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

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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What to Look for in a Professional Heating Repair Technician

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Let’s face it: at some point, your heater is bound to need repair service. Although today’s systems are built to last, the need for repair from time to time is inevitable, which is why you need to hire the right contractor to restore your heater’s function. Sometimes, finding the right professional can turn into a never-ending internet quest, but it shouldn’t have to be that hard. AAction Air Conditioning & Heating wants to help you find the right HVAC contractor in Atlanta, GA. 

There are a number of qualities that you should be looking when you hire your heating repair technician. Below, we have outlined a few of them. 

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The Leading Way to Prevent Heater Repairs

Monday, December 24th, 2018

If you are one of the many homeowners who find themselves spending a lot of time and money on heater repairs, we are going to let you in on a little secret. Yes, costly repair bills can be avoided, and we are going to tell you how! The secret to preventing heater repairs is… maintenance! That’s right, regular preventative maintenance is the best way to avoid paying for costly repairs. We know better than anyone that heater repairs can be a nuisance, and almost nobody wants to deal with the hassle of scheduling them. Scheduling preventative maintenance is much less annoying: it’ll save you both time and money in the long run! Plus, it’ll keep your heater running smoothly for many years to come! Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of heater maintenance! 

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What to Do with a Heat Pump Stuck in Cooling Mode

Monday, October 29th, 2018

heat pump floor unitTemperatures aren’t quite cool enough to start using our heaters regularly, yet, but soon enough you’ll be switching yours on. If you’re using a heat pump, this means switching the system from cooling mode to heating mode. But, what happens if your Savannah, GA heat pump is stuck in cooling mode?

Fortunately, you do have our team to call on when you have a problem like this, or any other sort of trouble with your HVAC system. In the meantime, however, read on for an explanation as to why this might be happening.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Heating Repair

Monday, March 5th, 2018

tools-maintenance-repairNobody wants to buy something they don’t actually need. Of course, you need a heater to get through the coldest weather of winter. But do you need to schedule heating repair when you are not using your heater very often, or when the problem doesn’t seem very severe?

When you notice a problem with your heater, and it’s not an emergency situation, you might be tempted to wait a while before scheduling repairs. After all, you can save a little money if you deal with the problem for now and make that repair later…right? We don’t think this is a wise idea.

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Why the Furnace Is Cycling On and Off So Much

Monday, February 19th, 2018

question-mark-blueHere’s something you probably already know: your home’s furnace is not meant to stay on 24/7. It should turn on, heat up the home to the temperature on the thermostat, and shut back off for a while. However, this doesn’t mean it should be turning on and off repeatedly, with barely a break in between.

If this is happening in your home, you’re off to a good start: you know something is not quite right. But there are some things you don’t know yet. Is the problem serious? Will your furnace need replacement? A technician can answer these questions for you during your next heating repair, but we’ll give you an overview today.

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Can You Save Money on a New Heater?

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

piggy-bank-coinIf you’ve got an older heating system, you’ve probably got one big thought any time it starts to run into trouble: “I hope it’s not broken down for good!” The last thing you want to do is replace a heater, as this is usually an expense you haven’t planned for. However, a repair isn’t always the best thing. And a new heater may not be as expensive as you think!

Finding out you may need a new heater is certainly no picnic, but it may not be as bad as you think. There are some ways to save money, if not on your installation then in the long-term. At the very least, there are ways to make the whole process more affordable upfront.

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Comparing Today’s Top Home Heating Systems

Monday, January 8th, 2018

couple-coffee-floorWe’re proud to offer our customers options when they need to pick out a brand-new heater. The lowest-price system simply isn’t your best bet if you want to save money and see continued performance from your heater throughout the years. That doesn’t mean you can’t get a good deal—it just means you should spend time going over your options so you can make an informed decision that fits your home and climate.

However, we understand this can be tough when you don’t have much of a background in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning). We’re here to offer a comparison between some of the top systems out there, and we’re happy to help you out when you call our friendly customer service representatives!

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Furnace Repair FAQ: Is the Pilot Light Out?

Monday, December 25th, 2017

furnace-flameWhen your furnace won’t work the way you need it to, you might look to the usual suspects. Hopefully, you check the thermostat first, ensuring that you’ve got it set in heating mode with the right temperature set. Then, you start to troubleshoot the system by asking questions that may help you to get to the bottom of the problem before you call in a technician.

You may have heard that a simple solution to a furnace that won’t turn on is that a pilot light is out. Maybe you even have some experience relighting a pilot light in the past. However, this isn’t always the issue.

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Which Furnace Is Your Home’s Best Choice?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

man-servicing-furnace-techThere are fewer purchases more frustrating than those requiring you to replace household fixtures like heating, air conditioning, and plumbing systems. These are typically known as “distress purchases” because they tend to be made at a point of emergency, like in the middle of winter when you’re stuck without any heat.

Hopefully, you have a bit more time so that you can consider all of the options and features in a furnace we detail below. There is no one “right fit” for every home, so consider your unique needs and check out our guide.

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