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Why and When You Should Invest in Duct Testing

January 16th, 2017

Most homeowners assume that so long as their ductwork is blowing heated or cooled air throughout their living space, which those air ducts are working just fine. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that their ductwork may actually be working inefficiently, negatively impacting your indoor air quality and the performance of your HVAC systems.

Since your air ducts are not particularly visible in your home, problems with the ductwork can often go undiagnosed and unresolved for a long time. When you schedule professional duct testing, however, you don’t have to worry about this. But when should you consider this service?

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The Best Way to Keep Your Heating System Running This Season

January 9th, 2017

Winter has definitely made its way here, and as such we’re relying on our heating systems more and more to provide warmth to our homes and families. Hopefully, your heater works throughout the winter without giving you any issues, but it can’t do so if it’s not properly taken care of.

Preventive maintenance is the leading way to make sure that your heating system works as efficiently and effectively as it should all winter long. There are additional measures you can take, however, to keep your heating system running well this season.

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It’s Never Too Late for a Heater Tune-Up

January 2nd, 2017

Just like any other major appliance or piece of equipment in your home, your heater needs a certain amount of service to be able to continue functioning at a high level. Part of this service is regular tune-ups. Even as we progress into winter, it’s never too late for this service and scheduling your maintenance appointment ASAP will help you keep your heater in good working order for years to come.

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Ductless System Trouble: Why Won’t My Heater Start Up?

December 27th, 2016

While we may only experience pretty mild winters around these parts, it still gets cold enough to warrant the use of an efficiently functioning heater—particularly at night. And the last thing you want to encounter on a bitterly cold evening is a heater that won’t start up at all.

Of course, if your ductless split system malfunctions, it’s something you want to have taken care of right away. Scheduling maintenance before winter hits is the best way to prevent problems like this from occurring, however whether or not you scheduled this appointment doesn’t matter when you find yourself with a broken down heater in the middle of winter. Keep reading to learn about why your ductless system may not be starting up, and keep our number on hand if you do in fact need repairs of any kind.

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Beware These Heat Pump Noises

December 19th, 2016

When your heat pump is operating as it should, it typically makes a fairly quite noise, described as a whirring sound when the compressor comes on to start the heat exchange process. You shouldn’t be able to hear any other noises aside from this when your heat pump is running. If you are, then you more than likely have something wrong with your heat pump that requires your attention.

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How Often Should Heat Pump Maintenance be Scheduled?

December 12th, 2016

The great thing about using a heat pump to condition your home is that it is so versatile. With one unit, you can achieve year-round comfort. This is an affordable alternative to investing in both a central AC unit and a furnace, for starters. Plus, a heat pump requires much less space in your home than these other two systems would combined.

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Should You Consider a Whole-House Humidifier This Season?

December 5th, 2016

While our summers are often known for their high moisture content and muggy days, our winters can prove to be just the opposite. And when your home suffers from low moisture levels, you need the assistance of professional indoor air quality experts such as the members of our team to help balance your humidity levels.

Portable humidifiers do exist, and it some cases might be a good choice—such as in a baby’s room. However, they’re ineffective for whole-house humidifying. A whole-house humidifying system allows you to raise the humidity levels to pleasant and healthful levels with no danger of making the home too humid. Still can’t decide if this is the right investment for you? Keep reading to learn some benefits.

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What to Expect During Your Heating Maintenance Appointment

November 29th, 2016

With temperatures steadily dropping, you’ve hopefully already scheduled your heating maintenance appointment. If your heater seems to be working just fine, or if you’ve only recently just bought it, then you may be tempted to skip your maintenance appointment this year. However, this can be detrimental to your system, and your wallet.

It’s never too early or too late to think about scheduling heating maintenance, so long as this is done at least once a year (or twice a year if you have a heat pump). Scheduling maintenance before you actually need to use your system is best. But either way, the process is the same. Keep reading to learn what you can expect during your first heating maintenance appointment.

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Is a Ductless Split System Right for You?

November 21st, 2016

As the temperatures cool, homeowners are beginning to use their heating systems more and more often. Perhaps you’re already using yours on a daily basis. If so, it is hopefully functioning at its best. However if you’ve discovered that your system is failing, and it could be time for a replacement, you’d do well to consider the ductless split system.

A ductless heating and cooling system is ideal for homes that cannot rely on traditional central air—either because they cannot have ductwork installed or because it just isn’t practical for the specific needs of the building. Here’s a breakdown of how ductless split systems work, and the advantages they offer.

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What is Causing Uneven Heating in My Home?

November 14th, 2016

The leading concern that most homeowners have in regards to their heating system is that it won’t sufficiently warm their home. However, a problem that many people don’t consider—and yet is an issue for many—is when a heater appears to be operating as it should, however some rooms are much colder than others.

This type of uneven heating has a few possible causes. Fortunately, our expertly trained technicians have seen this problem before and can adequately repair the issue for you. While you wait for your Whittier, NC heating system repairs, check out this guide below as to what could be causing your uneven heating.

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