G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Archive for May, 2016

3 Common Causes of Inefficient Cooling

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

As long as your AC is up and running reliably, you should be happy and comfortable in your home, enjoying cool, even temperatures throughout the house. If you start to sweat every time you see your utility bill show up in the mail during the cooling season, though, something is very wrong. Cooling your home is not going to come for free, of course, but it also shouldn’t be taking a shocking bite out of your budget. If you are sick and tired of the sticker shock that you suffer each time you open that envelope, consider the following information. Remember, we’re here to handle any air conditioning services in Everett, WA that you may need. 

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Don’t Let Your AC Drag Down Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, May 30th, 2016

People often complain about the humidity during the summer season, and the role that this humidity plays in fueling our discomfort. Keep in mind, though, that having too little humidity in the air throughout your home can actually leave you just as uncomfortable and unhappy as having too much humidity in the air would. Because an air conditioner naturally draws humidity out of the air during the course of the cooling cycle, it is entirely possible that your air will be too dry when you are running your air conditioner round the clock. Keep a lookout for these warning signs, and remember that we install and service whole-house humidifiers in Everett, WA.

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Water Leaking from Your AC Can Do Real Damage!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

As you probably know (and as we have discussed in past posts), your air conditioner does not use water in its operation, but may still appear to leak water for a couple of different reasons. It is possible that your system may ice up due to refrigerant leaks, and that this ice can melt, or that your condensate drain line may back up or leak. In either case, it is actually possible for the water coming from your air conditioner to damage your property in a few different ways. To avoid the need for serious home or air conditioning repairs in Everett, WA, dial our number the moment that you see water coming from your AC.

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Common Smoke Detector Problems

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

When you are in your home, you should feel safe. That means more than just having good, sturdy locks on your doors and windows, though. Sometimes, danger can come from within your home. This is certainly true in the case of a fire breaking out. There is no way in which to overstate just how important it is that you have properly working smoke alarms installed throughout your home. If you have any reason at all to believe that your smoke alarms in Everett, WA are compromised, contact a member of our staff right away. Here are a few examples of common issues that homeowners encounter with their smoke detectors.

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How Does Clean Ductwork Actually Benefit Me?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Since the heat of the summer season is fast approaching, chances are that you have already scheduled your air conditioning maintenance for the year. While an AC tune-up is certainly a very important service to get out of the way, it is not the only step one must take in order to ensure that he or she is able to enjoy the best performance possible from his or her air conditioner. You may need to schedule professional duct cleaning, as well. If you think that you may benefit from professional duct cleaning in Everett, WA after reading the following post, be sure to contact the professionals on our staff.

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3 Signs That Your Water Heater Is in Trouble

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

It is an unfortunate truth that homeowners know all too well that their appliances can never really be said to be 100% reliable. When problems strike with as vital an appliance as the water heater in one’s home, the repercussions and consequences for your overall comfort and convenience can be severe. The good news is that our technicians are never more than a phone call away, and that we can handle any and all water heater repairs in Everett, WA. Before we can do so, though, you must make the call, and you want to do that before your system breaks down entirely. That is why you should keep these warning signs in mind. 

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Why Are There Hot Spots in My Home?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

When you walk through your home during the summer season, when your air conditioner is working away in order to keep your home cool and comfortable, you should feel as comfortable in any one room as you do in all of the rest. The appearance of hot spots throughout the house is not normal, and it may indicate any number of problems with your air conditioning system or other facets of your home. If you are serious about living in the comprehensive comfort that we know you deserve, be sure to schedule your air conditioning services in Everett, WA with the pros on our staff. We’ll help you to cool your home evenly and effectively.

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Does Ductless Air Conditioning Make Sense for Me?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

If you are looking for a brand new air conditioning system to install in a brand new home, or if your existing property needs a new AC installed, then you may want to consider the use of a ductless air conditioning system. Ductless mini splits have long been very popular in commercial settings, but they have also made great strides in the residential sector recently. There are, quite simply, a few benefits that you’ll enjoy as a result of ductless cooling that you won’t find elsewhere. Read on to learn more about why you may opt for ductless air conditioning in Everett, WA.

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How Does Geothermal Air Conditioning Work?

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Has the time come to replace your home cooling system? Are you having a new home constructed, and are weighing your air conditioning system options? If you have not given a geothermal cooling system any consideration, or if you are not even aware of such technology and what it entails, we encourage you to pump the brakes a bit and to familiarize yourself with all that geothermal cooling in Everett, WA has to offer. You may just find, upon reviewing geothermal cooling and its many benefits, that this is precisely the type of system that you’ve dreamed of.

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Get Your Whole-House Surge Protector Ready for Summer

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

If you have a whole-house surge protector on your property, then you have already made a great decision in protecting the comfort and convenience in and with which you live. However, you must remember that whole-house surge protectors are indeed electrical systems and, like any other such system, they may run into operational problems from time to time. The concern here is that, since you don’t really use your whole-house surge protector with any regularity, it may have slipped into disrepair without you knowing it. The last thing that you want is to learn the hard way that your whole-house surge protector in Everett, WA has failed. If you have any such concerns, contact us right away.

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