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How to Prepare Your Heat Pump for the Seasonal Switch

September 7th, 2020
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We know that heating isn’t going to be a concern for many residents around here for a while yet. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t make sure your heat pump is prepared for the switch from cooling to heating mode. After all, what better time to get ready for the heating season than when you aren’t depending on your home comfort system to actively heat your house.

Checking on your system ahead of time saves you time and stress when the time comes to switching the flow of refrigerant in the heat pump. If you are wondering how you can best prepare your heat pump for the seasonal switch, we have the answer. You can reach out to us for the services that will ensure your home stays comfortable no matter what it is like outside.

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3 Facts About Heat Pumps You Should Know

August 24th, 2020
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Right about now you may be wondering why you ever leave your home to deal with the heat and mucky weather outside your door. Columbia isn’t at its most pleasant during this time of year, but it will help to have a good comfort system keeping your home livable. But if your AC system is about to give out, you might be worried about keeping your home comfortable until the weather eases up.

The solution to this problem may be found with a heat pump. An old air conditioner that can’t do its job anymore is one that needs to be replaced and a heat pump may be the best option for your next system.

Here are three great facts about heat pumps that we think you should know when making this decision.

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What Are the Odd Noises Your AC is Making?

August 10th, 2020
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Maybe you have noticed that your air conditioner isn’t operating as well as it usually does. Or maybe it is still cooling your home but you can hear how hard it is trying. In either case, you should listen to what your air conditioner is saying so you can schedule an air conditioning repair in Lexington, SC when your system needs it.

When something is wrong with your AC system, reach out to a professional team for the repairs that you need. Fulmer Heating & Cooling can be that team. Just be aware of the noises that your AC is making and contact us when something sounds off.

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How to Boost Your IAQ

July 27th, 2020
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When you are hanging out at home, are you sneezing and coughing up a storm? Or maybe you have just noticed you can never quite get comfortable no matter what you do with your thermostat.

If this sounds familiar, it may be because you have poor indoor air quality in your home. Thankfully, we can help you boost the air in your house.

When you need to improve the air quality in your home, there is more than one solution that you can choose from. Not only can we help you assess where your IAQ is at, but our team can provide the systems and services to help your comfort in the long run.

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What Happens When Your Evaporator Coil Gets Dirty?

July 13th, 2020
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We always encourage our customers to clean their vents and replace or clean their filters on a regular basis. This is because it helps your air quality and helps keep the interior of your air conditioning system as well. Trust us when we tell you that you don’t want dust and debris inside of your AC unit–and it’s not just because it will make you sneeze more often.

When it comes to factors that can hinder your cooling comfort during summer, there is one part of your system that is extremely important to the process: your evaporator coil. And if your evaporator coil gets dirty it will create all kinds of issues for you and your system’s wellbeing.

Learn more about the importance of your AC system’s evaporator coil and how we can help keep you comfortable this summer with our AC services.

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Beat the Humidity With This HVAC Addition

June 29th, 2020
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Have you noticed that the air in your house feels distinctly … heavy, as of late? This may be a sign that you are having a problem with the humidity level in your home. While you don’t want to have air that is devoid of all moisture, because yes that is just as uncomfortable, you definitely don’t want to have a house that is holding in extra humidity and messing with your comfort.

Humidity is problematic in the fight to keep your house cool because that airborne moisture is great at holding onto heat. You may be wondering then how you are supposed to combat it. The answer comes in the form of a new addition to your HVAC system: a dehumidifier.

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Do You Know How Important Your Air Filter Is?

June 15th, 2020
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There are a lot of different moving parts involved in the operation of your air conditioner. Now, we aren’t saying that there are any parts that aren’t important. But there are some that are underestimated in the role they play. One of these parts is the air filter for your AC.

If you haven’t checked on your air filter, or you don’t know why you should bother, we would love to give you some extra information on the role of this part of your system. You don’t want your filter to go unattended for too long because it will cause major problems for your comfort this summer.

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5 Signs That AC Repairs Are In Your Future

June 1st, 2020
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Your air conditioner needs to be kept in good condition if you want it to be able to keep you cool this summer. The last thing you want is to come home expecting a nicely cooled home and instead walk into your own house-sized sauna. Thankfully, with regular maintenance and best practices you shouldn’t have to worry about this issue much–until you have an AC in need of repairs.

Yes, even a well-maintained air conditioner will need repair service at some point. The key is to make sure that you keep your eyes and ears peeled for any indicators that you need a repair so you can schedule an appointment right away. You don’t want to delay your AC repairs in Columbia and end up with an early system replacement in the middle of summer!

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Have You Gotten Your Commercial AC Maintenance Yet?

May 18th, 2020
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You work hard to keep your business running and doing what it is meant to do. From the lights that brighten everything to making sure that the floors are even so no one trips, you are careful with your business space and keep a watchful eye out to make sure that every penny spent on your business goes where it is meant to.

So when something is going on with your air conditioner, it probably isn’t a pleasant thing to realize that the money you are spending to keep your business comfortable on a hot day is going to waste.

You can avoid this problem by getting your yearly commercial AC maintenance in Lexington, SC.

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4 Facts to Know About Geothermal Systems

May 4th, 2020
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You’ve started to do some research on energy-efficient comfort systems and the result of geothermal systems in Columbia pops up. You’ve heard about the idea of geothermal HVAC systems before, but you never really gave the system much thought.

This time around, we are hoping to be able to give you some extra information. If you are on the hunt for a new comfort system, or are even trying to think about what comfort system you might want for a future home, we believe that a geothermal one should be a contender. If you are curious, we would love to tell you more about how great geothermal HVAC systems can be.

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