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

Which Air Conditioning System is Right for You

Monday, August 29th, 2016

There are a myriad of different air conditioning systems available on the market today, each of which are suited to a different set of needs. No air conditioning system is strictly better than any other. Rather, you should try to find the one the best fits your individual needs. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, read on to find out more about some of the more popular types.

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Is Heat Pump Ice a Bad Thing?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

As you use your heat pump to keep cool this summer, you may notice ice forming on the inside part of the system. If you see this, do not ignore it. Heat pump ice may seem like an indication that the system is cooling your home properly, but it isn’t. In fact, heat pump ice is an indication that the system is experiencing a serious problem that needs to be corrected. Let’s take a look at why heat pump ice happens, and what it can do to your system.

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The Importance of Bi-Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Have you scheduled preventive maintenance for your heat pump yet this summer? Even if you last had it done less than a year ago, it’s still very important that you have the system professionally checked out every summer. Heat pumps need maintenance twice as often as other climate control systems. Read on to find out why.

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Why Your AC Output is Dropping

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Having your air conditioner start to lose output in the middle of a hot summer is…less than ideal. If your air conditioner output is dropping, there could be a number of reasons why. You should call for repairs, but while you’re waiting, you should have a look at some of the possible reasons why your air conditioner output is dropping.

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Why Your Heat Pump is Icing Over

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Is your heat pump icing over? If so, you’re in trouble. Heat pump ice is a serious problem that can cause multiple malfunctions, output drops, and even full system breakdowns. Let’s take a look at what causes heat pump ice to form in the first place, and the damage it can cause if it isn’t removed.

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