At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Draper’

Time to Check the Status of Your A/C

Monday, August 28th, 2017

air-conditioning-repairSummer has entered its last few weeks, and while temperatures remain high in the area, they’ll soon be cooling off, and our air conditioning use will give way to heating use before you know it. Now might be an excellent time to take a look at your air conditioner and see how the long summer has treated it. Qualified air conditioning services often offer maintenance plans for just such circumstances, giving your technician a chance to see how your system has held up over the long summer.

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Why Install a Zone Control System?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

zone-control-systemsCentralized air conditioners are a staple of most homes in the area, and with summer on its way, they’re going to be put to the test. You’re naturally going to be paying higher cooling bills in the summer months than you do in the spring and the fall, since your air conditioner will be running more often. There are simple ways to cut into those costs, such as dressing lightly in the home and turning your air conditioner off in the evening and opening the windows instead.

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How to Lower Your Cooling Bills This Summer

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Air-conditioning-efficiencySummer is on its way, and that means regular use of your air conditioner to keep high temperatures at bay. With proper care and maintenance, your air conditioner should perform reliably, but you’re still going to be paying more when you run it every day. The good news is that you can take steps to lower your cooling bills this summer. Some steps are easy and can be done without much preparation. Indeed, you may be practicing them already: raising the thermostat a few degrees, for example, and dressing in lightweight clothes throughout the house.

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Address These 3 Issues with Your Air Conditioner Now

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Air ConditionersSpring has officially arrived, and with it your air conditioning system is going to be seeing increased use until you’re running it daily in the summer. Now makes the ideal time to check your system for any lingering issues that may be giving it trouble. You have several weeks to schedule a repair session if that’s the case, and can set up any further sessions with a technician at your leisure instead of shifting your life around to accommodate a problem that hits in the middle of summer.

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Time to Evaluate the State of Your Furnace

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Heating__dreamstime_xl_28529517_2-meWinter is slowly coming to an end, and while we still have several weeks of cool weather at least, the temperature is going to start climbing very soon. This makes an ideal time to evaluate the state of your furnace and to make plans for it in the off-season. Spring is perfect to schedule repairs and maintenance if your system needs it, and to plan for a replacement furnace in the vent your existing system just isn’t doing the job anymore. As the weather starts to warm up, you can take some steps to maintain your furnace and plan for further steps if necessary.

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Why You Need UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Indoor_Air_Quality_Filters_Duct_Cleaning_dreamstime_xl_20144812Winter season always sees a huge influx of colds and flu bugs, especially in high altitudes like ours. Illnesses go hand in hand with the winter, though not because of the cold temperatures like a lot of people think. Nevertheless, the causes of winter sicknesses can’t be easily vanquished. You can. however, ensure that there is proper protection for your home and family in the form of a UV air purifier installed at the base of your ducts. Here’s a brief look at how it all works.

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3 Causes of Furnace Burner Malfunction

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Furnace burners provide the source of heat for most gas-fed furnaces in the Draper, UT area. Fed by natural gas, they spread the heat across the heat exchangers: shaped pieces of metal which can effectively distribute the heat to the air above them. The heated air can then be blown through the vents with your fan. They’re vital parts of the system, but because they do the lion’s share of the work, they’re one of the components that suffers from breakdowns and other issues the most often.

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Install an Energy Recovery Ventilator This Winter!

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Winters can get cold in Draper, UT, and while your heating system may be up to the task, it’s not going to do the job without costing you a great deal in high monthly energy bills. Now is the time to install any upgrades or additions to help improve the energy efficiency of your house, allowing you to take full advantage of the savings once winter arrives in earnest. In particular, we recommend installing an energy recovery ventilator as part of your HVAC system. You’ll be surprised how much of a difference it makes.

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Is Radiant Heating a Good Fit For Your Home?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Winter is on its way, and while Draper, UT isn’t quite as cold as cities further north, our mountain elevation guarantees plenty of chilly days and nights to come. If you need a new heating system, now is the time to consider installation, before the snows fall. And while it’s not right for every home, a radiant heating system may prove to be an excellent fit for your particular circumstances. Here’s how it all works. 

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Start Preparing for Cold Weather

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer here in Draper, UT, and while fall won’t officially start for a few more weeks, it never hurts to plan ahead. Now is an excellent time to start preparing for the cold weather by giving your heating system a once-over and taking a few basic steps around your home. Some of these steps require the services of a professional technician, but you can perform most of them yourself with just a little time and money. We’ve spelled out a list of them below for you.

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