Fresh Air Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat’

Why Is My Furnace So Inefficient?

Monday, February 15th, 2021

chilly-manNobody is thrilled about paying utility bills  in the winter, right? But it’s not  like  you’re just going to stop heating your home to save some money. That’d be ridiculous. Does that mean that you should just accept your high heating costs for what they are, though?

No, absolutely not. Because there’s a good chance that you can boost energy efficiency in a pretty simple way.

Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the more common reasons why good furnaces have bad efficiency levels. We’ll also talk about what you can do to resolve the problem! So keep the following information in mind, and be sure to let us know if you have any concerns about your furnace in St. Charles, MO.

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When to Schedule Heat Pump Repairs

Monday, February 1st, 2021

condenser-unitDuring the coldest time of the year, you need to know that your home heating system is there for you. By investing in a quality system, having it professionally installed, and scheduling routine maintenance, you are doing everything that you can to ensure that this is the case. Unfortunately, no heater is 100% reliable.

That means that you will need to schedule heater repairs in St. Peters, MO, at some point.

Today, we’re going to talk about some common signs that it’s time to have your heat pump repaired. Heat pumps have surged in popularity in recent years, thanks to advancements in technology that allows not just for great efficiency but a high performance at even very cold temperatures. Keep the following in mind, and let us know if you think your heat pump is in trouble.

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3 Early Indicators of Furnace Problems

Monday, January 4th, 2021

cold-manWhen your furnace is running during the coldest time of the year, it needs to run reliably. Our winters may not be severe, but they’re definitely cold enough to make your furnace an essential system in your home. Unfortunately, like any other heating system, your furnace is going to run into operational problems from time to time. When it does, it’s always best to address those issues as soon as possible.

You can’t repair your heater on your own, but you can play a vital role in keeping its problems as minimal as possible. How? By learning to recognize the signs that furnace repairs are needed early on. Fortunately for you, that is what today’s post is all about. Keep the following tips in mind, and be sure to contact us if you suspect the need for furnace repair in Ballwin, MO.

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Common Signs That You Need Heating Repairs

Monday, December 21st, 2020

freezing-womanNobody wants to deal with heating issues. It doesn’t matter if you live somewhere with mild winters or extreme cold. When you need your heater, you need your heater. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a 100% reliable home heating system. There are a lot of great systems out there, and having them installed and serviced by trained professionals will keep problems to a minimum.

But you’ll need heating repair in St. Charles, MO, at some point.

When you do, ours is the number that you want to call. We do the job right the first time, every time. And speaking of time—it’s always best to intervene as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the worse off your heating system is likely to be. With that in mind, we wanted to share some common signs that heating repairs may be needed.

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3 Reasons Furnaces Blow Cool Air

Monday, December 7th, 2020

cold-coupleOne nice thing about living in Missouri? Our winters aren’t all that extreme. Just because they’re not extreme doesn’t mean that you don’t have to worry about keeping your home warm and cozy throughout the winter season, though. There are plenty of cold temperatures and a decent amount of snowfall around here in the winter season. You need to know that your heater is ready for action when that time of the year arrives. And that simply won’t be the case if you fail to handle any necessary heater repairs in O’Fallon, MO, promptly.

Today, we’re going to talk about a fairly common issue that homeowners encounter—a furnace blowing cool air. The fact that it’s not an uncommon issue doesn’t make it any less infuriating. Don’t take any chances with the condition of your furnace, your comfort, or your safety. The moment that you realize there is a problem with your heater is the moment that you should be calling us to schedule repairs.

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3 Reasons Why Prompt Heater Repairs Are Cost-Effective

Monday, November 9th, 2020

money-savingWhen something goes wrong with a system in your house, you typically react in one of two ways. You schedule service to address the problem right away, or you convince yourself that it’s no big deal. If you’re the latter type of person, we’ll get to know you well. Because you are going to need much more frequent service than those falling into the former category.

We get it.  You don’t want to “waste” your money servicing a system that isn’t really that bad off. Our point is that it’s best to intervene at the first sign of trouble, before your system is really “that bad off.” Heaters can turn the corner quickly, and you don’t want to wind up with a total breakdown on your hands. In the long run, acting fast will actually save you money over time.

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Why You Should Heat Your Home with a Heat Pump

Monday, October 12th, 2020

AC-techWhen it comes to HVAC services in O’Fallon, MO, there is only one company to call—us! When it comes to a new HVAC installation in O’Fallon, or anywhere else, there are a whole lot more options to consider, though. One type of system that we often recommend homeowners at least consider installing in their homes is the heat pump. Heat pumps have a very unique method of heating homes that can benefit homeowners enormously.

As great as these systems may be, there is still one factor to consider. That’s the fact that even the best HVAC systems on the market are not going to impress unless they are installed by professionals that do the job right. Around here, that’s the only way we do things. So be sure to keep this information in mind, and don’t hesitate to reach out when you’re in need of quality HVAC services.

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Is It too Late to Worry About a Furnace Repair?

Monday, March 16th, 2020

furnace-technicianWe know what some of you out there are thinking. Well, my furnace seems to be struggling a bit. But hey, it’s nearly spring. I won’t really be needing it too much longer. I won’t really be pushing it as hard. I’m sure that everything will be okay if I just let this issue wait until next season. Right? Right?

Don’t come looking to us for reassurance if that’s the path that you’re planning to go down. Will your heater squeak by for the remainder of the heating season? Maybe. Who knows. Is that a chance you’re willing to take? Are you comfortable grinding your heater into the ground as it suffers from an operational issue of some kind? Well—we hope not! If you think that you may need furnace repair in O’Fallon, MO, then we strongly encourage you to schedule service promptly. It’s just not a gamble worth making. 

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Keep Your Heater As Reliable As Possible

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

woman-coldIf you are looking for a heater that is always going to be there for you whenever you need it, we’ve got bad news for you. There is simply no such thing as a heater that is 100% reliable. If you encounter anyone telling you that they have a 100% reliable heater to sell you, we strongly recommend that you find someone else to work with! You won’t ever hear us say this, because we don’t make false claims.

What we can tell you is that it is possible to keep heating repairs in St. Charles, MO, to a bare minimum, provided you take some important precautionary steps. That’s what we want to talk about today. No, you can’t eliminate them entirely. However, you can prevent them as much as possible, and keep their effects as minimal as possible. So read on, and be sure to reach out to us if you have any suspicions that there is trouble brewing with your home heating system.

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You Cannot Afford to Skip Your Heating Tune-Ups

Monday, February 17th, 2020

furnaceDon’t rock the boat, you may be telling yourself.  There’s nothing wrong with my heater—why would I service it when there’s nothing wrong? Just to give a contractor the chance to find something wrong and charge me for it? No thanks! Look, we understand that a lot of homeowners want to believe that an operational heater means a properly functioning, problem-free heater. This just isn’t the case, though. A functional heater does not mean a heater performing at peak levels!

Routine maintenance may be the most vital HVAC service in O’Fallon, MO, that you can schedule. Repairs are obviously important, and unavoidable, and a professional installation is a must. It is the maintenance of your heater, though, that allows it to work as well as possible, for as long as possible. Still not sure of the benefits that heating maintenance has to offer? Then let’s use this opportunity to explore the reasons why you simply cannot afford to skip your heating tune-ups!

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