer season. Preventive maintenance is not a guarantee, though.

There is still a chance that you can have problems come up with your system between appointments, which is why you need to be sure to keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioning system is in trouble. One of the most common ways to tell if your air conditioner is in trouble is to listen for odd noises coming from the system. (more…)

3 Air Conditioning Problems That Can Make Your Life Harder

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Frozen-ACSummer is the time of year when air conditioners are most likely to develop all kinds of issues, and no wonder. All the added strain from operating for hours each and every day for months at a time is bound to cause issues to crop up every now and then. Preventive maintenance is a great way to prevent issues from occurring as frequently in your air conditioner, so hopefully that’s something that you’ve already scheduled for the year.

If not, you should have that done as soon as possible. Even if you have, though, you need to keep an eye out for any signs that your system is malfunctioning. The following are just three of the many common air conditioning problems that can make your life harder this summer. (more…)

Have You Properly Prepared Your Air Conditioner for Summer?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

air-conditioner-techYou probably don’t think about your air conditioner all that much while you’re using it, as long as it’s working properly. The thing is, though, summer happens to be the time when air conditioners break down the most often.

They’re put under quite a lot of stress during those months, after all. If you don’t want to suddenly find yourself with a broken-down air conditioner during the hottest time of the year, you should make sure to protect your system by taking certain steps. Let’s go over those steps below. (more…)

Why Your Furnace Isn’t Heating Well Enough

Monday, March 19th, 2018

FurnaceBefore you ask, no, it’s probably not because it’s lost the inspiration to heat. Or because it’s mad at you. Or because it’s experiencing burnout. Well, maybe actual burnout in some capacity. Certainly not emotional, though.

Anyway, a furnace that won’t heat is one of the more irritating issues to deal with at home during the winter season. There are a lot of different reasons why your furnace may not be heating properly, some of which we’ve listed below. (more…)