Dalton Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric and Fireplaces, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning’

“Will Air Conditioning Maintenance Save Me Money?”

Monday, June 10th, 2019

ac-technician-working-on-air-conditionerSummer is going to be here sooner than we know it! We understand you don’t want to think about that quite yet. After all, it means your energy bills are going to spike again as they did during the winter. But what if we told you that you might be spending more than necessary to keep your house cool each summer?

Even if your air conditioner is running “just fine,” you can reduce your monthly bills. How? By scheduling a professional air conditioning tune-up, that’s how! Keep reading as we go through the hows and whys of air conditioning maintenance. If you’re still not convinced that air conditioning maintenance can save you money after that, contact our team and ask about our Complete Home Comfort Membership Plan. We’ll share more details below!

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When It’s Time for AC Replacement, Consider a Heat Pump

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

heat pump systemWhen you’re looking to replace a faulty AC system, your first thought is probably to replace your old unit with a newer but comparable model. It can be hard to have the drive to do extensive research when your AC unit is on the decline or already inoperative and the summer temperatures are steadily rising. Heat pumps offer an excellent alternative!

Heat pumps provide year-round, high efficiency, low cost comfort while leaving a smaller environmental footprint. Heat pumps are one of the best alternatives to conventional air conditioning in Denver, IA.

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Cut Down On Your Air Conditioning Bills This Summer

Monday, March 28th, 2016

The weather can be up and down this spring, as it is most springs in Elk Run Heights, IA, but winter is on its way out and summer will be here before you know it. A good air conditioner will keep your home cool when temperatures rise, but it shouldn’t have to do the job alone. You want reliable cooling power without the pinch of those high monthly bills. The good news is that there’s a number of ways you can cut down on your costs by improving your air conditioner’s efficiency. Some of them require a little investment, while others are common sense approaches that anyone can do with a little foresight.

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How Does Sizing a New Air Conditioner Work?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Spring is the time to replace old air conditioners with new ones, and if you’ve made the decision to put yours out to pasture, congratulations! As spring turns to summer here in Hudson, IA, this makes the perfect time of year to plan for a new air conditioner: before the heat really hits, when you can shop around and plan for the installation of your new system the right way. While doing so, speak with your technician about sizing your new air conditioner. By that, we mean the system’s output and power levels, not physical size. It’s very important that your new air conditioning system be sized properly, but how does that process work? Here’s a quick primer for you.

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Get Your HVAC System Ready for Fall

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Autumn is officially here in Cedar Falls, IA, and with it comes the need to ramp down your air conditioner and ramp up your heating system. Both halves of the equation are important, and both require a few steps to get your HVAC system ready for the fall. Now is the time to get on it, when temperatures are mild and you can probably get along for a day or so without your system. Here’s a short series of suggestions for properly winterizing your HVAC system.

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Why is there Frost in My Air Conditioner?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

One of the most common symptoms of a problematic air conditioner is the formation of frost on the evaporator coils. At first glance, that doesn’t sound like a big deal. Shouldn’t the air conditioner be cold? But in point of fact, frost on the air conditioning coils is a serious problem that needs to be addressed by a professional technician. With fall finally arriving here in Cedar Falls, IA, now is the time to treat the problem properly. But why is there frost on your air conditioner? The causes may vary, but the effects are unmistakable.

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Is it Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Labor Day has come and gone in Cedar Falls, IA, and while summer may still have a few hot days left in store for us, the colors will be turning before you know it. With the arrival of fall comes cooler weather, and with your air conditioner having done its duty for another year, now makes a perfect time to assess whether it’s ready to be replaced or not. That can be a surprisingly tough question to answer, since each circumstance is unique. But you can answer a few basic details about your existing air conditioner that can help you decide.

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Why Should I Schedule a Maintenance Session for my HVAC System?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

We’re approaching the end of the summer here in Cedar Falls, IA, which means that prudent homeowners will begin turning off their air conditioners and turning on their heating systems. This makes an ideal opportunity to schedule a maintenance session for your heater, your air conditioner, or both. Maintenance sessions aren’t strictly repair sessions. They’re more like a tune-up, designed to help keep your system in fighting shape. Why should you schedule a maintenance session for your HVAC system? The answers can be found below.

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Monday, October 15th, 2012

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