Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for November, 2015

Consider an Air Conditioning Upgrade This Holiday Season

Monday, November 30th, 2015

With cold weather here, Westlake, OH residents are turning off their air conditioners and turning on their heaters. This makes for an ideal time to have your air conditioner serviced and repaired, since you have plenty of time to schedule it at your convenience instead of rushing to get it done ahead of the next heat wave. In addition to repairs, you might want to consider an air conditioning upgrade this holiday season, or an indoor air quality addition designed to make its life a little easier. A trained technician can discuss your options with you, but here are some obvious possibilities to consider.

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3 Repair Issues with Radiant Heating

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Radiant heating systems offer a number of advantages over traditional heaters. They warm the people and furnishings in your home directly though coils or tubes planted beneath the floorboards, eliminating the muck of boilers, and the drafts and cold spots of forced-air furnaces. They’re also more energy efficient, which can help you save significant amounts of money on monthly bills depending on how often you run your heater. With winter on its way here in Westlake, OH, that’s apt to be quite a bit. Radiant heating systems also tend to suffer from fewer breakdowns than other systems, though they do occur from time to time, and when they do, you want someone properly trained to fix it. Here are 3 repair issues with radiant heating that you should watch out for.

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3 Indications of Problems with Your Heater

Monday, November 16th, 2015

A problem with your heating system can do more than just leave your home cold on a winter’s day. If left unaddressed, it could cascade into larger problems, and cost you money in wasted energy and higher monthly bills. The sooner you can spot a problem with your system the better, and once you do, Westlake, OH has the perfect service to call in and make things right. Generally speaking, anything out of the ordinary with your heating system indicates a problem. In particular, here are 3 indications of problems with your heater that you should watch for.

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Causes of Short Cycling in Your Heater

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Westlake, OH is at the peak of autumn, when fall colors are out and Saturdays echo with the sounds of football. It also means that people are firing up their furnaces and heaters to keep their homes warm for the next few months, and prudent homeowners would be wise to look for signs of trouble early in the season, before the snows start to fall.

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Install a Humidifier This Winter

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Winters in Westlake, OH mean cold air, but they also mean dry air, as falling temperatures pulls the moisture from our homes. The solution may be a whole-house humidifier, installed in your ducts and blowing vaporized moisture through the air. There are a number of benefits to doing so, and now is the time to act before the first snow starts falling. That way you can enjoy the benefits of the humidifier all winter. How does the system work and what kind of advantages does it provide? Read on for the answers.

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