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

3 Factors to Consider When Buying a New Heating System

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

heating-system-installationWe’ve enjoyed a long Indian summer these past few weeks, which can be a great boon for local homeowners looking to replace their heating system. The more planning and preparation you can do in anticipation of installing a new heater, the better off you’ll be. A good technician can help you with the specifics of your home and install the unit that is best suited to your needs, but it helps to understand the basic factors that you need to consider.

Every home is unique and therefore every heater needs to reflect the specific needs of the home it keeps warm. Determining those factors can go a long way towards ensuring that your new heater is exactly what you need it to me. Here are the three most important, along with a brief explanation.

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Why Is Low Airflow a Problem for Your Heater?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

low-air-flowWith heating season rapidly arriving, now is the time to give your furnace a close look and check for any problems that might occur. We’re using our heating systems these days, but the weather is still comparatively warm. That lets you observe any issues the furnace may have and get them addressed before the weather gets too cold later this winter.

One common symptom of trouble is reduced airflow: warm air moving out of your vents more slowly than you’d expect. It sounds minor, but it actually signals a significant problem.

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What Do Ductless HVAC Systems Do for You?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

ductless-heating-systemsIf you’re in the market for a new HVAC system, fall is the ideal time to plan and prepare for it. Autumn in central California is usually quite mild, which means you’ll have plenty of time to decide which system you want and plan the installation before you’ll have need of it. And while most of us are accustomed to centralized heating and air conditioning systems, they’re not the only type out there. If your home can’t support a traditional centralized system—or it can, but you just don’t feel it’s right for your needs—there are other options available.

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