Investing in an addition allows you to create a better, more spacious home while meeting the changing needs of your growing family. Like most renovations, it requires careful thought and planning. Apart from learning about the potential timeline and budget to get it done, you’ll have to consider the type of HVAC setup that will best fit your home addition. This decision, after all, will have an impact on your home’s overall heating and cooling needs.
There’s nothing like a heat pump in your home providing warmth during the cold winter months. Like most appliances, you expect it to work as intended after a few adjustments on your thermostat. But what if it doesn’t? What could be the reason why your heat pump isn’t in heating mode? Trusted HVAC repair contractor Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning answers this question below.
Heat pumps are a great way for San Francisco homeowners to heat their homes efficiently. But are they as efficient during cold weather? In this blog post, Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning discusses how cold weather affects heat pump efficiency.
Here in San Francisco, our residents are no stranger to severe storms and strong winds. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for the possibility of wind and rain damage to your home. Lightning damage is also a serious concern, especially when lightning hits a power line in your neighborhood. When this happens, it can create a power surge that can cut off the power in your area and shut down your appliances.
There are some days in the summer that tend to get hot and humid. But so long as your air conditioning system is properly cared for and well-maintained, then your home should stay cool and comfortable throughout the season. If you notice a higher temperature on your second floor despite it being relatively cool on the main floor, this can be caused by several factors. Our team at Schmitt talks more about this below.
If you’re planning to replace your split HVAC system, many heating and air conditioning replacement technicians recommend having your replacement “properly matched”. You may have heard this before, but having a matched system is important, especially if you want it to be worth your investment. Our team at Schmitt talks more about this below.
Many homeowners often make the mistake of closing vents in unused rooms during the winter, thinking that this could help them save on energy costs. However, closing air vents doesn’t make the HVAC system more efficient. In fact, it can even cause damage to your HVAC system and necessitate an HVAC repair.
Years of wear will take a toll on any HVAC system, at which time you have to be prepared to replace it to ensure a comfortable commercial space. In today’s post, local heating and air conditioning repair company Schmitt shares a look at some signs that indicate you need to replace your HVAC system.