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

Why Is My Air Conditioner Turning On and Off So Frequently?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Now that we are officially in the summer season, it is a good idea to really take stock of your home cooling system. While temperatures certainly are not soaring just now, the fact remains that you are going to be relying upon your air conditioner to cool your home effectively in the coming weeks and months.

If your air conditioner is in poor working condition, you are not going to be able to do so successfully. Even if your air conditioner is coming on when it should, it may not be functioning properly. If you notice your air conditioner in Everett, WA is turning on and off too quickly, give us a call.

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Need a New AC? Have You Considered a Heat Pump?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Okay, we are officially in the summer season. That means that now is the time to really get on that air conditioning installation or replacement project that you’ve been putting off. Waiting any longer to get your new air conditioner in place could result in some pretty serious discomfort over the coming weeks and months. Whether investing in a brand new air conditioner for a brand new home, or you just want to replace an old, ailing, or broken down air conditioner on your property, you should give some serious thought to the use of a heat pump in Everett, WA. Read on to learn more.

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Should I Be Using a UV Air Purifier in My Home?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

You have no doubt heard about some of the many different ways in which you can clean up the air in your home. One option that some homeowners are not very familiar with, though, is the UV air purifier. By using a UV air purifier in Everett, WA, you can overcome some indoor air quality problems that would otherwise go unaddressed with the use of other air cleaners. Not every home is going to benefit from the use of a UV air purifier, of course, so it is always a good idea to consult with an IAQ professional before investing in any such equipment. 

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Is My Air Conditioner Making the Air too Dry?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Generally speaking, the problem that most people experience in the summer when it comes to humidity is too high a level of humidity. However, this is not guaranteed to be the case, and you may find that you actually have air that is too dry in your home this summer. After all, the humidity level outside is not going to necessarily reflect that within your home, especially not when you are running your air conditioner pretty much all day. If you suspect that your indoor air is too dry, you may benefit greatly from the use of a whole-house humidifier in Everett, WA.

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What Exactly Goes On During an AC Tune-Up?

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

You’ve no doubt heard tell of just how important it is to schedule routine air conditioning maintenance, and you’ve certainly seen it mentioned here if you’ve been keeping up with our blog. What you may not totally understand, though, is just what goes on during a routine maintenance tune-up. If you think that you can get the same great benefits that professional maintenance offers just by changing your air filter and spraying down the outdoor uint with the hose, think again. Read on to learn more about what actually happens when a professional technician tunes up your air conditioner in Everett, WA.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

We may not have the hottest summer weather in the country here in Washington, but that doesn’t mean that you can afford to tolerate a subpar performance from your home cooling system. There are a number of fairly common customer concerns that we hear from time to time. Among them is that of an air conditioner blowing warm air.

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AC Pro Tip: Keep the Condensate Drain Line Clear

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

While our summers are somewhat mild compared to other areas in the country, there is no denying just how important it is that your air conditioning system is in great working order at all times. What some homeowners seem to fail to realize, though, is that they can have problems with their air conditioning systems even if those systems remain up and running. Your air conditioner need not break down entirely in order to warrant some attention, after all. We have a tip to help you to keep your AC in Everett, WA functioning properly this summer: keep the condensate drain line clean and clear of blockages!

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3 Important Ways That Air Conditioning Maintenance Benefits You

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

We’re already nearly halfway through June. The weather outside may not be swelteringly hot, but you may still be thinking that it is too late to schedule that air conditioning maintenance service that you meant to schedule a couple of months back. Nothing could be further from the truth. If ever the adage “better late than never” actually rang true, it is when it comes to air conditioning maintenance services. Simply put, you cannot rely on your air conditioner if you do not schedule routine maintenance on an annual basis. It doesn’t matter if you schedule service before or after the cooling season, so long as you are consistent in your schedule. 

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Why Is a Dirty Evaporator Coil a Problem?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

The summer season here in Washington is certainly not as hot and intense as, say, that in Arizona. That does not mean that you can afford to put the operational quality of your air conditioning system at risk, though. There are a number of things that can go wrong with even the best air conditioning systems on the market. Far too often, we find that the repairs that we are doing could have been avoided had the homeowner taken earlier action. Today we’ll talk about why the evaporator coil must be clean, and how you can spot some warning signs that will help you to avoid the need for AC repairs in Everett, WA.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for Me?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Are you ready to replace your water heater? Do you have a brand new property under construction that is going to require the installation of a brand new water heater? In either case, you are wise to give the use of a tankless water heater in Everett, WA some serious consideration. Tankless water heaters, quite simply, offer a number of benefits that tank water heaters simply cannot compete with. If you are in the market for a new water heater, work with our technicians to ensure that you have the right system for your needs in place. 

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