Skylake Heating and Air Blog: Archive for August, 2016

Late Summer Means It’s Time to Check Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Summer is the busiest time of the year for your air conditioner, for obvious reasons, and while the temperatures in Salt Lake City, UT don’t get quite as high as they do in other parts of the country, chances are you’ve been making regular use of your AC system for the past few months. Now is the ideal time to give your air conditioner a once over and make sure it’s functioning the way it should.

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Consider an Electronic Air Filter

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Every air conditioner and heating system comes with a basic filter, designed to trap particles in the air and keep them from circulating. Not only does that keep your Park City, UT home free of dust and other issues, but it prevents dust from coating the interior components of your HVAC system, helping it function more effectively. For some homes, that’s effective protection, provided you change filters every few months. (It’s easy to do and replacement filters are available at any home improvement center.)

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The Things You Need in a Commercial HVAC Service

Monday, August 15th, 2016

When trouble arises with your air conditioner in your Orem, UT home, you’ve got a little flexibility in how you deal with it: shutting it down and hanging on until a repair service can arrive. That isn’t possible when you’re dealing with a commercial HVAC system. Losing the cool air on a business day will drive away customers, make it harder for your employees to do their job and possibly damage computers and other key components.

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How to Stay Comfortable When Your Air Conditioner Is Down

Monday, August 8th, 2016

No one expected their air conditioner to suffer a breakdown, but when it does, you need to act fast. The good news is that our repair service can be there swiftly, no matter where you live in the Sandy, UT area. The bad news is that you still need to keep cool while you wait. Your house will start to warm up ¬†almost immediately, but you can slow that process and remain as comfortable as you can during the wait. More importantly, you can keep sensitive family members safe from the effects of heat until help arrives. Here’s a few quick steps to help.

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Use Your Thermostat to Save Money

Monday, August 1st, 2016

The thermostat is the control system for your air conditioning system, and most of us know how to make small adjustments to the settings to help save money during our hot Salt Lake City, UT summers. Basics like setting the temperature a few degrees above what you might normally do can have a huge impact on your monthly bills, as well as reducing wear and tear on your air conditioning system as a whole. But you can do more with just a few adjustments, or even with a timely upgrade for a thermostat that’s been around a bit too long. Here are a few suggestions to show you what we mean.

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