Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for August, 2016

When Is Duct Replacement Necessary?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

We’ve written before about how to tell if your ductwork is leaking, and how professional duct sealing can benefit you in such a scenario. What you may not realize, though, is that there are certain situations in which duct sealing is just not going to cut it. If you want to enjoy a better heating and cooling experience while also protecting your indoor air quality, it may actually be necessary to replace your air ducts.

If this is the case, be sure to give a member of our team a call. We can handle the replacement of your ductwork in Newberry, SC. Let us assess the situation, and we’ll help you to decide if duct replacement is the right move in your home. 

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When Replacing an HVAC System, Keep the Heat Pump in Mind

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

When last we posted here, we mentioned that geothermal systems are a great option to consider when it comes to a heating replacement. These systems allow you to enjoy both effective cooling and very efficient heating, offering you year round comfort with just one system. We should also note that a geothermal system is not right for everyone, though.

This doesn’t mean that you cannot take advantage of heat pump technology, of course. You may also choose to use an air-source heat pump in Irmo, SC. There are many benefits in doing so. Dial our number today if, after reading the following post, you have any questions.

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Replacing Your Heater Before Winter Arrives? Consider Geothermal!

Monday, August 15th, 2016

It may be easy to forget during the summer season, when temperatures and humidity soar, but the winter weather in our area can be quite cold and uncomfortable. With fall approaching in the very near future, you are wise to get your heating replacement out of the way as soon as possible. If you are seriously considering replacing your heater this year, then you are also wise to consider your heating options carefully.

We encourage homeowners throughout the area to give geothermal heating some attention before deciding upon their new heating system. Geothermal systems have much to offer, as you’ll learn a bit more about below. If you decider that geothermal is a good fit for your needs, be sure to take advantage of the 55% combined tax credit on new geothermal system installations!

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Why Is My AC Blowing Out Warm Air?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Imagine that you come home after a hot, long day outdoors, but know for certain that you left the AC running on its regular program. Now imagine that you enter your home, only to find that it is marginally, if at all, cooler than the environment outdoors. That is cause for serious concern, not to mention considerable aggravation.

There are a number of different reasons as to why your air conditioner may blow hot air out of its ducts. Some are, of course, more serious than others. Read on, and remember to dial our number if you need any air conditioning services in Columbia, SC.

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Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Refrigerant?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

While there are certainly many great air conditioning systems on the market these days, it is important to remember that there is no such thing as a 100% problem free air conditioning system. Even the most well-made and expertly maintained systems will experience operational problems at some point. One of the most concerning of these problems is a refrigerant leak.

If your air conditioner in Columbia, SC is leaking refrigerant, the problem must be resolved as soon as possible. We strongly urge you to schedule service with a member of our staff immediately. Of course, first you need to know what the warning signs of a refrigerant leak look like

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