Sunset Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Tacoma’

“I Want Zone Controlled Heating, What Are My Options?”

Monday, December 17th, 2018

ductless system air handlerZone control heating, or air conditioning for that matter, is one of the most efficient ways to condition a home. The reason we say this is because with zoning, each room can have its own temperature, meaning each family member in your household can heat or cool their space to their specific preference.

If you’re purchasing a central furnace for the first time, then a great option is to have dampers installed in the ductwork upon its installation to achieve this zone control heating. But what if you already have a furnace in place? Can you still have zone controlled heating? Your ducts can be retrofitted, but it is a complicated process and is better performed during installation. That doesn’t mean you’re out of luck! You may just want to consider a different type of heating system that can also serve as an air conditioner—the ductless system.

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Heating Season

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Snow-HomeHeating season is here, which means it’s time to start getting your home ready for the next few months of cold weather if you haven’t already. There are a lot of different things that you could do to ensure your home is properly prepared for the heating season, but we’re going to cover a couple of the most important steps to take below. Follow these tips, and you should be well-prepared for anything the winter cold can throw at you this year.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioning System Before Next Summer?

Monday, October 8th, 2018

air-conditioner-repairNow is right about the time where everyone starts to think about what to do to get their homes ready for the fall and winter seasons. If you’re one of those people, not so fast! You may still have some decisions to make regarding your air conditioning system before the summer comes to an end. Namely: should you replace your air conditioning system now instead of waiting? Read on to find out more about why it might be a good idea to get yourself a new air conditioner before worrying about getting ready for heating season.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Output Is Low

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Frozen-Air-ConditionerYour air conditioner is vital for keeping your home cool and comfortable during the summer, which makes it especially annoying when the system stops working correctly. If your air conditioner is not cooling your home as well as it should be, there could be a number of different reasons why. Most of those reasons are going to require professional services to be fix, but there’s no harm in learning a bit more about them while you wait for your appointment.

Read on to find out why your air conditioner output is low, and what you can do about it.

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3 Signs That Your Air Conditioning System Is in Trouble

Monday, July 16th, 2018

AC-FanYou really don’t want to suddenly find yourself without a functioning air conditioning system during the summer season. Especially not this season, when heat records are being set across the country. Preventive maintenance is the best way to make sure that your air conditioner doesn’t suddenly die on you during a heat wave. While this is really effective, it’s not a guarantee that your system will spend the entire summer without developing problems. For the sake of keeping your air conditioner as healthy as possible, it’s a good idea to keep a close eye out for signs that your system is in trouble. The following are three of the more common warning signs that you should call for repairs as quickly as possible.

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Be Careful of These Common AC Problems

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

air-conditioner-repairSummer is here, and the higher the daily temperatures climb over the next couple of months the more you’re going to use your air conditioner. More demand means more stress, which means more chances for problems of various kinds to develop with the system. You may or may not have already scheduled preventive maintenance to ensure that your air conditioner is in top condition before summer gets into full swing. If not, you should.

Even if you have, however, you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioner is in trouble so you can call for repairs. Have a look at the following signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with These Tips

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Air-FilterWhen the weather starts to heat up, most people tend to focus on keeping the air in their homes as cool as possible. That’s certainly a good idea, but it’s not the only thing you should be focusing on. You should also be paying attention to the quality of your home’s air. There are a variety of different ways that you can improve your home’s air quality, and your own health and comfort as a result. Have a look at some of the best ways that you can improve your indoor air quality below.

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How to Tell if You Need a New Water Heater

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are built to last. If you take proper care of your system, you can expect it to lasts many years. Sooner or later, however, you’re going to need to replace your water heater with a new one. The more you know about how to identify when your water heater is getting close to the end of its lifespan, the earlier you’ll be able to replace the system before it has a chance to die on you.

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Air Conditioning Options to Consider Installing This Spring

Monday, March 26th, 2018

ductless-mini-splitSpring is the perfect time to consider installing a new air conditioner. You’re going to be needing a new air conditioner sooner rather than later, and you don’t want to wait until summer when prices go up. There’s quite a few different air conditioning options to choose from, though. How do you know that you’re getting the right one for your needs? Well, it’s a good idea to consult with a professional technician in-person before making any permanent decisions. Still, you can at least familiarize yourself with some of the more popular options for air conditioning systems before you call.

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Very Well?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

gas-burnerThe southern states may be warming up around now, but up here it’s definitely still heating season. That makes it especially frustrating for homeowners who turn on their furnaces to find that they’re not heating as well as they should be. If your furnace is not heating your home well, it could be for a number of different reasons. While you’re waiting for a technician to arrive and check out your system, consider whether one of the following issues might be the culprit.

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