Skylake Heating and Air Blog: Archive for April, 2016

Watch Out for Low Air Flow in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Air conditioning issues are never welcome, but as with any complicated piece of machinery, they can come from a wide array of areas. The good news is that you don’t need to be an expert to spot them: similar symptoms can stem from a number of different problems, and all you need to do is spot the symptom and call in a technician to get to the bottom of it. Among the symptoms to watch for here in Sandy, UT is a reduced air flow coming out of your air conditioner. It may not sound like much, but it can actively cause some serious problems in your home.

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What Does Your Air Conditioning Service Offer You?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT isn’t the hottest city in the country, but we do get our share of high temperatures in the summertime. You want your system to work as well as possible, without problems or hiccups. That means contacting a good service not only to repair it, but to keep it maintained through the years and install new systems when the old ones wear out. There are plenty of service in the area to help you out… but which ones can you truly rely upon to do the job? Only you can make the final call and it pays to research potential companies thoroughly to get a sense of what they can offer. While doing your research, it pays to keep a few factors in mind, which can help you make a more informed decision and zero in on the qualities that really matter.

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Why Won’t My Air Conditioner Deliver Cool Air?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Spring is here, and that means residents of Provo, UT are beginning to use their air conditioning systems more and more often. That means you may have a chance to spot a problem before the weather gets too hot, and with summer still a ways off, you’ll have plenty of time to take care of the issue properly. Few warning signs are more prominent than the lack of cool air coming from your system. If your air conditioner blows warm air – or even if it blows cool air at an insufficiently low temperature – then you’ve likely got a problem. The causes of it are varied and detailed below. If you spot them, shut off your air conditioner and call in an expert right away.

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Consider an Upgrade to Your Thermostat

Monday, April 4th, 2016

People rarely consider replacing their thermostats because thermostats tend to work so well for many years. With the exception of older mercury-switch thermostats – which should always be removed, since mercury is a hazard to your household – a given thermostat can go for decades without needing replacement or repair. If you have such a thermostat in your Park City, UT home and want to keep using it, more power to you.

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