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

Do You Need a New Heating System?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

heating-replacement-servicesWith the official start of fall just a few days away, temperatures in the area are going to start dropping rapidly. When that happens, you need a heating system that can step up and provide warm, comfortable temperatures for your home all winter long. If there’s a problem with your existing heating system or you don’t think it will be able to last all winter, now is the time to schedule a replacement session. The comparatively mild temperatures of fall give you an excellent window to plan for such a session, and if your existing heater is on its last legs, then putting in a new one now will ensure that your home has the heating it needs all winter with no nasty surprises. But that still comes back to the basic question: do you need a new heating system?

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The Benefits of an Energy Recovery Ventilator

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

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Every prudent homeowner wants their home to be as energy efficient as possible. Our warm summers and cold winters can cost you quite a bit if your home keeps leaking that energy, and there are numerous steps you can take to keep those heating and cooling costs down. Some of them are easy to implement, such as adding weather stripping around cracks in doors or windows, or using fans to circulate the air and cool the home in the summer.

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UV Lights Help Make Healthier Homes

Monday, May 8th, 2017

UV-air-purifierSpring is typically the time when biological contaminants start to become a nuisance. Germs, bacteria and pollen flourish, increasing allergic reactions and adding to the risk of you or a family member contracting an illness. Heaters and air conditioners contain filters, but they need to be regularly replaced, and don’t always do as thorough a job as they should. If you’re looking to cut down on germs and other unwanted creepy-crawlies in your air, we have an outstanding solution for you: UV air purifiers placed in your HVAC system.

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Replace Your Air Conditioner Before Summer

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Air_Conditioning_Air_Conditioner_Repairing_Service_Cold_Temperature_Work_Tool-meSpring will officially begin this month, and that means summer won’t be far behind. Before you know it, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner every day, as temperatures climb and the warmth of spring gives way to the high temperature of June and July. And if your system is on its last legs, you may want to replace it before the summer starts. But how can you tell if it’s ready to go and what steps should you take if it is? The answers can be found below.

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HVAC Installation: How to Determine the Right Company

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Winters are comparatively mild here in South Jordan, UT, which makes now the perfect time to install a new HVAC unit. If your old system gave up the ghost when the weather turned, or even if it’s simply costing you and arm and a leg every time you run it, the winter gives you the time you need to plan your operation and have a new A/C in place before you need it.

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How to Improve Your Heater’s Performance

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Heating systems have been running throughout the South Jordan, UT for at least a few weeks, and the weather’s going to get colder before it gets warmer. We’re all used to paying more in heating bills every winter, but you shouldn’t let that reality hide the fact that you might be paying more than you should. A few upgrades around your home can make a huge difference on that front, and now is an excellent time to see if they might make a good fit. We’ve includes a brief list of suggestions below.

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Check Your Furnace for Low Air Flow

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Most homes in the South Jordan, UT area used forced-air furnaces to stay warm during the winter. Furnaces heat the air in their chamber with a series of burners and a heat exchanger, then blow the heated air through the system of ducts in your home. Chances are, you’ve already used yours on a regular basis this fall, and that usage will only increase as time goes on.  That makes now an excellent time to check for problems with your furnace, especially low air flow, which is something that can have serious implications if it isn’t addressed properly.

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Frozen pipes aren’t quite as common here in South Jordan, UT as they are in towns like Minneapolis or Boston, but our winter nights are still quite cold, and when you have water in your plumbing system, frozen pipes are often the result. Not only do they cut off the flow of water to your system, they can cause your pipes to burst, which can turn a minor problem into a major headache very quickly. Now is the time to work on preventing that, when temperatures are still comparatively warm and you can take measures to stop frozen pipes before they start. Here’s a few tips on how.

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Now Is the Time to Replace an Old Heating System

Monday, September 19th, 2016

With summer officially coming to an end this week, the time has come for South Jordan, UT homeowners to take a long, hard look at their heating system and determine if it can handle another winter. If it can’t now is the time to schedule a replacement service. The good news is that there are quality heating companies available to perform a replacement service for you. But how can you tell if you need a new heating system, and why go through the replacement now?

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Watch Out for Low Air Flow

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Summers get hot here in South Jordan, UT, though not quite as hot as they might elsewhere in the country. Your air conditioner is your best defense again those high temperatures, and when trouble arises, you need to respond to it quickly. The faster you can detect a problem and summon an air conditioning repair service, the more damage you can prevent and the faster the process will go. 

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