Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort, Inc. Blog: Archive for September, 2017

Get Your Heating System Ready for Winter

Monday, September 25th, 2017

heating-maintenance-fallFall has officially arrived, and while we may still have a few hot days left in the year, we’re going to be depending upon our heating systems more and more as the autumn weather continues. If you haven’t gotten your furnace ready for winter yet, now is an excellent time to do so. While laymen should never attempt to diagnose or repair any damage to a functioning heater—it takes formal training and licensing—it’s usually a good idea to turn it on and check for any unusual activities. Regular maintenance can help as well if you’d rather leave the basic diagnosis to professionals. Here’s a quick breakdown of how they work.

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Sizing a New Air Conditioner

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

air-conditioning-replacementSo you’ve decided to install a new air conditioner. Congratulations! Now makes a perfect time to do so, since fall has officially started and we’re going to enjoy months of cool weather where you won’t need an AC to keep your home comfortable. That gives you time to properly prepare for the installation and to schedule it at a time that matches your busy calendar, leaving your new system ready to go next summer. Among the first things you need to determine is the power levels of your new system. Indeed, it’s possibly the most important aspect of any new system.

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Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, September 11th, 2017

air-conditioning-replacementWith the end of summer comes cooler temperatures, and while we likely have a few more weeks of hot weather yet, your air conditioner has more or less come to the end of another season. Now makes an excellent time to take stock of your air conditioner and see if it can handle another hot summer, or if the time has come to finally replace it. That gives you the whole winter to schedule installation for a new system, if you decide that’s how you want to proceed. But is your air conditioner really ready for replacement? Only you can make that decision, but there are a few key factors that you should seriously consider.

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