Outdoor Air Pollution’s Effect On Indoor Air

March 19, 2020

We work hard to keep our homes clean and free of pollutants, but the reality is that we don’t live inside of a bubble. Pollutants from the outside world can easily enter your home and move into your ductwork in addition to the heating and cooling system. Once that happens, the pollution is trapped in a closed loop where it will circulate throughout your home at higher and higher concentrations. When outdoor pollutants build up inside your home, it can seriously reduce the quality of the air you and your family breathe day in and

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Should I Repair or Replace my Furnace?

March 10, 2020

There’s nothing homeowners would love more than having a furnace that runs smoothly and efficiently for the rest of time, but, unfortunately, that’s just not realistic. Heaters don’t last forever, and even the most robust units will eventually succumb to old age or wear and tear. However, that doesn’t make it any easier to know when it’s time to repair your furnace or replace it. While no two heaters are made alike, this article will help to shed some light on what kind of service your unit needs. Whether you need to repair your furnace or

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Ways to Extend the Life of an HVAC System

March 1, 2020

The cost of a new HVAC system could run thousands of dollars. That’s why the average homeowner won’t jump at the chance to replace a heating and cooling unit. However, the day will come when doing so will be unavoidable. How close or how far off that day remains depends on several factors. You don’t have to perform any special magic to extend the life of a heating and cooling system. Following several simple tips could do the job. Here are a few helpful steps to consider. Prepping for Catastrophic Events If a

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Home Comfort Resolutions for 2020

December 26, 2019

Looking for more efficient airflow and energy use from your indoor air system? We’ve got four ways to help you step up your game in 2020. Use one or more to see a reduction in home energy costs and repairs. 1. Update or Become Obsolete Systems that were installed more than 10 to 15 years ago can’t compete with the equipment being built today. Manufacturers have made sweeping changes that help improve overall system efficiency no matter the season. Older units that still use R-22 refrigerant will become more costly to maintain and eventually

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What Thermostat Temperature is Best for the Winter?

December 16, 2019

When the colder weather sets in and it’s time to turn up the heat, many homeowners have trouble finding the ideal temperature. As a leading provider of heating services, Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating can provide some helpful tips on dialing in the perfect setting for you and your home. Starting Point The Environmental Protection Agency has recommended 68 degrees Fahrenheit as an ideal. That may seem a little on the low side for the average person, but if you do find it comfortable, the EPA estimates that it strikes the best balance between cost and comfort. When you are

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The Biggest Reasons Your Heating Bill is Too High

December 1, 2019

If you’re dealing with an expensive heating bill, you’re not alone. This can be a real drag, but can you avoid paying expensive bills during the cold winter months? Here are some ways you can heat a home for less. The Furnace Needs a Tune-Up A dirty furnace that runs on a clogged filter and worn parts won’t perform at peak efficiency. When a furnace has to work harder to heat a home, costs go up. Requesting a basic tune-up could improve performance and bring down expenses. Maybe it is time to install a new thermostat,

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Signs You’re Overworking Your Air Conditioner

October 22, 2019

When summer rolls into the area, your air conditioner will be getting a workout. Your system works hard to cool down your home. However, an overworked air conditioning system can cause some problems. Here are a few signs that your air conditioner is struggling to keep up with the summer demand. Rising Energy Bills If your energy bills have suddenly spiked, you might have an overworked air conditioner. When the air conditioner becomes overwhelmed by the demand, it uses more energy to cool down your home. This increase can show up in the form of

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What Are Swamp Coolers?

October 17, 2019

Swamp coolers use evaporative cooling to keep rooms in your home comfortable. They are an ideal solution for buildings that don’t have a central air conditioning system. Because they are affordable, swamp coolers are accessible for many people. They’re ideal for climates that are hot but dry. Because of the way they work, they don’t function well in humid areas. There are several different types of swamp coolers you can choose from. Benefits of Evaporative Cooling The cooling technology employed by swamp coolers has been used by civilizations since ancient times. They

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Symptoms of a Broken AC Motor

October 17, 2019

Your air conditioner’s motor plays a big role in your home’s comfort. Over time, the motor can begin to suffer from issues and break down. Here are a few symptoms to look for if you think you may have a malfunctioning AC motor. 1. Rattling Noises Broken motors often cause rattling noises to develop. This usually comes from the condenser unit when the appliance is operating. Humming or buzzing noises may also be present due to malfunctioning motor blades, which requires the help of a professional from a company like Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating.

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New Home AC System: Your Checklist

October 17, 2019

When it comes to purchasing a new home, it’s important to perform a thorough inspection of all of the features on the property. As a buyer, you’ll need to check the features that are present to ensure that nothing needs to be repaired or replaced after you move into the building. With your AC system, there are a few things to add to your checklist when inspecting everything. 1. How Old Is AC System? The AC system is one of the most expensive features on the property, which makes it necessary to know when it’ll have

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