Design Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Holladay’

Is It Time to Have Your Heater Serviced?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

male technician working on heating systemIn our previous post, we discussed how it’s never too late for air conditioning maintenance. Just the same, it’s never too early for Holladay, UT heating maintenance. In fact, we recommend you have this service done right before your heater’s heaviest period of use begins—so, right at the start of fall.

It probably seems insane to think about your heating system right now, given that temperatures are still in the mid-80’s to low 90’s. But, servicing your heater before you actually need it is probably one of the best decisions you can make for home comfort. And given that temperatures are expected to begin cooling down in just a few weeks, you’ll be glad to have the peace of mind that you are prepared.

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Are You Looking to Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

improve-air-conditioner-efficiencyOur winters may be long and cold, but there’s no denying that is behind us for the year, and air conditioning season is here! Soon enough, you’ll find yourself paying more in monthly cooling bills since you’ll be running your air conditioning system a lot more often than you did during the spring.

But, just because you’re paying more for cooling costs doesn’t mean you should be paying more than necessary. There are steps you can take to improve your air conditioning efficiency and help you cut down on your monthly cooling bills. We’ve provided a brief guide below on how you can do so—some of it involves investing in professional air conditioning services in Holladay, UT, while others are steps you can take yourself.

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AC Maintenance: It’s Time!

Monday, April 17th, 2017

ac-maintenance-timeTemperatures may still be on the cooler side for now, but soon enough summer will be here and you’ll want a fully functional and efficient cooling system on your side. Don’t let our cool spring weather trick you into thinking you can wait on important air conditioning services, such as your Holladay, UT air conditioning maintenance.

The heat of summer is a welcome change of pace for many homeowners after a cold and rather rainy winter! But you cannot enjoy summer to the full extent if you don’t adequately prepare your cooling system for the job ahead.

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Signs Your Furnace is Failing

Monday, February 6th, 2017

signs-your-furnace-is-failingIf you want a truly efficient furnace, it’s important that you take good care of the heating system. This means scheduling routine maintenance at least once a year, which gives our technicians the opportunity to fully inspect and clean the heating system, and make any necessary adjustments and/or suggestions for repairs. Of course, even with the most diligent care, your furnace can begin to fail.

This is especially true of older heating systems. The good news is that your furnace breakdown doesn’t have to come as a surprise—you can be prepared for necessary Holladay, UT furnace repairs or potentially even a full furnace replacement. Keep reading for a few warning signs that your furnace may be failing.

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Why a Water Softener Should Be Your Next Home Purchase

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Hard water is not a problem that is unique to any one part of the country. It affects just as many homeowners here in Utah as it does anywhere else. The good news is that hard water isn’t particularly unhealthy. It’s water that consists of high amounts of mineral contents—typically calcium and magnesium—that your body can safely absorb.

However, just because hard water won’t make you ill doesn’t mean it’s good for your quality of life. In fact, in addition to impacting how you cook and clean, after time hard water can actually damage your plumbing system to the point that you need repiping or leak repair.

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Start Saving Money with a High Efficiency Furnace

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The furnaces on the market today are all much more energy efficient than those on the market even just a decade ago. But that doesn’t mean that all of the current models are created the same. There’s still a pretty big difference between furnaces when it comes to efficiency as well as price. Therefore, you really need to know what you’re looking for if you want to get the best deal out there.

One of the most important factors you’ll want to keep in mind when selecting a new furnace is its efficiency. All furnace systems come with an AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating, which reflects just exactly how energy efficient they are.

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One Leading Method to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, October 17th, 2016

No matter what time of year it is, it’s only natural that you want to be as comfortable as possible inside your own home. When you think of home comfort, you most likely think about the temperature of your indoor air. And this is key to your comfort, however not the only factor you should consider.

In order to maintain a truly comfortable environment within your home, you’ll want to think also about how well it is ventilated, and how you can achieve ventilation without wasting energy. Your solution lies in an energy recovery ventilator, or an ERV.

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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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The Virtues of Preventive AC Maintenance

Monday, August 1st, 2016

One of the most common misconceptions about air conditioning maintenance is that it should only be done during a certain part of the year. While most of the time it is much more convenient for homeowners to have this service done before the cooling season begins, it’s certainly never too late to schedule an appointment.

If anything, you may be able to prevent problems from occurring next year by scheduling a tune-up today, but why should you? Keep reading to learn about a few of the many virtues of preventive AC maintenance.

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Signs That Your Air Conditioning System is in Need of Repairs

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summer is officially here, although that’s not something we need to tell you, as recent weeks have already had temperatures creeping up to the 90s. If you live through even one summer in the area, then you know you can’t get through the season with a malfunctioning air conditioning system. If your air conditioner begins to fail or even breaks down completely, then you and your family will be extremely uncomfortable and may even experience ill-health effects.

Regular preventive maintenance from our professionals is essential to guarding your air conditioner from such problems. However, even with the best maintenance plan for an expertly installed system, no air conditioner is immune to problems. Watch for the signs we listed below to understand when it’s time to call for repairs.

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