Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Make Sure that Your Heater Is Tuned Up for Cooler Weather

Monday, September 5th, 2016

We know that you might not be ready for cooler weather just yet. It’s not even fall! But the chill of winter can catch you by surprise. If you haven’t scheduled an appointment for a heating system tune-up yet, it’s time. It’s better to be prepared than to miss out.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Heater?

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Heating season is right around the corner, whether we’re ready or not. And if your heating system is not ready, you can run into all sorts of problems come wintertime. Is your heater nearing the end of its life? Now is the time to schedule replacement, to avoid the rush of winter and make sure that your family is comfortable throughout the season.

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Why a Dual-Fuel Heat Pump Is the Perfect Heating and Cooling System for Hamilton, OH

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new heating system and a new air conditioner, you’re in luck. You can get a system that combines the efficiency and convenience of a heat pump (a heating and cooling system in one) with the affordable heating of a furnace. The entire system works together to automatically toggle between the two systems to provide optimal heating and efficient cooling.

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Extreme Temperatures Test the Operation of Your Heating and AC Systems

Monday, April 11th, 2016

From time to time, we like to remind the homeowners in our community how important it is to schedule professional service for an AC or heating system when it needs it, and to schedule routine services as well. We’ve had some temperature swings and unpredictable weather patterns lately, and this can overwork your heater to the point that it can break down when you least expect it. And once the AC season begins, we don’t want your air conditioner to be unprepared! Here’s our advice for keeping your HVAC (heating and air conditioning) equipment in good shape for the worst weather.

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Making Last-Minute Heating Repairs: Don’t Put It Off Until Next Season

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Your heating system is not functioning at its best. “Oh well,” you think, turning on the space heaters and lessening your heating system usage for the end of the season, “there’s always next season.” A lot of people have this same way of thinking about heating and cooling repairs. If it happens at the end of the season, you don’t really need the repair right away, right?

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Replace Your Heating System before the End of the Season

Monday, March 7th, 2016

If your heating system is reaching its breaking point, there’s no time to wait. Whether the heating season is nearly at its end or there are a few weeks left of cool weather, you deserve a new, high-performance, more efficient heater for this season and for all the years to come. And the best time to replace a struggling heater? Right now!

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What to Do About Your High Heating Costs

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

If you feel that your heating costs seem to be much too high these days, you might worry that the only way to save a few bucks is to shut off your heating system for a while. Of course, this will save you some money, but it isn’t exactly an ideal way to save on monthly costs. Find out more ways to save on heating without feeling uncomfortable in our guide.

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When Repairing a Heater Isn’t Enough

Monday, February 15th, 2016

When you notice that your heating system is failing, you hope for the best as you pick up the phone to call a technician. You want to be able to get the repairs you need quickly and you’re probably hoping that your heater won’t need to be replaced.

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Upgrades Available with New Furnaces that You Might Not Know about

Monday, February 1st, 2016

You might assume that all furnaces are fairly similar. But year after year, new advancements in technology make some furnaces more effective and efficient than others. And with optional upgrades like smart thermostats and zone control available, there’s no better time to get a new whole-home heater for a new home, or if an old system needs replace-ment.

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3 Things You Should Know about Your Furnace

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Chances are high that your home heating system is a furnace. There is no whole-home heater more common in the US. And we think there are a few things you should know about this system you use every single day, even though you may have very little background on it in the first place.

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