Dayco Systems Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Woodstock’

Dangers of DIY Furnace Repairs

Monday, January 31st, 2022

There are a number of online tutorials out there, for just about any type of home renovation or repair project. Unfortunately, just because you can do just about any repair hack you found online, doesn’t always mean that you should. This is especially true with furnace repairs–particularly gas furnaces.

Furnaces are very complex pieces of machinery, and HVAC technicians receive years of training and education in order to learn how to safely and adequately service these systems. Furnace repairs are always best left to the pros! Read on to learn why.

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How do I Troubleshoot my Central AC System?

Monday, August 9th, 2021

This is the time of year that you truly cannot afford to have a malfunctioning air conditioner. With the way heat and humidity treat us in the summertime, it’s almost a crime to not have a functional cooling system!

So when something goes wrong, you of course want to get it fixed right away. While we don’t ever recommend DIY repairs or AC maintenance–these jobs should always be left to the trained professionals, we do have some DIY troubleshooting tips to share with you, which include:

  • Checking Your Air Filter
  • Checking Your Thermostat
  • Checking the HVAC Circuit Breaker
  • Checking the Outdoor Unit
  • Checking Your Air Vents

Read on as we go through these one-by-one and explain to you what to look for and how to get your air conditioner back on track. If these tips don’t get your air conditioner running again, it’s time to call our team for quality AC repair in Woodstock, GA!

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Do I need a Mini Split for Every Room?

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Temperatures may have cooled down for a short bit again, but don’t let Mother Nature fool you! You know as well as we do that summer is right around the corner, and if you don’t already have one you’re going to need an effective and efficient air conditioner installed in your home. And if you’re like many modern homeowners, you might be considering a ductless mini-split system as your next air conditioner installation.

These are powerful, efficient, and versatile systems. They have increased in popularity recently, and for good reason! One of the questions we get from customers about these systems is, “Do I need a mini split for every room?” When they ask this, they’re asking about the air handlers, which are often mounted up high on the walls in each room that the homeowner wants cooling (or heating).

The short answer to this question is “it depends,” and the longer answer is a bit debatable among even HVAC professionals. Read on and we’ll help you decide what’s best for your home!

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What Does SEER Mean in HVAC?

Monday, February 15th, 2021

While in many areas of the country homeowners are still dealing with the chilliest of winter temperatures, we know that with spring right around the corner, temperatures can warm back up real quick! So if your air conditioner was on its last leg this past summer, now is the time to start looking into a replacement. This isn’t a decision you want to rush into—you should make sure your new AC system is properly matched to the type of home you have and your individual comfort needs.

You’ll also want to look into SEER ratings when making your decision, too.

Wait, unsure what SEER means? Well, it’s an energy efficiency rating that applies to all central air conditioner and heat pump systems. Knowing the efficiency rating of your new air conditioner could be the difference between affordable comfort and astronomically high energy bills.

Read on as we uncover more about what SEER is and what it means.

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