Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Columbia’

What’s the Hype About Heat Pumps?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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You deserve to have a great system for air conditioning in Columbia, SC. With that in mind, it is a good idea to know what your options for a cooling system are. If you’ve lived in the area for a while, it is likely that you’ve heard about heat pumps as a possible comfort system.

Heat pumps are pretty incredible systems. They do a great job at keeping a house comfortable at a low cost. But are they the right fit for your home’s needs? That depends entirely on what you are looking for.

Let’s take a look at what sets heat pumps apart so you can see if they are the right fit for you.

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3 Possible Causes of Low AC Airflow

Monday, May 17th, 2021
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You are going to rely on your air conditioner heavily in the coming months to keep you cool. Let’s say you are testing the system to make sure it is ready for action and you notice something is off. Specifically, you notice that there is little to no airflow in one or more rooms in your house.

Poor airflow, even if the air you are getting is cool, is bad news. It is an indicator that something is off within your AC and you need to get it fixed right away. Read on to discover what might be causing the weak airflow so you know if and when you should reach out to us for air conditioning repair in Columbia, SC.

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3 Reasons to Knock Out AC Maintenance Now!

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Professional air conditioner maintenance has numerous benefits that just can’t be compared with layman tinkering and fixes. Eventually, you will need a professional to inspect and tune-up your AC unit. Here are the top three reasons to knock out AC maintenance now:

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Tips for Handling Leaks in Your Home

Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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There are few things so irksome as turning on your faucet first thing in the morning to get washed up, only to discover that there is barely a trickle coming from it. If you have hard water in your area, there is a chance this is due to build-up in the pipes or even in the faucet itself. But this would have created a gradual decrease, not a sudden one.

If you suddenly have a problem with your water supply to one or more plumbing appliances in your home, chances are this is due to a leak. If this is the case, it means you need to contact a plumber in Columbia, SC sooner than later.

If you still aren’t sure this is the issue or you aren’t sure how to handle the situation until a plumber arrives. We can help with that.

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3 Things to Love About Heat Pump Water Heaters

Monday, February 8th, 2021
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We don’t think it would be excessive to say that most of us love our water heaters. We may not think about this fact until we are without hot water, but the reality is that we depend on these systems to keep us comfortable on a regular basis.

This means that choosing the right water heater for your home is a big decision. Having the best water heater in Columbia, SC to meet your needs can and will make a difference in the comfort and convenience you enjoy each day. That’s why we want to make sure you know about all your options for water heaters, including heat pump water heaters.

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Noises That You Don’t Want to Hear From Your Heater

Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Some noises are welcome around your home: laughter, music, or even the sound of a good meal on the stove. Then there are other sounds that you don’t want to hear. This can include the sound of something going wrong with your heating unit.

Strange and concerning noises are often some of the earliest signs that you need to schedule heater repair in Columbia, SC. This applies to every type of heater, whether it is a furnace, heat pump, or another type of system. When you need heater repair, make sure to come to us for the professional service you need.

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What Air Purifiers Do

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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The last year has brought up the topic of keeping the air in your home clean far more than ever. You may wonder how exactly you can “clean” the air in your home though. Some people use portable air filters or purifiers. We prefer a more encompassing solution.

If you haven’t already, now is a great time to consider the addition of a whole-home air purifier in Columbia, SC to your home. These systems are a great way to keep the air in your home much cleaner and they work to protect the entire home, rather than just one room.

Learn more about air purifiers here and contact us for installation when you are ready.

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Handling Efficiency Issues With Your Heater

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Now that the big holiday season is wrapping up, it is time to kick back and relax for a bit. But relaxing may not feel like it is an option if you aren’t able to get warm the way you want to. High heating bills are likely to make you think twice before you turn on your heater most days. Do you really want to deal with another expensive monthly energy bill? However, you can only wear so many sweaters. How do you deal with this issue then?

All too often, high bills dissuade people from using their heaters, leaving them cold in their homes for months on end. This can usually be fixed with some best practices and, if necessary, a professional heating repair in Columbia, SC.

Use these tips to deal with poor heating system efficiency so you can stay warm this season without it costing an arm and a leg.

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5 Issues Your Furnace Might Have

Monday, December 14th, 2020
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When the weather is cold and chilly or even rainy, it makes it that much easier to hunker down indoors with a heavy blanket and a hot drink. It also makes you that much more thankful for the warm comfort that your furnace provides. But if you want your furnace to really be able to keep you comfortable throughout the season, it means you need to address any issues it may have.

If you need a furnace repair in Columbia, SC, the sooner you schedule it, the better. Timely repairs can be the thing that prevents early replacement and high energy bills.

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If You Smell Gas, Here’s What to Do

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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When you need to ensure that your furnace in Columbia, SC is operating properly and safely, you need to turn to professionals like the ones on our team. Professional technicians like ours are going to be thorough when they service your furnace to ensure that no potential issue is left unchecked or unaddressed.

We know how careful we have to be with gas-powered furnaces. Why? Because we’ve all seen the results and heard stories about times when a furnace went from faulty to dangerous when the person performing services for it wasn’t careful enough.

Your safety and comfort is our priority. That’s why we want you to know what can cause the smell of gas and how to handle the situation safely.

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