Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Columbia’

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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Why Put Commercial ACs on the Roof?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

rooftop-unitsIf you’re looking for commercial HVAC services, you understand the importance of diligent technicians. The right services for your commercial space make or break your business, you don’t want to deal with constant repairs or emergency breakdowns on top of running a business. If you’re looking to install commercial air conditioning, we recommend packaged rooftop units for the job. If you need great commercial air conditioning services in Columbia, you can trust our team here at Fulmer Heating & Cooling.

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How Dirty Coils Cause Trouble

Monday, August 13th, 2018

woman-fanNobody wants to think about his or her air conditioning system coming up short on a hot summer day, let alone breaking down entirely. In the real world, though, there is no such thing as a 100% reliable mechanical system, air conditioner or otherwise. At some point, you are going to need AC repair in Columbia, SC, and the pros on our team will be here for you when you do. That being said, you also don’t want to invite problems with your air conditioning system.

That is why you need to have a basic understanding of some of the issues that can lead to trouble with your system. A dirty evaporator or condenser coil is one such issue, and it is a doozy. Now, we certainly don’t want you tearing apart your AC to evaluate its various components, and we understand that you are not an expert in diagnosing air conditioning problems. By having some information on how certain issues can cause problems, though, you are better equipped to contact us promptly when trouble develops.

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Your AC Demands a Fresh Air Filter!

Monday, July 30th, 2018

man-with-filterThere is nothing better that you can do for your air conditioner than scheduling annual air conditioning maintenance in Columbia, SC with a trained professional. Are you looking for something great that you yourself can do for your air conditioner, though? Something that you not only can do, but should be doing on a regular basis? Then look no further than your air filter. Specifically, look no further than the fresh air filter that you should be providing your AC every 1-3 months.

We have said time and time again that air conditioning maintenance is something that only tried and true AC professionals can handle. We meant it when we said it all of those times, and we are happy to reiterate that fact today. That being said, this doesn’t mean that you need to be completely hands-off when it comes to AC maintenance. After all, as mentioned above, that filter needs changing more than once a year! Here’s why.

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How Does the Ground Help Cool a Home?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

geothermalAt this point, a lot of homeowners have discovered the benefits of using a heat pump. However,  most homeowners will associate heat pump technology with the air-source heat pump, a system that closely resembles a traditional split central air conditioner in many ways. Now, air-source heat pumps are great—but they are not the only systems that allow you to cool and efficiently heat your home through the implementation of the heat transfer process. A geothermal system allows you to do so, as well.

If you are unfamiliar with geothermal heating and cooling, then today’s post is for you! We offer outstanding geothermal services in Columbia, SC. The installation of these systems is uniquely complex, and you really need to be working with professional geothermal technicians if you hope to get the best and most reliable performance possible from your geothermal system. So read on, learn about how such systems operate, and reach out to our geothermal pros with any questions that you may have. 

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AC Repair Is NOT a DIY Project

Monday, June 18th, 2018

AC-tools-on-topLiving in South Carolina means that you need your air conditioner to work reliably. There is just no debate about it. Our summer weather is way too hot and humid to allow our air conditioners to just eek by with a subpar performance. Routine maintenance will definitely help to keep your air conditioner in the best working condition possible. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is that there is no way to guarantee that your AC is never going to run into problems.

In fact, it is guaranteed that your air conditioner will require repair services at some point. And when it does, you need to ensure that the system is evaluated and serviced by skilled, professional technicians. As always, AC repairs are just not a DIY appropriate service. Whether you need your system tuned up, repaired, or you require a brand new air conditioning installation in Columbia, SC, you can count on our team to do the job right.

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Spring Is Tough on Indoor Air Quality

Monday, April 9th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseThere is a lot to love about the spring season. Trees and flowers in bloom, the weather warming up, the—allergy attacks? Okay, so you don’t necessarily love everything about spring. As great a season as it may be, the fact is that spring weather and all that comes along with it can really do a number on your indoor air quality. When indoor air quality suffers, so too will those residents of the home with allergies, asthma, or other respiratory issues.

So what can be done about this? Quite a bit, actually! Our indoor air quality experts are more than happy to help you to identify problems with your indoor air quality and to ensure that you are using the systems, equipment, and services to resolve those problems. Give us a call today if you have concerns about the quality of the air that you breathe in your home. It doesn’t matter how well you are able to maintain comfortable temperatures if your air is of a low quality, after all!

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Keep Your AC Working Properly This Summer

Monday, March 26th, 2018

AC-technicianWe know that some people scour the internet for information about how to ensure that their air conditioning systems never encounter operational problems.  The answer to this question, of course, is that no air conditioner can truly make that claim. Your whole-house cooling system is a mechanical system, and that means that it will require AC repair in Columbia, SC eventually. When it does, you really want to make sure that those repairs are completed as soon as possible.

To do so, you must first learn to recognize the signs that your air conditioner is in trouble. That way, you can avoid damage to your system that could develop if the problem was left alone for an extended period of time. You also must learn how you can keep your air conditioner working properly throughout the summer season, which is really the focus of our post today. Read on, and remember that you can count on our team to repair your AC when–not if–problems do develop.

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Tips for a Successful AC Installation

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

AC-unit-topviewTemperatures are still fairly cool for the time being, and actually quite chilly at night.  That being said, it won’t be too long now before the intense heat—not to mention the at times crushing humidity—of summer descends upon us once more. If you have a new home being constructed, or if you don’t think that your AC has another productive season left in it, then it is definitely time to start thinking about getting your new air conditioner in Columbia, SC in place.

Before you get to the actual installation of your air conditioner, though, there are quite a few considerations to make. In today’s post, our AC experts want to give you some tips to help ensure a successful and completely satisfactory AC installation. There is a lot of ground to cover, and an air conditioner is the type of major investment that you absolutely want to get right the first time around. So read on, and contact our pros with any questions that you may have.

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