iAir Services Blog: Archive for November, 2016

How Does Regular Heating Maintenance Help You?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Winter is on its way here in Round Rock, TX, and chances are you’ve already used your heating system a number of times this year. If you haven’t scheduled one already, now is an excellent time to set up maintenance for your system from a trained technician. Maintenance isn’t quite the same thing as a repair call. Repairs are designed to address a single specific problem such as a faulty fan motor or a damaged burner. Maintenance, on the other hand, is designed to treat a lot of little problems that wouldn’t merit a service call on their own: clogs in the burners, loose bolts, dirty filters, and the like. It’s also designed to look for any larger issues that may be coming down the road: letting you schedule repairs before they force your system to shut down.

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Get Your Furnace Serviced before the Cold

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Fall is officially here in Georgetown, TX, and winter will be here before you know it. When the cold arrives, your furnace is going to be your best friend: providing a safe and comfortable environment for you and your family. The worst thing that could happen is to experience an unexpected breakdown in your heating system right when temperatures hit rock bottom. Even if you don’t suffer such an issue, an inefficient furnace is going to cost you a great deal in higher monthly bills.

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Is Your Furnace Not Blowing Air?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Austin, TX features comparatively mild winters, and most homes in the area use forced-air furnaces to keep their homes warm. It’s a simple and effective system: using burners and a heat exchanger to warm the air, then blowing it through the ducts in your home with a fan. But what happens when the fan stops blowing air, or if the air flow exists, but is severely reduced? The short answer is it spells trouble that you need to have addressed quickly.

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Consider the Benefits of a New Thermostat

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Thermostats are designed to last for a long time, and they’re usually such a staple in our homes that we hardly think about them except on these rare occasions when they malfunction. But older thermostats might not offer all of the features that new ones do, and while yours may be operating just fine, you may be missing out on some big benefits. With winter on its way here in Round Rock, TX, now is a good time to take a close look at your thermostat and consider replacing it if it’s been around for 10 years or more. What kind of advantages can a new system offer? Here are a couple of options.

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