Wall Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Suwanee’

Prompt AC Repair Saves the Day—And Saves You Money

Monday, April 1st, 2024

As air conditioning season rolls around again, and you need to start running your AC unit, don’t forget to keep an eye and an ear out in case of any problems that might require repair. Often, when an air conditioner first encounters a problem, there will be small but noticeable symptoms. Strange sounds are often an early sign. But homeowners don’t always get repairs right away.

If you think a problem is small, you might not feel that it’s very urgent to have it repaired. But it’s all too easy for a small AC issue to quickly develop into a much bigger one that causes greater inconvenience and is more costly to repair. Let us illustrate for you just how much prompt AC repair can help save you from major hassles and help you to save money.

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What a Short-Cycling Heat Pump Means

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Whether it’s heating your home or cooling it down, your heat pump will always run in cycles. When the thermostat signals that heating or cooling is needed, the compressor will kick on and the heat pump will run until your home reaches the correct temperature. Then it will turn off, which gives it a resting period before the next time the thermostat signals it to start up again.

Short cycling is what it’s called when the heat pump’s cycles happen too frequently. They should occur only a few times per hour, and if they happen every few minutes, something is definitely wrong. What could be causing your heat pump to short cycle? Is it a serious concern? If so, why, and what should you do about it? We’ve got the answers for you.

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These Odd Furnace Noises Are a Warning!

Monday, January 8th, 2024

Your furnace will always make some amount of noise. But that noise should be consistent and unsurprising. Basically, you should just hear the usual whoosh and hum. What if your furnace is making other noises? Since your furnace has limited means of communication, you should take any odd noises as a signal: your furnace needs repair! Here’s what the sounds might mean.

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Should You Get a Heat Pump Installed As Your Next Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 13th, 2022

Have you been considering a new air conditioner? Chances are if so, that you’re in a bit of a rush to get one before temperatures climb to their highest this summer. But we really want to encourage you to take your time and explore all your options. There are plenty of different types of cooling systems on the market today, each with its own set of benefits and even its own set of drawbacks, depending on your property and the climate you live in.

Fortunately, we know of at least one option that’s become increasingly popular in the Suwanee area and beyond, and for good reason. That’s the heat pump system! Read on to learn more about this HVAC system.

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Do Georgia Heaters Need Maintenance?

Monday, October 18th, 2021

georgia-homeWhen you tell people you live in the south, they probably very quickly have an idea of the weather you deal with. Let’s face it, we’re known for our heat and humidity in the summer! And so, you probably don’t give a whole lot of consideration to your heating system.

However, while you might not think this is the case, if you have lived here for even just a year then you know our winters can get pretty darn chilly. When they do, you’ll be grateful for a fully functional and efficiently operating heater! So, yes, that heater needs maintenance, every year! Read on to learn more.

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Don’t Believe This AC Refrigerant Misconception!

Monday, August 9th, 2021

insulated-refrigerant-lineDo you know how air conditioning refrigerant works? You probably know that it helps the cooling process, but what you might not know is that it is 100% responsible for the cooling process. The air that comes through your room vents and brings the temperature down cannot happen without refrigerant.

Unfortunately, though, there’s a pretty common misconception about refrigerant that leads homeowners to use their air conditioners pretty inefficiently, leading to potential emergency repair needs and maybe even premature replacement. What is that misconception? Long story short, people believe that refrigerant is a fuel, and that it depletes like gasoline does from a car.

Read on as we uncover why this is a dangerous assumption, and what you should know about refrigerant leaks.

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How You Can Tell When Your Furnace Needs Repairs

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Technician looking over a gas furnace with a flashlight before cleaning it.Are you worried that your furnace system might break down at any moment? If you skipped maintenance this year, and/or you don’t know the signs that your furnace needs repair, then we understand the worry.

It’s never fun to schedule heating repairs, but it’s even worse if you’re heater has broken down completely and requires you to make an emergency call, which can cost you even more monetarily and time-wise.

Our trained professionals advise that if you do discover you need furnace repairs, you get them on your schedule ASAP, to avoid sudden system breakdowns. Additionally, the sooner you repair your system, the lower your monthly bills will be, and the longer your system can last. Keep reading to learn the signs that you have a heater in disrepair.

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Have You Scheduled Your Heating Maintenance Appointment?

Monday, October 7th, 2019

technician-working-on-furnaceOkay, it was still in the 90s last week… so why, exactly, are we talking about heating?

Because preparing for the heating season is the best way to ensure you get through it as comfortably as possible, without any costly surprises from your furnace or heating system.

One of the best things you can do for both your home and budget is to ensure your heater receives proper maintenance. Keep reading to see why it’s so important for the health of your system and for your comfort.

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