Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for March, 2019

Allergy Season Is Among Us: Is Your Home Ready?

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

woman-blowing-noseNashville homeowners often don’t realize that the quality of their indoor air can be worse than that of outdoors. This is because homes today are constructed so they are tightly sealed—this is great news for your HVAC efficiency, but it also means contaminants get trapped inside, where they cause allergy and asthma symptoms for occupants.

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Have You Considered a Heat Pump Installation?

Monday, March 18th, 2019

white question mark on blue backgroundSpring is almost here! That means it’s almost time to turn on your air conditioner and you don’t have to worry about a failing furnace, right?

Wait, hang on.

If your aging furnace is showing signs that it may fail soon, the last thing you want to do is wait on replacing it. After all, do you really want to get to next fall without investing in a new system only to find out on the first day you need it, it’s not working at all? Aside from the inconvenience of not having a functioning heater on the first day you need it, it will also be a mad scramble to try to get a technician who’s not busy to come in and repair or replace the system.

And what if you also have a struggling air conditioner? Are you really willing to let both your HVAC systems suffer for another year?

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Protect Your Home and Your Family: Know the Risk of Dryer Fires

Monday, March 11th, 2019

duct-being-cleaned-out-and-lint-surrounding-itAs reported by ABC Action News last month, a homeowner in Pinellas County, Florida lost her home to a fire, caused by clogged dryer vent.

This event is not an isolated one. Dryer vent fires are much more common than most homeowners realize. The cause? Lint buildup.

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Caring for Your Heater This Late in the Season

Monday, March 4th, 2019

technician-working-on-heaterTemperatures are growing warmer, and soon enough it will be the official start of spring. You may still be using your heating system on a regular basis right now, and if so we hope it’s performing as efficiently and effectively as it should. If you had maintenance done this past fall, and took care of any recommended repairs, then you likely have nothing to worry about.

If you skipped maintenance, however, or if you suspect you have repair needs but haven’t taken care of them yet, you may end up with a problem. Either before the heating season ends this year, or next fall, you could be facing a broken down heater when you need it. But how do you know if this is the case? Read on to learn some of the symptoms you should watch out for that indicate problem with your heater, and be sure to give us a call for quality repairs.

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