Raleigh Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Knightdale’

HVAC Replacement? Consider a Heat Pump!

Monday, August 14th, 2017

money-in-grassWe are still embroiled in the summer season at the moment, and the hot temperatures that we are experiencing are not going away anytime in the immediate future. How is your air conditioner holding up so far? Are you satisfied with its performance? Do you think it may be time for a new model once this season is passed? Looking ahead to winter, are you confident that you’ll enjoy a great performance from your home heating system? Interested in a more efficient model for more affordable comfort?

If you are not completely satisfied with your AC or confident in your heating system, or if you’re just interested in greater convenience and efficiency, then you should consider making the jump to a heat pump in Knightdale, NC. Heat pumps have much to offer, and the fact that so many homeowners are making the switch proves that this technology has really caught on. Read on to learn more, and contact us if you think that using a heat pump is the right move for your home.

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Why Does My AC Blow Warm Air?

Monday, June 5th, 2017

blue-question-markWhen problems develop with your air conditioning system, you want to have them resolved as soon as possible, rather than waiting for them to get worse and worse. This means that you should learn the warning signs that your air conditioner is in trouble to begin with. One of the most obvious, perhaps second only to a completely broken down system, is an air conditioner that is blowing warm air. It is an alarming problem, but it also may not be quite as serious as you’d first suspect.

Of course, there are some fairly serious problems that could cause an air conditioner to blow warm air as well. In this post, we’ll give you a few tips to help rule out very simple fixes. If you cannot find any such a fix, though, it is time to contact trained professionals for air conditioning repairs in Knightdale, NC. The longer that you wait to have the problem resolved, the greater the risk of serious damages to your system.

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Is It the Right Time to Replace My Air Conditioning System?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

air-conditioning-condenser-unitWarm weather! At last we’re enjoying a thaw as spring springs into action. It’s time to start saying goodbye to your furnace or other heating system—at least until the fall—and greet your air conditioner for another cool summer season.

But is your air conditioner going to greet you back? It may be time to have a new AC installed. Is spring a good season to do this, or is it better to see how the summer goes before making a commitment to an air conditioning system replacement?

Before we answer the question about whether now is the best time for air conditioning replacement in Knightdale, NC, let’s look into whether your air conditioner needs to retire.

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Warmer Weather Means It’s Already AC Check-Up Time

Monday, February 27th, 2017

service-reminderAlthough we can’t say for certain that the weather won’t make sudden radical shifts to the cold during March (or even April), the current warm weather we’re enjoying here in Raleigh is a major sign that it’s time to begin to think ahead to spring and summer weather. And that means making certain that your air conditioning system is up to handling the task ahead of it.

So when you start using your heating system less and less—and perhaps turn on your AC now and then—it’s the time to contact our HVAC team and get on the schedule for your spring air conditioning maintenance visit. The easiest way is to sign up for our Comfort Club, which offer both heating and air conditioning maintenance during the year, plus a number of other great benefits as well.

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Can I Install Ductless Mini Splits Myself?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Well you can certainly try. But we strongly advise against attempting to install any complex home comfort equipment on your own. Despite numerous DIY guides you can hunt out online about installing a ductless heating and air conditioning system, the truth is that any type of central comfort system needs the help of professionals—and that includes ductless mini split systems. Any less than that is asking for a system that works poorly, if at all.

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Late Season Advisory: Still Time for Heating Maintenance!

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The cool of the late fall is in the air, and there are probably already plenty of winter holiday decorations up at shops and public areas all around you. Winter is almost here… so it’s time to ask that perennial holiday question: “Have you had your heating maintenance yet?”

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Ducted vs. Ductless Heat Pumps: How to Choose

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

You have a big choice these days when you decide to install a new heat pump for a house: Do you go with a standard heat pump that runs using a ventilation system of ducts? Or do you opt for the alternative ductless mini split model that sends air into rooms through a series of air handlers?

The answer to the question depends on your individual circumstances. But we can say this for 100% certain: you should always have professionals advise you on making the choice.

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Lingering Heating Repairs from Last Winter? Get Them Fixed Now!

Monday, October 10th, 2016

It’s a good rule to follow that the moment you notice anything wrong with an important appliance, you arrange to have it repaired. This is true for cars, vacuum cleaners, computers, lawnmowers, etc. And it applies to a home heating system as well, although many people often forget that and let their heating system close out the winter with one or more signs that it’s suffering from a malfunction.

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Yes, It’s Time to Think about Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 5th, 2016

What’s the weather like outside right now? At the time we’re writing this, we’re experiencing temperatures in the low 90s, and chances are that when you’re reading this, it’s in the mid-80s. So it might seem strange to talk about your home heating system right now. But take a look at your calendar: fall will be here in only a few weeks, and we can expect cooler temperatures to arrive soon. Although you may not turn on your heating system until November, now is the ideal time to prepare it for the heavy work ahead.

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3 Reasons Your AC Is Tripping the Circuit Breaker

Monday, August 1st, 2016

The nightmare scenario for an air conditioning system is for it to abruptly stop working in the middle of a hot summer. Fortunately, there are some cases where the situation isn’t as drastic as it may seem at first. Sometimes, the problem is a tripped circuit breaker. Always check the electrical panel when your AC suddenly shuts down. Reset any tripped breaker and turn the system back on again.

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