AW Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sylvania’

Know the Signs of a Cracked Heat Exchanger

Monday, December 18th, 2023
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As winter settles in and we rely on our trusty heating systems to keep us warm, there’s a hidden danger that often goes unnoticed. It’s the cracked heat exchanger. This important part plays a big role in your furnace’s operation and a crack can lead to a range of problems.

Some of those problems are not only inconvenient but also potentially hazardous. Many demand prompt furnace services in Sylvania, OH. Let’s look into the situation behind a cracked heat exchanger and how to identify it.

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5 Signs You Need Ductwork Repair

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Your home’s HVAC system plays a big role in upholding a comfortable indoor environment. Central to this system is the ductwork. It is responsible for distributing heated or cooled air throughout your home.

Ductwork can develop issues over time from continued use and will eventually require ductwork repair in Sylvania, OH. Let’s explore the common signs that indicate it’s time for ductwork repair in your home as well as look at why ductwork is so important.

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AC Repairs That Require Prompt Attention

Monday, June 5th, 2023

There isn’t always time on any given day to give consideration to what issues may prompt the need for air conditioning repair in Sylvania, OH. However, there are several reasons that you shouldn’t completely neglect the passing thought of “I wonder if my air conditioning unit is operating properly, and where that funny smell keeps coming from?”

Sometimes the issue is something simple and small, yet other times it can start as a minor issue that escalates into a monster problem. Let your friends at AW Heating & Cooling ensure that you and your family are properly protected against any unforeseen issues with your home’s AC. Let’s take a look at just a few of the reasons that might mean it’s time for repairs. 

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When to Replace Your Furnace (It’s Not When You Think)

Monday, December 5th, 2022
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You’ve looked up information about your furnace before. You always see the same lifespan every time you look it up, but did you know your furnace has the chance to last for longer than average? It’s difficult to know when to replace your furnace, but it could be later than you originally believed. Let’s talk about why, and whether or not you need furnace replacement in Sylvania, OH.

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Is a Gas Furnace Better Than an Electric Furnace?

Monday, January 3rd, 2022
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If you’ve come across this blog post, then there’s a good chance that you are on the lookout for a new furnace. We hope that this isn’t because your current system just broke down and you need reliable heat now. Either way, however, it’s important that you not rush into an HVAC purchase or installation.

Doing so can leave you with a heating system that isn’t properly matched for your home, and as a result, doesn’t perform as efficiently as it should be able to.

So, it’s important to work with a pro and make sure you get all the information you need before you schedule your furnace installation. For instance, what’s the difference between a gas or electric furnace? Is one better than the other? Read on to find out!

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How to Ensure Great Heating Efficiency This Season

Monday, October 25th, 2021
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When the temperatures drop and you need to start using your heater again, it’s likely that you’d like to spend as little as possible on your energy needs, right? Heating systems do take up a large portion of energy and fuel. In fact, an electric HVAC system can account for half of all your energy use in your home.

Fortunately, there are some pretty simple steps you can take to improve heating efficiency, and therefore spend less this fall and winter. Read on to learn what they are.

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One Key Way to Get Your Home Ready for Summer

Monday, April 26th, 2021
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With temperatures warming up here soon, you might have come to the realization that it’s time to schedule maintenance for your air conditioner. Or perhaps you think since your air conditioner is working “just fine” this year, you can skip maintenance for once. We really want to encourage you to go ahead and schedule that appointment, though.

It’s never too late to get your AC tuned-up, and it’s never a bad idea to do so. There are many benefits to routine, professional maintenance.

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Heed These Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Help

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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With spring officially here and summer not very far behind, you may be thinking about how you hope your air conditioner will make it through the warmer temperatures without any trouble. After all, who wants an interruption to their home comfort on the hottest of our summer days? There’s no way you can completely guarantee your system won’t struggle this season, though you can certainly reduce the risk by scheduling professional AC maintenance. This allows our technicians to thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust components that need it, all of which can prevent up to 85% of the repair needs a system might ever need in its lifespan.

But that doesn’t eliminate all repair needs. Regardless of maintenance, you should ensure that you know the signs of a struggling air conditioner. The sooner you can spot indicators and give our team a call, the quicker we can help your air conditioner get back to business. Read on as we uncover some of these common indicators!

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4 Funny Furnace Noises (That Really Aren’t That Funny)

Monday, January 18th, 2021
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It would be great for homeowners if there were an HVAC system that could self-diagnose when it was having a problem, and then even fix itself, right? While the former may be possible in the somewhat near future, we don’t think the latter will ever be a reality. And unfortunately, when there is a problem with your furnace, you’ll want to take care of it right away or else it could turn into a total system breakdown.

But how do you know when your furnace is struggling to operate?

Well, one of the leading signs that you have a furnace issue on your hands is strange noises coming from the system. What strange noises? Read on as we uncover 4 of them.

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Signs You Need Late-Season AC Repairs

Monday, September 28th, 2020

It may officially be fall, and it may almost be time to shut down our air conditioners for the season, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore cooling system problems if you have them. In fact, doing so could leave you with a completely broken down system next spring when you need it the most.

Basically, the longer you wait to service your cooling system, the more you increase your chances of experiencing HVAC problems. This is especially true if your air conditioner shares ductwork with your furnace, or if you have a heat pump that you’ll be using for heating in addition to cooling.

So what can you do? Watch for signs of AC trouble and ensure you call our team if you notice any of the following issues!

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