Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for July, 2015

Don’t Forget to Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance This Summer

Monday, July 27th, 2015

One of the greatest advantages of installing a heat pump in your home is the ability to use it for both heating and cooling. However, this also doubles the amount of stress on the system. Therefore, summer maintenance is doubly important for heat pump systems. Read on for more information about heat pump maintenance, and why you should schedule it for your heat pump this summer.

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3 Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Replacing

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Heat pumps are great systems for keeping your home comfortable all year round. However, they don’t last forever. Time and normal use will eventually wear out your heat pump, and when that happens you need to have it replaced. You probably don’t want your heat pump to die on you in the middle of a hot summer day, so it’s a good idea to know some of the more obvious signs that your system is failing. That way, you can get it replaced without a lapse in climate control. Let’s examine some of the more common signs.

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How to tell if Your Air Conditioner is Leaking Refrigerant

Monday, July 13th, 2015

One of the worst possible problems that can happen to your air conditioner is a refrigerant leak. Refrigerant is the lifeblood of any air conditioning system, and without it the system starts to suffer. Low refrigerant can cause all sorts of problems, up to and including breakdowns. With this in mind, you should keep a close eye out for various signs that your air conditioner is leaking refrigerant. If you do spot any of these signs, call a professional to look at it as soon as possible.

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Keep Your Cool with these Energy-Saving Tips

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Here in Gainesville, FL, our air conditioners operate at full blast all cooling season long. How else are we supposed to stay cool? While we don’t encourage anyone to go without cooling for too long considering the power of the sun and the high moisture content looming in the air, you may want to reduce your energy costs. We all know how expensive cooling can be, and we want you to find a happy balance between comfort and efficiency. Here are some ways to keep cool as we enter the hottest part of the year.

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