iAir Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating Replacement’

3 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a New Heating System

Monday, September 25th, 2017

new-heating-systemAutumn is here and winter will be along before you know it. If your heating system struggled through the previous winter or you feel the time is right to invest in a new system, the fall makes the ideal time to plan and schedule such an operation. Doing so means that you can enjoy the benefits throughout the winter, saving money on more efficient performance and reducing the risk of a breakdown to a minimum.

Planning a heating replacement in the fall also means that you have the time to consider the various factors involved in selecting the right system for your home. Every household is unique and since heaters represent a serious investment in your home, it behooves you to consider all of the factors that go into a new heater. Here are three of the most pertinent ones you should consider when making your choice.

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Do You Need a New Heating System?

Monday, August 28th, 2017

new-heating-systemSummers are long here in the Austin, TX area, and tend to last well into September. Sooner or later, however, the temperatures will drop, and you’ll be turning off your air conditioning system in favor of your heating system. Before you do, however, you may want to think about the overall age of your system. If it needs replacing, now is the time to do it: before the heating season begins, when you still have time to prepare and schedule a replacement in a timely fashion.

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Get Your Furnace Ready for Spring

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.

Most homes in our neck of the woods rely on forced-air furnaces for heat during the winter. They heat the air inside their system, then blow it to the corners of your home through a system of ducts hidden in your attic and the crawlspaces of your walls. It’s inexpensive and works very well. We still have a few more weeks of winter left, but spring tends to come early in Austin, and before long you’ll be turning off your furnace and turning on your air conditioner for the summer. That makes this the perfect time of year to perform some checks and maintenance on your furnace in preparation for the coming spring.

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Does Your Old Furnace Need Replacing?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

If you live in Manor, TX or the surrounding area, you’ve likely been running your heater for at least a few weeks now. Fall weather can get cold—and it’s only going to get colder as winter begins in earnest in a couple of weeks. If you own an older furnace, now might be an excellent time to evaluate it and decide if you need a new one installed. Furnaces and other types of heating are designed to last a long time, and with maintenance conducted once or twice a year, you can extend its lifespan well beyond its warranty. But sooner or later, time catches up with every appliance, and when it does, you need to get a new one installed quickly.

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