Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Nashville’

The Best Way to Prevent Heating Repairs

Monday, October 24th, 2022
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Fall is guaranteed to bring many things: trick-or-treaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and the transition from using your air conditioner to using your furnace. It’s also the best time of the year to schedule heating maintenance. Why is that? Now’s the ideal time to get ahead of any potential issues. You don’t want to discover on that first really cold day of the year that your furnace has decided to leave you in the cold!

Besides, there are many benefits of heating maintenance. If you can’t remember the last time your heater was serviced or you haven’t scheduled routine maintenance, read on to discover why it’s so important.

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Questionable Noises Your Air Conditioner Should Never Make

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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When your air conditioner runs, it isn’t completely silent. You may hear a majority of sounds when your unit turns on and off. Minimal noise is usually OK, but there are some sounds that indicate something is wrong. But how do you know the difference between good and bad sounds coming from your air conditioner? 

There are five sounds your air conditioning unit should never make. If you hear one of these sounds, it’s time to call in an expert. A certified air conditioning technician can troubleshoot the sounds to determine the cause and fix the problem. Addressing concerns early on can help to prevent additional damage to your unit. 

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Everything You Should Know About Whole-House Generators

Monday, April 11th, 2022
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If you’re considering a generator for your home, you have two choices: A stand-alone portable generator or a whole-house generator. Portable generators may seem like a simple choice, but they can be costly and potentially dangerous to operate. The alternative is a whole-house generator that is ready to switch on automatically whenever the need arises.

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Signs Your Furnace Needs an Upgrade

Monday, February 14th, 2022
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With proper maintenance, your furnace will last 15-20 years. But over time its performance may slow down. Changes can happen so gradually that you may not even notice the signs that you need to upgrade your furnace. 

It’s important to upgrade your furnace before it stops working completely. You don’t want to be stuck in the winter scrambling for a furnace replacement. We know that the decision to replace your furnace is a big one – and it can be expensive. 

We are here to help with five signs that your furnace may need replacing soon. If you have questions, give our team a call for an in-home consultation and quote. Planning ahead can help you feel more prepared when the time does come to replace your furnace. 

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Help Your Furnace Work More Efficiently By…

Monday, December 20th, 2021
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Saving money doesn’t always seem so easy, right? Especially when temperatures drop and you have to use your furnace daily in order to keep yourself and your family comfortable. The fact of the matter is, HVAC systems use up about half of all your home’s energy use. This doesn’t mean, however, that things are hopeless. There are absolutely ways to use your furnace more efficiently than you are now, and by doing so you can help reduce your energy bills.

Read on as we cover how to improve heating efficiency with a few easy-to-follow tips. Some of these cost you nothing at all!

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Avoiding Excessive Pressure in Your Water Heater

Monday, November 8th, 2021
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If you have a tank water heater in your home, then you can probably understand why excessive water pressure would be a problem. While it’s extremely rare for a water heater to blow up, excessive water pressure can and does lead to corrosion and leaks that are fatal for the system, and also leave you with a headache of a mess and probably property damage to deal with too.

Nobody wants gallons of water seeping through their garage or living space because of a water heater that built up too much pressure. So, how do you avoid this? Well, the answer is simple–by scheduling routine water heater maintenance. This allows our professionals to check 1. a very important component called the anode rod and 2. if your water heater has a scaling problem.

Read on to learn more!

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End-of-Season AC Repair Tips for Nashville Residents

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Although we’ll still be dealing with warmer temperatures for a while, there is no denying that the official end of summer is just around the corner. Soon enough, it will be time for you to start thinking about your heating system. In fact, it’s not too early to schedule your next heating maintenance tune-up! In the meantime, you’ve likely been using your air conditioner pretty consistently over the last few months, and the last thing you need now is a sudden breakdown or a huge repair issue when you still need the system.

We have some good news! Most air conditioning repair needs show their symptoms way before they force the air conditioner to shut down. So if you notice anything now, give us a call! This way you know you’ll be able to rely on your system to get you through the rest of summer.

Remember, it’s never a good idea to attempt diagnosing or repairing a faulty air conditioner by yourself, especially since there are potentially dangerous components, like refrigerant. However, you can absolutely spot the signs that it’s time to call a pro, and reach out to our team when that time comes. Read on to learn about some of the symptoms that indicate an air conditioner is in disrepair. 

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Going Ductless: Is This Right for Your Home?

Monday, June 21st, 2021

ductless-air-handlerWith the official start of summer upon us, it’s time for homeowners to ask themselves if their air conditioners are up to the task of keeping them cool and comfortable throughout the coming months, at a relatively low cost. If not, and if your air conditioner has reached 10-15 years of age, then it may very well be time to replace the system. The question is now, should you replace your conventional central air conditioner with a ductless system?

If so, you’ve definitely come to the right team! But what if you’re still unsure? After all, a ductless air conditioning system (and heating system) is a great, efficient choice for many homes, but it’s not the best choice for all homes. Read on to learn if its right for yours.

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What You Should Know about Air Conditioner Capacitors

Monday, May 24th, 2021

The one thing you should know about your air conditioner is that it takes a lot of different components working together for the system to function as efficiently and effectively as it’s meant to, and to perform at all. It’s a complex electronic appliance with many wires, switches, motors, and capacitors. When something goes amiss with this system, it’s always solvable—but you need to call on an experienced pro for the job.

If your air conditioner isn’t working, even if you’re sure you know why, it’s time to give us a call. In the meantime, read on to learn about how your AC problems could be connected to one AC component in particular—a capacitor.

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Tankless Water Heater Maintenance: Is It Necessary?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

technician-hands-working-on-tankless-water-heaterWhen customers ask if we recommend maintenance for tankless water heaters, our answer is “yes.” Allow us to elaborate…

Tankless systems are clearly smaller than their tank water heater counterparts. They have fewer moving parts, and as a result, might seem like they need less care. While they may not need maintenance as often as a tank system, they still need this routine service. Here’s why:

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