Area Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog

What A Cracked Heat Exchanger Means for Your Home

February 18th, 2019

Burner-AssemblyDo you understand how your furnace system works down to the mechanisms turning inside? This isn’t a trick question, we don’t expect you to cozy up by the fireplace at night with a nice book detailing the latest and greatest in HVAC. When you need to understand your HVAC services, we’re here for you.

If you’re having trouble with your furnace we can solve it quickly, efficiently, and for the right price. If you need furnace repair in Vancouver, WA then you contact our team. We founded our company in 1975 and we’ve worked hard since our conception to provide homeowners across the country with great service. You’ll never have to worry about the quality of the service you receive when you go with our team.

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The Benefits of Installing a Ductless System

February 4th, 2019

HVAC-iconsDuring this point in winter, we encounter a lot of homeowners who are thinking about upgrading their heating system. We understand why. The cold temperatures here in Washington make you rely more on your heater more than ever and this added strain can really start to underscore the faults in this system. If you need a new heating system or if you need supplemental power for your heating system you should try a ductless heating system. Making this transition isn’t always easy, so if you’re looking for great ductless HVAC in Vancouver, WA then be sure to contact our team.

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Why Heat Pumps Need Preventative Maintenance Twice a Year

January 21st, 2019

Admit it, sometimes you hear people encouraging biannual maintenance services and you brush them off. Why should you get maintenance if you don’t see anything wrong with your heat pump? Well, your heat pump won’t always show signs of distress before it gives out. Biannual maintenance is great because you can spot any problems on the horizon before they’re wreaking havoc on your system and disrupting the comfort of your home.

Here at Area Heating & Cooling, we can provide you with the best preventative maintenance services in the area. We have a great maintenance plan that you can enroll in too if you’re the type to forget about scheduling these services. If you need heat pump repair or maintenance in Vancouver, WA then make sure to contact our team today.

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Furnace Issues to Watch Out for This Season

January 7th, 2019

Winter in Washington means freezing winter mornings and chilly evenings—you’re relying on your furnace now more than ever. Your furnace is built to run, but sometimes, more frequent usage causes you to notice problems with your furnace. It’s important to act quickly when it comes to your HVAC system. If you think you have a problem on your hands (no matter how small it may seem) call a professional team at the first sign of an issue. If you need furnace repair in Vancouver, WA then we’re the team for the job.

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When to Install a New Heating System

December 24th, 2018

Heating, ventilation and conditioning icons set.Is it time to install a new heating system in your home? A lot of homeowners struggle to tell. It’s also not something you’re likely itching to do because of the cost and inconvenience of the process. It’s important to say goodbye at the right time when it comes to your heating system. If you wait too long, then you’ll put yourself at risk for a larger system breakdown. If it’s time to replace, then don’t delay, and if you need a residential heating system installation in Vancouver, WA then make sure to contact our team.

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Call for Heating Repairs if You Notice These Things

December 10th, 2018

We service lots of homes after their heating system faces a major system breakdown due to extended repair needs, but there are ways to tell if you need heating repairs before these problems become so drastic. Now that we’re really experiencing cold weather, it’s likely that you’ve already run your heater a considerable amount this season. Problems from the previous winter might have even reared their ugly head again—now isn’t the time to ignore these issues.

Many homeowners overlook the subtle changes in their system that act as warning signs of a heater repair need. We’ve listed some of the biggest signs below for this reason. If you read this list and discover that you’re due for heating system repairs, contact our team. We’re a locally owned and operated business that’s served both Clark and Cowlitz counties for more than 40 years.

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Is it Time for a New Heating System?

November 26th, 2018

Burner-AssemblyThe winter conditions are quickly settling in here in Vancouver, if you’ve noticed any troubles with your heating system, it might be time to replace your system. Many homeowners are hesitant to replace their entire heating system because it’s a time-consuming and expensive process, but we can assure you that if it’s really time to replace then it’s more than worthwhile to do so.

Our team here is helpful, to we can guide you through the process and set you up with the best financing available to make this possible. We have the best heating services in Vancouver, WA so if you want quality services that you know you can count, contact our team.

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How to Boost Your Heater’s Efficiency

November 12th, 2018

Young smiling woman sitting on sofa and looking up while drinking hot tea. Young brunette woman thinking at home in a leisure time. Happy girl relaxing at home on a bright winter morning.If you could increase your home comfort and lower your heating bill at the same time, wouldn’t you? There are many simple steps you can take to boost your heating system’s efficiency this fall and winter here in Vancouver. When you need residential heating services in Vancouver, WA we’re the right team to call. We understand what you need because we’re a business with more than 40 years of experience in the area. We go above and beyond the expected.

We rely heavily on our heating systems here, so make sure that you’re getting the best possible service possible. If you’d like to boost your HVAC efficiency, here’s how you can do so.

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Should I Install a New Furnace This Fall?

October 29th, 2018

FurnaceIt’s finally fall! Which means everyone gets to engage in their favorite fall activity: taking stock of their furnace! What? That isn’t your favorite fall activity? Well, you should do it anyway. Fall is the time when people start to rely on their furnaces on a daily basis to keep their homes comfortable. That means that before you start using yours, you should make sure that it’s in the best possible shape. If your furnace isn’t up to keeping your home warm and comfortable over the next several months, then it’s a pretty good idea to replace it now. Otherwise, you might run the risk of a serious problem developing in your old system midway through the season. Follow the tips below to help you decide whether or not now is the time to consult with a technician about replacing your furnace.

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Why is My Heat Pump Not Cooling?

October 15th, 2018

Heat-PumpWe’re getting pretty close to the start of heating season, but we may still have some warmer days between now and when the temperature starts to seriously drop. If you’ve tried to use your heat pump to cool your home a bit in the last couple weeks, and it was having trouble cooling properly, you may be wondering why. The best way to find out what’s wrong with your heat pump, and get it fixed, is to have a professional technician examine it for you. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, check out some of the more common reasons why your heat pump might be malfunctioning.

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