Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘West Chester’

Worried about Illness as the Weather Changes? Consider UV Lights

Monday, February 29th, 2016

As the weather finally starts to warm up, you feel relieved. But a major change in the weather can also bring with it certain concerns about your health. If you are worried about catching the cold or flu, or if your allergies tend to act up when the weather changes, you might want to consider a UV light system for your HVAC system.

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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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The Dangers of Using a Space Heater

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Many homeowners have the one room or space in their home that just doesn’t ever seem to warm up during the winter months. It can be annoying and frustrating to deal with a problem like this, as you don’t want to raise the temperature throughout your entire home just to warm up this one spot. A solution for many dealing with this issue is to purchase and use a space heater, but this is ill-advised for a few reasons that we’ll outline below.

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Does Your Commercial Heater Need Repair?

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Business owners have plenty of things to worry about on a daily basis, and your commercial heating system shouldn’t be one of them. A good way to stay ahead of potential breakdowns is to be aware of the signs that indicate a problem has developed. Getting ahead of a problem is the best way to avoid dealing with a bigger issue, so as soon as you detect any kind of anomaly with your heating system, call the commercial HVAC pros from Bartels Heating & Cooling to help.

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Indoor Allergies Require a Good Air Filter

Monday, October 26th, 2015

One of the benefits of the cooler fall air is that we experience the first frost. While many people may not be happy about this, allergy sufferers tend to rejoice. Why? The first frost kills off the flora and fauna that make fall allergies so challenging, reducing allergy symptoms. However, just because the cool air is here, and cold air is to follow, doesn’t mean you are out of the woods if one of your allergens is dust or pet hair. These kinds of allergies will affect you all the time, and if you have a forced air heating system, you’ll be trapped with these contaminants all winter long – unless you have a good air filter to capture them.

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Have You Scheduled Heating Maintenance Yet?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

We are at that time of year where the days are warm and comfortable and the nights are just chilly enough to need a blanket. It may not be time to fire up your heating system yet, but it will be soon, and you want to make sure that no matter what type of heating system you have, it is ready to work and work well. The best way to ensure that this happens is to call the HVAC experts at Bartels Heating & Cooling and schedule an appointment for heating maintenance for your home in West Chester, OH.

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Reasons to Upgrade Your Thermostat

Monday, September 7th, 2015

At this time of year, your whole home air conditioning system has been operating for quite a while. You may have taken some steps to help reduce your energy usage, but there is one fairly simple step many homeowners overlook: upgrading your thermostat. Its small size belies its power in your home, because your air conditioning system can’t operate without a working thermostat. Your thermostat is the control center for your AC, telling it when to turn on and off. But today’s thermostats have far more capabilities than this, and these capabilities can offer you some important benefits.

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What Is Daytime Heat Gain?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

The dog days of summer are definitely here, and like most homeowners, you are likely doing all you can to stay cool while keeping an eye on your energy usage. There are a number of factors that can affect your whole home cooling, and one of these factors is daytime heat gain. As you can probably guess, the term “daytime heat gain” refers to extra heat your home may take on throughout the day during the summer months. Some homes can see as much as 10 extra degrees in daytime heat gain, which is extra heat your AC is going to have to battle. What contributes to daytime heat gain? Let’s take a look.

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Have You Considered a Ductless AC for Your Home?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

If you are in the market for a new whole home air conditioning system, you may want to consider the installation of a ductless AC. There are a number of reasons why a ductless system can be a good fit for a lot of homes, as we’ll go over in more detail below, but for any whole home air conditioning system to work properly, it’s critical to hire a trained expert to do the work. This is where the professionals at Bartels Heating & Cooling come in. Since 1973, our NATE-certified experts have been helping customers in the West Chester, OH area with their air conditioning needs, and we can help with all of yours, including ductless cooling. Call us today and see how our specialists can help you stay cool all summer long.

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Looking to Keep Your AC Energy Efficient This Summer? Schedule a Maintenance Appointment

Monday, June 29th, 2015

We may have just passed the summer solstice, but things have been heating up for a while. Have you noticed that your air conditioner has been sluggish or underperforming? Then it may be time to schedule a maintenance appointment. It’s strongly recommended that every homeowner schedule air conditioning maintenance on a yearly basis, but this doesn’t mean that you don’t do it if you’ve passed the year mark. The experts at Bartels Heating and Cooling can help with all of your air conditioning needs, including professional preventative AC maintenance in West Chester, OH, so give us a call today!

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