Premier Heating and Air Blog for ‘Nashville’ Category

Tips for Saving on Cooling Costs This Year

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Whenever you start to regularly use your air conditioner this year, you’ll see an increase in your electricity costs. This is normal: central air conditioners are one the biggest users of electricity in homes. However, you might be paying more for cooling than you need to, and we have some advice on ways you can lower those electric costs. Below are various tips, from essential air conditioning maintenance in Nashville, TN to ideas for HVAC and comfort upgrades, that can put some money back in your pocket.

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A Failing AC? How to Know Before Summer Arrives

Monday, April 1st, 2024

If you’ve lived through a summer in Nashville before, you know how hot it can get. Try to imagine living here if you didn’t have an air conditioning system to cool your home. Not a pleasant thought!

But you do have a central AC for your house. Good so far! Now ask yourself if you think that AC is coming to the end of its service life. You don’t want to head into the heat of summer with a failing air conditioner—you’ll end up trapped on a hot day with no cooling, scrambling to arrange for an air conditioning replacement in Nashville, TN.

We don’t want you to go through that, so we’re going to look at some of the ways to tell you’ve got an air conditioner that’s ready to retire. 

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Why You Need to Schedule AC Maintenance Each Spring

Monday, March 18th, 2024

It’s that time of year again—the season for scheduling air conditioning maintenance in Nashville, TN. The spring weather may not force you to turn your AC on just yet, but you know that another hot summer is on its way, and the heat waves could arrive early. You want to have an air conditioner you can count on to run reliably and without draining your bank account unnecessarily.

Unfortunately, many homeowners forget to have professional air conditioning maintenance in spring, or they don’t think it’s important enough to do each year. We want to convince you that regular AC maintenance is an essential task if you want the best from your cooling system. 

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Why We Recommend Air Duct Testing Before Spring

Monday, March 4th, 2024

When you’re preparing your house for the change in seasons from winter to spring, one of the biggest priorities is scheduling air conditioning maintenance. This isn’t the only important service for your HVAC system, however. We recommend you have air duct testing done every few years to check on the integrity of the ductwork in your HVAC system.

Homeowners are often unaware of how trouble with their ductwork can lead to serious consequences for energy efficiency, air conditioning performance, and indoor air quality. We offer duct services in Nashville, TN, including air duct testing and air duct sealing, and we want to explain why regular air duct testing is enormously beneficial.

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Don’t Leave a Faulty Heater Without Repairs at the End of Winter

Monday, February 19th, 2024

When you can see the end of the winter weather just over the horizon, the excitement may cause you to neglect your heating system. Yes, you’ll still run it when you need it, and keep running it until the warm spring weather finally settles in. You may, however, ignore indications that the heater is malfunctioning and neglect to arrange for the proper heating repair in Nashville, TN to address the problem.

Procrastinating on a faulty heater at the end of winter is a natural reaction—but it’s not a good one! Repair for a heating system is always a priority, as we’ll explain below.

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Late Season Furnace Maintenance Tips

Monday, February 13th, 2023

Spring is just around the corner and that means you’ll soon be making the transition from using your furnace to using your air conditioner if you haven’t done so already. But just because you’ll be using your furnace less doesn’t mean it’s okay to neglect furnace maintenance in Dublin, GA. 

The promise of warmer weather often inspires homeowners to tackle those home maintenance tasks they’ve been neglecting. Your furnace deserves some TLC after working hard to keep your home warm for the last few months. Here are some late-season maintenance tasks you can do to help ensure your furnace gets you through the rest of winter and prepare it for next season.

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How to Tell Your Ductwork Is Causing Comfort Trouble In Your Home

Monday, December 5th, 2022

The season of giving is just around the corner. Why not treat your home to professional duct cleaning this holiday season? Duct cleaning is an important aspect of home maintenance. Not only does it keep the air in your home clean, but it also ensures the proper function of your home’s HVAC system.

Dirty ductwork is also responsible for numerous home comfort issues. When your indoor air quality is poor due to dirty ducts, it can cause a number of health and wellness issues. Because ductwork is not visible in a home, many homeowners neglect their maintenance when they’re out of sight and out of mind.

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Why Won’t My Electric Furnace Heat Up Enough?

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Because we don’t get winters as deeply cold as more northern states, many of our homes can get by through the winter with the power of an electric furnace. Electric furnaces don’t have the heating capacity of gas furnaces, but they can still do the job of providing warmth around a house. They also have the advantage of fewer malfunctions and long service lives. 

But the reliability of an electric furnace isn’t ironclad. You may run into a problem where your electric furnace turns on, but you aren’t getting the usual level of heat from it, even if you crank up the thermostat as high as possible. What’s causing this?

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