G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Archive for the ‘Maintenance Plan/Comfort Club’ Category

How Our HVAC Maintenance Plan Helps You

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Heating and cooling a home effectively and efficiently is well within your reach, provided that you invest in a good HVAC system and that you have that system installed by skilled, trained professionals. However, it is important to keep in mind the fact that you cannot expect your HVAC system to function at peak performance and efficiency levels if it is not well maintained. By enrolling in our comprehensive HVAC maintenance plan in Issaquah, you can ensure that your system is maintained regularly and with the quality of service that the job demands. Contact G&S Heating, Cooling & Electrical, Inc. today to enroll.

Enrollment in our Pre-Paid Maintenance Program entitles members to a number of great perks. First of all, you will never have to pay overtime rates for repairs. We know that you cannot plan on when you will require repairs, and we don’t want to break your budget when they require a substantial amount of time to complete. The elimination of overtime fees, paired with our already reasonable rates, makes this possible.

You will also receive a 10% discount on parts and labor for all repair services. This is of great benefit for those repairs requiring expensive replacement parts. As a member, you also enjoy priority service, meaning that your quality, affordable repairs will also be offered up promptly. Make sure that you take advantage of our diverse seasonal offers as well.

Perhaps the greatest benefit of all, though, is the two maintenance calls per year that you will receive for all systems with A/C units. Don’t risk missing necessary maintenance services just because they slip your mind. Enroll in the Pre-Paid Maintenance Program that we offer, and we will take care of you. No HVAC system will truly impress or meet its full potential if not professionally maintained.

We can answer any questions that you may have. Our technicians will thoroughly inspect your HVAC system and make any tune-ups necessary to keep it functioning at peak performance levels. That way, you can enjoy the very best performance that your system has to offer.

To learn more about the details of our HVAC maintenance plan in Issaquah, contact G&S Heating, Cooling & Electrical, Inc. today.

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What to Look for When a Home is 20 Years Old: A Guide From Redmond

Monday, September 12th, 2011

The older the home you look for, the more careful you need to be in your research, even in Redmond. Of course, if you can avoid any of the major issues that crop up in 20 year old constructions, you can come away with a fantastic home that is comfortable, easy to modify and in an established neighborhood with good schools, plenty of trees, and a solid maintenance history.

The Stuff to Watch Out For

When a home reaches 20 years old, there are quite a few problems you’re likely to run into. Consider the fact that the furnace, air conditioner, and roof are all designed to last at least 20 years. That means that unless they were highly maintained and regularly inspected they may be ready for replacement right about now.

So, when looking at homes, have any prospective purchases fully inspected for things like dry rot, termites, old furnaces and air conditioners and so on. You are also likely to run into older bathrooms and kitchens that need to be updated. For most people this is simply an inconvenience, but for those on a tight budget it can be a deal breaker.

What You Should Want

Of course, there are a lot of benefits of an older home if you can find them. Specifically in the 20 year old timeframe, you’ll find that trees have matured, the yard is well established and if the neighborhood is good, local schools will have plenty of support in the community. These are all factors you should take into consideration when looking for an older home.

Maintenance is something you won’t be able to avoid, especially if the home you’re looking at was not well cared for by the previous owners. However, after a couple of years, even an older home can be worked into tip top shape so that nothing will break or give out unexpectedly. Much like a used car, if you do your research well ahead of time, you can be sure you get a home that won’t have any “breakdowns” for a few years to come.

And for those out there who like to customize, keep in mind that older homes are much easier to change. Newer homes are built on prefabricated slabs that make it nearly impossible to remodel or change them, especially in highly regulated areas. Older homes are easier to remodel and often have plenty of space in which to do so.

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