Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Columbia’

Get Your Air Conditioner Ready For the Cooling Season

Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Spring has certainly sprung up on us here in South Carolina. With the warm temperatures we’ve been having, you’ve undoubtedly made the switch from using your heater to using your air conditioner. The change in temperatures came so suddenly that you might have neglected scheduling AC maintenance in Columbia, SC, and it’s understandable how it slipped by you.

However, just because we didn’t have much of a shoulder season this year is no excuse to go without this essential service. In fact, it’s especially important to have it done now since it seems like we’re in for an extended cooling season. In the meantime, here are some things you can do to help make sure your air conditioner is in tip-top shape. 

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Groundhog Day and Heater Maintenance

Monday, February 6th, 2023

On Groundhog Day this year, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. That means we’re supposed to get 6 more weeks of winter weather much to the disappointment of people everywhere. But have you ever wondered just how accurate Phil’s ability to tell the future is? Can a groundhog in Pennsylvania really have an effect on your heating in Columbia, SC?

Let’s take a fun look at just how accurate Phil’s ability to predict the weather is. Although you shouldn’t decide on whether to get heater maintenance based on whether a groundhog sees his shadow, we’ll also discuss the many benefits of heater maintenance. 

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3 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a New Furnace

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Furnaces are the choice for heating in about 60% of homes across the US. If you have a furnace for heating your Columbia, SC home, you’re probably aware of the many benefits that come with furnaces. You’re happy with your choice for heating your home and plan on purchasing another furnace when yours is due for replacement.

But what factors should you take into consideration when it’s time to buy a new furnace? Although this might not be a priority in the immediate future, it’s smart to know what will influence your decision when you’re ready to buy. Here are three things to consider when it’s time for furnace replacement.

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5 Signs It’s Time For a New Water Heater

Monday, December 12th, 2022

Your water heater is your home’s workhorse, one that you depend on to do its job smoothly and efficiently. Think about how many times you use water hot water throughout the day. When the slightest things start to go wrong with your water, you immediately notice and it greatly impacts not only your comfort, but your health as well.

Imagine having lukewarm water when washing your hands, cold water when taking a shower, or even worse–no water at all. If you’re beginning to suspect that something is off with your water heater, you may be hoping that all that is needed is a simple repair instead of a replacement. But if you pick up on one or more of these signs, it means you probably need water heater installation in Columbia SC.

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5 Signs Your Heater Is Struggling

Monday, November 28th, 2022

The holiday season brings many merry and joyful things we’ve come to count on. Some of these include spending time with friends and family, enjoying delicious holiday treats, and having a warm and toasty home. 

Perhaps you’re not so certain that you’ll be able to depend on your furnace when you need it during the holiday season and into the New Year. If you suspect your furnace might leave you in the cold this winter, you need to know the warning signs that indicate you may need furnace repairs.

It’s better to schedule service at the first signs of trouble rather than wait. Getting repairs done early on will not only save money, but it’ll keep you and your family safe. Read on to learn 5 signs you need furnace repairs and why it’s so important to be able to recognize them.

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How Important Is Heater Maintenance?

Monday, November 14th, 2022

If you’ve ever wondered why routine heating maintenance is important, think of it this way. You wouldn’t neglect oil changes for your car or annual healthcare visits, would you? Just like with any complex system, routine maintenance is essential to its longevity and functionality. 

Whether it’s your body, your car, or your furnace, scheduling regular check-ups is key to avoiding unexpected hiccups with their smooth and efficient operation. In fact, it’s so important, we came up with an entire list of reasons why heater maintenance benefits you, your home, and your family. 

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How Geothermal Comfort Systems Work

Monday, October 17th, 2022
Geothermal System Diagram

Many people have heard of geothermal comfort systems, but fewer people could explain in much detail how they actually work. Having a deeper understanding of how efficiently these systems work can help you determine if this technology is right for your home.

Read on to discover how geothermal technology harnesses the power of the Earth to provide clean, renewable, and reliable energy. 

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Do You Need To Call For Slab Leak Detection?

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Let’s be clear, no leak is one that you should brush off. Whether it is a leaking pipe or a leaky faucet head, the amount of water wasted and the potential for damage to your home aren’t worth waiting to see.

But what if there is a leak that you can’t find easily? We know that leaks behind walls aren’t exactly obvious but there is a type of leak that can be even harder to detect known as a slab leak. This is because this leaks occur in the pipes that run under the slab or foundation that your home sits on.

The problem? The longer a slab leak goes undetected, the bigger the chance that it cause serious damage to you home.

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Come To Fulmer To Install Your New AC Unit

Monday, September 19th, 2022

Getting a new air conditioner in your house is no small task and it isn’t a cheap endevour either. We understand why most people want to put off this service for as long as possible, if only for budgetary concerns. With that said though, we have some good news for you.

First, we can help you handle every aspect of your system installation or replacement. Secondly, we offer promotions and financing options that are going to make things a lot easier on your budget. Let’s make sure that your home is comfortable without breaking the bank.

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5 Signs You Need Help With a Leak

Monday, September 5th, 2022

Leaks are fairly common to encocunter at least once while living in a home. That doesn’t mean that they are appreciated though!

Our team provides leak detection in Columbia, SC to help you find any leaks so that you can get them patched quickly. But most people aren’t going to bother with leak detection unless they think that they may actually have one.

We get it! And we want to help with that too. Here are some of the warning signs that you can watch for to figure out if you may have a leak that needs to be found and fixed.

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