Smart Choice Heating and Air Blog: Archive for December, 2019

Why You Need a Pro for Your Heater Replacement

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Chances are, if you’re already a licensed and certified HVAC contractor, you’re probably not reading this blog post. Because you’d already know why it’s so important to only trust a professional for something as important as a heating system replacement!

Here’s the thing—it’s been pretty cold in the Orange area over the last couple of weeks. Sure, we don’t get snow, but when you compare our temperatures now to our temperatures just a few months ago, the contrast is stark. So, you need a fully effective and efficient heating system now, right?

And of course, it’s tempting to rush out and buy the cheapest one you can find, but we assure you that you’ll be paying for this later. Not only do you want to make sure you’re matched with the right system for your home, but that it is correctly installed. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of professional heating system replacement.

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Sounds You Don’t Want Your Furnace Making

Monday, December 16th, 2019

We get it—it can be easy to ignore some of the noises that the appliances and fixtures in your home make—especially when they’re not particularly loud or alarming. It’s human nature to deny that something is wrong because fixing it can be an expensive hassle. But we’re here to tell you that there are certain furnace noises you never want to ignore.

While a rattle, for example, might just indicate a loose panel, it may also suggest a cracked heat exchanger, which can lead to a hazardous carbon monoxide leak. We know how important it is to you to protect your home and your family, so if you hear the following suspicious noises coming from your furnace, then please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

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Did Your Heater Call It Quits? How to Choose a New One

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

We haven’t needed our heating systems too much yet this season, but enough for you to know if it’s showing any troubling symptoms of disrepair. Perhaps you already know that repairs won’t do any good and it’s just about time for your aging system to be replaced. Of course, investing in a new heater is a big financial decision, and therefore a decision you don’t want to rush.

We always recommend consulting with a professionally trained HVAC technician to make an informed choice on what’s best for your specific home and needs. Selecting the right heating system for your home doesn’t need to be complicated—we’ve provided a quick guide below to help you with the decision making process with as little overwhelm about the process as possible.

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