Skylake Heating & Air Blog

Is Heat Pump Right for You?

July 15th, 2019

Heat pumps are a great way to provide temperature control for your home but they’re not right for everyone. We’re not one of those HVAC contractors that’s going to try to match you with literally any system available just to sell you product. Our integrity is what’s important to us—not our bottom line.

It’s easy to research all the advantages and disadvantages of a heat pump with the Internet at your fingertips. You can find comprehensive information about heat pumps, information about brands, and even videos. Determining if this system is good for you though is a whole different story. If want air conditioning services in Orem, UT tailored around your needs, you need to contact our professionals. We understand heat pumps in and out and can help you.

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Avoid AC Trouble by Following These Simple Tips

July 1st, 2019

family-holding-green-paper-houseThere’s not much to running your air conditioner, right? You walk over to wherever your thermostat is mounted on your wall, turn it down to a cold temperature, and wait to hear that satisfying noise of air moving through your venting system. Wrong! This is how the vast majority of people think about their air conditioning system, but we want you to take it a little deeper.

We’re not saying that you have to know the name of every moving part in your air conditioning system, or even understand how the electrical components work, but you should understand some essential AC basics. We’re here to give them to you. If you need air conditioning in Orem, UT make sure you contact our team.  

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Short Cycling: What It Is and Why It’s Such a Big Deal

June 17th, 2019

ac-that-needs-repairHave you ever wondered why your air conditioner turns on and off seemingly on its own? You’re experiencing short cycling and it’s time to contact a professional about it. We understand why you would have pushed this problem to the back of your mind—it’s one of those air conditioning issues that may be a little annoying but seems incredibly benign in the grand scheme of things.

In actuality, short cycling is one of the worst things that can happen to your air conditioning system. Short cycling is a process that really wears down your air conditioning system—we’ll get into the “why” and “how” of short cycling below. For now though, if you need air conditioning repair in Orem, UT make sure you contact our team.

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1 Simple Way to Boost Your HVAC Efficiency

June 3rd, 2019

20-dollar-bill-folded-into-shape-of-a-houseIf someone were to ask you what the vital parts of your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system where you’d probably say your air conditioning unit, your heating unit, your vents, ducts, and maybe a few other pieces. The last thing on your list would probably be your thermostat. The thermostat is a largely overlooked aspect of your HVAC system.

Although we want to use this blog to underscore the importance of your HVAC system, we do understand why you’d overlook this component. It just seems like the switch that turns your HVAC system on an off rather than the aspect that regulates your HVAC system. We want to change this narrative and highlight the importance of a quality HVAC system in Orem, UT. Contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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3 Things to Know if You’re Thinking About Going Ductless

May 20th, 2019

woman-turning-on-a-ductless-mini-splitTemperatures are going to start heating up soon here in Orem. If you haven’t already taken a moment to think about the quality of your air conditioner, take some time to do so today. Were you unhappy with the quality of your air conditioning last summer? If you found yourself paying high energy bills, battling against uneven cooling throughout your home, or struggling to stay cool at all, it might be time to upgrade your air conditioner.

When you’re ready to upgrade your air conditioner, make sure that you come to our team. We have a group full of experts that are ready to service your home when you need it. We have the best ductless air conditioning services in Orem, UT. Contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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Make Sure Your AC is Ready to Beat the Heat!

May 6th, 2019

Air conditioner in need of service or repair.Warm weather is right around the corner, but are you ready to beat the heat? Contrary to popular belief, you shouldn’t just fire up your air conditioner without any preparation. Think about it like this:

If you were gearing up to take a cross country road trip from Orem to Miami, would you just jump in your car and go? If you answered with a resounding “no” you’re like the vast majority of people. You’d probably take a swing into your local auto shop and have them tune up your car. At the very least, you’d probably get an oil change or rotate your tires to prepare for the long road ahead.

When it comes to your air conditioner, you can think of summer as that “long road ahead.” Make sure that you schedule air conditioning service in Orem, UT with our team this spring.

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How Duct Cleaning Helps You Breathe Easier

April 22nd, 2019

Spring is a very contentious time for air quality. This is probably the time of year that you’re noticing that you’re having those pesky allergy symptoms like coughing, watery eyes, and sneezing. If you’re worried about the pollen count outdoors, make sure that you do your due diligence and get concerned with your indoor air quality too!

Your indoor air quality is a really sinister sink on your health if you don’t take the extra care to keep it high. Since so many homeowners think of indoor air quality as a “cherry on top” service, you might not even know where to start improving your IAQ. That’s why we want to point you in the direction of duct cleaning. If you’re looking for duct cleaning services in Orem, UT then make sure that you contact our team today.

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Thinking About an AC Upgrade? Now’s the Time!

April 8th, 2019

Spring is here and the hot temperatures of summer are right around the corner. Are you ready for them? When we’re talking about “ready,” we’re not thinking of sunblock, swimsuits, or barbecue gear—we’re talking about your air conditioner! If you’ve had long-lasting troubles with your air conditioner for the past few summers, now is probably the time for you to upgrade.

If you read the word “upgrade” and cringe, we understand why. The process is often expensive, time-consuming, and frustrating. Luckily though, the process doesn’t have to be any of these negative things when you contact our team for air conditioning installation in Orem, UT We’re trained, licensed, experienced, and always ready to serve you.

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It’s Time: Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Spring!

March 25th, 2019

air-conditioner-graphicsSpring is right around the corner, and if you haven’t already started to prepare your home for the rise in temperature,  you’re doing yourself a disservice. It’s always a better idea to be proactive than reactive when it comes to your HVAC system. When you choose to service your HVAC system now, you can avoid a breakdown in the near future.

When it comes to air conditioning in Orem, UT, you want a team that knows what they’re doing. Sometimes, finding this team is a little easier said than done. That’s why we make sure we have the best technicians around to provide you with quality service. When you choose our team you won’t have to worry!

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Signs It’s Time for Heater Repairs: Furnace, Boilers, and Ductless

March 11th, 2019

man-bundled-in-blue-sweaterSometimes you don’t know when you need heating repair services—that’s why we’re here. If you want to know the signs that point to a need for heating repair then make sure that you read the post below. We’ll cover the leading signs of heating problems in the three most popular heating systems across the country—furnaces, boilers, and ductless.

If you read the post below and realize that you need heating repair in Orem, UT then make sure that you contact our team. We’re the right team for the job. All our technicians are completely NATE-certified, licensed, and experienced in serving homes here in Utah. We’re the right team for the job.

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