Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

Time for a Tune-Up: Ensure Your Heater Is Ready for Winter

Monday, October 29th, 2018

white-smoke-from-chimneyWith temperatures finally cooling down for the season, you’re probably just about ready to shut down your AC system in favor for your heater. Before you start that furnace up or switch your heat pump from cooling mode to heating mode, though, are you sure your system is ready for the work ahead? Properly functioning heating in Bowling Green, KY is a necessity, but if you’re skipping your heating system tune-ups, then you are doing yourself a disservice.

In today’s posts, we’re going to talk about furnaces, since these are the most commonly used systems in homes today. But most of what we’re talking about here is applicable for ANY type of heating system. You definitely want to get annual maintenance done for your heater no matter which type you have, for the following reasons.

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Did Your Heater Give Up for Good?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

technicians hands working on heaterThe heating season “officially” comes to an end in just a few days. But as we mentioned in our previous post, that doesn’t mean you should just shut off your heater for the year and forget about it—if any problems arose over the winter it’s vital that you take care of them now!

Or maybe you know your heater is on its last leg and no repair is going to help it last through another winter season, so you’re just going to wait until next year and buy a new one. But if you want truly efficient and reliable heating in Nashville, TN, we urge you to start exploring your options now. You don’t have to get an updated version of the heater you currently have—you can choose a different system.

But what if you aren’t sure if a new heater is actually what you need? It’s better to look at the signs now and determine this before next year rather than waiting for the first chilly day next winter to decide!

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This Small Maintenance Task Makes Big Difference to Your Heater!

Monday, December 11th, 2017

man holding air filter to put in HVAC systemWhen it comes to annual heating maintenance (or biannual, if you have a heat pump), you want to ensure that you hire a professional for the job. But there are a few small maintenance tasks that you can, and should, do on your own in between tune-ups that can and will make a huge difference for your heating system. One task is changing your air filter.

You might assume that the only reason a dirty air filter is a problem is because it allows the air to get contaminated. This is actually not the case, however. While a dirty enough air filter can eventually impact your indoor air quality, its intended purpose is to block particles from damaging the inside of your Nashville, TN heating system by pummeling it or jamming the fan. But when your air filter is dirty and too clogged, it can do just as much damage. Keep reading to learn a few ways changing your air filter impacts your heater.

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Friday, April 14th, 2017

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