Skylake Heating & Air Blog

What Are the Benefits of a Radiant Heating System

December 18th, 2017

radiant-heating-systemIf you’re in the market for a new heating system, now is the time to install one: when the temperatures are still relatively warm and the cold weather hasn’t yet hit us in earnest. And while most of us are accustomed to traditional forced-air furnaces and boilers, those aren’t the only type of heating system out there. If your home could use something different and you’re in the market for a new heater, you might want to check out the benefits of a radiant heating system.

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Have You Considered a Ductless Heating System?

December 4th, 2017

ductless-heating-systemsHeating systems come in all shapes and sizes, and while most of us are accustomed to forced-air furnaces or boiler-fed radiators, they’re not the only type of heating system our there. They work very well in many cases, but they aren’t right for every home, and depending on your needs, an alternative type of heater can be a big improvement. If you’re in the market for a new heater or your old one just isn’t doing the job the way you need it to, now is an excellent time to consider the alternatives.

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Heater Maintenance Means Long-Term Savings

November 20th, 2017

heating-maintenance-sessionsHomeowners in the area are likely preparing their homes for the long winter to come, and that means paying close attention to the state of your heating system. A problematic heater is apt to cause you a lot of trouble during the colder months, and a significant increase in your overall costs as well. That’s why we recommend yearly heating maintenance on your system every fall. Not only will it help keep your heating system running reliably, but it means increased savings over the long term as well. 

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Call Air Conditioning Services for Proper Repairs

November 6th, 2017

air-conditioning-upgradesSummer is long over and the cool temperatures of fall are now in effect. Homeowners have likely long since turned off their air conditioners and fired up their heaters: a situation that will likely be in effect until next spring at the very least.  In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it can be easy to overlook serious problems with your air conditioner once you shut it off for the winter. It can be easier just to worry about it in the spring.

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Late-Season Air Conditioning Service Is Sometimes Necessary

October 23rd, 2017

late-season-AC-repairWe’re well into fall here, which means most homeowners have turned their air conditioners off and turned on their heating system. That doesn’t mean that you can simply let your AC be, however. Indian summers still hit us from time to time, and unexpected heat waves may force you to run your AC on short notice. Besides, the hot months of summer may have created lingering problems that may need to be dealt with before next spring.

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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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