Nicholson's Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Don’t Skip Heater Maintenance This Season

Monday, November 21st, 2022
HVAC technician putting the panel back onto a furnace.

Heater maintenance is like an oil change: the light is on, but your car still runs, so why bother right now? After all, there are no obvious problems. Then a problem pops up, and hindsight is 20/20. Maintenance saves you from future stress by taking action today.

Before a heater breakdown happens and you’re stuck Googling “HVAC service near me” while scrambling to find a repair technician. Get a head start, be ahead of the curve, and learn why heater maintenance is the best thing you can do for your home this season.

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4 Reasons You Need Electric Furnace Maintenance

Monday, November 7th, 2022
Technician working on the wiring to an electric furnace.

Your electric furnace works hard to keep your home comfortable for the whole family. With so many working parts and different elements to your electric furnace, there’s eventually a squeaky wheel that needs some grease. That’s where electric furnace maintenance comes in. Let’s talk about keeping your electric furnace going and why maintenance makes a difference.

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What’s Wrong With Your Heat Pump?

Monday, February 28th, 2022

We talk a lot about furnace repairs on this blog because gas furnaces are still the most common heating system in America, and especially in our area, but that’s quickly changing. More and more homeowners are switching to heat pump technology, especially in mild climates like our own. That means there are more people like you searching online for help with a heat pump problem that might need professional attention.

So, do you need heater repair in Pine Bluff, AR? Or perhaps you’re not really sure if your heat pump is just going through a rough patch. Either way, our team is available to help.

Today, we’re going to discuss a few of the most common problems we see in heat pump systems. We’ll talk about why they happen, what’s going on under the hood of the unit, and how you can take the next steps to alleviate them.

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Is Your Heater Reliable Enough for Your Home?

Monday, February 14th, 2022

What does reliability mean to you? When we ask you what’s reliable in your life, what do you think of? Are there reliable people who will always be there to help you when you need them? Is your car reliable enough to get you to work every day without breaking down? These are the aspects of reliability that we want you to be thinking about when you focus on your heater.

When you’re trying to decide on heater repair in White Hall, AR, it’s important to look at the big picture. How long will these repairs last? Are there other components in your heating system that are going to break down? If things are looking bleak, then your heating system might not be as reliable as it should be. That’s why we’re going to talk about how to figure out whether your heater is reliable.

Keep reading to learn a few tips to understand the reliability of your heater and how to make your system more dependable in a pinch.

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Top 5 Heater Noises to Be Wary of

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Heaters can make a lot of noise, but they’re usually a sign that they need to be fixed so they can stop making noise. We’re not here to tell you which noises are good and which noises are bad. In fact, if your heater is making a loud noise that’s bothersome, we recommend you call our team for support regardless of what the noise sounds like. If you take anything away from this blog, it should be that noises aside from a gentle whirring and the sound of a swift warm breeze are always bad.

Now, let’s talk about why we’re really here. Homeowners might know that their heating system can make noises when it’s in trouble, but they’re not accustomed to some of the noises a heater can make. When it comes to heating in White Hall, AR, there are a few sounds that are more common than others. From booming to buzzing, we’ll tell you about the most common sounds we hear coming from malfunctioning heating systems, and what they signify.

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Heating Maintenance Is Worth the Money

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

It’s heating season, which means that we’re depending on our heating systems daily. It can be easy for a heating system like a gas furnace or a heat pump to get stressed out with just how much we use them, but there are solutions out there that can make things better. Heating maintenance is one of those solutions that is designed to alleviate the stress we put on our systems so that they work as intended.

Think about it: when you get your oil changed in your car, it’s to make sure it runs properly for the next year or so. This process alleviates stress and allows for peace of mind while you use your dependable vehicle. The same thing goes for a heating system. When you invest in heating maintenance in Pine Bluff, AR, you’re alleviating stress on the system and giving it the attention it deserves before it works hard to keep you comfortable.

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Is Your Home Perfect for Ductless Heating?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

A ductless mini split in Pine Bluff, AR isn’t a pipe dream. Many homes in our area are already using these heating systems and your home could be next. The big hurdle we’re coming across now is homeowners who just don’t know enough about this technology to make a full investment into ductless HVAC systems. We understand the hesitation: it’s a lot of money to put down on something you might not understand, but we’re here to help alleviate that problem.

You see, we’re literally ductless mini split experts, and we can help answer all of your questions about ductless HVAC systems that you might have. From their energy consumption to how well they work, we’ll give you the lowdown on this type of technology.

And finally, we’ll end by helping you determine whether a ductless heating system is right for your home, or if you might want to go with a different unit.

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Help Your Heater Last Well Into the Future

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Longevity is an important measurement for a heating system. With enough money, you can make any heating system (or anything for that matter) last forever. But few people in this world have that kind of money to keep their 50-year-old boiler working well enough to heat their home. Plus, heating systems are constantly getting more efficient, so those old and outdated systems are worth a replacement eventually.

Let’s say your heating system is only a couple of years old. What can you do to extend the lifespan and keep it running efficiently? Or, rather, is there anything you can do to keep it running well for as long as possible?

The answer to that question is yes. We’re going to focus on one of the most helpful things you can do for your heating system to ensure it lasts far into the future. Our team provides heater maintenance in Pine Bluff, AR, and this service is specifically designed to adjust and improve your heater on a regular basis.

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Is It Time for a Heater Upgrade?

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

This is a complicated question and we apologize if you weren’t ready for it. If your heater is working just fine and you’re not really in the financial place to make an upgrade, then congratulations! You can just sit back and relax while you read this blog, you’re likely in good shape for the future. Just remember to call us for repairs when the time comes!

However, we can guess that some of our neighbors are struggling with heating systems that either aren’t operating efficiently, constantly need repairs, or are just not able to adequately heat a house on the coldest winter days. We completely understand, and uncomfortable heating in Pine Bluff, AR can be a pretty huge letdown when trying to remain happy and comfortable during difficult times.

Let’s discuss the honest topic of a heater upgrade. We’ll talk about when it might be a good idea and how much it would realistically cost.

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Why Choose a Gas Furnace?

Monday, November 8th, 2021

This is a complicated question, even if it sounds simple. Heating systems come in all shapes and sizes, use all different types of fuel, and just the concept of them can be hard for a homeowner to comprehend. Our job is not to make the process more complicated for you. We’d like to make it easier. That’s why we’re going to try and talk about the subject of gas furnaces in a way for homeowners to get the most useful information from this post.

Gas furnaces are one of the best systems to choose for a home heating system. They’re efficient, effective, reliable, and they’re as common as heating systems come. Even if you’re calling for heater repair in Monticello, AR, more HVAC contractors know how to fix and maintain gas furnaces than probably any other heating system on the market right now.

Follow below as we talk about the perks of this unique system and why homeowners all around the country are choosing them.

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