Is it Time For a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 25th, 2020

electric-fanReplacing an air conditioning system that has served your home and kept you cool for years on end isn’t a pleasant, nor a cheap, experience. An air conditioning replacement in Madera is no small job either– it requires a professional technician with the right training and experience to get the job done right.

The first step before you dive into this process though is to figure out if you need an AC replacement to begin with. You don’t want to toss out a system that still has a good several years to go before it is retired! To help, we’ve provided some different indicators to watch for that will let you know if and when you need to replace your air conditioner.

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End of Season Heater Repairs

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

ductless-remotePicture this: You have a laborious job that is having you pull added shifts for months on end with only a few occasional days off. And even on those days off you often get called in to do more work. Sounds exhausting right?

This is essentially what your heating system has experienced since the temperatures in our region started dropping during the holiday season in 2019. We aren’t trying to make you feel bad for using your heater; the system is meant to be used! What we are trying to call attention to is the fact that after continuous use for months, your heater likely needs some upkeep and repairs. All that use adds up after all!

Not sure what kind of help your heater might need? Not to worry. We can help with diagnosis and heater repair in Madera, CA. But first, let’s take a look at what the indicators for different repair needs might be.

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Tips To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, February 17th, 2020

woman-blowing-noseMadera is a wonderful place to live but it also has its fair share of problems, especially when it comes to air quality. We are surrounded by farmland which means we are prone to the onslaught of allergens and dust that come with springtime and any harvesting activity. What’s more, we are also in California which means that we have our yearly share of the smoke and ash from the fires that impact the state during that time of the year.

Thankfully, you have a pretty good system in place to keep your home clean and clear from the contaminants and irritants that may bug you once you walk outside the front door. That is, you hope you do. Your Madera, CA HVAC system is made to filter the air that comes into your home but there are things you can do to help your system keep your indoor air quality where it needs to be.

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Why Putting Off Heater Repairs Is a Bad Idea

Monday, November 25th, 2019

chilly-man-no-heatIt seems like California has finally remembered that it is fall instead of summer. The sun is hiding in the clouds more often and temperatures have dropped a lot. We are breaking out the blankets and big coats, and turning on the heater. The cozier days of the year are here but they are likely to be a lot less comfortable if you heater starts to malfunction.

If you turned on your heater for the first time recently and noticed it doesn’t seem to be acting quite right, you may have brushed it off. As long as it is still warming the home for now, that strange noise or the reduced airflow isn’t that big of an issue for now, right? The truth is, these new developments within your heating system are actually a bigger deal than you may realize and they are a call for heater repair Madera, CA.

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It’s Not Too Late to Schedule a Maintenance Check

Monday, November 11th, 2019

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You had some expenses this year that weren’t in your regular budget. Maybe you moved to a new home, or you had a job change, or you had some extra medical expenses. Whatever the case was, it took you longer than normal to get your budget balanced again and by then it was too late to schedule your usual appointment with your friendly local HVAC technician to check your system.

Or is it?

The truth is that the only time it is too late to get maintenance for your Madera, CA HVAC system is when it needs to be replaced. Until the, maintenance is always a good idea. This is especially true because it can actually stave off an early replacement!

Still not sure if a maintenance check is worth it? Read on to find out why it is a good idea for your system and your wallet.

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Why Do I Need an Air Purifier?

Monday, October 28th, 2019

viral-bacteria-airborneAccording to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, it is flu season once again! Well, in actuality, the flu virus can strike at any time throughout the year but instances of people contracting the flu increases around fall and winter, starting in October.

We all know what to do: get our flu shots, wash our hands, stay well-rested and hydrated. But what if your home HVAC system could help keep you safe from this nasty illness?

The good news is, your air system actually can help protect you from unwanted germs and bacteria. It does this with the help of an air purifier which is made to specifically take down these types of contaminants before they enter your home

If you want to learn more about how an air purifier in Madera, CA can help protect your health, read on!

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What Are My Cooling Options?

Monday, September 16th, 2019

We totally get it — finding a brand new air conditioner for your home can be pretty difficult! And, with so many great options on the market today, how do you even begin to choose? Obviously, you can’t just go around installing every single air conditioner that you like!

So, what do you do?

Well, for one, there are plenty of great air conditioning experts willing to help you find the right AC for your home, so give them a ring! And secondly, keep reading below. We have listed some of your air conditioning options in order to give you a bit of a head start.

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Don’t Dilly Dally! Schedule Those AC Repairs Stat!

Monday, August 5th, 2019

cautionThere is no greater relationship than the one you have with your air conditioner… well at least during the summer! Your AC is responsible for keeping you and your family cool and comfortable, no matter the temperature outside. Unfortunately, though, your AC is going to require repairs every once and a while, and when it does, you may be tempted to wait until the end of summer to schedule your repairs. But trust us, this is the LAST thing you want to do.

You see, an air conditioner in disrepair is going to spell all sorts of trouble for your comfort and your wallet! If you wish to learn more, keep reading below!

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Choosing the Right Heater for Your Home

Monday, February 4th, 2019

feet-on-radiatorInvesting in a new heating system is a huge financial decision, so it is important that you do so carefully. There are many factors to take into consideration before you make any final decisions. This is why we always recommend consulting with a professional HVAC contractor in Madera who can walk you through every step of the process.

Selecting the right heater for your home doesn’t have to be so scary, especially if you are aware of your home’s specific needs. So, we have provided a quick guide to selecting a new heater below. Keep reading to learn more, and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have. 

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Ductless Heating

Monday, December 24th, 2018

It is important to consider all of your options before deciding which new heating system is right for your home. Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning offers heater service in Madera. We understand that selecting a new heater can be a daunting task… there are so many great options to choose from!

For many homeowners, ductless systems, also known as ductless mini-split systems, are becoming a preferred option. These systems are great for keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Many Californians opt for this system for its convenience and year-round comfort. If you are considering a ductless heating system for your home, keep reading to learn more about how it works and about its many advantages! 

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