In order to get the most from your new furnace, you’ll want to make sure you consider a number of important factors. If you don’t consider such things as proper sizing or efficiency level, your furnace probably won’t heat your home efficiently or effectively. Following are some important factors to consider with a furnace installation. Continue reading “Things to Consider When Installing a Furnace” »
If you recently upgraded your home HVAC system to a heat pump, don’t make the mistake of thinking your responsibilities are over. In order for this high-tech equipment to operate optimally and efficiently, proper heat pump maintenance is essential. This means both professional maintenance (ideally twice a year) and simpler tasks that you can do yourself. Continue reading “Tips for Maintaining Your Home’s Heat Pump” »
When it comes to your HVAC system, what you can’t see can do the most harm. Hidden away from plain view, a dirty furnace coil can cause some serious problems for your unit if it’s not cleaned up in time. Fortunately, regular professional maintenance can help keep your system operating in peak form. Continue reading “What You Should Do About a Dirty Furnace Coil” »
When your air conditioning and furnace system is working properly, the last thing on your mind is spending money on it — yet this is the time when a little bit of investment can pay off in the long term. Preventive HVAC maintenance in your Oklahoma home can make your HVAC system last longer, run more efficiently, and more effectively heat and cool your home.
What is the Purpose of Preventive HVAC Maintenance?
Many homeowners mistakenly assume that preventive maintenance is simply a quick look at the system, changing the furnace filter and ensuring that it turns on and off effectively. Actually, preventive maintenance digs quite a bit deeper into the system and its function.
Preventive maintenance, when done by a qualified HVAC professional, is a thorough inspection, tune up and performance test of your air conditioner and heating system. It is designed to not only ensure that the system is running efficiently, but also locate potential problems, so you can determine if they should be fixed before they turn into a costly repair.
How Preventive Maintenance Helps
So why should you invest in preventive maintenance? Preventive HVAC maintenance brings several benefits, including:
- Lowered energy bills by ensuring the system runs as efficiently as possible.
- Lowered repair costs by catching and fixing small problems before they escalate.
- Increased life of the air conditioning equipment by keeping it clean and well maintained.
- Increased reliability of the system during times when it is needed more heavily.
If you are ready to invest in preventive maintenance for your HVAC system in your southwest Oklahoma home, Davis Air Conditioning is ready to help. Contact us today to discuss your maintenance needs or to schedule a checkup for your unit so you can have an efficient, functional and protected air conditioner for the coming year.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in the Lawton and Duncan, Oklahoma area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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Power outages can leave you without many of the conveniences of modern life for a few hours or several days. It can be difficult to make do without the basic necessities you rely on daily, but you can stay safe and relatively comfortable by getting prepared before a power outage occurs. Continue reading “Ways to Be Prepared for Power Outages” »
Furnace malfunctions can be a serious aggravation, but they’re not necessarily a reason to panic. There are several furnace troubleshooting tips you can apply when your furnace acts up that may restore system function without needing to call for professional repair. Continue reading “Here’s How You Should Troubleshoot Common Furnace Problems” »
Winter weather can put your Southwest Oklahoma home at risk of water damage, while drafts can make it feel cold and uncomfortable. Use the following winterization tips to make sure your home stays warm and dry this season. Continue reading “Use These Winterization Tips to Improve Home Comfort” »
It doesn’t always take a technician to improve your water heater’s performance and efficiency (although it doesn’t hurt to have one check it on a regular basis). One of the things you can do on your own is flush your water heater of sediment and debris that has accumulated along the bottom of the tank. Continue reading “Maintaining Your Water Heater by Flushing Sediment Annually ” »
A carbon monoxide detector is a vital home safety device. In 2010, fire departments in the U.S. responded to more than 80,000 non-fire calls in which dangerous levels of carbon monoxide (CO) gas were confirmed inside the home. That’s more than twice the number of similar incidents reported back in 2003. Experts at the National Fire Protection Association say that the conspicuous increase of calls about the presence of deadly carbon monoxide is directly related to the increased number of CO detectors properly installed in most homes these days. Continue reading “How to Check Your Home’s Carbon Monoxide Detector ” »