Premier Indoor Comfort Systems LLC Blog : Archive for February, 2018

Should I Replace My Heater?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

furnace-technicianAs you can see from the title of this post, we’re diving right into it this time around. To replace or not to replace, that is—well, it’s something that most homeowners have wondered before. A new heating system represents a pretty considerable investment, and we completely understand that most homeowners are going to try and get the longest lifespan possible out of every system that they purchase. The fact of the matter is that you don’t want to wait for your system to break down entirely before replacing it, though.

So when is too soon? When is not soon enough? What are some acceptable reasons for replacing a heater to begin with? These are tough questions, and there is no single answer that we can give which will be satisfactory to everyone. What we can do, however, is help you to understand some factors that you should definitely take into consideration if you’re thinking about replacing your heater. Read on, and be sure to contact our team if you think it may be time for a heating replacement in Atlanta, GA.

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Forced Air Heaters Need Fresh Filters!

Monday, February 12th, 2018

man-with-air-filterFurnaces and heat pumps are very popular heating systems, and with good reason. They are forced air systems that can operate with great efficiency, and distributing heated air throughout a home via a network of air ducts is a great way to heat a home up promptly. Such systems can run into trouble, however, if they do not have fresh air filters in place. When you schedule routine HVAC maintenance, air filters will be changed as needed. This only happens once a year, though.

Typically, an air filter should be changed once every 1-3 months. There are a lot of factors that can affect this need, however—pets in the house, general cleanliness, and so on. You should be checking your air filter regularly to assess its condition and replacement needs. Is it really worth the trouble, you may be wondering? The answer is yes, it absolutely is. Changing your air filter is a very simple task, replacement filters are quite cheap, and the benefits of doing so are numerous.

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