Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Puyallup’

What Goes On During HVAC Installation?

Monday, May 1st, 2023

Your home’s HVAC system is not just a single unit that slides into place and begins operating to cool your home. Instead, it’s a set of intricate parts that all have to work together to operate efficiently and effectively.

If you anticipate having a new HVAC system installed in the near future, you may be wondering exactly what happens during the installation process. 

We are here to answer your questions as the experts at HVAC installation in Puyallup, WA. We know that HVAC installation is a major project for your home and your wallet. You want to know exactly what is going to happen from start to finish. Keep reading to learn more about the details of HVAC installation so you know what to expect. 

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Key Signs That You Need Electrical Rewiring in Your Home

Monday, March 20th, 2023

The electrical system in your home is designed to last for a long time, but not forever. Eventually, your electrical system does need to be upgraded and replaced. If you live in an older home or experiencing any electrical problems, you may be wondering if an electrical system upgrade is in your future.

It’s daunting to think about overhauling all of the electrical components in your home, but sometimes it’s necessary. The good news is, it may not be as big of an ordeal as you’re thinking, especially when you have a team of experts getting the job done. If you need electrical wiring and rewiring in Puyallup, WA, our team is here to help. Here are the signs that indicate you need electrical rewiring in your home.

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Heater Repairs or Replacement? This is How to Find Out

Monday, February 6th, 2023

You can usually expect your heater to last 15-20 years. If you keep up with maintenance, your heater could even last for closer to 30 years. But there comes a point where repair bills start adding up and you need to think about replacing the unit completely. But how do you know when the time is right?

You want your heater to last as long as possible, but you also have to balance that out with energy efficiency and effectiveness. If you think that you need heater repair in Puyallup, WA, our team is here to help. We can help you weigh the pros and cons of repair versus replacement and make the right decision for you and your family. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about heater repairs and heater replacement.

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Signs It’s Time for a New Tankless Water Heater

Monday, December 26th, 2022

You invested in a tankless water heater and you’re so excited about the prospect of an endless supply of hot water. But over time, your system wears down and doesn’t work as well. You may not even notice it at first, but eventually, the signs are too many to ignore. 

If you suspect that you need tankless water heater replacement in Puyallup, WA, our team can help. But first, you need to know the signs. After all, they aren’t always obvious–especially if you get used to some of the inconveniences and write them off as being normal. 

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Electric Furnaces vs. Heat Pumps: Which Should You Have Installed?

Monday, November 14th, 2022

If you need a new heater in your home this winter, you may be shopping around for the best type of heater to fit your needs. Among your options are electric furnaces and heat pumps. Both are very popular choices for homeowners when it comes to heating a home. 

But what are the differences between electric furnaces and heat pumps? What type of system should you have installed? The answer is that it depends on your wants and needs. Keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of electric furnaces and heat pumps. Then, when you’re ready for an HVAC installation in Puyallup, WA, give our team a call. 

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All About Radiant Heaters

Monday, September 19th, 2022

hvac-vent-low-on-wallIt is no surprise that it gets cold here in Washington – really cold. Winter is just around the corner and you’ll be turning your heater on soon if you haven’t already. And if you’re hoping to stay comfortable this winter, you need a heating system that is designed to withstand the frigid temperatures we can expect. 

While each different type of heater has its own pros and cons, radiant heaters have benefits that are really difficult to match or beat. With that being said, radiant heaters are difficult to install and they aren’t right for every home. But if you’ve heard of radiant heaters and they piqued your interest, give us a call. We’re the experts in hydronics for Puyallup, WA

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Should You Have A Zone Control System Installed?

Monday, July 11th, 2022

We’ve been in the twenty-first century for a while now, and it’s high time that our HVAC systems reflected that. In this article, we’ll discuss zone control systems and what they can offer the modern homeowner in terms of capability and benefits.

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Why AC Installation Should Be Left To The Pros

Monday, June 27th, 2022

two-techs-working-on-ac“DIY,” or “Do It Yourself” can be a great approach for lots of things. After all, if it can potentially save you time and money, what’s the harm?

But it’s important to realize that this philosophy only goes so far.

Yes, using your own know-how to do some landscaping or change the oil in your car can be a great idea, but is it for installing things like an AC?

The answer is no, and in this article, we’ll explain exactly why.

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Is AC Maintenance Really Necessary?

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

outdoor-ac-unitWe understand—when it gets as cold as it does here, and never really warms up to the point we need our air conditioners to run for weeks on end, it’s easy to forget about these cooling systems and the service they need. Still though, however briefly you’ll need your air conditioner for, it’s wise to keep up on your annual maintenance appointments, so when you do need it, you can ensure it works as efficiently as possible.

Just like a tune-up for your care, an AC maintenance tune-up is vital to the overall performance of your air conditioner in addition to repair prevention.

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Don’t Delay on This Important Furnace Repair!

Monday, February 10th, 2020

natural-gas-burnersAre you one of the many homeowners in our area who uses a gas-powered furnace to keep your household comfortable? If so, we understand why! These powerful systems are durable and help you achieve optimal comfort. But, there is one potential safety risk to be aware of, and that’s a cracked heat exchanger. Of all the furnace repair needs you might ever need, this is the #1 need not to ignore or delay.

Just like any other powerful piece of equipment or appliance that produces combustion gas, an ill-maintained furnace can create health and safety hazards. No, furnaces aren’t inherently dangerous, but they can become so if you skip maintenance or delay a necessary repair like this one.

Cracked heat exchangers aren’t something that typically afflicts newer heating systems, but rather those around 10-15 years old. Read on to learn more!

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