Climate Masters Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Hastings’

Why Bi-Annual Ductless Maintenance is Important

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The heat of summer is beginning to wane. There’s plenty more hot weather ahead of us, but the nights will be cooling off substantially in the coming weeks. It’s not quite time to schedule maintenance for your ductless system, but it’s not far off either. You may think that you don’t need ductless maintenance again this year, especially if you already had it done earlier in the year. However, it’s important that ductless systems get maintenance twice as often as other systems. Let’s take a look at why bi-annual ductless maintenance is so important.

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Why is My Heat Pump Making Weird Noises?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

If you’ve had your heat pump for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the kinds of noises that it makes. If at any point your heat pump starts to make unusual noises, it’s a sign that it may be in trouble of some kind. Let’s take a look at the various kinds of strange noises that you may hear coming from your heat pump, and the kinds of issues that they indicate.

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Do I Need a New Ductless System?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Ductless systems wear down over time, just like any other system. As the days start to heat up, you’re going to want to make sure that you have a reliable ductless system installed in your home. If your ductless system isn’t up to the task of keeping you cool this summer, you should have it replaced as soon as possible. Otherwise, you run the risk of having it die on you in the middle of one of the hottest months of the year. Read on for some of the signs that you need a new ductless system.

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Signs Your Air Conditioner has a Refrigerant Leak

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Air conditioners can develop all kinds of problems over the course of their lives, but few of them are as potentially damaging as the refrigerant leak. Refrigerant is the core of the air conditioner, without which it would not be able to function properly. An air conditioner recycles refrigerant back and forth through the system during operation, but it does not consume it. So, a leak in the system will cause some serious problems if it isn’t dealt with right away. Read on for some of the more common signs that your air conditioner is leaking refrigerant.

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The Advantages of Using a Hybrid Water Heater

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home, though you may not realize it. Think about it right now, though. How often do you use hot water in your home? Almost certainly multiple times a day, which puts your water heater under much more strain on an annual basis than either your heating or air conditioning system. Most water heaters don’t even turn off. Instead, they operate all day and night to maintain a standing supply of hot water.

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When is the Best Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Winter is at an end, and the days are starting to warm up. That means that it’s time to get your home ready for the cooling season. If you want to make sure that you’re absolutely prepared for the hottest months of the year, it’s a good idea to schedule air conditioning maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of air conditioning maintenance, and why you should schedule it every spring.

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Improve Your Heating System with Zone Control

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Central forced air heating has quite a lot to recommend it. It’s a relatively cheap and very reliable method of keeping an entire home comfortable, which is why it’s the most common type of home heating in the country. However, it does have its drawbacks. Centralized forced air heating has a number of issues with energy efficiency, namely its lack of ability to modulate its output based on the demands of the home. Fortunately, there’s a way to solve for these drawbacks. Let’s take a look at zone control, and the benefits that it provides.

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Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Working?

Monday, December 28th, 2015

We are at that time of year when the evenings become cool enough to warrant turning on the heat. But what happens if your heat doesn’t come on, or your heat pump doesn’t work at all? There can be a few reasons why your heat pump isn’t working as needed, and the pros from Climate Masters can help determine what the issue is. Some common reasons for a heat pump HVAC system not working properly are:

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Options a Wi-Fi Thermostat Offers You

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Most homeowners have seen a digital or programmable thermostat in action, but somewhat new to the range of thermostat choices is the “smart” thermostat, also known as a wi-fi thermostat. They have been around for a few years, and now that they have been perfected, they are proving to be pretty indispensable tools for property owners.

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Why Consider a Hybrid Hot Water Heater?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Homeowners are looking for lots of ways to be more energy efficient, and one of the ways many are achieving this is by using more energy efficient appliances in the home. One appliance that has undergone a lot of advancements is the hot water heater. Not too long ago, the only choice to be made with a hot water heater was whether to use gas or electricity to power it. These days, there a lot of options for homeowners, and hybrid hot water heaters are growing in popularity for a number of good reasons.

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