Dayco Systems Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Is Furnace Maintenance Necessary in Georgia?

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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When you think about states in the southern part of the U.S. what kind of weather do you envision? If you’ve lived here for even just a year, you know that the majority of the time it is hot, and humid. So, you might not think about your heating needs very often.

But the fact of the matter is, even though you might not think this is the case, you still need your furnace to work well when you do need it. So, yes, furnace maintenance is necessary in Georgia. Read on to learn why!

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How to Troubleshoot a Furnace and When to Call a Professional

Monday, October 11th, 2021
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As the weather begins to cool down, it’s just about time to turn our attention away from our air conditioners and towards our furnaces instead. Is yours in good shape? Is it up to the job of keeping you warm and comfy all through this fall and winter?

If you’re not sure, or even if you think it’s just fine, this is the perfect time of the year to schedule maintenance! Maintenance helps your heater work as efficiently and effectively as possible for as long as possible.

In the meantime, it’s a good idea to know how to troubleshoot a misbehaving furnace so that you can call in the professionals to get it fixed. Read on as we share some tips on how to do so.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist for Georgia Residents

Monday, September 13th, 2021
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As the official end of summer draws near, Georgia residents are looking forward to slightly cooler weather and a chance to turn off their air conditioners for a bit and lower their energy bills. Of course, if you want to keep those energy bills low, then you’ll want to think about how well you’re maintaining your air conditioner.

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about scheduling a heating maintenance appointment! But that doesn’t mean you should ignore your air conditioner. Read on as we uncover our fall HVAC checklist for Georgia residents to keep your air conditioner in great shape so you can rely on it when you need it next spring.

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Score a Touchdown with Your Heater This Winter: Efficiency Boosting Tips for Lower Bills

Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Discovering how to pay less on your energy bills can feel a bit like scoring a touchdown during the Super Bowl. Okay, maybe not that great, but it can feel as good as your team scoring a touchdown, right? Or maybe it can feel as good as the laughter you’ll experience during this year’s Doritos or Snickers commercial during The Big Game.

Anyway, how can you actually achieve this? After all, everyone wants to pay less on their energy bills—is there some big secret on how to do so? It’s not a secret at all! The easiest way to achieve this is by using your heater as efficiently as possible. Read on to learn how!

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Signs That It’s Time for a Heater Upgrade

Monday, January 11th, 2021

With everything going on in our country this year, it can be easy to forget that you need to prioritize your own needs, particularly when it comes to home comfort. One of the most common calls we get in the wintertime is heating emergencies—a heater that’s completely broken down all of the sudden, or has stopped blowing out warm air. This is what happens when you:

  1. Skip maintenance too many years in a row, or
  2. Don’t replace your heater when it starts showing signs of failure.

Nobody wants to replace their heater prematurely, nor do they want to be stuck in the cold without a functioning heating system. We get this. This is why we’ve shared below some signs you can watch out for that it’s time to upgrade your heater. Heeding these tips could be the difference between home comfort and suffering in chilly temperatures this year.

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How to Keep Your Furnace Operating Safely This Season

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Safety has been a huge topic of conversation lately. With COVID-19 cases still going strong, people are urged to stay home and stay safe. A vaccine is on its way—it’s already being administered in healthcare facilities to staff and residents throughout the country! In the meantime, we’re all doing our part to protect the health and safety of our families and communities.

But have you given thought to your home safety this year? If you have a gas-powered furnace you absolutely should be considering this. That’s not to say that gas-powered heaters are inherently dangerous, but when not properly cared for and without the right preparation, they can become so.

Read on as we go over a brief checklist that you can use to make sure your gas furnace is ready for the winter season!

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The One Gas Furnace Problem You Don’t Want to Have

Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Okay, let’s face it… there is no problem that you want to have with your furnace, right? No matter the issue, it’s inconvenient and many times even costly.

But there is one problem, in particular, that’s not only inconvenient and costly but could be potentially hazardous, too. What problem is that? A cracked heat exchanger!

If there’s any year we don’t need anything else threatening the safety of our households, it is 2020, right? You have enough to worry about—maintaining good health hygiene both in your home and outside, making sure you’re equipped with the right indoor air quality products to keep your family’s immune system up, and adapting your holiday plans to accommodate social distancing and restricted travel.

We get it, and we want to do whatever we can to help keep you safe, including making sure that you’re very knowledgeable about heat exchangers and why they shouldn’t be damaged. Read on!

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What Actually Happens During Professional HVAC Maintenance?

Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Are you still waiting to schedule your heating maintenance appointment? Look, we get it, that’s the absolute last thing you want to worry about right now. With the current state of the world and the country, you want to think about your family’s health and safety, how you’re going to remotely celebrate the holidays, and maybe even your indoor air quality. Your heater is there, and that’s fine.

But what if the service you got from your heater could be great? What if you could pay less for your energy use and keep your home comfortable all winter long? This is possible! It’s possible by staying on top of your heating maintenance sessions. This should be done once a year for a standard furnace or boiler and twice a year for heat pump systems. But what actually happens during these maintenance tune-ups?

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Have You Scheduled Heating Maintenance Yet?

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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With everything going on in recent weeks, especially on the political side, we bet it’s safe to say that you haven’t given your heating system a whole lot of thought. But believe it or not, you’re going to need your heating system pretty consistently soon, and right now is the perfect time to schedule a tune-up to make sure it’s up for the job.

Keep reading as we uncover some of the most commonly asked questions we get from homeowners in regards to maintenance. You’ll see just why this service is so important and how it will benefit you.

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