Premier Indoor Comfort Systems LLC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating Maintenance’

Why Is My Heater So Inefficient?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

money-chimneyHeating your home is a necessary practice, even here in Atlanta. Those not from around here may think that it is warm year-round, but we know this is not the case. Our heaters may not be used as extensively as our air conditioning systems are, but that does not mean that we don’t need them to function as effectively and reliably as possible. When temperatures drop, as they do every year, you need to your heater to be there for you.

You want more than just a dependable heating performance from your system, though. You also want to be sure that your heater is functioning as efficiently as possible. Too often, homeowners content themselves with paying too much to keep their homes comfortable during the heating season. To this we say, “no more!” Here are a few common causes of inefficient heating in Atlanta, GA. Contact us with any questions or concerns that you may have.

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Get Your Heater Tune-Up Out of the Way

Monday, September 24th, 2018

furnaceWait, seriously? You’re talking about a heating tune-up? Already? It’s still pretty warm out there. Why bother now?

It’s true that temperatures aren’t all that cold just yet. But you have to admit, you’ve felt the nighttime temps dropping, haven’t you? Sure you have. And they’re only going to continue to drop, with the daytime temperatures following suit. It may seem a bit early to be thinking about your heating system—but that’s kind of the whole point. Heating maintenance, being a preventative measure and all, is something that you want to have completed before anything should go wrong with your heating system.

And trust us, there is no better way in which to ensure that you’ll need heating repair in Atlanta than by ignoring your heating system’s maintenance needs. That’s not something that anyone would want to pursue, of course, which is why we’re telling you now that you want to schedule your heating tune-up before the chilliest winter weather arrives. 

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

Monday, 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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What to Expect During Your Heating Maintenance Appointment

Tuesday, 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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Ensure Your Heater is Ready for Winter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

If the chilly nights we’ve had as of lately hasn’t been a clue, there’s no denying that winter is well on its way. As such, you’ll want to ensure that your heating system is well prepared for the increased demand you’re about to put on it. Fall is the best time to make sure that your heating system is in the best possible shape—saving you money by reducing the likelihood of problems from occurring.

Additionally, it saves you the hassle of dealing with a malfunctioning heating system in the middle of a freezing day. Keep reading for some of the many benefits of routine heating system maintenance in the fall.

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The Many Advantages of Regular Heating Maintenance

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Winter temps seem to be teasing us lately, with our nights dipping below 40 on occasion but our daytime temps still staying pretty comfortable. It’s as if Mother Nature is trying to gently warn us that winter is well on its way—which it is! So if you haven’t already scheduled your heater maintenance appointment, now is the time to do so. This is the best way to ensure that your heater will work when you need it to this coming season. But why should you care?

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Understanding the Steps of Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Would you ever skip an appointment to take your car in for maintenance? Chances are, you wouldn’t, because you could very well find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere with a broken down car as a result. So why should scheduling heating maintenance be any different? You certainly don’t want to be stranded in the middle of winter without an effective way to warm yourself up.

Your HVAC systems are probably the largest appliances in your home, and can be very costly to replace. As such, your heating system deserves attention, and maintenance is recommended at least once a year. Heating maintenance can help you save a good amount of cash, and can keep your heating system running as efficiently as possible, for as long as possible.

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3 Maintenance Tasks Essential for a Functioning Heater

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Our recent temperatures may have you scratching your head as to why we are mentioning heaters already. However, weather is steadily cooling off, and when nighttime temps drop below 40°F, you are going to be very grateful for a fully functioning heater. But the only way your heater can operate at its peak efficiency and effectiveness is if you invest in routine preventive maintenance.

This is a service you should invest in well before you actually need to use your heating system on a daily basis. This give you time to address any necessary repairs before winter hits. But what tasks are most important to ensure a functioning heater? Why is maintenance so important? Read on for your answers.

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It’s Already Winter, But You Can Still Arrange for Heating Maintenance

Monday, January 18th, 2016

We offer an Excellence Service Plan (ESP) to provide our customers with comprehensive maintenance for their heating and cooling equipment. You can sign up at any time to get started… and right now is an excellent time, especially if you haven’t yet scheduled maintenance for your heater.

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Preventing Cracked Heat Exchangers: Another Important Reason for Fall Furnace Maintenance

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Last week we shared with you some important safety tips for gas furnaces during the coming winter season. The most important of those tips is to arrange for a visit from an HVAC technician to inspect and tune-up the furnace. No other step does as much to see that a furnace works safely over the season.

We really want to emphasize this point, so here is an example of something that can go wrong with a furnace that will create health hazards—but which routine maintenance will easily prevent.

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