What Does Servicing a Heating System Entail?

February 20, 2020

Maybe the time has come for a licensed contractor to check out your heating system. Whether the furnace needs repairs or it is time for an inspection, a professional’s hands and eyes become necessary to perform proper service. “Service” can seem like a catch-all term, though. What does it entail? The following covers a few steps the technician may perform. Cleaning the System A dirty furnace won’t rank high on the efficiency scale. A dirty furnace works a lot harder and also presents many hazards. Changing a dirty filter and cleaning up the furnace’s interior and ducts reflect two basic...

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What Is Acceptable Indoor Air Quality?

February 10, 2020

While a home can be an inviting retreat, the quality of the air in your Kansas City house can be causing problems if it’s not clean. With so many potential indoor pollutants, you may be wondering just what the levels are for acceptable indoor air quality. To help make your home healthier, here’s a basic explanation of the ins and outs of indoor air quality. What Types of Pollutants Are in a Home? Gaining a handle on indoor air quality is made more difficult by the wide variety of potential indoor pollutants, meaning there are different combinations of pollutants in...

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HVAC Troubleshooting Tips

February 1, 2020

If your HVAC system isn’t blowing out air at the right temperature, there could be a simple reason. Before calling someone for repair service, you can perform a few checks yourself. These easy-to-follow tips can prevent breakdowns and keep things operational until professional help arrives. Check Vents for Blocks It’s easy for things to fall and cover vents and registers. Blankets, sweaters, and even toys can tumble from sofas and tables and drop to the floor. Furniture can also block registers and cause problems. When floor vents and wall registers are obstructed, the conditioned air gets blocked. Make a habit...

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What Are the Most Important Rooms to Have an Air Purifier in?

January 20, 2020

If you’re concerned about the air quality in your home, it might be time to consider getting an air purifier for safety. Air pollution can get trapped in homes that are in polluted areas or near busy roads. These problems tend to get worse in the winter when doors and windows are closed and a house can’t be properly ventilated with fresh air. Strategically placed air purification systems can help alleviate the pollution problem. Proper Placement of Air Purification Systems Depending on the size or shape of your home, you might need multiple air purifiers to remove particulates from the...

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How to Avoid Furnace Repairs

January 10, 2020

Repairs to your furnace can be expensive. A major failure to main components of your furnace could be costly to fix and may leave you in the cold. With some knowledge and professional help, you can save yourself a lot of money. Be Sure to Have a Furnace Checkup Every Year The cheapest way to service your furnace is to catch problems before they cause considerable damage. The certified heating technicians at of Kansas City, MO, are well-trained to find problems before they become serious enough to warrant a major repair. It is a shrewd idea to have a yearly...

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Why Should I Have My Water Heater Flushed Yearly?

January 1, 2020

Your hot water heater is one of the hardest-working appliances in your household. However, most people don’t think about this heater until something goes wrong. Ideally, you’ll be able to avoid a mechanical breakdown for as long as possible by getting regular maintenance services. This involves having a professional detect water heater leaks and flushing your water heater as needed. You should have your water heater flushed annually for the following reasons. Your Water Heater Will Be Less Likely to Break Down Groundwater contains minerals. Therefore, sediment builds up in your hot water tank over time. As natural sediment accumulates...

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Furnace Tips for the Holidays

December 21, 2019

The holidays are often filled with family gatherings. If this year’s festivities are being held at your home, then you want to make sure that everyone is comfortable during their visit. How many times have you been in the cramped confines of a home, decked out in your heaviest winter sweater and getting very hot? This can often happen — large parties can create heating and cooling complications. Here are a few things you should consider if you’re hosting a party this year. If you find that you need service for your furnace, Summit Heating & A/C in Denver and...

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3 Reasons To Use A Humidifier During Flu Season

December 13, 2019

Are you ready for the flu season? Maybe you already got a flu shot or have loaded up on home remedies just in case the bug strikes. But, do you have a humidifier handy or one installed in your home? A humidifier is not only a great solution to solve the problem of dry air in a house, but it’s also quite effective during flu season for a variety of reasons. Qualified HVAC professionals, like ours on staff at in North Kansas City, MO, can walk you through your humidifier options and help you pick a solution best suited for...

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How Clean Is Your Indoor Air?

December 5, 2019

The quality of your home’s air is very important to everyone who lives there. Air that is rife with dust, pollen, pet hair, dander, and other impurities can not only irritate the symptoms of allergies, asthma, and other ailments but also jeopardize a person’s perfect health. Coincidentally, many homeowners do not think much about their air quality. Poor air quality could be silently hurting them without them even knowing. Professional technicians, like those at in North Kansas City, will use tried-and-true methods to test the quality of your air and analyze exactly what is in it. This information is invaluable...

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How To Optimize Your Energy Efficiency This Winter

November 23, 2019

After enjoying yourself throughout the warm summer, it’s time to change priorities and find out how you will optimize energy efficiency in your home during the cold fall and winter months. Winter is here, and before you know it, you will be getting inflated energy bills from your energy supplier. However, there are a few tips you can follow to enhance energy efficiency during the cold season. Adjust the Thermostat One of the simplest ways of optimizing energy efficiency and reducing your heating costs this winter is by adjusting the thermostat. Set your thermostat as low as comfortable when you...

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