Touchstone Heating & Air Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Lake Butler’

3 Odd Noises That Mean Your Air Conditioner is in Trouble

Monday, March 13th, 2017

As we move into spring, it’s important to look ahead to the summer months. The hottest months of the year are not that far off, and you’re going to be using your air conditioner more and more often as the year progresses. Problems are more likely to occur during this time, as the demand on the system increases. You need to know how to identify problems with the air conditioner, so that you can have it repaired as soon as you notice them. One of the best ways to do that is to listen for odd noises coming from the system.

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How to Maintain Your Indoor Air Quality This Winter

Monday, December 5th, 2016

As we get further into winter, you’re obviously going to make staying warm one of your top priorities. However, you also need to be paying attention to your indoor air quality. Poor indoor air quality can have a serious negative effect on both your health and comfort. If you want to improve your quality of life as much as possible this winter, you need to start by improving your indoor air quality. Here are some tips on how to keep your indoor air quality high this winter.

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How a Whole House Dehumidifier can Help You

Monday, October 24th, 2016

High humidity is definitely an issue in a place like Lake Butler. Even during the fall and winter seasons, chronically humid air can cause a wide range of comfort and health problems for you. The best way to deal with these problems is to install a dedicated whole house dehumidifier in your home this fall. Read on to find out why high humidity is such a problem, and how a dehumidifier can help you solve it.

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Remember to Schedule Ductless Maintenance This Fall

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Fall is upon us, and though we have a couple more months until heating season really sets in, it’s still a good idea to get started on preparations now. Part of that includes scheduling maintenance for your ductless system. If you just had your ductless system looked at a few months ago, don’t think that it means you can skip fall maintenance. Ductless systems need maintenance twice as often as most climate control systems. Read on to find out why.

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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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Common Ductless Air Conditioning Problems to Watch for

Monday, July 11th, 2016

If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, you should keep an eye out for some common problems that may occur. The more you rely on your ductless system, the more strain you’re going to put it under and the more likely it’s going to be for problems to occur. Let’s take a look at some of the common ductless air conditioning problems you might run into this summer.

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Why Your Heat Pump Output Isn’t Cooling Properly

Monday, June 6th, 2016

If you’re using a heat pump to keep cool this summer, you’ll want to make sure that you keep an eye out for any problems that might crop up. One of the most frustrating problems with any heat pump system is not getting enough cool air while it’s operating. If your heat pump isn’t doing enough to keep you cool this summer, read on to find out why.

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Common Air Conditioning Problems to Watch for

Monday, March 28th, 2016

The weather is starting to heat up pretty quickly around here, which means people are going to start relying on their air conditioners more often to stay comfortable. More air conditioner use means more strain on the system, which means more problems cropping up as the year goes on. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible shape, you should keep an eye out for some of the signs that the system is experiencing problems. Let’s go over those signs now.

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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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Get Your Ducts Cleaned This Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Winter is here, and many homeowners have already prepared for the cold weather with things like heating system maintenance. While that’s a great way to make sure that your heating system is up to the strain of daily use, it’s far from the only thing that you need to do to prepare for winter. In fact, one of the best things you can do, both for your heating efficiency and your health, is something that is often completely overlooked. Read on for more information about the advantages of duct cleaning.

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