3 Ways to Clean Your Furnace

November 12, 2019

Don’t look at a dirty furnace as a problem that’s “out of sight and out of mind.” A dirty furnace isn’t likely to run efficiently. You won’t get the right level of heat, and the excess power consumption could cost you money. Cleaning a dirty furnace could take those worries and put them to rest. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to keep things clean. 1. Towel the Interior With close attention paid to interior components, you can use a paper towel or cloth to carefully clean the interior of your furnace. Although this job may seem simple, it...

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HVAC System: The Hidden Comfort System

October 30, 2019

Does your HVAC system seem mysterious to you? Don’t worry! We’re here to help with this great article that will give the low-down on how it works. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. It’s 3 systems in one (although not all homes have all 3 systems in place). There’s the Heating System, which is the furnace. It draws in fresh air, heats it and pushes that air through a filter and out into your house. Some homes have electric heat, others have oil heat and others have natural gas. There’s the Air Conditioning System, which is your air...

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Thermostat Best Practices for Fall

October 15, 2019

There are many reasons why the pros at in Bountiful recommend smart thermostats. These units guarantee a certain level of consistency that saves you money. There are also a few thermostat habits that can save you money and keep you comfortable in fall. Pick a Temperature and Stick to It Determine which temperature makes you and your family most comfortable and is practical in terms of costs. This should be your target at all times during autumn, and if it feels different in various scenarios, it could indicate a bigger problem with your HVAC or some other aspect of your...

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Why Air Filters are Important for Your Heating System

October 1, 2019

If you have a central heating system, it probably has an air filter. Air filters do two important things: They protect your heater and keep the air in your home safe to breathe. Since filters are an important part of the ventilation system of your heater, they need to be kept clean and replaced regularly. Protecting Your Heater The inside of a heater should stay protected from dust and other debris. Cool air that is about to enter the heater needs to be clean so that it doesn’t deposit dust and cause damage. Dirt in your unit could cause the...

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Winter is coming, is your HVAC system ready?

October 1, 2019

Fall is here… Winter is coming… will you be warm and comfortable through it all? A properly running HVAC system can mean the difference between comfort and discomfort in your home. After all, you invested in a furnace or HVAC system so the following article will help you maximize your investment. You can enjoy a warm, worry-free home through the fall and winter when you use these tips to maintain your HVAC system. Locate all the vent and air exchange covers in your home and ensure they are free of dust and debris and are not blocked by furniture or...

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Common Thermostat Issues

September 24, 2019

A thermostat is central to any heating and cooling system. If your HVAC system were a computer, then the thermostat would be the central processing unit. Without it, your AC or heating system won’t work efficiently. That means even if everything else were fine with your HVAC system, a thermostat issue could throw off the functioning of the whole thing. With that in mind, here are a few of the most common thermostat issues. Correcting these can help to ensure that your heating and cooling system works well. Common Thermostat Issues Explained First, note the location of your thermostat. Is...

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Signs of a Clogged Drain Line

September 14, 2019

A clogged drain can be more than annoying. When you don’t take care of a clog right away, you run the risk of a flooded sink. Floods can cause water damage, which then means you’re stuck paying for costly repairs. Why don’t people act swiftly on clogged drain problems? Sometimes, they don’t know their drain is clogging up. To help you avoid this situation, here are a few signs indicating a likely clog: Slow Drainage Fully clogged drains lead to water building up and overflowing. If the drain isn’t 100% clogged, water backs up and slowly empties. A partial clog...

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How to Care for Your AC System

August 19, 2019

New homeowners often face the challenge of maintaining an AC system for the first time. In order to reduce that learning curve, let us consider some useful advice. Seasonal Checkups has served Bountiful, UT, and the surrounding areas for more than 50 years with a broad range of cooling services. We strongly recommend seasonal AC tune-ups to all of our clients because they are an inexpensive way of diagnosing potential problems early and dealing with them before they manifest into something more expensive. Immediate inspection is a good idea if you have gone a while without a professional examination. Swap...

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What Areas in Your Home Need More Ventilation?

August 6, 2019

At in Bountiful, UT, we know that there is more to your indoor climate than just the temperature. Although our technicians are experts at heating and cooling your indoor spaces, you also need to be concerned about air quality, especially the exchange of indoor and outdoor air. Sometimes, this can be as easy as opening a window or door. However, other spaces can require extra effort for adequate ventilation. Bathroom Ventilation Many products you use in the bathroom produce volatile organic compounds, also known as VOCs. Every time you use cleaning products or beauty products, small amounts of these chemicals...

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What to Look for in a Professional Plumber

July 20, 2019

A professional plumber is responsible for some of the most important amenities your house. As such, when you are searching for a plumber to work on your toilet or kitchen sink, you will no doubt be keen to ensure that you hire someone you can trust. You can find the right person for your job by looking out for a plumber who possesses the following things. Certifications When you hire a plumber in Bountiful, UT, who is properly certified, you can be confident that he/she will adhere to the proper standards of the industry. An uncertified tradesperson is much more...

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