Radiant vs. Forced-Air Heating

Monday, February 14th, 2022

feet-on-radiatorWe may not see the below-zero temperatures that some other areas do during wintertime, but it still gets cold in Fresno at this time of year. And when the weather gets chilly, it pays to have a good heater in your home to keep things warm and comfortable.

The question that you might be facing now is which type of heater you want in your home. There is more than one kind of heater out there. Knowing your options can help you feel a lot more prepared when the time comes to schedule an installation for your next heater.

So, let’s take a look at one of the bigger questions you need to answer: do you want a radiant heater or a forced-air heater?

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Why Your Heater Can’t Produce Warm Air

Monday, January 17th, 2022

chilly-man-no-heatA heater that isn’t able to heat your home really isn’t a heater. Until you get the system heating again or replace it with a system that does create warmth, you really just have an overly expensive fan in your home that you really don’t want to use.

You may be confused as to why your heater is struggling to do its job. We understand the curiosity. There is, unsurprisingly, more than one possible cause for this issue. The good news is that our team can address all of them with repairs or, if necessary, a system replacement!

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How Your IAQ and Your AC Work Together

Monday, September 13th, 2021

The quality of air in your home is something of a “partner” to your AC system in the effort to keep you comfortable. What we mean by this is that the better your air quality indoors the better your AC will work. That makes it easy to say that keeping your indoor air quality optimal is important. The question is how exactly you go about doing that.

Indoor air quality assistance is another HVAC service in Fresno, CA that our team provides because we know that temperature control and air quality go hand in hand. Let us explain a bit more about how the air in your home can help or hinder the effectiveness of your AC.

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How to Handle Dry Air

Monday, December 21st, 2020

humidifierDry air may not seem like a problem but it can easily be something that creates a lot of trouble with your comfort. It makes it harder for your heating system to operate and can mess with other parts of your comfort too like causing dry skin or cracked wood furniture.

If you have problems with overly dry air in your home, you are likely wondering what in the world you can do to resolve the issue. It’s not like walking around the home with a spritzer is going to make much of a difference. With the help of our HVAC service in Fresno, CA you can find a reliable solution that deals with this issue in a reliable manner. This solution is the installation of a whole-home humidifier.

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How an Air Filter Helps Your AC System

Monday, September 28th, 2020

air-filterThere are so many different parts to your air conditioning system, from the ductwork to the blower motor to the electrical wiring. With all these different intricate parts, the importance of your air filter often gets brushed under the rug. However, your air filter is incredibly important and it can be the thing that can make or break your system’s operation and efficiency. It is also one of the easiest things to keep an eye on and change out to keep the air flowing freely through your AC unit.

If you are looking for ways to help improve the system for your HVAC service in Fresno, CA, you can start with your filter. Let us explain why.

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HVAC Maintenance Plans — Costs Versus Benefits

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

All mechanical systems break down when they don’t receive regular maintenance. For the home heating and cooling system, an HVAC maintenance plan can keep equipment running at peak efficiency. This is especially the case when systems get a lot of use during the winter and summer months, such as in the San Joaquin Valley where winters can be chilly and summers brutal. Moving parts require lubrication, filters need cleaning or replacement, burners need checking, and gas or refrigerant connections need tightening. Ignoring this maintenance can be a costly mistake.

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What Mr. Cool’s ACCA Affiliation Means To You

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

When you’re choosing a new HVAC contractor in the Fresno area, you’re essentially putting a huge investment in the hands of a total stranger. With that in mind, it’s imperative that you research your options and find a home contractor that’s not only worthy of your trust, but capable of providing the type of installation and service that will provide you with a reasonable return on your investment for years to come. But how do you discern between the contractors that have proven to be reliable experts in the field, and those who just don’t have the experience necessary to guarantee your comfort and safety? A good place to start is an ACCA affiliation.

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