The Top 5 Signs Your Boiler Needs Professional Repairs

January 30th, 2023
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Although boilers are not as common for home heating as furnaces, they have enough advantages to stay competitive.

One of the best advantages of having a boiler heat your home is how much longer these systems can last.

Boilers have fewer moving parts compared to a furnace or heat pump, which means they wear down slower and encounter repair problems less frequently.

But just because boiler repair isn’t as common as furnace repair doesn’t mean you can let your vigilance slide.

When your boiler begins to send signals it’s malfunctioning, the faster you act to get it inspected and repaired, the better in both the short-term and long-term.

We’ll make it easier for you to know when you’ve got a boiler problem with this list of the top warning signs.

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The Best Ways to Tell You Need Duct Sealing

January 16th, 2023
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Leaky ducts are a problem that often lies hidden in a home for a long time. People don’t have easy access to their ductwork, so they tend to assume that all is well with it.

But leaky ducts are a common trouble for HVAC systems and they lead to massive energy loss, uneven heating and cooling, humidity fluctuations, and even indoor air quality contamination.

We’re here to give you the knowledge necessary to detect whether or not you have leaky ductwork. Then you can call our experts for duct sealing in Jacksonville, AR that will restore your ducts to their original airtight condition and ensure your HVAC system always works for you, not against you.

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Reasons You’re Getting Cold Spots When the Heater Is Running

December 19th, 2022
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When your home’s central heating system comes on in the winter, you expect it to heat the home. And, under normal circumstances, that’s what it will do: send warmth around the rooms through a ventilation system so you enjoy an even spread of comfort all throughout the house. 

There will be a few temperature fluctuations in rooms that are difficult to avoid, such as places that have less insulation or rooms higher in the house that may get a bit warmer from rising heat. But you can still expect an effective heating system to provide a generally even distribution of warmth.

Except that now you’re discovering cold spots in your house when the heater is running. That’s not right, and we’re here to help you find out why so you can solve the problem with the proper heating repair or basic troubleshooting.

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Are Ductless Mini Splits Effective for Home Heating?

December 5th, 2022
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You probably had your first introduction to ductless mini splits when you saw the air handler for one hanging on the wall of a restaurant, bar, or other commercial establishment.

These HVAC systems have been popular in homes in Japan and Europe since the 1980s, but they made their first inroads in the US in businesses. Now they’re beginning to enter US household use as well. You may be in a position where you’re considering mini split ductless systems in Jacksonville, AR as a potential installation for your house.

People who are new to ductless mini splits have many questions about them, and we’re going to answer one of the most common here: “Can a ductless mini split work as an effective home heating system?”

The answer is…

YES.

Okay, maybe you want more info than that. Let’s get into the details below.

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Why Won’t the Furnace Heat Up My House Enough?

November 21st, 2022
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The temperatures are dropping and home furnaces are firing up to keep people cozy through the coming holiday gatherings. If you’re planning a big get-together for this Thanksgiving, you want to make sure your furnace is able to do the job and keep everyone happy.

If you’ve noticed that your furnace isn’t delivering the level of heat you expect from it, you may have a problem that calls for furnace repair in Conway, AR. Don’t try to ignore the problem by pushing up the thermostat to warmer and warmer settings: this isn’t a solution and may make the problem worse. 

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How Long Can a Home Furnace Last?

November 7th, 2022
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As winter approaches, you’ll start to focus more and more on your home’s heating system. If your house is like the majority in our area, you have a furnace to handle your winter comfort needs. You may have had your current furnace for many years, and this prompts a good question to ask yourself before the cold arrives: How long can you expect this furnace to last?

Below we’ll look into the question of furnace longevity, what can affect it, and when to know it’s time to replace your home’s furnace.

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Signs You Need to Repair Your Commercial Heating

October 24th, 2022
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Proper climate control is essential for almost all businesses, whether restaurants, stores, office space, or manufacturing. Unfortunately, most business owners and operators don’t think much about their commercial HVAC systems until they really need them or something goes catastrophically wrong with them. 

We want to help you avoid major problems with your commercial HVAC in Sherwood, AR this coming winter. If you know what to look for, you can detect early problems with your commercial heating and contact our technicians to look into it. (This is also a reason why we recommend regular HVAC maintenance in fall, as it gives us a chance to detect issues with equipment before they develop into full-blown malfunctions.) 

Here are the most common warning signs of commercial heating that needs repair…

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Fall Is a Good Time to Schedule an AC Replacement

October 10th, 2022
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Once the temperatures start to cool down after a long summer in Conway, you probably don’t want to think much about your air conditioning system.

You’ll be more concerned with getting ready for winter weather or just enjoying the milder fall temperatures. But fall is often the best time to take care of an extremely important AC service … getting a new one!

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Don’t Ignore AC Problems at the Start of Fall!

September 26th, 2022
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Fall has officially started, although it might not seem like it when we’re still experiencing hot days. The cool weather is still not far off, and this can make it easy to assume that air conditioning repair in Conway, AR is no longer a priority. The air conditioning system is going to run less and less until it goes on a short winter hiatus. 

This makes it tempting to ignore seemingly “minor” troubles with an air conditioning system in the early fall. Odd noises, uneven cooling, temperatures that don’t feel as comfortable … you might try to dismiss all these as something to deal with later, such as in the spring when it’s time for AC maintenance.

Please don’t put off air conditioning repair like this! The time to call for repairs for an air conditioner is as soon as you notice the troubles. Here’s why we never recommend delaying any professional repairs for your AC.

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Why Might I Need a Whole-House Humidifier?

September 12th, 2022
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High humidity is a problem that most people don’t need explained to them. Even if they don’t know why high humidity on a hot day makes the hot day feel much worse, they know exactly what the sensation is like. With too much moisture in the air (relative humidity higher than 60%), the human body cannot release heat as effectively and the trapped heat causes temperatures to feel hotter than they are.

But what about low humidity? You’ve heard the phrase “a dry heat” as a positive, but dryness itself is not positive and is as much trouble as high humidity. Dry conditions often occur during the winter, and your house might benefit from a whole-house humidifier to provide the balance necessary for comfort and health.

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