HVAC Maintenance: Saving Tons of Money In The Long Run

hvac maintenanceYou don’t see them as much in older buildings, but newer buildings usually have HVAC systems (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) to control the climate. These systems help keep people comfortable by keeping the temperature regulated at all times of the year. During the winter, you have the heat you need, while in the summer you have air conditioning to keep you nice and cool. In order to keep your system running properly, you need to have regular HVAC maintenance. While you will have to pay for this service, having regular inspections will keep you from having to spend a lot of money on big repairs later on.

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Boiler Maintenance – Keep Your Boiler in Top Shape

boiler maintenanceEven though summer is almost here, it’s never too early to take care of boiler maintenance for your home heating system. It is usually best to have maintenance done at the end of the winter season, and spring and summer are the ideal times for this. Depending on where you live, fall may not always be the best time, as you never know when it is going to get cold and the snow will start falling.

When your boiler is properly maintained, you don’t have to worry about needing to have a lot of major repairs, and you will be saving money over time. Not only will you save money on repairs, you will also find that your energy costs are lower. Continue reading

HVAC Cleaning: What You Need To Know

hvac cleaningIf your home has an HVAC system (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), you need to be sure that you schedule regular HVAC cleaning appointments. This is not just so that your system always looks new and pretty. When these systems get dirty, they do not work properly. You will end up spending a lot more on your energy bills, and the problem could escalate into something that needs repairs, which will cost you even more money. Continue reading

Questions to Ask Your HVAC Contractor

hvac contractorIf you are a home owner you obviously have many responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is making sure that everything in your home is in proper working condition, including your HVAC system (heating, ventilation and air conditioning). While you can do a lot of troubleshooting and minor repairs yourself, when there are bigger problems you really do need to call in an HVAC contractor. You can find the person you need at Jennings Heating & Cooling Co., Inc. to take care of all of your heating and air conditioning issues.

When you are choosing your HVAC contractor you will probably want to know something about their experience and qualifications. After all, there are many different contractors out there, and you need to be sure that you get the right one for your job. Of course if you simply contact Jennings Heating you will be put in contact with some of the best technicians in Ohio. Continue reading

Heat Pump Repair

heat pump repairIt would be wonderful if everything in life would always go smoothly, and that all things electrical would always work properly. Unfortunately, these things don’t always happen. Fortunately any electrical problems can be solved. Take heat pumps for example. If you need to have heat pump repair done and you live in Ohio, you can have the experts from Jennings Heating & Cooling Co., Inc. come to your home and take care of the problem for you. When it comes to heat pump repair, you know that the job will be done right the first time.

Doing Your Own Troubleshooting

Before you call in anyone from Jennings Heating & Cooling Co., Inc. to repair your heat pump you should do some troubleshooting yourself to discover what the problem is. Some things you may be able to take care of yourself. Here are some things to look for when you are having problems with your heat pump:

  • Heat Pump Does Not Turn On: When a heat pump doesn’t come on, or it needs to be restarted when it’s cold out there may be a problem. The most common problems are with thermostats not working properly or issues with circuit breakers and/or fuses. Check the thermostat, and if this is working, check to make sure that the heat pump is getting power and that it is turned on. If you still have a problem and you live in Ohio it’s time to call in someone from Jennings. Continue reading

What is a Heat Pump?

heat pumpWhen you want to heat your home, you need a heater, but how do you make sure that the heat doesn’t just stay in one room but instead go through your entire house? You need to have a heat pump. You may be asking yourself, what is a heat pump? This is a piece of equipment that takes heat from one location and transports it somewhere else.

Refrigerant is used, and it circulates the heat through condensation and evaporation. The refrigerant is pumped between a couple of heat exchanger coils, one of which is evaporating the refrigerant. The refrigerant is then condensed as it goes to the other coil where it reduces, and the heat is released. While this may sound confusing, you don’t have to worry about knowing much about this if you have the experts from Jennings Heating and Cooling Co., Inc. Continue reading

Gas Furnace Repair: Troubleshooting

gas furnace repairMany people have fears about owning a gas furnace, but they actually are quite safe as long as owners keep up with the proper maintenance and check for problems every now and again. The biggest fear most people have about gas furnaces is leaking. It is fairly easy to check to see if your gas furnace is leaking. All you have to do is put one teaspoon of dish liquid in one cup of water. Paint this solution on your gas supply pipeline with a paint brush, and don’t forget to paint the valves and connections. If there is a leak, you will see bubbles appear where the leak is. Then you simply have to contact the experts at Jennings Heating & Cooling Co., Inc. to take care of the gas furnace repair. Continue reading

Central Heating Maintenance

central heating maintenanceIf you have central heating maintenance is extremely important. After all, the last thing you want to have is your heating system not work on a really cold day. You want to know that it is always going to work, providing plenty of heat during the winter and cooling your home with air conditioning in the summer. It is important to understand your central heating system at least a little bit, so you can do some trouble shooting yourself if there is anything wrong. It may be that it is not working at all, or that it is working too hard and not giving the desired effect. Continue reading

How to Get the Best Furnace Installation

Furnace installation is no small job by any means. Of course, if you are working with a trusted, skilled and reputable company to get the job done, no job is ever too big or too small. Choose the wrong company or person for the job and it could be nothing short of a nightmare. If you are considering furnace installation, you are probably either:

furnace installation• Building a new home
• Updating an outdated system
• Replacing a furnace that has worn out
• Converting from oil or electric to a gas furnace
• Changing to have an energy saving furnace Continue reading