The Basics of Heating and Air Conditioning: What You Need to Know

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It’s easy to underestimate the importance of having a heating and air conditioning system in your home. These are things that we just don’t notice as long as they are working properly. But when they aren’t working, it could spell disaster for your home. This could lead to uncomfortable living spaces and costly repair bills. Maintaining these systems is essential for keeping your house comfortable all year long!

It’s important to have a clear concept of how heating and air conditioning systems function, as well as being cognizant of the key factors to consider when finding a decent contractor.

In this blog post, we will dive into the fundamentals of these essential operations so that you may be better prepared to make informed choices about who should work on your home’s climate control system.

What you need to know 

If you are anything like most average Joes, then you probably just bought a system that you liked for some reason or another. But believe it or not, there are some important things you should know about your heating and air conditioning system:

1. What type of system do you have installed in your home? That’s right it’s time to dig up the old box really take a look at what and who made your system

2. Is your heating and cooling system up-to-date? Take a look at its efficiency rating to determine if it complies with current energy standards. Not sure how to do this? Well, give the Beehive a call and we can help you.

3. Whether you are using the right size equipment for your needs, as too large or small of a unit can affect performance and cost. Not to mention if you don’t have the right size for your home you could find yourself in some uncomfortable situations

4. Do you notice strange noises coming from your unit? or if it does not provide enough airflow when running? These could be signals that maintenance is necessary. Remember, regular maintenance is the key to your system’s happiness. It also helps to be on the lookout for common warning signs like clogged filters and loose wires.

5. Mastering the thermostat is essential for attaining optimum efficiency, including understanding how to set and adjust its programming. So do you know what all those buttons mean? It’s important that you get full value from your machine. 

6. Effectively insulating and weatherstripping around doors and windows can help keep cold drafts from entering your home. This could also help your system work the way it should be

7. And last but not least, to ensure your HVAC system runs at peak efficiency, it’s essential that you have a professional inspect and maintain it once a year. Let’s be honest; you knew we were going to say this. The truth is, you have to check on your system regularly or you will face the bitter cold (or hot) consequences. 

Choose The Right Contractor

Selecting the ideal air conditioning and heating contractor is a crucial choice to guarantee your home’s comfort. Be sure you investigate their certifications and read up on reviews from past clients.

With Beehive Heating and Air, we are willing to answer any questions you might have. Go ahead and request a quote before you commit. We can guarantee quality services and contentment with delivery.

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