Posts Tagged ‘Kent’

“Should I Replace My Furnace With A Ductless System?”

Monday, April 4th, 2022

hand-holding-remote-in-front-of-ductless-wall-air-handlerHVAC systems come in many formats and variations, and a common question among homeowners is which is right for them. One of the biggest considerations that are made in this regard is between the features of traditional systems and ductless units.  

Ductless systems have exploded in popularity over the past several years for a variety of reasons, and there’s a lot of speculation out there as to whether or not ductless units are really worth it.

Because it’s important to know what they offer before making a decision on what’s right for your home, we’ve compiled a breakdown of some of the most notable perks of ductless systems. (more…)

Signs That Your Boiler Is Struggling

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Portrait of a smiling plumber at workBoilers are an essential part of any home, being integral to how its spaces are heated. With a simple design and straightforward function, they’re also relatively dependable and have a long lifespan. However, despite their ability to last a long time, you shouldn’t assume that your boiler will always be without problems. 

Boilers can be susceptible to a range of issues, many of which can impede their functioning and capacity to heat your home. This is why it’s important to understand your boilers, the problems they can develop, and how you can best manage them.

In this article, we’ll review some of the most common signs that your boiler is struggling.

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What Could Be Causing Uneven Heating in Your Home?

Monday, January 10th, 2022

man-shiveringYour heating system is the ultimate tool for creating ideal temperature conditions in your home during winter, but what do you do when it stops working properly? Uneven heating can be a sign of system damage, but it’s not always caused by the same fault. Luckily, we’re familiar with the usual suspects. 

If you’ve noticed uneven heating throughout your house, here are 5 potential issues usually at the heart of the problem.

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Heed These Signs You Need Heating Repair

Monday, December 27th, 2021

checklist-with-red-markerNobody likes to repair their heating system. It is especially annoying if it comes as a surprise. There are usually warning signs before a heating system stops working, which we’ll cover below. Keeping on top of the health of your heating system will prevent you from being caught with a broken system when you need it most.

When you do need heating repair in Kent, WA the team at Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. will fix the problem. (more…)

Is an Electric Furnace More Efficient Than a Gas Furnace?

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

animated-house-with-money-symbols-coming-out-of-chimneyThe short answer to this is, “not necessarily,” but bear with us as we explain!

We get questions about furnace efficiency a lot when homeowners are shopping for a new heating system. They’re often overwhelmed by all the options and unsure of what to go with.

Perhaps the most important factor to consider with your heater purchase is the efficiency. After all, you want to be as comfortable as possible, as affordably as possible, right?

Read on as we uncover what’s the most efficient when it comes to furnaces, and dive into whether electric or gas is a better option for you. (more…)

6 Reasons Your Furnace Isn’t Heating Your House

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Furnace-standardWhen cold weather arrives, your home’s furnace will go to work to ensure your family remains comfortable through the season. With the right planning—such as routine maintenance done in the fall with professionals—you shouldn’t experience serious trouble with your furnace.

Still, nothing can stop all furnace malfunctions. If you have a furnace that isn’t providing enough heat to the house, or isn’t providing any heat, you may need to call us for furnace repair in Kent, WA. We have 24-hour emergency service to see that you receive the assistance you need when you need it. Below we’re going to look into six reasons you may have a furnace that’s falling down on the job.

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Common Furnace Repair Needs to be Aware Of

Monday, March 9th, 2020

technician-working-on-furnaceHeating may not seem as important in other parts of the country, but here in Kent, heating season is pretty much all year long. This means that you need a reliable furnace to get you through, especially in the winter and spring. Of course, with all the work our furnaces go through, even with maintenance it makes sense that eventually you’ll need furnace repairs.

Fortunately, all you need to do when your furnace needs repair is give our team a call and we’ll be there quickly! It’s helpful, though, to know what some of the common furnace repair needs are so you know what to watch for and when to give us a call. Read on to learn more! (more…)

Heed These Signs of Impending HVAC Failure

Monday, February 24th, 2020

vent-in-wallSaying goodbye to something you love isn’t always easy, particularly if you rely on that thing to stay comfortable all winter long. Yes, we’re talking about your furnace.

Purchasing a new furnace for your home can be overwhelming, as they’re not exactly cheap and having technicians working inside your home—no matter how experienced and professional they are—is rarely convenient. But if your furnace is falling apart, a replacement will be more than worth it.

But how do you know when your furnace is struggling to the point that it’s about to fail? We’ve provided a list below for you to look through. Keep reading to learn when it’s time to replace your furnace… (more…)

Furnace Installation: Not a DIY Project

Monday, January 27th, 2020

technician-working-on-furnaceThe fact that you’re reading a post on furnace installation leads us to believe that you’re in the unfortunate position of having your heating system break down on you right in the middle of the coldest month of the year. We understand the sense of urgency here, but we really cannot stress how vital it is to your system’s operation and your safety to leave a job of this caliber to the pros.

There are a variety of reasons for this. There is a great deal of work that goes into each and every heating system installation we do. This work contributes to your comfort, your heater’s efficiency, and your home safety. This is especially true in the case of a gas-powered furnace

Below, we’ve uncovered a few reasons why furnace installation is not a DIY, or “do it yourself” project. Read on, and when you’re ready to, give us a call to discuss your heating options! (more…)

Do Heaters Dry Out Indoor Air?

Monday, December 16th, 2019

wall-vent-near-floorThis is a common problem we have homeowners come to us with—they’re using their heaters but finding that it’s drying out their indoor air, so they want to use them less, but then they’re uncomfortable. We certainly don’t want you to be uncomfortable for the sake of your indoor air quality! Dry air is a frustrating problem, for sure, but ceasing use of your heater won’t help.

The thing is, modern home construction has our homes sealed up so tightly against the elements, that it blogs out many things like allergens and pollutants, while keeping your heated or air-conditioned air inside your home. This is great for HVAC efficiency! But dry air is certainly a beast. The reason we say ceasing heater use isn’t the answer is because installing a humidifier is the answer! (more…)