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I Just Started My Furnace, and It Smells Strange

September 19th, 2016

We are now in that transitional phase of the year when keeping our homes comfortable can prove to be quite tricky. Our days are still plenty warm — even hot, here and there — but our nighttime temperatures are definitely getting rather chilly. While you are not likely to be running your heater during the day for another couple of weeks, anyway, you’ve probably turned it on to test it out, or even to take the chill out of the nighttime air.

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Heating Your Home Safely This Coming Winter

September 12th, 2016

There are a lot of ways in which homeowners may choose to heat their homes during the coldest time of the year in order to keep them warm and comfortable. While electric furnaces and heat pumps are fairly common these days, natural gas heating systems are the preferred method of many homeowners. Natural gas is an outstanding fuel source: affordable, convenient, and relatively clean-burning.

However, the combustion of natural gas, and simply piping it to and into your home, does create the opportunity for some safety risks. Modern heating systems are safer and more reliable than ever before, but no heating system is 100% dependable in every way. That is why you should know a few things about heating your home safely throughout the winter season.

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Consider Replacing Your Furnace Before Winter Arrives

September 5th, 2016

We certainly have a bit more hot weather ahead of us in the coming days, but the fact is that the chill of the autumnal air has already been creeping up on us in the nighttime hours. It is not going to be long before you find yourself reaching for the thermostat in order to fire up your heater, rather than the AC that you’ve been using throughout the summer season. That is why you should get your heating replacement out of the way now before the coldest time of the year arrives.

Furnaces can last a good long while when they are professionally installed and maintained regularly, but no system is going to last forever. Consider the following factors before you decide to push your existing furnace into another heating season. If you think a new furnace in Columbus, OH may be in order, let us know and we’ll guide you through the process.

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Why the Size of Your HVAC Systems Matters

August 29th, 2016

Are you ready to replace your air conditioning system once you no longer need it this year? Are you thinking about having a new heating system installed before the chill of the winter season arrives? In either case, you really need to know that your HVAC systems are of the right size for the home in which they’ll be installed.

If you think that it’s better to err on the side of caution and to just invest in the biggest system that you can realistically afford, think again! An undersized system is obviously going to give you trouble, but an oversized system is actually no better. Work with the Columbus, OH HVAC pros on our staff, and you won’t have to worry about it.

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Is Your Heater Ready for the Approaching Heating Season?

August 22nd, 2016

We know as well as anyone that the days are still plenty warm around here. We’ve also felt the chill creeping back into the nighttime air, though, and the fact of the matter is that summer is most certainly beginning to wane. With nighttime temperatures already dipping down into the 50’s, it’s only a short matter of time before you find yourself turning on your heater in Columbus, OH for the first time of the year.

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What Are UV Air Purifiers Used For?

August 15th, 2016

In most homes, homeowners can get away with basic air filters or advanced air filtration systems. However, removing pollutants from the air with air filters or electronic air purifiers is not always sufficient for boosting the indoor air quality in one’s home. This is the case when the problem within that home is the presence of biological pollutants, certainly.

While dust and dirt can be effectively removed from the air, biological pollutants present further complications. Specialized equipment, such as UV air purifiers, may be used in order to resolve the issue. Read on, and let us know if you think that you’d benefit from the use of UV germicidal lights in Columbus, OH.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

August 8th, 2016

Your AC has one job to do, and one job only: cool your home. If you come home after a long, hard day of work, only to find that your home is just as warm as the front yard, you’ve obviously got a problem on your hands. Your AC may not even be broken down, but blowing warm air throughout your home. If this happens, there are a few different potential causes of the problem. Be sure to dial our number if there is no obvious resolution, and let our technicians get your air conditioner in Columbus, OH functioning properly once more.

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3 Signs of Excessive Humidity

August 1st, 2016

Many cliched statements have a kernel of truth in them, and “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity” is certainly one such example. A lot of people are perfectly fine in a very dry heat, but introduce enough humidity into the air, and things suddenly feel unbearable. This is because humidity impedes the evaporation of sweat, which is our bodies’ natural method of cooling.

If you have too much humidity in your home, you are not going to live comfortably. Using a whole-house dehumidifier in Columbus, OH is the most effective way in which to resolve the problem. Here are a few signs that the air in your home is too humid.

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Do I Need to Refill the Refrigerant in My Air Conditioner?

July 25th, 2016

First of all, you cannot fill the refrigerant in your air conditioner on your own. Second of all, if you do have a low refrigerant charge in your system, you have a problem on your hands. Contrary to common misunderstandings, refrigerant is not consumed by an air conditioner. It is continuously recycled in a closed loop — or at least, it is when your system is working properly.

Because of the function that it serves, low refrigerant levels can be a serious detriment to your comfort and to the condition of your air conditioning system. Fortunately, our team is here to help. When you need air conditioning services in Columbus, OH, you need only dial our number.

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Is My Air Conditioner Running too Noisily?

July 18th, 2016

During the hottest time of the year, you really need your air conditioner to be working at peak performance and efficiency levels. If this is the not the case, you are going to struggle to enjoy the great cooling performance that we know you enjoy. Fortunately for you, we are here not only to keep your AC in fine working condition, but also to get it back on track if anything should go wrong.

The worst thing that you can do for your home cooling system is to convince yourself that everything is fine when something out of the ordinary is happening. If your AC is operating at a higher noise level than is normal, for instance, you may be in need of air conditioning repairs in Columbus, OH. Let us know if you are hearing anything unusual.

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