Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog

Setting Your Thermostat Efficiently in Cold Weather

December 5th, 2016

We’re on a mission: to keep local homeowners as comfortable as possible this winter while helping them spend less. Efficient heating is as easy as knowing how to set your thermostat the right way. More efficient thermostat settings can also reduce the amount of repairs you need to make to your heater, since it will not wear down so quickly. Learn more below!

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3 Ways to Prevent a Heating Disaster this Winter

November 28th, 2016

We just want to make sure that your home is warm and efficient throughout the winter, which is why we provide prompt, affordable, friendly heating services all season long. However, part of ensuring your heating system works smoothly is making sure you have the information you need to maintain your furnace or boiler on your own throughout the year.

Here are our tips for preventing a sudden heating system breakdown in the middle of winter—the time your heating system is most important.

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Prepare Your Furnace for the Holidays

November 21st, 2016

This holiday season, don’t let problems with your furnace keep you from enjoying a family meal. Make sure your furnace is in the best shape possible, and you can prevent sudden breakdowns (and improve efficiency, too!). Learn more about how to prepare your furnace for Thanksgiving and the holiday season to come in this guide, and call our technicians for more helpful advice.

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Why You Need a Tankless Tune-Up

November 14th, 2016

Many homeowners are proud to have a tankless water heater keeping their water warm, as opposed to a conventional tank water heater. Both systems can work well for your needs, but tankless water heaters use significantly less energy.

A tankless water heater may seem like the perfect system for your home, but that doesn’t mean it’s free from problems. Here’s why it’s so important to schedule a tune-up for your tankless water heater about once a year.

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5 Things We Recommend Every Homeowner Do This Fall

November 7th, 2016

Winter is a time when a lot can go wrong within your house, and you may not even notice until the fall. We want to help prevent disasters and improve efficiency and safety, so follow our tips for a happier, healthier home.

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Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets ASAP

October 31st, 2016

It’s that time of year again. You have to start preparing your home for the cold in whatever way you can if you want to have an easier winter—and spring. The steps you take now can help to ensure that you’re not throwing money away in a few months on costly plumbing problems that were 100% preventable!

Every homeowner in our area should start to winterize outdoor faucets before the first freeze. Learn why and how in the guide below, and contact our friendly specialists with any plumbing questions.

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3 Things You Can Do for a Better-Working Furnace before Winter

October 24th, 2016

Was your furnace slow last year, or did you have to deal with it breaking down multiple times when you needed it the most? Were you frustrated by high heating costs that seemed out of your control?

This year, we want to help. We’re offering tips for homeowners who want more out of their furnaces this winter, even if it’s not time to schedule a replacement just yet.

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The Dangers of a Carbon Monoxide Leak: Are You At Risk?

October 17th, 2016

When you have gas heating equipment in the home, there is a possibility—if minor—that carbon monoxide can leak out into your home. We want to reassure you that, today, gas furnaces and boilers are built to be safe and durable. However, that doesn’t mean you should trust that your heating system is 100% safe.

Carbon monoxide is a byproduct of the fuel-burning process. It should vent safely to the outside of the home via a flue pipe, vent pipe, or chimney, but this can go wrong. Carbon monoxide poisoning kills hundreds each year and hospitalizes hundreds more. Here’s what you should do to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your home.

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How Furnace Tune-Ups Protect You

October 10th, 2016

Many people in our area have furnaces heating their homes. They are durable, and today’s models are highly efficient, which may lead many of us to believe they are relatively safe and secure most of the time.

Unfortunately, however, furnace problems can develop over time. Make sure you get your annual furnace tune-up as soon as possible, so that you’re protected throughout the winter. Here are two big reasons to consider this professional service.

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What Does It Mean to Hire NATE-Certified Technicians?

October 3rd, 2016

When you need service for your heating and air conditioning system, call technicians who have the proper training for the job—and can prove it. Contact NATE-certified technicians to know that you have hired some of the finest contractors in the industry.

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