Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Farmington’

Are Your Air Ducts Working for You, or Against You?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

sealing-ductworkThere are many different types of heating and air conditioning systems on the market today. Despite the variety of options that you have to choose from, there is some overlap in system design and operation. All forced air HVAC systems, for instance, use ductwork in order to distribute heated and cooled air throughout homes. Such systems include central air conditioners, furnaces, and heat pumps. Considering how important ductwork is to the operation of these systems, it’s surprising how often overlooked air ducts are.

If your air ducts are not performing at peak capacity, then you are setting your comfort, your budget, and your HVAC systems themselves back! What’s the solution, you may be wondering? Professional duct sealing in Farmington, CT. Getting those air ducts sealed up, or replaced/repaired as needed, is going to benefit you in a number of ways. But why continue to speculate? Read the following post for some examples of what you can do, why, and when!

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Is a Heat Pump the Heater for Me?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

efficient-homeThat depends. Are you interested in improved energy efficiency? How about convenience? If so, then sure, a heat pump may be for you. There are a lot of factors to consider, of course, and the fact is that not every heater is right for every homeowner. After all, if that were the case then we would only need one type of heating system! So how do you know if the heat pump is the right option for your home? You turn to the experts for guidance.

In today’s post, we are going to help you better understand the benefits of using a heat pump to heat your home. We’ll also talk about some of the concerns surrounding heat pumps. Ultimately, the type of HVAC system you use in your home is entirely up to you. Should you require any additional information in order to make an informed decision that you are comfortable with, be sure to dial our number for further assistance. 

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What Does Ice on My AC Mean?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Man-with-fanWhile our cold winter seasons may be a bit more extreme than our summer weather, that is no reason to overlook any problems with your air conditioning system. We’re creeping up on August now, and that means that very hot temperatures are here to stay for a good while longer. By ignoring any signs of trouble with your home cooling system, you are only leaving yourself vulnerable to potentially serious AC problems that could have been otherwise avoided.

One sign of trouble is ice building up on your air conditioning system, though you may at first think that it simply means your air conditioner is working too effectively. Remember that your air conditioner is not a freezer, though. Not only does ice developing on the system not mean that it is cooling too well, but it actually means that there is something wrong with the system. Count on our Farmington, CT AC repair experts to diagnose the problem accurately and resolve it completely.

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AC Blowing Warm Air? Potential Causes

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Even after a long, cold, and snowy winter season, homeowners around here will admit that, sometimes, the heat of summer is just too much for comfort. Sure, there are plenty of nice days where you can get outside and enjoy the sunshine. When you’re in your own home, though, you want to be cool and comfortable. That is why our air conditioners are so important to us, and why any problems with our home cooling systems are of such serious concern.

The worst case scenario with an air conditioning system is that it will break down entirely and fail to cool one’s home at all. Not much better — or so it would seem — is an air conditioner that is blowing warm air. You are right in recognizing this as an alarming problem. However, it is not necessarily a serious problem. In fact, there are some potential causes of an AC blowing warm air that can be easily resolved by the homeowner his or herself. Keep this information in mind if you encounter this problem with your air conditioner in Farmington, CT.

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Using Natural Gas Safely: Signs of Leaks

Monday, March 6th, 2017

family-outdoorsThere is no denying that natural gas is one of the most convenient, efficient, and clean-burning of all fossil fuels in use today. For all of the benefits that natural gas has to offer homeowners, however, one must remember that natural gas is still a combustible fuel being piped into their homes. There is some inherent risk in using any type of fuel, and gas leaks could develop in any system.

Obviously, the best way in which to minimize any risks associated with using natural gas in your home is to schedule your natural gas line services, as well as service for gas-burning systems and appliances, with trained professionals. Even so, you should be able to recognize the signs that you have an issue with your gas line in Farmington, CT. Here are a few potential signs of trouble to look out for.

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Heater Tip: Proper Sizing Is Vital

Monday, January 9th, 2017

When you are ready to buy a new heating system, there is a lot to consider. What type of fuel is that heater going to use in order to heat your home, for instance? What type of heat delivery system are you interested in. Beyond these considerations, however, is an even more basic question. How big should your heater be?

The common belief that bigger is better when it comes to mechanical systems does not hold up in terms of heating. If your heater is too big for your home, then it will fail to function at peak performance levels. The same is true of an undersized system. That is why you really should schedule your heating installation in Farmington, CT with qualified professionals, such as those on our team.

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Using a Forced Air Heater? Remember to Change Your Air Filter!

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Furnaces and heat pumps are among the most popular of all heating systems. They are forced-air heaters, meaning that they heat air, and then distribute that heated air throughout homes in order to warm them. In the process, they filter the air in order to prevent the buildup of pollutants within the system, which could compromise the heating process.

While the majority of heating maintenance must be left to trained professionals, we’ll take this opportunity to remind you that you must remember to change the air filter in your heating system regularly. If you don’t, you can expect to encounter a number of different problems. Keep the following information in mind, and contact us with any questions that you may have about air filters or your heater in Farmington, CT.

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What Is Hybrid Heating?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

If you are in the market for a new heating system, you really need to act promptly. It’s already getting pretty chilly, and it definitely won’t be long before your heater is running pretty much around the clock. That being said, you also should not rush into replacing your heating system or choosing a new one for a new home. There are many options to consider, as you’ve likely come to realize. Hybrid heating in Farmington, CT definitely deserves some attention.

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What Are the Benefits of Radiant Heating?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

When winter comes to Connecticut, it can come in hard. That is why you need to know that your home heating system is going to be able to get the job done right when the time comes to heat your home. Scheduling your heating services with us will ensure that this is the case.

If you are in need of a new heating system, either in a new property or to replace an existing heater that is past its prime, consider the use of radiant heating in Farmington, CT. Radiant heating has some unique benefits to offer homeowners. Read on to learn a bit more about them.

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AC Issue Warning Signs: Strange Sounds

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Your air conditioner is obviously not going to operate totally silently. No mechanical system does. That being said, you should have a general idea of just how noisy your system is when you are using it. If you start to notice that your air conditioner in Farmington, CT is making more noise than usual, or if it is making strange sounds that you’ve never heard before, contact us right away.

The longer that you ignore any potential problems with your air conditioning system, the more likely it becomes that your system will suffer serious damages. Keep your eyes and your ears open. When anything seems to be out of the ordinary, we’ll be able to diagnose the problem and resolve it entirely.

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