Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for November, 2016

Why Are There Cold Spots in My Home?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

When you run your heating system this winter season, you should be able to heat your entire home evenly and effectively. If you are running into cold spots in your living space, action must be taken. You deserve a better heating experience than this.

There are a few potential causes of uneven heating in Hanford, CA. Some are more problematic than others, and there may not be a quick fix to the problem. Whatever the case may be, though, you can count on our heating technicians to do what it takes to get your heating experience back on track.

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Efficient Water Heating: Limiting Standby Heat Loss

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Your hot water heater works hard all year long. There is no off-season for the water heater, as there is for your heater and air conditioner. Hot water is a necessity in our homes, regardless of the temperature outside.

If you use a traditional tank water heater in order to heat water for use in your home, then you should know that this system is subject to some level of standby heat loss. This is the heat loss that occurs as heat in the water in the tank transfers through that tank into the air surrounding it. Here are a few tips to help you reduce standby heat loss from your water heater.

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Don’t Leave a Dirty Air Filter in Your Heater

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you use a forced air heating system, such as a furnace or a heat pump, then there is a filter in that system that needs to be changed out regularly. If you fail to keep a fresh filter in your system, you are going to notice some problems develop. These problems can be broken up into 3 distinct categories. Those affecting:

  • Efficiency
  • Air Quality
  • Overall Performance

As you’ll see in the following post, keeping a fresh air filter in your heater is a simple way in which to protect its operation. Give us a call if you have any questions about changing your air filter, which air filter to use, or your heating system in general.

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Is Your Home Properly Insulated?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

At this point, you’ve hopefully had your heater tuned up so that it is ready for the chilliest weather of the year. There is still time to schedule that service if you haven’t already, of course. Just remember that routine heating maintenance isn’t the only factor to consider when it comes to keeping comfortable efficiently this winter.

You also need to know that your home is properly insulated. If you have any reason to suspect that you are living with subpar insulation in Kingsburg, CA, just give a member of our team a call. We can determine if insufficient insulation is behind the problems that you’re experiencing.

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How Does Heating Maintenance Benefit Me?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

You’ve seen us write about the importance of heating maintenance before. Now that November is underway, it is time to get serious about the performance of your heating system. This week we aren’t going to be answering your questions about whether it’s too early for heating maintenance. We’re going to give you examples of why you need to schedule maintenance if you haven’t already.

Your comfort is too important to take any chances with our home heating system. Dial our number today, and get your heater in Clovis, CA ready for the job ahead. With our help, you’ll be enjoying the great performance that you deserve from your heater in no time.

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