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

Why a Guarantee Matters

Monday, February 5th, 2024

We see “guarantees” referenced all over popular media. From commercials to popular products, and even on our favorite shows, a guarantee means something very important to some people. Regardless of what the guarantee might be, it makes people feel warm and fuzzy inside.

Peace of mind goes very far in this industry, and having a guarantee helps with that potentially more than anything else we can offer. Guaranteeing your safety, security, comfort, and your budget, could mean you get to spend your energy on more important things in life, instead of stressing over your HVAC system.

So, why are we talking about this? Simple. We offer multiple guarantees with our work, from a two-year buy it back guarantee to a 24-hour home comfort guarantee. In order to understand just how much these can help your situation and make our service worth it, we need to go into detail about HVAC services in Cedar Rapids, IA. Let’s get started!

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Don’t Panic: A Guide on Buying a Replacement Heater

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Your heater is starting to sputter out of control and we still have a few months of cold weather left. That can be a scary predicament and a lot of homeowners would feel the stress and pressure in this particular instance. We get it.

We want to start by saying one important thing–don’t panic. Panic can cause customers to purchase systems and services cheaply and without enough research, causing them to require an early replacement eventually or to be unhappy with their new heating system. We get that you need heat and there’s no time to wait, but you don’t need to buy a system that won’t keep you happy.

In other words, we’d like to talk about how a heater replacement in Cedar Falls can be an opportunity to improve your home, your comfort, and your budget in the future. But the first step is to calm down and keep reading our post for a guide on buying a replacement system.

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Why Efficiency Matters

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

The HVAC industry has changed a lot in the past few decades. If you could see the air conditioners that were being manufactured just 20 years ago, you’d realize that we’re far into the future at this point. If your favorite genre is science fiction, then we’re happy to tell you that the modern HVAC industry is basically like a science fiction book at this point. With high-efficiency air conditioners and heat pumps that can handle cold weather, things are looking bright!

However, one thing that has become prominent in the past few years has been efficiency. You can’t really escape it, and it’s on the forefront of everyone’s mind, from a climate activist to a renter who is trying to save money to pay bills. The more efficient you can be, the less money you have to spend on a regular basis and the better off you’ll be in the long run.

So, what is efficiency and how does it relate to HVAC in Des Moines, IA? We’ll get to that down below. Hopefully, after reading this blog post, you have a new appreciation for high-efficiency HVAC system and the professionals who maintain them!

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What Can You Do With No Heat?

Monday, October 9th, 2023

So the cold temperatures are finally coming along and your heater has broken down. It’s a busy season so no matter which HVAC professional you call, they’re all giving you dates that are a few days in the future before they can get your heating system working properly. So, what do you do?

This is an unfortunate situation for a lot of homeowners this season, and no matter what we say on our blog, schedules can always get hectic and out of control. We want to first start by apologizing if this is your situation. It’s frustrating and no family deserves to be without heat, no matter who they are or where they live.

But the most important thing is that you and your family follow along our step by step guide to ensure that you don’t get hurt or live your lives uncomfortably while you wait for a trusted technician to help you with HVAC in Cedar Rapids, IA.

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3 Smart Moves for Your Home HVAC System

Monday, August 21st, 2023

With record-breaking heatwaves and other unusual weather events, it can be hard to focus on anything else. Sometimes just turning on the weather report can cause us to do things that otherwise we wouldn’t do. It’s a pain, but it’s a necessary part of being a responsible homeowner.

However, an important aspect of the HVAC industry is prevention. More specifically, we’re experts at providing homeowners with solutions that can help them mitigate weather in the future, not just weather events right now.

For example, we know it’s going to get cold this winter, and winter is only a few months away. While your AC does need support now, you’re going to want to focus on other aspects of your HVAC in Cedar Rapids, IA. Then, when the record-breaking cold temperatures hit, you’ll be more than ready for them.

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3 Tips for Better Heating

Monday, February 27th, 2023

We’re almost at the end of winter, which means we’re trying our hardest to give our heating systems one final push before they can hibernate for the warmer months. This means that anything you can do to improve your heating is going to be a good idea. Go ahead and change the air filter, set your thermostat to a mild temperature, and ride out the rest of the winter in good shape.

But what if we told you there were some methods that could improve your heating next year and the year after that? These tips are not just for the immediate future, but they could heavily impact your heating in the next few years. Let’s focus on some great tips that homeowners might not be aware of so they can help avoid heating repair in Waterloo, IA unless it’s absolutely necessary. And in some cases, it will be!

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Superior Heating and Cooling With Geothermal Technology

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Geothermal systems are some of the best and most efficient heating and cooling systems on the market today. There’s really no comparison when you try to look at other heating or cooling systems in those categories. The only thing that prevents them from being the prime choice for most homeowners is the fact that they’re much more expensive than other heating and cooling units. A gas furnace is just always going to cost less to install than geothermal heating in Cedar Rapids, IA, but for customers that might have the disposable income now, we’d recommend a geothermal system.

This blog is going to focus on some of the unique aspects of this technology. We first want to talk a bit about how geothermal HVAC systems work. Then, we’ll move on to discuss why they’re so efficient and long-lasting when compared to other HVAC technology.

Don’t just take our word for it. Let the science speak for itself!

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Dalton’s HVAC Guide for Winter

Monday, September 26th, 2022

If there is any one piece of advice we would give to homeowners in the Cedar Rapids area about prepping their HVAC system for winter, it’s this: schedule heating maintenance ASAP! Maintenance allows our professionals to comprehensively inspect, clean, and adjust all the components in your HVAC system that need it. This ultimately helps your heater operate more safely. It also helps your heating system perform as efficiently and effectively as possible, for as long as possible.

Read on to learn more about the benefits of heating maintenance!

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