If you own or manage a commercial building, you know the importance of ensuring the comfort of your tenants. Just as important is avoiding unnecessary costs incurred by unnecessary repair work. The good news is, there are many kinds of commercial HVAC repairs that are, indeed, preventable. Local heating and air conditioning company Schmitt takes a look at some of the most common ones:
Like all other types of heating systems, heat pumps have an expected life span. Knowing how long it will last will help you plan HVAC maintenance, as well as prepare for its eventual replacement, while ensuring your home’s comfort and reducing the risks of unexpected breakdowns. In today’s post, heating repair company Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning takes a look at how long heat pumps typically last, and how you can get the most years out of yours.
Every new HVAC system comes with a warranty that covers repairs or replacement due to defects in the equipment — and sometimes even problems with the installation. However, there are certain conditions that may render your warranty coverage void, and in today’s post, AC repair company Schmitt shares tips on how to protect your HVAC warranty from this.
Turning on your heat pump for the first time of the season can sometimes trip the circuit breaker, which is a relatively normal occurrence. However, if this happens frequently, it could be a sign of a problem that needs corrected. In today’s post, the HVAC contractors at Schmitt share a look at what causes heating systems to trip the circuit breaker and what can be done to prevent this.
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. Read more
While you don’t need to be an HVAC expert, it’s in your best interest to have at least a fundamental understanding of how your heating and cooling system works. This basic knowledge will come in handy during situations such as tune-ups so you can be sure your service company isn’t cutting corners.