Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog

Make Sure that Your Heater Is Tuned Up for Cooler Weather

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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Signs Your Water Heater Needs Replacement

August 30th, 2016

Hot water is one of those comforts you need throughout the year, not just in the winter. Still, winter would be a terrible time for a water heater breakdown. There’s no way you want to take a cold shower in the winter. And, in some cases, pipes can even freeze.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Heater?

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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How Humidity Affects Your Air Conditioning System

August 15th, 2016

The humidity in the air is not limited to the outdoors. If there’s a high amount of water vapor in the outdoor air, it’s probably carrying over to the indoors as well. And, if you don’t take care of it, the humidity could affect your air conditioner as well. Read about two common problems caused by high levels of moisture in the air in the guide below, then check out how you can maintain your system to prevent these issues.

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Upgrade to Energy Efficient AC Equipment Today

August 8th, 2016

We don’t want you to compromise on your home comfort. That’s why we install energy-efficient comfort equipment that helps you to save money over the years and offers a level of performance beyond what you would expect. It’s also why we offer financing option. We hope that local homeowners don’t feel stuck with inefficient HVAC equipment, so read on to learn how you can save with high-efficiency AC units.

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How Dirty AC Coils Affect Your Cooling

August 1st, 2016

Wondering why your air conditioner is not operating very efficiently in the middle of the summer? There could be a number of reasons for low efficiency and poor performance from your cooling system, but one of the most common is actually something that’s relatively easy to fix. Learn about how dirty AC coils make your air conditioner run less efficiently—and what these coils are meant to do—below.

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Is It Time for a Thermostat Upgrade?

July 25th, 2016

Many people wait to change out their thermostats until they absolutely have to. They wait until the thermostat completely ceases to work, or until they can no longer read the display. But this means they are living with an inefficient, inconvenient thermostat for many years—decades in many cases we’ve seen.

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Get the New Infinity® Remote Access Touch Control Thermostat

July 18th, 2016

Are you ready to make home comfort a whole lot easier, more comfortable, and more efficient? Save money, reduce the hassle, and make climate control simple with the help of smart technology. A smart thermostat allows you to control the temperature in your home from wherever you are, right from your smart phone.

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Prevent Water Leaks from Your Air Conditioner

July 11th, 2016

One of the most important things you can do for your air conditioner is to schedule routine maintenance each and every year. Routine maintenance visits help to prevent major problems with your air conditioner, since you get an inspection and tune-up from a technician trained to recognize problems quickly.

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3 Signs You Should Schedule AC Repair Right Now

July 4th, 2016

Not sure if that problem with your air conditioner is really that big of a deal? It could get a lot worse if you let the issue go on for too long. But you don’t want to spend the money if you don’t have to! To help you out, we provide a few signs here that your air conditioner should be serviced as soon as possible.

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