Premier HVAC Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Hagerstown’

You Need Furnace Repair When…

Monday, January 17th, 2022
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Nobody should have to sit around wondering if their heating system will break down at any given moment. Of course, if you have yours professionally maintained on an annual basis, and if you know the signs of a furnace in disrepair, you don’t need to worry about this!

Oh wait, you don’t know what the signs are? That’s okay, this is what we’re here for!

First off, we want to reiterate that M word we mentioned above–maintenance. Whether you have a gas-powered furnace or an electric heater in your home, you’ll want to have professional maintenance done once a year. This helps to ensure that your furnace will work as effectively and efficiently as possible for as long as possible. Additionally, maintenance will help you avoid up to 85% of the repairs your furnace might otherwise need.

This doesn’t mean your system will never need repairs, however, which is why we mentioned signs you should watch out for. Read on to learn what these signs are.

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4 Furnace Noises That Mean It’s Time to Call a Pro

Monday, December 20th, 2021
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Someday, in perhaps not the too far off future, there may be an HVAC system that doesn’t make any noise at all. We can’t promise this will be a reality, but chances are manufacturers will be able to get pretty close.

For now, though, you’re going to hear your furnace make some noise at it runs. For example, you may hear the gentle rattling of your ductwork as the temperature inside them fluctuates. You’ll hear the system cycling on and off, and the whoosh of air coming through your vents.

Noise can actually be a good thing, though, because when a sound becomes different, or when you hear a noise you never have before, then you know something is wrong, and you can give us a call!

Read on as we uncover 4 common noises that indicate it’s time to call a pro for furnace repairs.

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Is Changing Your Furnace Air Filter Necessary?

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

If you use a furnace in your home, then you know the satisfaction of turning it on for the first time in fall or winter and getting that rush of warm air. Naturally, if you turn it on and something goes awry, you’re going to panic. However, you should know that there are actually steps you can take to avoid this.

No, we don’t expect you to service your furnace, but we can make you aware of what can be done to help you avoid sudden, surprise, and expensive malfunctions. For example, have you scheduled heating maintenance yet this year?

During professional maintenance, our technicians thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it, which ensures that your heater works as efficiently and effectively as possible for as long as possible. In addition to professional services, there is one more small maintenance task that you can and should do on your own every 1–3 months—change the air filter! Read on to learn why this is necessary.

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Improve Your Home Comfort with This Indoor Air Quality Product

Monday, October 25th, 2021
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When temperatures are on the warmer side, too much humidity can certainly make you feel uncomfortable, especially if the interior of your home is too humid. However, during the wintertime, you have to deal with the opposite problem: dry winter days mean there’s more of an edge to the cold.

Fortunately, you can beat these dry conditions, no matter what time of the year it is. How? With the installation of a whole-house humidifier. Read on as we uncover the various benefits of a whole-house system for your living space.

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“Should I Shut Down My AC for Fall and Winter?”

Monday, October 11th, 2021
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It’s that time of year again—temperatures are going down and you don’t need your air conditioning system to work as consistently anymore. It’s officially the time of year to start using your furnace or boiler instead of your central air conditioning system.

However, this doesn’t mean that your air conditioner can be ignored from this point on. Unless you’re actually using a heat pump system for your cooling and heating year-round, there are some things you need to do in order to shut down your air conditioner.

The steps we’re about to share below will help you protect your cooling system, ensuring that it’s in good shape next year when it’s time to have it maintained and use it again. Keep reading to learn about the steps of shutting down your AC for fall and winter.

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It’s Time: Schedule That Heater Tune-Up Today—Here’s Why

Monday, September 13th, 2021
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Chances are, you haven’t given a whole lot of thought to the state of your heating system lately, and we get it. Temperatures have been warm this year, and around here we tend to welcome those warm temperatures for as long as possible. Still, fall will be here before you know it, with winter shortly behind, and you’ll want to ensure that your heater is ready … by scheduling a maintenance tune-up.

Routine maintenance eliminates a lot of the stress homeowners would otherwise deal with. Read on to learn why you should schedule professional heating maintenance as soon as possible.

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The Implications of Ice on Your AC System

Monday, August 16th, 2021
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So you’re at home on a hot day … you’re running the air conditioner, but something seems off. It’s not keeping you as cool as you think it should. Since you can’t seem to get comfortable, you go and check the thermostat, and it seems to be working just fine. Time to check the actual AC unit … and then you see it. Ice.

But ice is a normal part of the cooling process, right? Well, no. Ice actually has no part in the cooling process, and if you see ice developing anywhere on your air conditioner (most often this is going to be on the evaporator coil) then you have a problem on your hands. But we’re here to help! Read on as we talk a bit more about this problem.

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Have you Scheduled Your Monster Maintenance Appointment Yet?

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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For a limited time, Premier HVAC Services is offering our “Monster Maintenance” offering for $249! This includes a full system rejuvenation that will leave your HVAC system working as efficiently and effectively as possible, for as long as possible.

During your air conditioning maintenance, our technicians fully inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it. We’ll alert you to any small wear-and-tear repair needs that need to be addressed, and we’ll ensure your HVAC system and components like your thermostat and ductwork are in great shape too.

But don’t wait! This offer expires 08/15/21 and there are limited appointments available.

More Great Benefits

When you enroll in annual maintenance with our team, you can count on:

  • 20% discount (parts and labor) is provided on all repairs to your AC and heating system, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Repair problems caught early so you can have them fixed
  • Replacement and cleaning for filters
  • Lower utility bills because your HVAC system won’t wear down rapidly

Contact Premier HVAC Services today and schedule your next tune-up right away!

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Heed These Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Struggling

Monday, July 19th, 2021
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We’re still spending a lot of time indoors these days, right? Naturally, this means we all want to stay as comfortable as possible, affordably as possible. This will be a lot harder with a broken down air conditioner, right? This is why you want to make sure that you’re taking good care of yours by staying on top of repair needs.

Whether you’re using a central air conditioner, heat pump, or a ductless system, maintenance and repairs is what’s going to keep it going, and keep your home as cool as possible. Remember though, even with maintenance, repair needs can crop up every now and then. Fortunately, you have our team on your side for when this happens.

So how do you decide if your air conditioner needs a repair and that it’s time to call our pros? While some repair signs can be subtle, there are still things you can look and listen for, including:

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Should You Invest in Germicidal Lights for Air Purification?

Monday, June 21st, 2021

After a year of going through a pandemic, homeowners are aware now more than ever how important the quality of the air they breathe is. What you may not know is that, with the right indoor air quality products and services, you can greatly improve the quality of your indoor air.

Without the right products and services in place, your indoor air quality can actually be worse than that of outdoors!

While no product will 100% guarantee the lack of virus transmission in a home, something like germicidal lights, otherwise known as a UV air purifier, can certainly help lower the risk. Read on as we dive into what this type of air purifier is all about.

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