Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Archive for August, 2016

What Happens During Heating Maintenance?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Last week, we discussed the importance of routine maintenance, and how it’s not too early to schedule an appointment for your heating system. If you wouldn’t skip an oil change and tune-up for your car, then you shouldn’t skip this important task for your home comfort system, either. Though we’ve certainly experienced some warm weather this summer, Washington is still not a place you want to be in the middle of winter with a malfunctioning heater.

Professional heating maintenance keeps your unit running as efficiently and effectively as possible, reducing the potential for costly repairs down the road. Contact our professionals for a complete tune-up and to learn more about what our services include. We’ve shared below the basics of what happens during your heating maintenance appointment.

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It’s Just About Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance!

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

As Washington residents are well aware, even though our summers can get pretty warm, the majority of our time is spent using our heating systems rather than AC units. And although it may still seem far off, the official start of fall is a mere month away. As we approach cooler weather, you want to ensure that your heating system is able to operate at its peak efficiency.

In order to do this, you want to make sure to invest in regular preventive maintenance. This is key to preventing premature system replacement or costly repairs for a broken down heating system. You should plan on having this service done at least once a year, although if you have a heat pump system, twice a year is recommended. Keep reading to learn more about why right now is a great time to schedule your heating maintenance appointment.

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Is It Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

No matter what type of air conditioning system you have—a central unit, ductless system, heat pump—you want to make sure that it has the ability to cool your home efficiently and effectively, even as we near the end of summer. With temperatures still keeping us pretty warm, your air conditioner needs all the help you can give it. Therefore if you haven’t scheduled preventive maintenance in the last year, now is the time to do so. It’s never too late! But why is AC maintenance so essential?

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Late Summer Tips to Keep Your AC System in Good Shape

Monday, August 8th, 2016

When it comes to preventing problems with your air conditioning system, there is no better way to do so than by scheduling routine maintenance. Ideally, you’d schedule this before the cooling season begins to ensure that your system functions efficiently and effectively all summer long. However, if you’ve skipped this appointment for any reason, it’s never too late to call our HVAC professionals.

In the meantime, there are steps that you can take between maintenance appointments to help ensure that your AC system stays in good shape and will continue to perform well next year. We’ve shared some tips below about what you can do.

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Air Conditioning Troubles: Should You Repair or Replace?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Summer presses on, and as it does you hopefully haven’t run into any problems with your air conditioner. With temperatures soaring, the last thing you want is for your AC to break down on you when you need it the most.

However, if your AC system has been experiencing troubling symptoms, you might be wondering if it’s time to replace your air conditioner, or if you should invest in repairs instead, and hold off purchasing a new system until the next cooling season rolls around. No matter what you decide, our expertly trained staff is here to assist you. With professional services, you can ensure that no additional damage is caused to your AC system.

So, how do you know when an AC replacement is needed, or you can hold off and just get repairs done for now?

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