Professional Heating & Air Blog

3 Furnace and Heat Pump Emergencies

February 18th, 2019

technician-inspecting-furnaceWhen it comes to using emergency services, people are naturally a bit hesitant. After all, they don’t want to sound the alarm for what turns out to be a simple problem or a misunderstanding. So unless you’re a heating expert in Hammond, LA, it can be difficult to know what to look for when it comes to a true HVAC emergency.

That’s why we’ve compiled three emergencies you may face with your heater, regardless of whether you’re using a furnace or a heat pump.

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AC Services… At This Time of Year?

February 4th, 2019

Part of our nation may be experiencing record-breaking cold temperatures, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be looking forward to the warm temperatures that spring and summer will inevitably bring.

Before those temperatures come may be the perfect time to have your air conditioner inspected! Here’s why:

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Here’s Why a Heat Pump Might Be Right for You

January 21st, 2019

heatpumpFor most of the country, gas furnaces are the number one heater of choice. They’re inexpensive to install, they heat the home quickly, and they’re reliable. We would know, because we happily install them!

However, we’ve found that the reason some homeowners use gas furnaces isn’t really due to personal preference. Many people just choose to stick with what they know instead of venturing out toward other options.

In this post, we’ll talk about the heat pump as one of your other options.

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How to Tell It’s Time for Duct Sealing

January 7th, 2019

duct-sealingIn the world of HVAC, air is money. You might as well imagine that every time your heater or air conditioner comes on, your dollar bills and quarters are shooting through the air ducts.

And if you keep on imagining that, add in the idea that your ducts could have holes and leaks in it. Your money would go flying out of those holes!

The reality isn’t so different. It’s estimated that up to 30% of your air can be lost through the presence of leaks and disconnects in your ductwork. That’s nearly one-third of your entire heating bill!

The ducts are out of place and hard to see, so we understand that you won’t be able to see the ducts. Instead, we’ll give you some signs to look out for when determining if you need duct sealing.

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Ways to Lower Your Heating Costs

December 24th, 2018

dollar-signs-chimneyHaving a heater in the middle of winter sure is nice, but looking at huge heating bill isn’t! After installing your heater, it’s all about getting the most out of it with the lowest possible cost. But unfortunately, many people are running their heaters at less-than-amazing efficiency. But luckily they can change that by adopting some new habits or with the help of a few HVAC services.

Here’s what you can do to start lowering your monthly operational heating costs:

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Is An Electric Furnace Right for Me?

December 10th, 2018

woman-staying-warmFurnaces are one of the most common heaters in the country—and for good reason. They’re typically inexpensive, easy to install, and they heat the home quickly.

Of course, that doesn’t consider the differences between gas furnaces and electric furnaces. Gas furnaces are certainly the more common of the two, but if you’ve never considered the benefits of the electric variation, you might find that you’ve been missing out.

In this post, we’ll go over what makes an electric furnace stand out from the competition to help you see if it’s right for you.

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Replace Your Furnace Early to Save Money

November 26th, 2018

house-money-seesaw-savingsA good furnace will diligently provide you with quick and reliable heating for more than a decade. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and that means your furnace will need to be replaced one day. But it doesn’t have to come as a surprise. If you recognize the signs early on, you can get it replaced sooner to save hundreds of dollars in expenses. Here are some of the signs:

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Are These Indoor Air Quality Issues Killing Your Business?

November 12th, 2018

commercial-hvac-systemA commercial HVAC system is big, built to last, and requires complex planning. After all, bringing air to multiple floors or rooms efficiently is no easy feat.

While HVAC installation is one challenge, it ends with the completion of the installation. As for something like indoor air quality? Not the same story. Indoor air quality is a constant battle. And the reason you should care about it is that poor indoor air quality could be killing your business! Read on to find out how this is possible.

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3 Misconceptions About Gas Furnaces

October 29th, 2018

gas-burnerInstalling a gas furnace in Walker, LA is one thing, but the real game is all about how to reduce your energy expenses while staying cozy. This brings about many ideas thrown around about how to “hack” your system to perform better. Unfortunately, it also spreads around a lot of misconceptions about how heaters work.

More often than not, they’ll actually do more harm than good. We’ll talk about a few of them today so you can avoid bringing harm to your heater.

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Things You’ll Understand Only After Owning a Whole-House Generator

October 15th, 2018

happy-familyFor those who are hesitant about installing a whole-house generator, they often think about all the time that might be spent not using it. It’s a funny paradox, because ideally, you don’t want to have to use it… Yet, not using it makes it feel like you’ve spent money unwisely.

But for those who have had the chance to use it, they’re completely relieved. And from their experiences, they’ve realized a few things:

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