AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

When to Replace or Repair Your Heater

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Your heater is vital to the comfort and efficiency of your home. The decision to repair or replace your system is just as important, and requires a thorough knowledge of how the system works and how long it’s supposed to last.

Unfortunately, most homeowners don’t have access to the details of this type of information. They must rely on their local HVAC contractor to give them the details about the condition of their heater, the efficiency levels, and whether it’s time to replace the system instead of performing a heating repair in Savannah, GA. This can be incredibly difficult, especially when dealing with an amateur HVAC technician who doesn’t know what they’re talking about.

That’s why we can offer some sound advice to help you figure out whether your heater needs a repair or a total replacement. And—if you’re looking for an HVAC team that isn’t full of amateurs, we’re available!

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3 Signs You Need Furnace Repair

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Furnace repair isn’t just something that you can always prepare for. Unfortunately, just like our cars, electronic devices, and other systems we use regularly, furnaces will need certain repairs throughout their lifespans and there’s not much anyone can do about it.

That being said, a homeowner that notices they need furnace repair early compared to a homeowner that ignores the constant plights of their heating system can make all the difference in the world. That’s why, if you’re the former of the two, we’ve got some inspiring words for you that can help mitigate a repair issue in the future.

When you notice the signs of furnace repair in Savannah, GA and contact a professional accordingly, there’s a pretty good chance it will be nipped in the bud and your system will remain healthy and strong. So, take a look at some of the ways your furnace could be telling you it needs repairs!

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Heating Benefits from a Zone Control System

Monday, January 27th, 2020

We don’t talk about zone control systems enough, and we’re hoping to change that in the future. When homeowners are looking at ways to save money and maximize their heater’s power, they often only look at the heating unit itself and nowhere else. A zone control system can be installed in your ductwork, being a way to eliminate cold spots and create a more even heating effect through the entirety of your home. So, to help mitigate the tunnel vision of homeowners who focus solely on their heating unit, we’re going to talk about an exterior system that can help increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your heater.

If you’re in the market for a way to improve your heating in Savannah, GA then you came to the right place. A zone control system is an impressively advanced way to increase the output of your heating system without having to upgrade it entirely.

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Heat Pump or Furnace: Which Should You Choose?

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Both furnaces and heat pumps are solutions to a constant problem—how to combat the chilly winter temperatures we’re dealing with every year. While it might not be as chilly for us as it is for our northern neighbors, that doesn’t mean cold temperatures aren’t uncomfortable at best and dangerous at worst. That’s why having a reliable heater is just as important for us as it is for anyone else!

Though, with many different types of heaters on the market today, how can you tell which heater will benefit your home the most? With so little time in the winter to test them out for effectiveness, it can be difficult choosing the right system, to say the least.

We’re going to discuss two different types of heaters—the furnace and the heat pump. Both function much differently than the other, but they provide essentially the same service at similar rates of efficiency. If your curiosity peaks during this post, make sure to call us for anything involving HVAC in Richmond Hill, GA.

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Why You Could Use a Dual Fuel Hybrid System

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Nobody gets a dual fuel hybrid heating system because it looks cool. If it was economically or situationally effective, we would just hook every one of our customers up with a heat pump and call it a day.

However, heat pumps are not always as effective and affordable as they may seem throughout the year. When temperatures begin to drop below what a heat pump can handle, you’ll start to feel the difference and it won’t make you very happy. While we love heat pump HVAC in Savannah, GA we don’t want homeowners purchasing a system that won’t make keep them content. That’s why we offer dual fuel hybrid systems.

These systems contain the efficiency and year-round versatility of a heat pump, with the power and effective heating potential of a furnace, mixing it all into one system.

Nope, we’re not making this up. Keep reading to see if a dual fuel system is right for you!

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Why Maintenance is So Important

Monday, April 1st, 2019

You’ve probably heard it 1000 times, but we can’t stress the importance of annual maintenance for your heating and cooling systems enough. Many of you probably don’t think twice about bringing your car in for an oil change because you know that it keeps your car running safely for years to come. Well, the same principle applies to your AC and heater. You paid a lot for these systems, so why not get the most out of them?

There are numerous reasons as to why scheduling annual maintenance is beneficial. And in case you are not yet convinced, we have listed just a few of these many reasons below! So, whether you own a brand new air conditioner or an older furnace in Savannah, GA, you can benefit from a professional tune-up. Keep reading to find out more!

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Can I Have Two Heaters?

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Okay sure, installing two heaters may sound a bit overboard. But actually, the truth of the matter is that having two different heaters can actually make your home more energy efficient. But how?

It’s called dual-fuel hybrid heating, which combines an electric heat pump with a traditional furnace to maximize your home’s energy efficiency during the winter. Installing a dual-fuel heating system in your home can definitely be a worthwhile investment, especially if you are dealing with an especially cold winter. Below, we have outlined what these systems are and what the benefits are. Keep reading to learn more. 

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Going Ductless is the New Sliced Bread

Monday, March 4th, 2019

They say that sliced bread was the best invention of all time. And of course, it has changed the ways in which we make sandwiches and school lunches, however, we are here to argue that there is perhaps an even better invention. Today, we are talking about the ductless mini-split system. Ductless systems work as a singular alternative to owning both an air conditioner and a heater, providing year-round comfort and efficiency. So, if you are in the market for a new heater or AC this year, consider going ductless!

Of course, we understand that choosing the right HVAC system can seem like a daunting task, and there are many great options to choose from. This is why it is very important to speak with a professional before you make any final decisions. Before a ductless system can be installed, your home needs to be assessed by a professional HVAC technician to determine your individual heating and cooling needs. There are many benefits of installing a ductless system, and below, we have listed a few of them. Keep reading to learn more!

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Can a New Heater Save You Money?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

piggy-bankFor many homeowners, saving money is at the top of the priority list. We are constantly looking for ways to cut back on spending in order to save a few extra bucks each month. And for many of us, deciding to invest our money in something as big and expensive as a new heater can be quite difficult. In fact, many homeowners are quite hesitant about doing so. But we are here to tell you that investing in a new heating system can save you hundreds of dollars in the long run.

Of course, we understand that replacing your existing heating system can seem like a daunting task, which is why we are here to help. Hiring the right team of professionals can help make your decision easier, as they’ll handle all of the nitty-gritty details for you. Of course, only a professional can truly determine whether or not it is time for heating replacement, but in this week’s blog, we wanted to give you a head start. Below, you will find some of the tell-tale signs that it is time for a replacement and the advantages of doing so. Keep reading to learn more.

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To Repair or To Replace?

Monday, January 21st, 2019

A new furnace can be a worthwhile investment, especially when the timing is just right. But, how do you know if now is the right time? Deciding whether to replace or repair your older furnace can be tricky. You want to receive the most from your system without jeopardizing your bank account.

The good news is that your local HVAC technician can help you make this decision. He or she will be able to inspect your system in order to fully assess its condition, making it much easier for you to decide whether you want to repair or replace. In the meantime, however, we have given you a quick guide to give you an idea about what to do with your furnace. Keep reading below to learn more. 

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