Skylake Heating & Air Blog

AC Maintenance Helps Your System Weather the Off-Season

October 9th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceWe’ve officially reached the autumn season and winter will be here before you know it. Chances are you won’t be needing your air conditioner again until next season. That makes now the perfect time to schedule a maintenance session for your air conditioner, which will help it weather the off-season and be ready to go by the time you need it next year.

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The Benefits of Air Conditioning Maintenance

September 25th, 2017

air-conditioning-maintenanceAir conditioning season is winding down here, as the weather cools during the fall months and we turn to our heating systems to keep our homes warm. Fall makes the perfect time to schedule air conditioning maintenance for your home: giving you a chance to reap the benefits and have your system ready to go by the time next spring rolls around. But what is maintenance and what kind of benefits does it provide your system? Read on for the answers.

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Time for a Heating Maintenance Session

September 11th, 2017

heating-system-maintenanceFall will be here in a few short days, and with it comes the inevitable decrease in air conditioning use and the gradual increase of heater use. That makes now the perfect time to call an expert in to give your heater a maintenance session. It will provide a number of benefits to your home, and will pay dividends that last all winter long.

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Should You Repair or Replace a Faulty AC?

August 28th, 2017

repair-or-replace-ACThe end of summer is often the time when older air conditioners experience trouble: running on a regular basis for months on end, only to finally experience a serious breakdown in late August or early September. That can lead to a significant dilemma for the prudent homeowner: do you repair an older unit at the end of the summer, or do you spend that money on a replacement AC? Only you can answer that question. However, there are some contributing factors that can help you make up your mind.

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Dehumidifiers Fight Muggy Air

August 14th, 2017

whole-house-deumidifiersWe’re used to leaning on our air conditioners during the heat of the summer to fight those high temperatures and keep our homes comfortable. But heat isn’t the only problem you face during the summer months. Humidity levels can go up as well, and muggy air contributes just as much to an uncomfortable home as straight-up heat. Air conditioners can deal with the issue in a very rough way, but they’re not set up for it, and that extra load can cause it a lot of problems. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, can treat the problem safely and effectively, while bringing a number of other benefits to your home in the process.

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UV Air Purifiers Keep your Family Healthy

July 31st, 2017

UV-air-purifierSummertime usually means high temperatures, and homeowners are rightfully concerned about keeping their space comfortable and cool. But that can ironically lead to problems of another nature: namely, stale air stuck inside your home, along with germs and bacteria that circulate among family members. This is caused in part by the very normal need to keep your home bottled up, and not open doors or windows in the heat of the day which wastes the cool air your AC is working so hard to create.

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Look for Rooftop AC Units to Cool Your Commercial Space

July 17th, 2017

Commercial systems in our area need air conditioning systems as much as residential systems. Indeed, most of us spend our time at an office, a school or some form of business through the heat of the day, where commercial air conditioners to do the job. That comes on top of the need to cool a vastly larger space than most residences in many cases, to say nothing of specific business needs such as computer systems which need to be kept cool or suffer potentially catastrophic damage. A good commercial air conditioner needs to meet those as well as keeping up with changes in your business.

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How Can You Benefit from AC Maintenance?

July 3rd, 2017

air-conditioner-repairHomeowners always have their eye on the bottom line and normally air conditioning maintenance doesn’t sound like something worth pursuing. Why pay to have your air conditioner checked unless there’s something wrong? In point of fact, however, air conditioning maintenance can save you a great deal of money, especially in the summer when temperatures are high, and the benefits it provides can make your air conditioning system function a lot more smoothly.

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Zone Control Systems Provide Convenience and Savings

June 19th, 2017

zone-control-systemWith summer on its way, canny homeowners are looking for ways to cut monthly costs, and any considerations along those lines need to include your air conditioner. Temperatures will be the highest they are all year in the next few months, and your AC bills are apt to go up as you run your system much more often than you otherwise might. To some extent, such high bills are inevitable: you can’t go without air conditioning during the heat waves of summer. But just because you’re paying more for it doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary.

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Timely Upgrades to Your AC Can Be a Huge Benefit

June 5th, 2017

air-conditioning-upgradesWith summer rapidly approaching here in Utah, our air conditioners will see increasing use over the next few months. You’re naturally going to be spending more money to keep your home cool than you did earlier in the year, since your air conditioner will be running more often than normal. But just because you will be paying higher bills in the summer doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary. You can make timely upgrades to your air conditioning system without replacing it that can make a huge difference to your bottom line. They can also increase your system’s usefulness with added features and other benefits.

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