Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Is Your Heater Making These Noises?

Monday, January 28th, 2019

question-markThere are lots of signs of heating malfunction that are subtler, but loud noises emitting from your system isn’t one of them. When you’re experiencing this problem, you know that you probably have a repair need on your hands. If you need a reliable team here in Columbia to make sure that your heater runs well (and quietly) again. We’re definitely the team for the job.

If you want to decipher the noise that your heating system is making then make sure you keep reading below. We’ve compiled some of the most common noises we hear our customers call about so you can understand the sources of your home heating problems easily. If you need heating repair in Chapin, SC then be sure to contact us.

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All About Zone Controlled Heating

Monday, January 14th, 2019

hot-and-cold-housesSo you’ve fired up your heater to take off the chill of a cold winter’s day here in St. Augustine, but you’re battling against the stubborn chill of your downstairs space. What’s more frustrating than that? A great way for you to combat this problem is by using zone-controlled heating. Many homeowners are unfamiliar with this method of heating their home and we’re here to rectify that because it’s an incredibly beneficial system for your space. When you need St. Augustine, FL heater services make sure that you contact Fulmer Heating and Cooling.

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Upgrading Your Heater? Try a Heat Pump

Monday, December 31st, 2018

hot-and-cold-housesAre you unhappy with the heating system in your home? Maybe your home isn’t heating well during winter, your heating bill is too high, or you just have a system that’s too old and out of date. No matter what the reason is, upgrading to a new system when the time is right is a great idea. Make sure that you consider a heat pump for your home. Heat pumps are energy efficient, eco-friendly, and great for homes here in Irmo.

If you’re unsure that a heat pump could be right for heating your home, contact our team. Our team here at Fulmer Heating & Cooling can come to your home, assess the needs of your heating and cooling system, and match you with the best make and model of heat pump for your needs. If you need an Irmo HVAC contractor, then contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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Why Your Home Heats Unevenly

Monday, December 17th, 2018

gas-burnersAre you frustrated by the heating capacity of your home this winter? It’s incredibly common for homeowners here in South Carolina to have this problem. Maybe the first floor of your home is incredibly chilly while the second floor is perpetually stuffy—you don’t have to power through these problems all winter long. If this is a problem in your home, then we have methods to help you heat your home evenly again. We understand what causes homes to heat unevenly on a technical level. If you need a great Chapin HVAC contractor contact our team.

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The Benefits of a Furnace System

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

gas-burnersHeating your home in South Carolina effectively and reliably is very important. Will your heater see the same amount of use as your home cooling system? No, probably not. That doesn’t make it any less important, though. If you want to live comfortably in your home when temperatures drop, then you need a great heater at your disposal!

Today, many homeowners are opting for a furnace system in their homes—and for great reason! Our heating professionals make it easy to install a new furnace system in your South Carolina home. Whether you decide to purchase an electric or gas system, you will enjoy the benefits of a furnace. Plus, we’ll help you to choose the right system for your home.

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The Importance of a Correctly Sized Heater

Monday, November 19th, 2018

cold-woman-in-winter-clothesAre you thinking of replacing the heater in your home in preparation for winter? It’s a wise decision here in Columbia to prepare for the onslaught of winter, but if you’re going to invest in a new system then it’s incredibly important to ensure that this system is the right size for your home. We understand the buying and installing a new heating system is a confusing process, so we have a conscientious team here to help you through this process. If you need great heating services in Columbia, SC then contact our team.

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Make Sure to Have Your Heating Maintenance Done in Fall

Monday, November 5th, 2018

service-timeFall is quickly coming to a close and before you know it, we’ll be in the midst of a chilly South Carolina winter. Is your heater ready? Make sure you schedule maintenance with a reliable team of technicians. There’s nothing worse than getting stuck with a faulty heater during a cold winter.

Maintenance is the best way to lower your bills, ensure your comfort, and increase the lifespan on your heating system. Furnaces are the most common heating system across the country, but we also service geothermal heating systems and heat pumps. Maintenance is never a bad idea, so if you’d like to schedule a maintenance appointment in Columbia, SC contact our team today.  

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Furnaces Prefer Fresh Filters

Monday, February 26th, 2018

furnace-technicianOkay, so your furnace doesn’t really feel strongly about anything, what with it being an inanimate object and all.  That being said, your furnace does need a fresh air filter,  even if it lacks the cognitive awareness to truly prefer one. In fact, leaving a dirty air filter in your furnace is one of the very worst things that you can do for your system! Sure, it may be a relatively minor maintenance task, but that does not make it any less vital.

Air filters play a very important role in the furnace—and, truth be told, in any forced air heating system. A very dirty air filter in your furnace in Columbia, SC can result in a number of different problems, and those problems can really start to snowball the longer that you leave that dirty air filter in place. Air filters are cheap and easy to change out, so don’t let a dirty air filter cause the following furnace problems in your home!

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What Causes HVAC Systems to Fail?

Monday, February 12th, 2018

AC-technicianThere are some, shall we say, less than reputable companies out there that may use their blog space to make wild claims aimed at luring customers to them with promises that they simply cannot keep. You don’t get that when you read our posts, of course, which is why you will never see us claiming to have any secrets or offering any services that will keep your HVAC system running indefinitely. Yes, with our professional installations and exceptional maintenance services we can keep your systems operating as reliably as possible.

However, no HVAC system is going to last forever. Even those systems that are well-maintained and manufactured by the best companies in the industry have finite lifespans. When it comes to HVAC replacement, we’re talking about “when,” not “if”. Working with professionals of the caliber that we have on our team will help you to get the most of your system. Eventually, though, you’ll be getting in touch with our Lexington, SC HVAC professionals to replace your system.

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What Does HVAC Maintenance Entail?

Monday, January 29th, 2018

man-on-couch-with-fanWhen it comes to keeping your heating and air conditioning systems in great working condition, there is nothing that can compare with routine HVAC maintenance. Your HVAC systems are going to be doing a lot of work over the course of the year, and that means that they must receive annual maintenance in order to address the general wear and tear that they accrue as a result. It is vital that you schedule this service with qualified Lexington, SC HVAC maintenance professionals.

There are a few maintenance tasks that you can handle on your own, including the changing of your air filter. By and large, however, routine maintenance is a job that only trained HVAC technicians can handle. It more complex than many people realize at first, and attempting to complete your own maintenance will, at best, leave you with a system that has not been tuned up properly. At worst, you may wind up doing damage to the equipment that you rely on.

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