Quality Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Middletown’

Should I Replace My Central AC With a Heat Pump?

Monday, May 20th, 2024
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As temperatures rise and energy efficiency becomes a growing concern for homeowners who rely on their air conditioners during our hot and humid summers, the debate between central air conditioning and heat pumps intensifies. 

At Quality Heating & Cooling, we understand the importance of making informed decisions when it comes to choosing an AC replacement in Middletown, NY. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the pros and cons of replacing your central AC with a heat pump to help you determine the best option for your needs.

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Do Heat Pumps Need a Lot of Repairs?

Monday, May 6th, 2024

As an HVAC company committed to providing reliable heating and cooling solutions, we understand the importance of research when it comes to choosing a new cooling system. One question we often encounter from homeowners considering heat pumps is, “Do heat pumps need a lot of repairs?” 

In this blog post, we’ll explore the types of repairs heat pumps may require compared to traditional central AC repair in Middletown NY, helping you make informed decisions about your home comfort needs. Essentially, the types of repairs heat pumps are similar to those needed for central air conditioners.

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5 Signs Your Central AC Needs Help

Monday, April 22nd, 2024
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As your trusted HVAC experts, we understand the crucial role your central air conditioning system plays in maintaining comfort within your home, especially during the hot and humid summers. However, like any mechanical system, your AC unit may experience wear and tear over time, leading to performance issues or breakdowns. 

In this blog, we’ll explore five common signs that indicate you need central AC repair in Middletown, NY. Recognizing these signs early can help prevent minor issues from escalating into costly repairs or premature system failure.

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Before You Turn on Your AC This Spring, Do This

Monday, March 25th, 2024

As the temperatures begin to rise, it’s time to start thinking about your home’s cooling system. At Quality Heating & Cooling, we understand the importance of ensuring your air conditioner is ready to tackle the upcoming warmer months efficiently. 

In this guide, we’ll walk you through essential steps to prepare your air conditioner for spring, helping you avoid potential issues and ensuring optimal performance throughout the season.

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Is Your Furnace Ready for the New Year?

Monday, December 18th, 2023

Christmas and New Year’s are just around the corner. That means in a few short weeks, there won’t be anything holiday-related to look forward to. No presents, no fruit cakes, no New Year’s Eve parties. Just several more months of cold winter weather.

So why not spend 2 minutes reading this blog to make sure you’ve done everything you can to get your furnace ready for the long, chilly winter ahead? From scheduling maintenance to changing the air filter, there are a few things you need to do to make sure your furnace runs uninterrupted and avoids the need for furnace service in Middletown, NY.

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How Often Should I Change My HVAC Filter?

Monday, November 6th, 2023

Sometimes when you Google something, you get a clear answer right away. But sometimes all you get is conflicting information. A common question we get from homeowners because Google doesn’t have the same answer is, “How often should I change my HVAC filter?”

Various sources will say that it should be as often as once a month to twice a year. It’s no wonder why people get confused! In a nutshell, the answers vary because different HVAC systems use different types of air filters. Also, the makeup of households varies from family to family.

The easiest answer is, “Change the air filter when it’s dirty.” But you don’t want to waste money on air filters if you don’t have to. There are a lot of factors that determine how often you should change the HVAC filter. From your household size to whether you have pets, let’s look at these determining factors.

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4 Common Furnace Issues You’ll Encounter Quality

Monday, October 23rd, 2023
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There’s nothing more inconvenient–and potentially dangerous–than your furnace breaking down during a cold spell. When your furnace’s performance is suffering, it’ll tell you. Signs of a furnace that’s struggling to do its job include unusual noises, low airflow, low heating output, and uneven heating.

It’s essential to pay attention to these indicators of a struggling furnace to keep these minor issues from turning into a major nightmare. We’ll give you an honest opinion and competitively priced estimate for any furnace repair you may need. We’re familiar with the complexities of all heating systems and the things that can go wrong. Let’s go over 4 common furnace issues you’re likely to encounter as a homeowner.

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5 Spooky Signs Your Water Heater Is in Trouble

Monday, October 9th, 2023
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Fall is here and with it comes many things: the leaves are changing color, the days are getting colder and shorter, and you might’ve even had a pumpkin spice beverage or two. October also brings the “spooky season” where people plan their Halloween costumes and watch scary movies. 

This is also the time of year when your home’s water heater can start acting strange after the strain of summer. From bone-chilling showers to a screeching water heater, here are some signs that indicate you need water heater repair. Make sure you don’t ignore a seemingly haunted water heater. The last thing you want interrupting your enjoyment of fall is a full-blown water heater nightmare.

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5 Ways to Get Your Furnace Ready for Heating Season

Monday, September 25th, 2023

It’s officially fall and for many people, it’s their favorite season. The changing of the leaves and the transition from hot weather to enjoyable fall days make for a great time of year.

That transition from hot to cooler temperatures means you’ll soon be transitioning to using your furnace or heating system. But before you switch it on for the first time, there are some DIY maintenance tasks you should complete. Let’s go over these below. 

You should also schedule annual furnace maintenance with our team will make sure your furnace operates at peak performance this fall and winter. Let’s go over 5 essential things you should do before the cold weather hits.

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Should I Get My Ducts Cleaned After Wildfire Exposure?

Monday, September 11th, 2023

The Canadian wildfires blanketed our state in thick layers of smoke not once, but twice this summer. Many states had air quality warnings and residents were urged to stay inside. With more and more extended periods of poor air quality, you may be wondering how wildfire smoke affects your home’s ventilation system, and for good reason.

That’s because the “V” in HVAC stands for ventilation. Yes, it’s important enough to be in the name! Your ductwork is responsible for delivering the conditioned air to the rooms of your home. And unfortunately, it’s not impervious to outdoor contaminants like wildfire smoke. 

When your ductwork is in poor condition, it can affect your comfort by decreasing your HVAC system’s performance and lowering your indoor air quality (IAQ). Let’s go over whether your home would benefit from duct cleaning due to recent wildfires. 

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