Breathe Easier (And Healthier) in Your Home!

August 13, 2020

If you’re thinking more about IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) these days, you’re not alone. In fact, if you follow Craig’s Services on social media, you may have seen our recent post with a link to the article, “Characterization and Control of the Microbial Community Affiliated with Copper or Aluminum Heat Exchangers of HVAC Systems”. While it isn’t the catchiest title, in these uncertain times, no one wants to “catch” anything, and as it states in the article, “Microbial growth in heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems with the subsequent contamination of indoor air is of increasing concern.” Our advice? Let...

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Rooftop Air Conditioner vs. A Side-Yard Air Conditioner

June 13, 2020

Air conditioners come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s a common misconception that one size fits all. You need to choose an appropriate model depending on the layout of your home and how you plan to use it. If you choose the wrong type of AC, it will cool your house, but at a lesser efficiency and strength. There are two main types of AC units that are popular on the market today. Here are some similarities and differences between rooftop air conditioners and side-yard air conditioners so that you get an idea of what might work for your...

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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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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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Cooling Systems: Old vs. New

July 10, 2019

If you already have an air conditioner in your living space, you may not think about how new models differ from older systems. However, there are a host of reasons why you should look into these differences. You will find that there are cost and functionality benefits to be gained from installing newer cooling systems in your home. Cooling Efficiency It only makes sense that newer models have become more efficient as technology has improved. If you were to check the SEER rating on an old model and compare it to the respective rating of a new unit, you will...

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What to Look for In An Air Conditioning Company

February 7, 2017

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in have trusted for their...

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Should I Continue Repairing My AC Unit?

February 7, 2017

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in have trusted for their...

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