Dewees HVAC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Little Rock’

How a Heat Pump Stacks Up for Cooling a House

Monday, July 18th, 2022
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When you’re looking to replace your current central air conditioning system, you have several options. The basic choice is to put in a new central air conditioner—probably one with better energy efficiency than your current one. (Even if you purchase a mid-efficiency AC, the technology and standards for efficiency have risen since the last time you bought an air conditioner.) But you can also decide to have a heat pump installed.

The big advantage of having a heat pump is that it works similar to an air conditioner but can also switch into a heating mode and provide warmth to a house during winter. You can replace both your AC and heater with a heat pump. 

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Right Now Is a Good Time to Test Your Ducts

Monday, February 28th, 2022
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As we move into March, we’ll get into a time of year when the weather hovers between too cold and too warm, which for many people is the best time of the year. (Well, if you have pollen allergies it might not be.) This is the best weather for making changes to your home’s HVAC system because you won’t have to rely as much on either the air conditioner or the heater. 

Soon you’ll schedule your AC maintenance to prepare for the summer heat, but for right now we have a good suggestion for a useful service—call us to schedule duct testing in Little Rock, AR.

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What to Do When Your Furnace Won’t Turn On

Monday, December 20th, 2021
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A failed furnace during one of the coldest days of the year is a major problem, one we hope you won’t have to deal with. Regular professional maintenance before the winter starts helps immensely with permitting a furnace failure, but even the finest maintenance can’t prevent all malfunctions with a heating system.

The good news is that our winters in Conway are rarely so cold that a broken furnace becomes a life-threatening emergency. You’ll still want furnace repair in Little Rock, AR as soon as possible, and our team is ready to help you get your house comfortable once more. Before you call us, there are several steps you can take to see if there’s a simple explanation for the furnace isn’t coming on. We’ve listed these troubleshooting steps below.

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Replacing a Heater, Part 2: What Type of Heater Should You Get?

Monday, December 13th, 2021
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In our last post, we discussed when to decide to replace an aging heater. But making the decision to replace a heating system is only step one. Now you must think about what type of heater to install.

“But aren’t all heaters basically the same?” you might ask. At one time, this was semi-true, but today you’ll find a range of heating systems available with unique features and methods of delivering comfort. We’ll look over the different options to help you get a better understanding of the choice ahead of you.

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Ways to Tell You May Need a New Heater for the Coming Winter

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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October is a month to start considering your heating needs for the approaching winter. The true cold weather is still some distance off, but the mild weather of this time of fall is ideal for having heating maintenance and other important jobs taken care of. One service you might need this fall is getting a new heating system.

You might already have suspicions that your current heater is no longer up to the challenge of winter and it’s best to retire it. This is a big decision, and you don’t want to make it hastily. We can help! In fact, you will need professionals to take care of any heating installation in Little Rock, AR, so consult our technicians early if you’re unsure about the condition of your current heater. 

Below we’ll examine some of the tell-tale signs of a heating system ready for replacement.

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Why Your AC Is Shutting Off and On Too Much

Monday, September 6th, 2021
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Have you noticed something isn’t right with your air conditioner? It’s not that it isn’t running, or that you’re not receiving cooling from it. No, the trouble is that the AC has gotten jittery with how it turns on and off. You hear the compressor kick-on far more often than usual, and the AC never seems to run long enough no matter the indoor temperature. But the AC also never seems to stay off for long either. 

If you think this quick stop-and-start behavior is a problem, you’re correct. We’ll shed some light on what’s going on, why it’s going on, and how to stop it from going on. 

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