Professional Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating Installation’

Watch Out for Cracked Heat Exchangers in Your Gas Furnace

Monday, March 5th, 2018

heating-maintenance-sessionMost homes in the area rely on forced-air furnaces for heat. They’re inexpensive and effective, which makes them an excellent fit for our short winters and comparatively mild heating needs. But they run into problems just like any other appliance, especially now, at the end of winter, when they’ve been running on a regular basis and are likely subjected to the pressures of wear and tear. Older furnaces, in particular, need to be watched carefully because fundamental components may begin to break down.

In particular, a cracked heat exchanger is a serious problem that may require a replacement furnace before you can safely heat your home again. It may also help explain why your system suddenly shuts off and can’t be turned on again. Here’s a quick breakdown of what it means when this problem appears.

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Alternative Forms of HVAC Systems You Should Consider

Monday, February 19th, 2018

ductless-mini-splitWe live in a part of the country with long, hot summers and very short winters. Household comfort is a vital part of life here, especially as winter turns to spring and the temperatures begin rising again. Most homes in the area rely on traditional heating and air conditioning systems: usually centralized systems that heat or cool the air in a single location, then blow it through the home with a series of ducts.

The system worse quite well, but it’s not the only kind of HVAC system out there. Depending upon the needs of your home, another one might be able to do the job much more effectively. Now is an excellent time to consider replacing an old HVAC system, when the weather is mild and you can go without it in the time it takes to install one. You may want to consider an alternative model like the ones detailed below.

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Repair or Replace Your Old Heater?

Monday, November 13th, 2017

repair-or-replaceThe weather has been growing steadily cooler for many weeks now, and as fall turns to winter, prudent homeowners are using their heating system more and more often. If you have an older heating system that may be on its last legs, now is the time to determine that. When a problem crops up with such a system, is it worthwhile to repair it? Or would that money be better spent on a replacement heater?

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Tips for a Successful Heating Installation in Hammond, LA

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Louisiana is a pretty warm place for much of the year, but the heat does not stick around year long. This means that the heating system in your home is every bit as important to your overall comfort as your air conditioner is. You can invest in the greatest heating system on the market but still fail to get the best performance it has to offer, though, if you fail to schedule your heating installation service in Hammond, LA with a skilled professional. Do not put your comfort in jeopardy this heating season. Contact the heating installation pros at A-Professional Heating and Air Conditioning. We’ll make sure that you get the most out of your heater.

The first step in ensuring that you get a great performance from your heating system is to discuss your heating options with a qualified heating installation technician. While furnaces are still at the top of the game, there are many other systems to choose from. If you enjoy the comfort that a forced air distribution system has to offer but are also interested in boosting energy efficiency, a heat pump may be right for you. No room for air ducts in your home? No problem. A ductless mini split system allows you to keep your home comfortable all year long without the use of ductwork. You may even want to consider the installation of an old fashioned fireplace or wood burning stove. There is no “right” method of home heating, only that which is right for you.

Another important part of ensuring that your heating installation is a success is to schedule your service prior to the heating season. As the season gets closer, technicians enter the busiest service time of the year. Putting off your heating installation may result in a delay of service and a disruption to your comfort. Call to schedule your heating installation or replacement before the chill of winter arrives, and be ready for what lies ahead.

Whatever heating system you decide is right for your home, the Hammond, LA heating installation specialists at A-Professional Heating and Air Conditioning can complete the service properly. Call today to learn more. We are happy to help you keep warm and cozy this heating season.

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