Idaho Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Meridian’

Myths and Truths About Heating Repair

Monday, November 7th, 2022

The internet has been an incredible advancement for the HVAC industry. It allows customers to get an in-detail look at their heating system, how it works, and even watch videos of technicians fixing it when something goes wrong. There are a ton of resources you can look up right now, from the Department of Energy’s website, to global non-profits with informative articles on heating in our country, and we are always in support of customers learning more. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and the age of the internet has brought a huge responsibility to our attention: dispelling myths about heating.

You’ve probably heard people say that their 20-year-old furnace still works perfectly fine and that they’ve never invested in maintenance. Or that their furnace “makes a rumbling sound all the time, but it works fine.” Regardless of where you’ve heard these claims, they’re not really truthful. We’re here to help provide facts as well as heating repair in Meridian, ID for our customers.

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Why Is the Compressor Important?

Monday, August 15th, 2022

Compressor this and compressor that… What exactly is the big deal with an air conditioner’s compressor? HVAC teams all across the country label this component as the “most important part of the cooling process,” but that statement is rarely ever followed up with an explanation. We understand you frustration if you’ve been left in the dark on this, so we’re going to illuminate this important part for you today.

The compressor is a vital component that’s responsible for the “cooling” of air in your home. That’s right, we said cooling, because without a compressor, your air conditioner would just be a large fan! The compressor is responsible for compressing refrigerant from a liquid to a gas, causing the cooling process to take place and allowing the air in your home to be cooled by several degrees.

But that’s just the beginning! We need to go more into detail if we’re going to talk about compressors and air conditioning in Meridian, ID.

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Noises Your AC Should Probably Make

Monday, August 1st, 2022

We’ve talked a few times on this blog about how your air conditioner shouldn’t make any noises. Well, we’d like to change that point a little bit and be more clear: your air conditioner shouldn’t be making any loud and uncomfortable noises. But just like any machine that runs daily, it’s going to make a few sounds you should probably be used to at this point.

Air conditioners are pressurized systems that rapidly evaporate and condense refrigerant. They also blow cooled air into ductwork and throughout the rooms of a home. It’s just impossible to do this in full silence. Keep reading to learn about the noises that your air conditioning in Meridian, ID should be making. If you think the system is making a noise it shouldn’t, we can help figure out a cost-effective solution.

Let’s learn about your AC’s good noises!

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Are Central Air Conditioners Still Worth the Money?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

You might be seeing a lot of cool new technology in ads scattered throughout the TV and internet. In fact, it might seem like the central air conditioner you were thinking of purchasing just isn’t “cool” anymore. Why buy a central AC when you could get something so much better and more convenient, like a heat pump or a ductless mini split?

Well, the truth is that central air conditioners are still a stable choice for many homeowners who just want to cool their houses down. Central AC in Meridian, ID can be efficient, powerful, and also affordable, making it perfect for homeowners that just want to cool their home without the extra cost of a more expensive system.

So, today is dedicated to the tried and tested central air conditioner. Let’s discuss why they’re still a great purchase for many homeowners, why they might even be a better purchase than a heat pump, and who might be the right customer for this kind of unit.

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Repair or Replacement: Which Do You Need?

Monday, April 25th, 2022

Your furnace is one of the most valuable investments in your home. It keeps your home warm and comfortable during the cooler months. 

There are no particular rules when it comes to replacing or repairing. But, there are factors you need to keep in mind before it costs you more or becomes unsafe. 

Here are some critical factors to consider when debating whether to repair or replace your heating system.

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5 Reasons to Go Geothermal Today

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Geothermal systems are really amazing, and we’ll probably be talking about them more and more in the coming years. With carbon emissions becoming more relevant in the news, and electrical energy becoming the way of the future, systems that last longer and run on less energy are becoming more prevalent in our society. Nothing beats a geothermal HVAC system when it comes to efficiency and lower carbon emissions.

While our team prides itself on providing geothermal service in Meridian, ID, we also install brand-new geothermal systems for homeowners that are ready to invest in their future. You can save yourself money for the next 50 years if you choose to invest in this technology now, so we figured it would be a great idea to focus on them for this blog post.

Just make sure you call our team for your geothermal repairs, or geothermal installations!

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The Differences Between Tank and Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Most homeowners in our area have tank water heaters. For over a century, this has been the most common way to heat the water of a home. The water gets funneled into a tank system that sits in a convenient area of your house while it heats up from an electric coil or a gas burner. Then, this water sits on standby ready for use whenever you need it. It’s safe, effective, and tank water heaters are extremely affordable.

That being said, they’re not the only way to heat your home’s water. In fact, there’s a new type of water heater that homeowners are turning to in droves. Tankless water heaters, or “on-demand” water heaters, represent a new way of thinking about water heating technology that takes energy and fuel efficiency into account.

Our team provides water heater services in Meridian, ID, and we can get you set up with either system. Keep reading to discover which water heating unit is right for your home.

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What Does Your Business Need?

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Sometimes when running a business, it’s important to separate priorities into what’s needed and what’s wanted. Very few businesses and building owners have the revenue to fix every single problem, or upgrade every system that’s functioning. That’s why business owners can find it beneficial to prioritize their needs, like the comfort of their indoor air, and address them one at a time with full focus.

Today, we’d like to focus on what your business or building needs in terms of comfort. Do you need to upgrade your heating system to be better prepared for the winter ahead? Or perhaps your air conditioner needs fixing after such a brutal summer? Our team can help you target and improve on commercial HVAC in Meridian, ID.

Below are a few common concerns we get from commercial customers about their comfort and the quality of their commercial HVAC systems. Just call us if any of these points sound familiar, or remind you of the service you need.

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