S&L Mechanical Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Kirkland’

AC Maintenance: Why It’s Great

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

air-conditioning-maintenance-technician-checks-mainfoldSpring is the time to prepare your air conditioning in Kirkland, WA to handle the upcoming summer weather and make sure you’ve always got a cool house to retreat to when the days get too hot. There are some basic steps you can take to help ensure your AC is in top shape, such as changing the air filter and giving the system a short test run on a cool day so you can look for any indications something is wrong.

But there’s one critical step for AC springtime preparations that all HVAC contractors and the US Department of Energy recommend—scheduling air conditioning maintenance with licensed professionals.

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Don’t Ignore Late Season Furnace Repair Needs

Monday, March 25th, 2019

wrenchesTemperatures are hovering around in the 50s as we move into the spring. Of course, we expect plenty of rain during the spring as well as chilly days that will require our heating system to come on. Even with warmer weather on the horizon, we recommend you stay on top of any furnace repair in Kirkland, WA you might need. Ignoring problems with a furnace so you can “deal with them” in the fall can lead to even bigger problems!

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Should You Replace BOTH Your Heater and AC?

Monday, March 11th, 2019

hot-and-cold-homesSpring is almost here, and although that doesn’t mean an automatic switch to warmer weather, it is the best time to start making plans about any big changes in your home heating and AC. Spring weather hovers pleasantly between too hot and too cold, which is an ideal situation to call on an HVAC contractor in Kirkland, WA to install new comfort systems.

This leads us to the question in the title … if you think you’re ready to replace the heating system or the air conditioning system, should you have both replaced? Let’s take a look into this.

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Cold Spots in Your House? Let’s See What We Can Do…

Monday, February 25th, 2019

cold-sweater-manHere’s a cold-weather irritation you might have pestering you: a house with cold spots scattered around it. Uneven heating can happen in a home for many reasons, and one of the basic ones is poor air balancing. This means the air coming from your furnace or heat pump isn’t being distributed equally through the ventilation system.

There are ways to improve this, and we’ve put together a few things you can try. If the problem persists, you’ll need the assistance of a professional Kirkland, WA, HVAC contractor—sometimes the cold spots and poor air balance are issues that only repairs or a replacement can fix.

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