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The Comfort All Stars Air Conditioning and Electrical Services - FAQ Page
What Does HVAC Mean?
HVAC means Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. The system brings fresh air into your home or office space through heating in the winter months and cooling during summer periods.
How Often Should I Change My Air Filters?
We recommend checking your air filters on a monthly basis. If you find that they are dirty, replace them right away to ensure your system has proper air flow and to avoid dust and debris floating in the air.
What is a Ductless Heating and Cooling System?
A ductless heating and cooling system, or mini-split air conditioner, is an HVAC unit that can work independently of a central air conditioning system. You can use it in homes where it may not be possible for ductwork to reach every room (for example, if walls are too thick) or areas with limited space.
What Is a Heat Pump?
A heat pump is an HVAC system that can both cool and heat your home or business. It works by using the outside air to either warm it up in winter or use electricity to remove warmth from inside your space during the summer months.
What Are Some Benefits of Having a Ductless Heating and Cooling System?
A ductless heating and cooling system has many benefits, including space-saving. You can install it in areas that don’t have an existing central air conditioning system.
How Often Should I Get My Air Conditioning System Serviced?
It would be best if you regularly service your home or office’s heating and cooling units at least once a year. It will ensure the unit is clean of any debris and helps to avoid build-up, which can cause issues down the track.
What Are Some Signs I Should Have My Air Conditioning System Serviced?
There are many signs you may need your heating or cooling unit serviced. Some include: if there has been an increase in your energy bills, you can smell a strange odor or even hear unusual noises if there is an increase in the number of times your unit turns on and off.
How Much Does an Air Conditioning Service Cost?
The costs of having your heating or cooling system serviced will depend on the size and type of unit you have and how often it needs servicing. It is always helpful to have an HVAC professional come to your home and assess your individual situation and needs and provide you with a custom quote.
How Do I Find the Best Air Conditioning Contractor in My Area?
There are several ways you can go about finding an HVAC company to help with your needs but it’s important to read reviews and research the qualifications of the AC contractor before moving forward as you want to ensure you have your system serviced correctly and avoid any further issues down the road.
What Is Involved in a Heating and Cooling Service?
The service will usually involve cleaning the unit to remove debris such as dirt, leaves and twigs. Then, check for any damage or visible signs of wear and tear on parts like fans, coils, and motors. Once we find the issue we will make the proper recommendations and repairs if necessary.
Is an Annual Maintenance Plan a Good Idea?
An annual maintenance plan is a good idea as it will ensure that your heating and cooling units are working at their best and able to keep your home or office well heated and cooled. With a regular maintenance plan you don’t have to worry about remembering to get service done and you will be able to take preventative measures to avoid unexpected breakdowns or issues. This will save you a lot of money in the long run.
What Is the Best Type of Heating for a House?
The best type of heating unit will depend on many factors such as: where you live, how ample your space is and what features are important to you (such as efficiency ratings). Efficiency ratings of up to 18 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) measure how efficient the unit provides energy-efficient heating and cooling.
For any other questions or to learn more about our services, give us a call at 813-96-STARS.