Posts Tagged ‘Hammond’

Short Cycling: What’s the Big Deal?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

We hear this comment a lot in the HVAC industry. We tell homeowners about the terrible problem of short cycling and what it could mean for their air conditioner, but they respond with “it still works, doesn’t it? What’s the big deal?”

Well, not only will we tell you what the big deal is, but we’ll also talk about why this deal is so big. Short cycling can signify a number of different problems occurring in your air conditioner. Some of them can be fixed quickly, and others will, unfortunately, require the entire replacement of the system. Yep, it’s that bad.

If you’ve gotten here because you think your AC is short cycling, and you need air conditioning repair in Hammond, LA, then you’re in the right place. Let’s talk about everything there is to know about short cycling, and make sure you call us if you still need help.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of AC Repair

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Air conditioners aren’t as simple as you might think. Homeowners, especially those DIYers, love to work on their own air conditioning systems because they think owning them makes them qualified to work on them. After all, with the advent of the internet, you’ve probably got access to some great online tutorials that can walk you through some quick repairs, right?

Nope! Even though it technically is your air conditioner, you might not have the equipment, the training, or the expertise to perform a repair. It doesn’t matter if these are small repairs or something major like a whole component replacement. Our team can provide quality air conditioning repair in Hammond, LA at an affordable price that keeps things like your warranty intact.

Steer clear of unrealistic promises and online tutorials that show you being able to do something that might not be safe.

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3 Things to Remember for Gas Furnace Owners

Monday, December 7th, 2020

This is an important topic to go over. Gas furnaces are the most common furnace type, not just in our area, but all over the country. If we tried to have homeowners switch from their beloved gas furnaces to a different system, they could lose out on a lot of savings and reliable heating. We encourage you to keep your gas furnace system running effectively, as long as you remember the following three points.

We’re about to go over some major things to remember when it comes to heating in Hammond, LA. If you’re not well-acquainted with these points, or you need help with the functionality, efficiency, and safety of your gas furnace, then don’t hesitate to call us for help. Gas furnace owners should be well aware of how to handle their systems, and with more knowledge comes more responsible action when things do go wrong.

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How Much Money Is Your Old Heater Costing You?

Monday, October 12th, 2020

There are very few things in this world that are as frustrating as an ancient heater that’s constantly breaking down, costing a lot of money, and barely keeping you warm. In fact, we’d argue that it’s probably the most annoying thing we experience in our industry. Homeowners deserve to be warm and cozy during the incoming holiday season, not panic calling their HVAC technician as they can’t feel their toes. That’s where we want to start this blog post.

Old heaters can cost a lot more than you might be willing to pay for. Homeowners groan when it comes to heater replacement because of how initially expensive it can be, but it’s really worth it. Services for your HVAC in Hammond, LA are all about long-term solutions that are bound to keep you satisfied and financially feeling good.

Let’s evaluate whether or not your heater is good enough to keep.

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The Smell of a Struggling Heater

Monday, September 28th, 2020

So the first day of fall has come and gone. You’ve probably played around with your heater a little bit to ensure it will work during the cooler temperatures ahead. Everyone has their own heater ritual when fall comes around. Perhaps you turn it way up to 80 degrees for a few minutes to ensure it produces a powerful flow of heat. Or, perhaps you just check to see it turns on at all—either way, it’s up to you to responsibly start working with your heater to get your comfort levels right.

However, sometimes there are peculiar scents that waft through your vents. These scents can be concerning. Whether or not they are normal or require furnace repair in Hammond, LA is up to the opinion of a sensible HVAC technician. Luckily, that’s who we are!

Keep reading as we talk about some of the smells a heater can make, and what you should be wary of.

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Air Purification Technology: How It Works

Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Air purifiers are important for many establishments and homes across the country. They’re used heavily in hospitals, restaurants, offices, and could be used in your very home! The trick is understanding how these systems work and the benefits that come with them.

Today we’re going to talk a bit about how both electric air cleaners and UV air purifiers work in removing harmful particles from your indoor air. These systems can be an important addition to your home’s HVAC system, and we’d like you to consider what you could get out of this kind of installation. An air purification system in Hammond, LA is complex, but it’s not so complex that you can’t learn a thing or two about air cleaning!

So, follow along and let us give you the details about air purification systems—how they work and why you might want one.

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3 Silent Troublemakers of AC Efficiency

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Is your air conditioner having trouble? No, there aren’t gremlins bouncing around the interior of your outside cabinet. That would be much louder and probably cause much more damage than what we’re going to talk about. If you’ve got a gremlin problem, you might need an exterminator rather than an HVAC professional.

For those without gremlins that are dealing with air conditioner problems, we’re here to talk about the more sinister issues. When we say sinister, we mean problems that might not be so obvious from a glance.

These types of problems are why it’s so important to call us for air conditioning in Hammond, LA. Contacting a professional at the first sign of a problem is the best way to stop these more insidious issues in their tracks. Keep reading as we get into the details about just how much trouble some of these problems can be!

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Honorable Mention in HVACR Business Competition

Friday, June 12th, 2020

Vehicles are an important part of delivering quality service. When we drive from one end of town to the other, we’ve got to do it in style so that everyone can see who we are and what we’re about. That’s why it’s no surprise to us that we received an honorable mention in HVACR Business Magazine’s “Bright & Bold” vehicle design competition. The HVAC industry is a competitive one, which is why having the sleekest and most recognizable design on your trucks can take you a long way.

Our decision to upgrade our vehicle design and remain contemporary in the market wasn’t by accident. “We have 12 vehicles with the design, which cost about $3,500 each to do,” our owner, James Barras, said. “But people call in now just because they see the vans everywhere.”

As the judges said, our truck design is “simple, yet memorable” which is a great way to describe many of the services we offer. If you’ve been caught staring at one of our truck’s sleek designs, don’t just stop there! Give our team a call for whatever heating or air conditioning needs you might have.

When you need it done right, call Professional Heating & Air.

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A Reliable Gas Furnace Safety Checklist

Monday, January 6th, 2020
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We don’t talk about safety enough in this blog, and with a new year comes a new resolution! For 2020 we’d like to take a moment to address some serious concerns when it comes to gas furnaces that we work on. Don’t panic, these systems aren’t inherently dangerous, but with months or years of neglect, they can eventually become health and safety hazards.

So, we’re going to go through a brief checklist that you can use to inspect your furnace for any glaring problems. Obviously, this list won’t be as comprehensive or as effective as the maintenance and inspection that a professional technician would provide, but these are nonetheless helpful tips to keep in mind. Furnaces in Hammond, LA should be kept clean, safe, and effective so that you aren’t endangering yourself or your property—while also making sure you’re not paying a huge amount for fuel bills.

Let’s take a look, shall we?

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3 Signs of AC Inefficiency

Monday, September 30th, 2019
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AC inefficiency sounds like a boring topic for a blog post, but we assure you it is not. Every time you see the word “inefficiency,” just think of “money,” since any amount of problems that hinder the capability of your air conditioner will eventually cost you money. If you’re unconcerned about wasting your hard-earned cash on a system that’s consuming more energy than it should, well… you’ve got us beat!

For everyone else, keep reading. We’ve got some clear signs that might signal when your air conditioner is running inefficiently. These lists can be important since they can clue in homeowners who aren’t well-versed in their AC unit as to when it’s really struggling. If these issues are ignored, you’ll be calling for AC repair in Hammond, LA which will cost even more money than you’d like to spend.

Air conditioners might not speak English, but luckily for you, we speak air conditioner. Let us translate their complaints for you!

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