Downtown Air and Heat Blog : Archive for November, 2016

How to Notice a Duct Breach

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Most homes in the Maitland Park, FL area use forced-air furnaces to heat their homes, which is an effective means of keeping warm during our brief and mild winters. But the same ducts that distribute air from your heater do so for your air conditioner, and while they’re built to last, that year ’round effort can eventually lead to problems. Breaches, in particular, can be real trouble if you let them linger.

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Watch for These Heating and Cooling Issues This Thanksgiving

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Thanksgiving is upon us, and just because the weather in Winter Park, FL stays much warmer than it does in the rest of the country, that doesn’t mean you won’t have concerns with your HVAC system if you’re going to be entertaining guests in your home this year. Proper heating and cooling is essential to a comfortable home, and you want your guests to be as comfortable as possible when they come to visit.

A little foresight and some judicious use of your thermostat can eliminate potential issues and ensure that everyone feels at their best. It may mean operating your heater or your air conditioning, depending on the weather on Thursday (or later in the year, if you’re hosting anyone in December).

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Problems with Older Furnaces

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Furnaces are designed to last a long time, and with our mild winters here in Casselberry, FL, they can last even longer. But that doesn’t mean they will go on forever, and as they age, specific problems are bound to crop up. Once the warranty on your heater expires, you need to take careful note of any problems that arise. Some of them can be dealt with by timely repair sessions, but eventually one or more of them will likely require you to purchase a new heater. These problems can include, but are not limited to, the following:

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Schedule a Heater Servicing Session Now!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Air conditioning season lasts a long time here in Orlando, FL, which is why we’re such a thriving tourist spot. Long summers and mild winters have a way of putting people at ease, and local residents justifiably spend more time concerned about their air conditioning systems than their heating systems. But with fall well underway, temperatures are going to drop, and while an operating heater isn’t as pressing a concern as an operating air conditioner, you don’t want your furnace to run into trouble on the coldest nights of the year.

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