Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Prosperity’

Common AC Problems: Leaking Air Ducts

Monday, June 5th, 2017

duct-sealingIf you are using window unit air conditioners in order to cool your entire home, then you really are doing yourself a disservice. Sure, these systems have their uses. However, they are not an ideal option for cooling a whole house. They run pretty much constantly, burning through energy and leaving warm spots in the house. Plus, they leave the house unsecured, as they sit in open window frames. A much better option for whole-house cooling is a system designed to do just that: cool a whole house.

That is where the central air conditioner comes into play. A central AC is specifically manufactured in order to keep an entire house cool throughout its living space. These systems must be appropriately sized for the spaces in which they are installed, and they must be professionally serviced. If you use a central air conditioner in Prosperity, NC, you need to know that every component of that system, including its ductwork, is working properly.

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Keep Your AC Coils Clean

Monday, March 27th, 2017

condenser-unit One of the reasons for this is because your system can get dirty over time, and certain components of your air conditioner will actually impede its overall operation if they are not kept clean. These include your evaporator and your condenser coils.

Now, we know that there are a lot of DIY enthusiasts out there, and that many people read these types of blogs because they want tips for how they can service their systems on their own. While it is true that cleaning your AC coils may not be the most complex task when it comes to AC maintenance, it is still something that you should have a trained professional complete. This will ensure that the job is done as thoroughly as it is properly. We’re happy to handle your AC services in Prosperity, SC.

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Learn the Warning Signs of Heating Repair Needs

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Just because our winter weather may not be quite as severe as the heat of summer is around here is no reason to ignore the signs of trouble exhibited by your heater. When you first notice that your heater is struggling or operating unusually, pick up the phone to give us a call. Prompt heating repairs in Prosperity, SC are always in your best interest.

If you really want to get out ahead of any heating problems that you may encounter, of course, then you need to learn the warning signs that repairs are necessary in the first place. You don’t want to wait for a complete breakdown, after all. Keep your eyes, and the rest of your senses, peeled for these signs of trouble.

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Furnace FAQ: What’s This Strange New Sound?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Generally speaking, a properly functioning furnace should operate pretty quietly. Yes, you may hear the sound of the furnace cycling on, depending upon its location in your home. You’ll probably also hear some mild noise as heated air is forced through the ductwork in your home.

Your furnace should not be noisy enough to disrupt your thoughts, though, and it should not be getting noisier and noisier as the heating season goes on. If your furnace in Prosperity, SC is making alarming new sounds, do not hesitate to schedule repairs with a member of our team. Doing so sooner rather than later can help you to avoid potentially serious operating problems. 

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Remember to Change the Filter in Your Furnace or Heat Pump!

Monday, November 14th, 2016

You really shouldn’t have to struggle too much to heat your home successfully in this part of the country. Our winter weather is certainly not “extreme.” That being said, there are many reasons as to why you may fail to get a great performance from your furnace or heat pump. One of the most common is entirely the result of user error.

It may not sound like that big of a deal, but you absolutely must remember to change the filter in your forced-air heating system. This includes both furnaces and heat pumps. If you don’t, your heater in Prosperity, SC is going to run into a number of different issues.

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Don’t Overlook the Importance of Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 17th, 2016

When the heat of summer starts setting in once more, homeowners in this area are quick to get their air conditioning systems tuned up to handle the challenges ahead. Because our heating season is considerably milder, though, some people seem to think that heating maintenance is not quite as important. This could not be further from the truth.

Before putting your heater into regular rotation, you need to dial our number and schedule a professional heating tune-up in Prosperity, SC. The benefits are far too great to pass up. Call now to have your heater prepared for the coming season!

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We Are a WaterFurnace GeoPro Dealer!

Monday, September 5th, 2016

We are big advocates for geothermal heating and cooling systems here at Fulmer Heating & Cooling. While our relatively mild winter season means that using a heat pump of any kind — air source or ground source — is worth considering, geothermal heat pumps really set themselves apart when it comes to achieving great efficiency without sacrificing one iota of comfort. We also set ourselves apart when it comes to the geothermal services that we offer, as evidenced by our status as a WaterFurnace GeoPro dealer!

Whether you need a brand new geothermal system installed, or an existing system repaired, we’re the professionals to call. Do not hesitate to dial our number. Working with us means that you’ll enjoy efficient comfort all year long.

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