Professional Heating & Air Blog : Archive for September, 2015

3 Common Problems with Your Fireplace

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Your fireplace likely hasn’t seen much use this summer, as our hot, humid weather in Hammond, LA has left people far more interested in air conditioning than heating. But fall is officially here and with cooler weather comes the need to open up those chimney flues and warm your home with a nice cozy fire. However, all those months sitting unused may have created problems with your fireplace or made existing ones more difficult. Before you use your fireplace this fall, it pays to schedule a maintenance session with a trained technician to look for some of the common problems.

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What Are SEER Ratings?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

With fall coming to Hammond, LA, we’re finally at a point where you can turn off your air conditioner for a few days. And if you have an older air conditioner, now is the time to think about replacing it.  When looking for a new air conditioner, pay careful attention to the SEER rating, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. The higher the rating, the more efficient the air conditioner. What are SEER ratings specifically, and how do they work? Read on for the answers.

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3 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Hammond, LA is a warm city, and even though Labor Day has come and gone, high temperatures are still bound to linger for a few more weeks. But fall will be here before you know it, which means that now is an ideal time to start looking at your heating system. The more preparation you can do before the mercury drops, the fewer problems you’ll have when you need your heater to respond. Here are 3 ways to prepare your home for fall, which could save you a great deal in winter heating costs.

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Are Ductless Mini-Split Systems Right for Me?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Here in Hammond, LA, we have a large number of different types of homes, each with a different type of air conditioning need. In some cases, a ductless mini-split system may be right for you. These units divide your home into individual sections, each one cooled by its own separate air conditioning unit. The system allows you to adjust the temperature in each room separately, or even turn off the air in rooms that no one is using. Ductless mini-split systems aren’t right for every household, but here’s a few quick guides to see if they fit your specific needs.

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