Touchstone Heating & Air Inc Blog : Archive for February, 2016

How Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Can Benefit You

Monday, February 29th, 2016

In order to function effectively and efficiently throughout its life cycle, an air conditioner’s components require regular maintenance. A lack of maintenance can lead to costly repairs and a decline in performance. With the cooling season already upon us in MacClenny, FL, now is the time to schedule your maintenance appointment if you haven’t done so in the last year.

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Why You Should Get Your Ducts Sealed this Winter

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

The ductwork in your Starke, FL home endures natural wear and tear just as any appliance does. With only a couple months left of cooler weather, as you get ready to switch over from using your heat to your cooling, now is the perfect time to consider duct sealing.

Various factors contribute to the condition of your ductwork. Temperature and pressure fluctuations play a role, as does accumulating debris. Your ducts may suffer from tears, loose connections and small holes. These could all lead to poor performance.

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Before You Install a New Air Filter, Read This

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Maintaining proper indoor air quality is important throughout the year, but especially so during winter. It is during winter when people tend to seal off their homes as much as possible from the outside environment, in order to keep a comfortable indoor temperature. This, unfortunately, also cuts off the flow of fresh air into the home, making the indoor air quality drop considerably. One of the most popular ways to deal with this kind of issue is to install a whole-house air filter in the home. However, there is one particular factor that you absolutely need to consider before installing a whole house air filter. Read on to find out what it is.

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Why is My Heat Pump Not Heating?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Heat pumps are very popular for their ability to switch between heating and cooling modes. That, and their energy efficiency, are the main reasons that people tend to install them. However, having that ability also means that there are more ways for the heat pump to develop problems. If your heat pump is not heating properly this winter, there could be a couple different reasons why. Let’s take a look at the possible problems that could cause your heating system to act this way.

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Improve Your Health This Winter With Duct Cleaning

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Most people don’t give a whole lot of thought to their ducts, since they’re a rather passive part of the home. However, ducts play an important role in your home. If they don’t receive the professional services they need, they can cause all sorts of problems. One of those problems is negatively impacting your health. Let’s take a look at how your ducts can indirectly make you sick, and why duct cleaning is necessary.

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