Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Hamilton OH’

How Does an Air Conditioner Remove Humidity?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

To the untrained eye, air conditioners cool your home by blowing cool air into it; the truth is that air conditioners remove the heat and humidity from your living spaces while blowing cool air into it. ACs are able to remove heat and humidity due to the refrigerant in the system. Refrigerant can absorb and release heat because it easily changes from a liquid to a gas and back again, allowing it to facilitate heat transfer. But humidity is moisture, and it is removed in a slightly different way. A typical sign of air conditioning issues is excess humidity, so if you are feeling cold and clammy inside your home in Hamilton, it’s time to give the experts at Bartels Heating & Cooling a call.

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Why Is There Frost on My Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Air conditioning systems are designed to keep us cool, which is serious business here in Hamilton, OH. Our Midwest summers can get quite uncomfortable, with high temperatures and higher humidity being the norm. Homeowners who notice frost on their air conditioning system may not think that anything is amiss. In fact, however, the presence of frost or ice signals a significant problem, requiring professional help to address it. “Why is there frost on my air conditioner?” you ask. Simply put, because your air conditioner is malfunctioning.

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Why Should You Replace Your Air Conditioning System Now

Monday, April 27th, 2015

With warm temperatures on the way, Hamilton, OH residents are switching from winter to summer. Temperatures are comfortable now, but soon enough that thermometer is going to rise, and with it comes the humidity and uncomfortable conditions that make an air conditioning system an absolute necessity. If you’re considering a replacement system, now might be the best time to contact an expert, before the heat of summer really kicks in. Why should you replace your air conditioning system now? Here are three good reasons for you to consider.

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Why Is There Sediment at the Bottom of My Water Heater?

Monday, April 20th, 2015

If you’ve ever run your hot water and found what feels like small pieces of grit in the water, you aren’t losing your mind, nor is your water heater contaminated; it is most likely sediment from the bottom of your hot water heater. Sediment build-up in your hot water heater isn’t an indication that your water is dirty, but it is an indication that it’s time for a maintenance appointment. The experts at Bartels Heating & Cooling can perform thorough maintenance on your home’s hot water heater and remove any and all sediment at the bottom of the tank during the process. All we need is a call from you and our pros will get your water heater back into optimal shape.

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It’s All About That Air: Energy Recovery Ventilators

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Advances with home products, including better insulation, insulated windows and doors and better ductwork construction have made homes so air-tight that a new problem has developed: there’s a lack of good ventilation. Opening a window in the middle of winter or at the height of summer is not a solution to this problem, but we have something that is: an energy recovery ventilator, also known as an ERV.

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