Skylake Heating and Air Blog: Archive for October, 2019

Take Care of Lingering Furnace Repairs Now

Monday, October 21st, 2019
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A malfunctioning heater may not seem like a big deal until it becomes apparent that it is. Yes, having inconsistent or nonexistent heat is annoying and can become dangerous for children or elderly individuals, but this doesn’t compare to the danger of a carbon monoxide leak or the potential for an explosion.

Yes, that escalated quickly, but we wanted to make sure we got the point across that putting off furnace repairs really isn’t the best of ideas.

While explosions are thankfully somewhat few and far between, ignoring the need for repairs does raise the risk that you will be faced with cold days filled with sporadic bursts of heat or no heat at all.

Not sure if you need repairs? Read on to find out what you should be looking for!

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Yes, You Do Need a Duct Cleaning

Monday, October 7th, 2019
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You might be saying to yourself, “Why should I clean my ducts? Air blows through them all the time, doesn’t that keep them clean?”

The answer to that question would actually be, “No, it gets them dirtier!”

The idea of cleaning your ductwork might seem a little silly but we promise its necessary. Not only does dirty ductwork hinder your heater’s ability to do its job, but it also affects your indoor air quality (IAQ).

Scheduling a visit from a professional HVAC technician who can give your ductwork a good scrub can help your home on multiple levels. Make sure you reach out to our team about a duct cleaning in Orem, UT sooner rather than later.

To discover why keeping your ducts clean can impact your IAQ, read on.

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