Heidi's HVAC Help, Ideas, Troubleshooting Tips and More

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Heidi's HVAC Help, Ideas, Troubleshooting Tips and More

Hello, I am Heidi, and this is my blog devoted to HVAC issues, repair, troubleshooting, maintenance tips and more. Before you dive into my posts, let me introduce myself. I am a mum of three kids and married to an amazing husband. I used to work in the HVAC industry, but now I spend most of my time working as an editor from my house. I needed something that offered the flexibility of staying at home with my little ones, but I miss the hands-on nature of HVAC work. In this blog, I plan to post on a variety of HVAC related topics. If you have questions or concerns, I hope these posts help you.

5 Reasons to Stick With Gas Heating

27 May 2021
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If you need to replace your gas furnace, you might wonder whether you should switch to using an electric heating system instead. Although electric heating systems might seem more modern, they actually have several disadvantages compared to gas heating systems. Here are five reasons why you should stick with gas heating. 1. Affordability Although gas furnaces can be expensive to purchase and install, they usually pay for themselves through their low running costs. Read More …

Why a Split System Air Conditioner Is a Good Choice for Your Apartment

7 April 2021
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Apartment living comes with a few limitations, and one of them is that you can only modify your space to the extent that the owner allows. Therefore, when buying an air conditioning unit, you need to assess the type of system and whether it would make sense in an apartment. As you look around for the best unit, you should consider a split system AC which features an outdoor unit and an indoor air handler. Read More …

Reasons to Install Ducted Air Conditioning in a Home

11 January 2021
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Ducted air conditioning systems use a network of tubes, typically located within the crawl space under the roof, that leads to ceiling vents in the rooms below. Thus, you'll have one unit cooling the entire house by sending cold air through the ducts. These air conditioning systems offer several advantages. Visually Discreet The set-up of a ducted system is unobtrusive, and it won't interrupt your home's decor. The operating unit is stored inside the roof cavity or outside and is well out of sight. Read More …

5 Reasons to Install Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

23 October 2020
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When deciding which type of air conditioning system to install, it is important to consider not only the cost of installation but also the costs and benefits of running the system. Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning is far from the cheapest form of air conditioning to install, but its advantages make it worthwhile for many households. Here are a few compelling reasons to install ducted reverse cycle air conditioning in your home. Read More …

3 Fundamental Things to Check Before Calling an Air Conditioning Professional

24 July 2020
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Air conditioners are crucial machines that we require in our homes to keep our environments comfortable during winter and summer. Your AC unit has various components that must function optimally to keep it in good shape. Some of these components include plumbing features, electrical components and refrigeration. If some parts are faulty, the overall performance of the entire air conditioning unit will decline.  Just like any other home appliance or machine, your air conditioner requires professional inspections and maintenance regularly. Read More …