Dalton Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric and Fireplaces, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2016

Lower the Amount of Dust in Your Home

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Here in Cedar Falls, IA, we pay a great deal of attention to keeping our homes warm in the winter, as is only proper in a town as cold as ours can get. But it’s not the only factor in determining your household comfort levels. High amounts of dust can circulate through the air, leading to irritation of the nose and throat as well as increased chances of illnesses and increased effort to keep your house clean. Dust becomes an even bigger issue in the winter because we close our homes up tight to keep the heat in, which means the dust just keeps circling in your home until it’s removed. And if you have an infant in your home or someone suffering from asthma, the health issues can be serious indeed. Luckily, you can lower the amount of dust in your home with help from a qualified technician.

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How Can Ductless Heating Benefit Me?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Ductless heating systems stand as a viable alternative to more traditional heaters, which typically use a centralized unit to generate heat for the entire household. Ductless systems, on the other hand, set up a series of smaller heaters throughout your home, each designed to warm a single room or section. Each heater can be operated individually through its own thermostat and control panel. The system doesn’t work for every Cedar Falls, IA home – smaller houses, for instance, can probably do with the centralized unit just fine – but for larger homes or those without the ability to support a centralized duct system, they can offer a number of benefits. “How can ductless heating benefit me?” you ask. Here’s a quick breakdown of some answers.

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Signs of Heating Problems You Should Watch Out for

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Winter is here in full force in Cedar Falls, IA, which means you’re going to use your heating system now more than ever. Problems, when they arise, tend to come as a great shock to homeowners, which is a pity because most issues with a faulty heating system leave signs of trouble long before they break down. If you can spot these signs, you can summon a qualified repair service and treat the problem before it leaves your home without heat (and possibly saving money on a less expensive repair in the bargain).

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Consider These Upgrades to Your Heater

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Winter is in full force here in Cedar Falls, IA, and that means your heater is going to see use every day. You might not be able to replace your heater for a few more months – and if there’s nothing wrong with it, then obviously there’s no reason to – but you can still take steps to improve its functioning with the addition of one or more upgrades for your heater. They cost much less than replacing it, and the results can make you feel like yours is brand new. We’ve laid out a few options below for you.

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