Smart Choice Heating and Air Blog: Archive for January, 2020

Increase Heating Efficiency and Prevent Repair Needs

Monday, January 27th, 2020
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If you’ve lived in the Anaheim area for very long, you know that we tend to be thought of for our wonderful weather, and our heating systems don’t get much of a workout at all. You also know though, that this winter has been a bit of a surprise with temps hovering between 40-60° for the last several weeks.

Let’s face it, we need our heaters this year! But if you’re like any reasonable homeowner, you don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to use yours. You have to spend enough on your cooling costs each year, wintertime is supposed to be when we get a break from our utility bills, right?

The good news is, there are some simple things you can do to boost your heating efficiency, lowering these costs and even preventing repair needs. Curious? Read on!

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Have You Scheduled Your Heating Tune-Up Yet?

Monday, January 13th, 2020
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With the little bout of typical warm weather we had last week, it’s easy to forget that it’s actually winter. But sure enough, temperatures are bound to drop again soon, and when they do you’ll be thankful for a fully functional and efficiently operating heating system—which you can’t have without routine professional maintenance.

The last thing you want to do is take your heater for granted—trust us! One way to ensure this isn’t the case is by scheduling regular maintenance for your heating system. Yes, we typically recommend that you have heating maintenance done in the fall before you need the system the most. But consistency is more important than timing—if you haven’t scheduled a heating maintenance appointment within the past year, then it’s not too late to schedule one now. Read on as we uncover the benefits of doing so.

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