G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog

Are Traditional Tank Water Heaters a Thing of the Past?

May 4th, 2015

The short answer to the question posed above is simple: no. When many people envision a water heater, they think of tank models, which store a reserve of hot water in the tank sot that it is ready to go at a moment’s notice. While it is true that there are newer technologies available, and that these newer technologies may offer some benefits that tank models cannot, the fact is that all of these different options are just that: options. As to which option is best for any given homeowner, that all depends on a number of different factors.

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Is Geothermal Air Conditioning a Viable Residential Cooling Option?

May 4th, 2015

In today’s residential HVAC landscape, there are so many different options to consider that navigating this terrain can be quite tricky. Still, it is best to consider all of your options carefully before determining how you cool your home in moving forward. One type of system we encourage homeowners to investigate is a geothermal system. Capable of heating as well as cooling one’s home, geothermal systems have really caught on in North Seattle over the past few years.

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Why Schedule Professional Duct Cleaning?

May 2nd, 2015

Of the many problems that may develop with your HVAC system, the buildup of pollutants therein may not sound like the most pressing of them. However, any such buildup can actually lead to a number of different problems, negatively impacting your indoor air quality, the condition of your HVAC system, and even your health. The problem is, of course, that your air ducts are not exactly easily accessible. The good news, though, is that you need only pick up your phone and give us a call in order to schedule professional duct cleaning services in North Seattle.

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Signs That You Need Professional Duct Repair

May 1st, 2015

When your air conditioner is blowing hot air, or your heating system simply will not start up when it ought to, it is pretty obvious that there is a problem requiring professional attention. However, there are certain situations which may develop with your HVAC system which are not quite as clearly defined. Damaged air ducts are among these issues.

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Benefits of Immediate Air Conditioning Repair

April 30th, 2015

The summer season in North Seattle may not be as long or quite as intensely hot as it is in other parts of the country. However, it is still absolutely necessary to keep your air conditioning system functioning at peak performance and efficiency levels. The last thing that you want to do is sweat through an uncomfortable summer season in your home, only to be shocked by high cooling costs when the utility bills roll in. If you notice anything odd about the way your air conditioner operates as we ease into the cooling season, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Air Conditioners to Consider for Installation in Your Home

April 29th, 2015

Has the time come to replace your old, inefficient air conditioning system? Are you in need of a brand new AC for a brand new home? Whatever your reason for considering your air conditioning installation options, know that G&S Heating, Cooling & Electrical, Inc. is here to ensure that your new air conditioner is the perfect fit for your home, its cooling needs, and your personal usage preferences. Give us a call today to get started. When you work with the professional air conditioning installation experts on our staff, you can count on cooling your home in an efficient and effective manner.

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Signs That You Need to Adjust the Humidity in Your Home

April 28th, 2015

There is a lot more than temperature to consider if you really hope to live as comfortably as possible in your home. You must also take into account such factors as the humidity level in your living space. Striking the right balance when it comes to humidity is a must if you want to maintain great indoor air quality as well as a comfortable feeling environment throughout your house. There are a number of factors which may lead to the air in your home being either too humid or not humid enough, and neither scenario is desirable.

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What Type of Air Cleaner Do I Need in My Home?

April 27th, 2015

Breathing air of the highest quality is just as important as cooling your home effectively during the summer season is, or keeping your home warm during the cold winter months. Not only will having clean, pure air throughout your home allow you to live more comfortably, but it will also allow you to maintain a more healthful environment in your living space. However, you must keep in mind the fact that there are various problems which can negatively impact your indoor air quality.

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3 Considerations When Repairing Outdoor Lighting

April 26th, 2015

Whether the lights outside your home are functional or part of the décor, they are one of the most powerful parts of the electrical system. Because of the high amounts of energy these lights use, they sometimes malfunction and require repairs.

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Is Your Home Sufficiently Insulated?

April 25th, 2015

Nowadays, with energy costs being as high as they are, homeowners are very concerned about heating and cooling their homes effectively while also doing so in the most affordable manner possible. One of the main factors influencing heating and cooling efficiency is the amount and integrity of the insulation therein.

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