If you’ve always used your heat pump over the years, then you’ve probably wondered when your unit needs replacing. Even if you’ve maintained it over the years along with the occasional HVAC repair job, you might be thinking that maybe replacing your unit would be better than having to spend for repairs from time to
We’re now in the midst of the so-called “new normal”. Physical distancing is in full effect, and people are continuing to be encouraged to stay at home. This is done to limit your chances of getting the virus, keep yourself healthy and contribute to “flattening the curve.” However, as you stay indoors, you should make
Air conditioning drains, or condensate drains, are the pipes that expel excess moisture from your air conditioner. It’s important to keep these pipes clear to prevent potential air conditioner problems, which you won’t want to happen, given the warm months to come.
A good night’s sleep can do wonders for your health. If you’ve been having a hard time getting your full eight hours of sleep, you might be surprised at how much a few tweaks to your HVAC system can help. In this blog, HVAC repair company Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning shares tips on how
San Francisco winters are mild and rarely extreme, making it one of the many areas where a heat pump is a viable heating and air conditioning option. Unlike other types of HVAC systems, heat pumps don’t “produce” warm or cold air. Instead, they transfer heat from one place to another. This means it can function as either
With the heating season in full swing, homeowners across the nation are scrambling to get their heating repair and maintenance needs taken care of right away. As you do, don’t forget to include your indoor air quality (IAQ) levels on your list of routine HVAC tasks to be done.
We’ve often had calls where homeowners thought their heating and cooling systems were losing efficiency, only to find out after an inspection that the problems are due to unbalanced airflow. In this blog, heating system repair contractor Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning shares an overview of air balancing and its importance.
There’s such a great need for heating and cooling services that there are unscrupulous people who will use this need to try to scam homeowners out of their hard-earned money. In this blog, the HVAC contractors at Schmitt share the most common HVAC scams and how you can avoid them.
Today’s homeowners are fortunate in that they have many choices on how to heat their homes. Home heating systems have come a long way from fires in caves during prehistoric times. In this blog, heating and air conditioning contractor Schmitt shares a quick look into how home heating systems have evolved.
Many of today’s home HVAC systems are equipped with humidifiers to maintain balanced relative indoor humidity. If your HVAC system has one, chances are its water panel may need to be changed. In this blog, the HVAC contractors at Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning explain why you need to do this.