Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Newberry’

Don’t Forget About Your Air Conditioner’s Air Filter!

Monday, June 19th, 2017

filterIf you’ve checked out our blog previously, or if you have at least perused our website, then you know that we are big advocates for routine air conditioning maintenance. There is no getting around the fact that nothing else comes close when it comes to benefitting your AC in many major ways. While we also advocate against DIY service attempts that could leave your AC worse off than ever, there is one maintenance step that you can take on your own in order to help keep your AC in the best working condition possible.

That is simply changing the air filter in your system. While it may sound trivial, keeping a fresh air filter in your system is actually a vital task that can greatly benefit your AC in and of itself. Not convinced that changing your air filter regularly is worth it? Then be sure to review the following information and to keep it in mind. Once you do, we think you’ll be pretty vigilant in providing your air conditioner in Newberry, SC with fresh filters moving forward.

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Why Is There Water Surrounding My AC Unit?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

thermostat-with-sunPlumbing leaks are a major hassle. There are few scenarios more stressful to a homeowner than coming home to find a big puddle of water on the floor, with a pipe spraying water overhead. What do you do if you notice a puddle on your floor, and you come to realize that it’s not coming from a pipe, though? What if it is coming from your air conditioning unit? It’s a strange sight to behold, but it is one that is not all that uncommon. There are a few explanations for this phenomenon.

While the underlying cause of the water surrounding your indoor air conditioning unit may not be terribly serious in nature, it is still important that you have it resolved as soon as possible. After all, it could be a serious issue, and even if it’s not it could result in serious water damage in your home. Read on, and contact us if you have concerns about your air conditioner in Newberry, SC.

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Common Problems with Home Insulation

Monday, January 30th, 2017

insulation-in-an-atticHeating and cooling your home comes at a price. Now, our summer season is obviously a bit more intense than the winter weather is around these parts. No matter how much you are running any given HVAC system, you don’t want to be paying more than you should have to in order to heat or cool your home effectively. That is why you are diligent in scheduling routine heating and air conditioning maintenance, right?

Well, it is important to note that all issues with inefficiency and discomfort are the direct result of problems with your HVAC systems themselves. They could be working just fine, but are fighting an uphill battle due to subpar insulation. If you have any reason to suspect problems with your insulation in Newberry, SC, dial our number right away.

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What Makes the Heat Pump Such an Efficient Heater?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Heat pumps of all kinds, from traditional air-source heat pumps to ductless mini splits and geothermal systems, are renowned for their energy efficiency. Geothermal systems exchange heat with the ground, whereas air-source heat pumps and ductless mini splits exchange heat with the air. We’re going to focus on basic air-source heat pumps today, but the technology and heating methods of all are based on the same principle of heat transfer.

Before we get into the specifics of how heat pumps heat homes so efficiently, we do want to remind you that any heating system is really only as good as the services it receives. That is why we encourage you to schedule your heat pump services in Newberry, SC with our team. That way, the job will be done right!

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Don’t Ignore Strange Heating Sounds

Monday, November 7th, 2016

During the winter months, you need your heater to function as effectively as possible. Otherwise, your comfort is just not going to be protected. Any problems with your heating system will put its overall condition at risk, along with its efficiency level. If you want to avoid paying more for a weaker heating output while also putting your heater at risk of damage, don’t ignore signs of trouble.

Some of the most common indicators of heating problems are strange sounds. If your heater in Newberry, SC is making strange sounds, contact a member of our team right away. We’ll figure out precisely what is wrong. That way, we can get your heater back on track before any serious damage is done.

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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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Why Schedule Routine Geothermal Maintenance?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Do you own and operate a geothermal heating and cooling system on your property? If so, then you already know just how outstanding of a system that the geothermal heat pump truly is. However, you must also keep in mind the fact that your geothermal heating and cooling system in Newberry, SC is only going to function at peak performance and efficiency levels if it is well-maintained. With that in mind, we strongly urge you to schedule your geothermal maintenance services with the pros on our staff. In doing so, you ensure that your system will be in the best working condition possible at all times.

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