Design Comfort Blog: Archive for September, 2016

Common Boiler Repairs You May Face This Season

Monday, September 26th, 2016

With temperatures finally declining, it’s time to accept that the start of fall is upon us, and cooler weather is going to be the norm from now until the end of winter. That being said, you definitely want to schedule maintenance for your boiler system if you haven’t done so already.

Of course, even with the most diligent maintenance, a boiler cannot run 100% free from repairs throughout its entire lifespan. Your maintenance appointment may even be the time that our technicians notice repair needs and make you aware of them. Keep reading for some of the common boiler repairs homeowners throughout Utah face.

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New Furnace Installation: Should you go Gas or Electric?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Although fall is coming in just a few days, it’s pretty hard to tell cooler temperatures are on their way around here! But sure enough, they are. Which means if you are considering a new heating system installation, now is the time to take action.

Furnaces are found in many homes throughout the country. This popular heating system is very efficient, particularly with the high efficient models on the market today. But what type of furnace is best for you? Should you go with a gas-powered system or would an electric furnace make more sense? Keep reading to learn more about each system and why one of them may be a better choice than the other for your particular needs.

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Heating System Maintenance: Have You Scheduled Your Appointment Yet?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

It may seem hard to believe that the official start of fall is just a little over a week away, particularly since our temperatures haven’t even reached below 50 degrees at night yet. However we all know how quickly the weather can turn, and when it does you want a fully functioning heating system on your side. This means that now is the perfect time to schedule maintenance; before you need your system on a consistent basis.

Regular heating system maintenance is beneficial in a number of ways. Now is the time to look ahead at how effectively and efficiently you’ll be able to stay warm and comfortable when the cooler time of year comes around. Read on to discover the benefits of heating maintenance and why you should schedule your visit sooner rather than later.

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Beware These Late-Season Air Conditioning Troubles

Monday, September 5th, 2016

While many parts of the country seem to be cooling down enough to start thinking about heating system maintenance—which is not exactly that far off for us either—residents in the communities we serve are still contending with some pretty hot temperatures. As such, we need our air conditioners to continue functioning efficiently and effectively through the rest of the season.

If an air conditioner is going to break down, and it hasn’t been properly maintained within the last year, then it’s most likely to happen right about now, after it’s handled a huge amount of work through the beginning of summer. As such, we recommend that you keep a close eye on your air conditioning system and be aware of any problems that crop up. Be sure not to neglect any symptoms of malfunction just because it’s almost the end of summer—delaying small repairs can result in larger, costlier problems.

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