Skylake Heating & Air Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

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

Monday, 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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Upgrading Your AC in Winter? Why It’s a Great Idea

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Air conditioner in need of service or repair.It’s cold here in Orem now and you probably haven’t thought about your air conditioning system in months, but now is actually a great time to upgrade your air conditioning system. We know the hot, humid heat of summer seems like an eternity ago, but think back, did you have any problems with your AC this summer? If you have and if your problems have been persistent for a few summers now, you should take this time to upgrade your air conditioning system. If you need great air conditioning in Orem, UT then contact our team today.

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The Easy Way to HVAC Efficiency: Upgrade the Thermostat

Monday, October 8th, 2018

wifi-thermostat-controlled-from-tablet-away-from-homeThese mild fall temperatures we’re experiencing in Orem make this the perfect time to upgrade your HVAC system. During winter and summer when temperatures are extreme, you’re bound to notice an increase in your energy bill. If you’re looking to keep your bill as reasonable as possible, the best way to boost your HVAC efficiency is by upgrading your thermostat. This might not be your first thought, but your thermostat controls the entirety of your HVAC system, so ensuring that it’s in top shape is incredibly important. If you need reliable services for your air conditioning in Orem, UT, you can trust our crew at Skylake Heating & Air to do an excellent job maintaining your system.

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No Air Conditioning? Now’s the Perfect Time for a Heat Pump

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

air-conditioner-repairSo, you made it through another Utah summer without air conditioning—that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for next year! A heat pump is an air conditioning system that both heats and cools. If you decide on one now in fall you can stay warm as the temperatures cool down and get prepared for next spring and summer. If you’re looking for the perfect team with great HVAC services in Orem, UT, you should schedule a service with Skylake Heating & Air.

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The Easy Way to Increase HVAC Efficiency: Upgrade the Thermostat

Monday, September 10th, 2018

wifi-thermostat-controlled-from-tablet-away-from-homeImproving your energy efficiency whether you’re heating your home in the winter or cooling your home in the summer often proves to be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Upgrading your thermostat can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC system. If you’re still faithfully using your slide thermostat or a very dated digital thermostat, it’s time for an upgrade. New thermostats fall in line with the rhythm of your life and take convenience into account. If you’re looking for efficient heating or air conditioning in Orem, UT, it’s time to think about this aspect of your system.

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Get Your Ducts in Shape, Reap the Benefits

Monday, August 13th, 2018

air-conditioner-insulation-in-atticFor a central air conditioning system, the ductwork is crucial. Although the ducts consist of the least amount of moving parts in the whole system, they help complete nearly half of the job of cooling your home. The cooled or heated air from your HVAC system would have nowhere to go without them.

Since the ducts make up half of the home-cooling process, it’s natural that taking care of them will greatly improve the functions of your AC, in every area from indoor air quality to efficiency. Read on to find out how a few duct services can do this.

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Save Money the Lazy Way With a Wi-Fi Thermostat

Monday, July 30th, 2018

wifi-thermostat-controlled-from-tablet-away-from-homeAre you still using a thermostat with a slider? Does it look like it’d fit in perfectly on the dashboard of a car from the 70s? Sorry to tell you, but your thermostat doesn’t have much value outside of being a vintage artifact! In fact, an old thermostat is inefficient and possibly doing more harm than good.

Luckily, we’ll tell you all about the latest and greatest in thermostat technology and how it can save you money—all with only a few swipes and taps on your smartphone.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer?

Monday, July 16th, 2018

changing-the-air-filterSummer is the ultimate test for air conditioners. It’s when your AC will be working the longest and hardest. Near-constant use, combined with the hot weather, will put your system under strain. Luckily, your AC is ready to deal with this strain if it has been properly maintained.

If you haven’t had maintenance in a while, don’t worry—it’s not too late. There’s still time to call for a comprehensive tune-up. In the meantime, here are a few things that you can check.

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Consider Geothermal for Your Next Cooling System

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

geothermal-coolingWhen it comes to heating and cooling options, you have plenty of choices. Some of the reasons for choosing one type of system over another might depend on the type of fuel sources that your home uses. In other cases, it could simply be a matter of how much money you’re willing to put up front.

Above all, geothermal is the best choice for HVAC in Orem, UT, and it can even save you money in the long run. To find out if geothermal is best for your home, this post will explain what it is and the benefits behind it.

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Benefits of Routine Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, June 4th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceMany homeowners do not appreciate their air conditioning (AC) system until it needs to be repaired or replaced. Yet, oftentimes, this means experiencing many undesirable consequences that could have been easily avoided had preventative measures been taken. At Skylake Heating & Air, we specialize in these kinds of preventative measures when it comes to air conditioning systems, allowing homeowners to avoid many disastrous consequences of a broken AC system.

In this article, we discuss the 4 benefits of conducting routine air conditioning maintenance, which is a complex process that requires the care of an expert technician.

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