Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for June, 2017

Why Is Water Leaking from My AC System?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

water-drip-dropWater leaking from a faucet or from underneath your sink is never ideal, but it’s something you may have come to expect from time to time as a homeowner. But water leaking from your air conditioner might come as a much bigger surprise. And it’s certainly not a welcome one; leaky air conditioners can damage whatever they are located near or above. We’ve heard of homeowners having to make hundreds or thousands of dollars to repair water damage in ceilings, walls, flooring, kitchen cabinets, and other structural elements.

You want to know how this happened, and we’ve got some answers below. Of course, the most important thing is that you shut off your air conditioner, attempt to mitigate the damage, and call a technician for repairs. In addition, call a technician for maintenance services once a year to prevent these types of problems!

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Ed Reid Is Contractor of the Year!

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

We’re proud to announce that Ed Reid, president of Bartels Heating & Cooling, has been named Contractor of the Year by the ACCO (Air Conditioning Contractors of Ohio)! The ACCO awards this honor once a year to someone with a proven track record of hard work and service in the HVACR industry and for the ACCO.

Edward R. Reid has been working at Bartels Heating & Cooling since 1983 and became president of the company in 1997, when founder Thomas A. Bartels retired. Ed has continued our traditions and values, ensuring our customers get the best possible service and equipment that meets their every need. We are so proud of his achievements and value all he’s done for our company!

For all your air conditioning needs in Hamilton, OH, reach out to our friendly award-winning team!

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How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health

Monday, June 12th, 2017

sick-woman-indoorsIn our industry, the term “indoor air quality” can have a lot of different meanings. Poor indoor air quality can affect a home in a lot of different ways. Excess humidity can make you uncomfortable, particularly in warm weather, and a lack of humidity can dry out your skin and even the furniture in your home. Poor ventilation makes the air feel stale, and leaks in the ductwork could raise your bills.

However, probably the biggest concern with your indoor air quality is health. The health of your family matters most of all, but you may be unclear of the impact of your home’s air. We have some information below. For a customized indoor air quality product for your whole home, reach out to our award-winning team!

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