Sloan Service Company, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Raleigh NC’

Make Sure Your Heat Pump is Ready to Switch Modes

Monday, October 12th, 2020
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You want to keep your home as comfortable as possible all year long, right? To do that, you need reliable systems to heat and cool your home as the weather changes. Or, you could enjoy that comfort being provided by just one system: your heat pump mini split.

Thanks to a little part called a reversing valve, your heat pump can switch the direction that its refrigerant flows so that, rather than absorbing heat, it releases heat into your home. This is a unique ability that you shouldn’t take for granted. Use the tips listed here to help prepare your heat pump to switch modes this season.

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What Factors Impact Your AC Installation?

Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Are you looking at installing a new air conditioning system for your home? Whether you are looking at a replacement for an old system or you need a first-time AC installation in Raleigh, NC, you want the job to be done correctly. To do this, every factor that can impact the operation of your air conditioner has to be considered.

We are talking about more than just the type of system you want to choose. There are other factors that have to be taken into account when installing a new AC unit that a professional will be able to address.

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Why Consider a Ductless AC?

Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Did your air conditioner give up the ghost at the worst possible time? If so, don’t stress over it, just reach out for a professional replacement provided by one of our team members. All you have to do is let us know what system you want to be installed in place of your old unit.

Before you answer that question though, do you know what all of your cooling options are? If you haven’t considered a ductless air conditioner, you may want to. These are great systems in more ways than one and might be the best choice for your next professional air conditioning installation.

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Now is the Best Time to Gift Yourself a New AC System

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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We may be starting to see a bit more of the sun lately here in Raleigh, but that doesn’t mean we are anywhere near it being warm enough to start using the air conditioning system. This is one of the many reasons we are bringing this unit up though–because what better time to get major work done on your cooler than when you don’t need it?

We want to make sure that you are fully ready for the heat of summer so if your AC barely made it through that last season of heat and humidity, you likely need to consider a replacement system before your current unit breaks down in the middle of July.

Let us dive in a little deeper on why it is a great time to schedule an air conditioning replacement in Raleigh, NC now, before the heat kicks in.

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Tips to Protect Your Commercial HVAC Unit

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Everyone has seen a story or two involving a commercial HVAC unit encountering a big problem. It could be the air conditioner that suddenly loses its ability to cool and sends the internal temperature of an office sky high. Or it could be a furnace that creates a small fire. Whatever the result, these are both results of a lack of proper care given to a commercial HVAC system.

To say commercial HVAC services are important is putting it mildly. Your business can truly depend on how well your heating and cooling systems work. And if they don’t you’ll notice the difference.

So how are you supposed to keep your system in good condition? We’ll tell you.

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Don’t Delay Furnace Repair

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Clunk! Thunk! Hiss! Rattle!

If any of these sounds are being made by your furnace, you’ve got a problem on your hands. Mainly, you need to get furnace repairs ASAP. It doesn’t bode well when you delay a furnace repair. Why? Because the issue could magnify and create more issues, or even worsen to the point that your whole furnace needs to be replaced. Some repairs can be pretty dangerous to the health of everyone in the home too.

In fact, we want to zero in on one of the most important repairs that you may need to make on your furnace that you absolutely cannot put off: fixing a cracked heat exchanger.

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How the R-22 Phaseout Affects You

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Our world is becoming increasingly more aware of its impact on the environment. That awareness has started to affect almost every industry there is, and the home comfort system industry is no different. This is why our air conditioners are built to be more and more energy efficient every year for more than just the savings aspect.

Speaking of air conditioners, there is another change coming to the home comfort industry that is likely to affect your AC unit unless you have a relatively new one. We are referring, of course, to the phaseout of the refrigerant R-22.

You may be wondering how the phaseout of R-22 will impact you and what it means for your aging air conditioner. As your resource for Raleigh, NC air conditioning services, we are happy to answer your questions and to provide you with reliable services for your cooling system.

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Your Heating Season Preparation Checklist

Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Was that a mildly cool breeze you just felt? It may have been, or it may have been someone driving by with an unusually powerful AC system in their vehicle. Either way, that little blast of chilly air made you think about your heating system.

With the holidays and somewhat cooler nights just around the corner, it is a good time to start thinking about this part of your home comfort system. Having your heater in mind now means you are likely to think about the potential that it might need a check-up before you turn it on for the first time in months.

But what is a homeowner to do to make sure that their heater is properly prepared for the heating season? We have the answer for you in the form of a nice, manageable checklist. On top of that, we can offer our services for heater maintenance in Raleigh, NC.

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How To Save on a New HVAC System

Monday, October 14th, 2019
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It finally happened: your air conditioner gave out and you now have to look into purchasing and installing a brand new one. We understand that this is never a fun experience. However, we do know of a way to make it less painful.

How? Why, by giving you the scoop on ways to save on your new unit, of course.

When you have decided on the best route to take for purchasing a new cooling unit, reach out to schedule the services of an HVAC technician in Raleigh, NC to ensure it is installed properly.

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End of the Summer AC Checklist

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Before you go ahead and put your AC away for the winter, there are a few helpful things you can do to make sure it’s in great condition for next summer. An improperly stored air conditioner through the winter could damage certain components of it or make the set up of it next year more difficult than it should be. Homeowners like to think that their AC is fine being left alone as is, but the truth of the matter is that some winter weather phenomena can make the storage process a little more complicated than that.

So, if you’re one of the few homeowners who are concerned with the storage of their AC and improving the lifespan of such an expensive system, then we advise you to keep reading for our end of the year AC checklist! If you perform these steps, and you’re still having AC problems as next summer rolls around, then it might be time for an AC upgrade in Raleigh, NC.

Either way, keep reading for some professional tips!

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