Skylake Heating & Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating Repair’

Common Furnace Repair Problems

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.We’re in the midst of winter now, and you’ve definitely turned on your heater in our chilly, Utah weather. Have you noticed any problems with your furnace? If you have, it’s time to call for repairs. We understand why many homeowners don’t leap to schedule their repair services. If you’ve dealt with your heater warming your home inefficiently for months, what’s another week? But procrastinating when it comes to your furnace repair can land you in an incredibly inconvenient situation, like going without heat in the dead of an Orem winter, and who wants that? Remain proactive. If you notice problems with your furnace, schedule professional furnace repair with our team.

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Boiler Repairs Are Common Late in the Season

Monday, April 9th, 2018

 

Spring is officially here and summer won’t be too far behind . You’re likely still using your heating system such as a boiler, but that won’t last. Soon enough, you’ll be giving your boiler a rest and turning your air conditioner on.

Ironically, this is the time of year when breakdowns are most common. Having worked regularly for months by now, any problems with the system are likely to start making themselves known. In these cases, it’s usually best to schedule repairs now, when you have less needed of the system, rather than next fall when cool days can come at any time.

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Should You Replace a Faulty Heater Now?

Monday, February 26th, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceWinter is still going in full force, but spring will officially be here in just a few weeks, and while your heating systems are running on a daily basis right now, that will change when the temperature starts to rise. When heaters run into trouble late in the season — and they often do, since they’ve likely been running on a daily basis for months, and may even do so at the worst possible time — the homeowner can be faced with a tough dilemma. Is it more cost effective to repair the heater, or is replacing it the better choice? Ultimately only you can make that decision, There are, however, certain factors that can help guide you in the right direction.

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What to Look for in Boiler Repair Services

Monday, February 12th, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceAlong with forced-air furnaces, boiler systems are a common form of heating in our neck of the woods. They utilize heated water or steam to warm your home, piped through radiators and similar devices to provide comfort and healthy conditions during the coldest parts of the year. Boiler systems are effective and reliable, but they run into problems from time to time just like any other system, and when they do, you need a reliable repair service to turn to. (Never attempt to repair or even diagnose problems with your boiler system. It requires proper training and formal licensing to do so.)

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Signs You Need Boiler Repair

Monday, January 29th, 2018

boiler-repair-serviceCentral heating systems in our area often entail a boiler system, which uses heated water or steam to heat your home through a series of pipes and radiators. They’re cost-effective and very efficient, which is why they see a lot of use. But they can run into problems just like any other heating system, and when they do, they need to be treated by a professional repair technician with the skills to properly do the job.

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Heating Repair Services Need to Offer Quality Repairs

Monday, January 15th, 2018

heating-system-maintenanceWinter means our number of heating repair calls go up significantly. Our weather is simply too cold to go without reliable heating, and while maintenance sessions and similar preventative measures can cut down on the chances of a breakdown, sometimes things happen that no one can anticipate. When they do, you need to have a reliable repair service on your side that can do the job right.

So how can you determine that? There are plenty of heating repair services in the area, and selecting the right one can be more difficult than it seems. Only you can decide which team to go with. There are, however, a few telltale signs to let you know that the service you have picked will offer the quality repairs you need.

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Ways to Prevent Heating Repair Calls

Monday, January 1st, 2018

heating-repair-callsWinter has arrived, and with typically cold conditions now present in our area, your heating system is going to see daily use for the next few months in most cases. An unexpected breakdown or similar repair call can be a huge problem, especially when it happens just when you need your heater to respond.

A quality repair company can move quickly and act effectively, but in many cases, an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. With a little foresight and some prudent planning, you can stop heating repair calls before they get started. Here’s how.

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3 Ways to Benefit from Your Furnace Warranty

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Every furnace and heating system starts with a warranty, designed to protect the buyer in the case of faulty or damaged components. The length of the warranty varies from product to product, but most last anywhere from 5 to 10 years. That can come as a huge relief, especially in cold climates when the heating system is needed on a daily basis in the winter. (In other words, climates just like the kind we have here in Park City, UT.) But you need to know how it works and the right steps to take in order to fully take advantage of your warranty. The results could end up saving you a great deal of money.

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Causes of Furnace Overheating

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Most homes in the Sandy, UT area use gas furnaces to stay warm in the winter. They work quite well in our dry and cool environment, but like any appliance, they can run into trouble from time to time. Indeed, they can overheat, which may seem strange considering how cold it can get. Nevertheless, overheating is a common problem and it almost always requires a trained technician to properly address. The causes are varied, but usually boil down to one of the following issues:

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