Airtech Mechanical Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

 The Importance of a Good Thermostat

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

All too often, the importance of your home thermostat can be underestimated. This is the command center for your heating and cooling system so many people mistakenly believe that, as long as it is connected to the HVAC systems, it works fine.

This just isn’t true.

Old, faulty, or miscalibrated thermostats can prove more of a problem than you might think. Read on to learn more about why keeping an updated thermostat in your can make or break your overall comfort and how to tell it’s time to upgrade yours.

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Don’t Forget To Change Your Filter

Monday, January 9th, 2023

There are plenty of highly important components in your heater that all require upkeep in order to keep your system reliable. However, there is one part of your heater that is often underestimated in its importance. It doesn’t move, it doesn’t make heat, and it doesn’t use energy but this part still has a big impact on your heater.

We are discussing the importance of your HVAC filter and keeping a clean one in place. Let’s look at how this simple part of your New Bern heater can have a huge impact on your system and your comfort level.

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How To Stay Warm When Waiting For Repairs

Monday, December 26th, 2022

Everyone wants to avoid the worst-case scenario but sometimes you’re faced with them anyway. Having a full system breakdown during the coldest months of the year is a big problem. Thankfully, you can deal with a non-working system with heater repairs in New Bern or a replacement, if needed.

The thing is, a heater repair isn’t an immediate solution. Depending on what is causing trouble, the repair could be a quick fix or it could take several hours. So, while you know that you need service and you’ve made the call to our team for help, it’ll take some time until your heater starts to work again. How do you keep warm in the interim?

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Tips for Efficient Home Heating

Monday, December 12th, 2022

When it’s cold outside, running your heater is the best way to keep your home warm and your family comfortable. However, it may be too expensive to run your heater often enough to make your home as warm as you’d prefer.

You should be able to depend on a reliable heating system and also one that keeps your energy bills within your budget. Read on to learn some tips to keep your home warm and cozy and your bills manageable when your household finances are at their tightest.

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6 Signs Your Heater Needs Repairs

Monday, November 28th, 2022

You definitely don’t want your holiday gathering ruined by a failing heater. That’s why we want to encourage you to follow your gut instinct to get ahead of trouble.

One of the best ways to prevent trouble is through expert maintenance. This allows one of our technicians to check out your system and address issues before they escalate. But not every problem will be preventable. At some point or another, you’ll need to schedule heating repair in New Bern, NC. Here’s how to tell it is time to make the call.

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Why A Cracked Heat Exchanger Is Worrisome

Monday, November 14th, 2022

As we use our heaters more and more regularly in the coming weeks, there is an increasing chance that you’ll encounter the need for a furnace repair in Morehead City, NC. Yes, even when you have gotten maintenance each year, your furnace can still develop a need for expert repairs (tune-ups can prevent a majority of repairs, just not all of them).

It makes sense that you’d want to address furnace repairs quickly, no matter what they are. The thing is though that there are some repairs that are a bit more problematic. That’s what we’ll focus on today.

A cracked heat exchanger in your furnace can prove to be a problem for both your comfort and your safety. Read on to learn more and schedule your repair with a professional today.

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4 Spooky Noises a Malfunctioning Heater Might Make

Monday, October 17th, 2022

When a cold spell hits or you encounter a truly chilly night, you are going to want to keep your home comfortably warm without too much trouble. That’s why you have a heater, after all.

The problem that you might encounter is that your heater may not be working quite right. This is a small issue now when the cold nights aren’t too bad. But the problem will only worsen as the weather cools more and more each week.

You need an effective system for home heating in Havelock, NC. Keeping your system running effectively means knowing when to get the service it needs to address any problems that might be hindering the heating process. That’s why we’ve listed some of the most common noises that may indicate trouble for your heater so you can better tell when to reach out to us.

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5 Reasons To Get Your Heater Tune-Up Now

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Maintenance is an important service to keep up with. It is kind of like visiting the dentist on a regular basis, allowing you to keep things in better condition and prevent a majority of issues that you’d rather avoid. There is a reason that our team provides this service to residents in the area like you. We want to save you time and money!

If you haven’t scheduled heater maintenance in Kinston, NC yet this fall, we’d say that no time is better than the present. And we’ll why it is worth it below.

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Gas vs Electric Furnaces: What You Should Know

Monday, February 21st, 2022

Furnace heaters are known to be some of the most reliable heating systems out there. Energy-efficient and powerful, the modern furnace is capable of heating up your home while using far fewer resources than its oil or propane-burning predecessors.

Today you have the option to select a heater that is either gas-powered or all-electric. And while that might seem like an easy decision to some, it may not be as easy as you think. You deserve the ability to make an informed decision before you install a new furnace in your home. With that in mind, let’s look at what factors might make a gas-powered or all-electric furnace the right choice for you.

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What Is The Right Heater For Your Home?

Monday, February 7th, 2022

Not everyone likes the same car or the same kind of mattress or even the same condiments on their french fries. Your wants and needs are unique. So you shouldn’t limit yourself to having the exact same kind of heater as all of your neighbors.

Your home comfort needs are dependent on you and the other people in your home. When choosing a heater for your house, you should keep this at the forefront of your mind. Along with this, you should also look at some of the following factors to help you figure out which system is the best fit for you.

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