Skylake Heating and Air Blog: Archive for January, 2020

Prepare Your A/C Early This Year

Monday, January 27th, 2020

The weather outside is literally freezing cold, so why in the world are we bringing up your air conditioner right now? You don’t even want to think about cold air blasting through your home! We understand that, trust us, but we want to make sure you take advantage of any chance you have to give your HVAC system a helping hand without it impacting your comfort negatively.

What we mean is that the last thing you want to do when the heat moves into Utah is turn your A/C unit off–but if it needs maintenance or repairs this is exactly what you would need to do! We are bringing up your A/C at this time of the year to help you get ahead of the game and ensure your comfort when it counts.

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New Year’s Goals: Eat Right, Exercise, Change the Furnace Filters Monthly

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Breathe Easy for a Healthy New Year

Each New Year, millions of people make resolutions to live a healthier, happier life. The list often reads something like:

  • Eat heathy, low-sugar, lower-fat foods
  • Exercise 4 times a week
  • Change the furnace filters once a month

OK, so the furnace filters don’t usually make the top 10 list. Or even the top 50 list. But think about it. In addition to food and exercise, what’s more basic to your health than the air you breathe in and out?

Allergens, pollutants, illnesses, micro-organisms, and humidity can all affect our health through the air we breathe which essentially ends up distributed throughout our bodies in one way or another.

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Late Season Heater Maintenance is Always Worth It

Monday, January 13th, 2020

It’s freezing outside. Literally. It snowed last week. So why are we discussing heater maintenance? It is, in no way, shoulder season, that much is true. However, what is also true is the fact that no matter how late in the year it is, late-season maintenance is, and always will be, better than no maintenance at all.

Why? Because having your heater suddenly breakdown during a cold spell is so much worse.

You still might not be convinced and we can understand why. Heater maintenance in the middle of winter isn’t ideal but again it is always better than the alternative. With that said, we want to make sure you understand the benefits of scheduling maintenance, even late in the season.

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