Ambient Comfort LLC Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

The Risks of DIY Heater Repair

Monday, February 28th, 2022

We want homeowners to be excited about their heating systems, especially when they’ve got a professional team like ours on hand to fix them. This is important because of how bad it can be when homeowners try to do repairs themselves. DIY projects are fun and can be a great way to save money, when it’s just building a garden outdoors or painting a wall in your home, but your HVAC system is a much different thing.

Unfortunately, there’s a lot that can go wrong when you try to perform DIY heating repair in Salem County. We’ve got nightmare stories from Pittsgrove, Pilesgrove, and Woodstown about homeowners disrupting their warranties, bumping or misaligning components, or actually causing the need for a full replacement. Let’s briefly talk about what can go wrong with DIY repairs and then focus on the benefits of a professional fix.

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill?

Monday, February 14th, 2022

It’s no surprise that heating maintenance in Camden County is one of our most helpful tips for homeowners that want to save money on their monthly heating bills. Maintenance helps reduce utility bills, repair costs, and it even extends the lifespan of your heating system. But the question we’re going to address today is whether or not there’s more that can be done for your heating system.

The truth is that there is! From changing your air filter regularly to investing in a new thermostat, the efficiency of your home can benefit from a number of different upgrades. We provide helpful support to all homeowners that need us in Cherry Hill, Tavistock, and Voorhees, so we promise that you’ll be able to leave this blog post with a helpful bit of information and some next steps to follow.

Let’s save you money on your heating bill!

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Don’t Fear These Common Heating Problems

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

One of the toughest aspects of being a home or property owner is the fact that anything can go wrong. Unlike renting or living with family and friends, if your heating system breaks down, or your door hinges break off, it’s your responsibility to fix, which can be a lot to handle! We understand just how stressful this burden can be, and it’s what drives us to try and help our customers not just with great HVAC services in Avalon, Ocean City, and Sea Isle City, but to offer great advice too.

Let’s face it, many homes require furnace repair in Cape May County. But since the furnace still “works,” they’re not investing in repairs yet, even though something is clearly wrong. Let’s take a second to examine why this might be a bad idea and what you can do about some of these common furnace problems.

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Holiday Heating Repair Guide

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Have you ever seen those signs at a bus station or train station that say “if you see something, say something?” Well, the same concept could be applied to your home heating system. Unless you’re perfectly happy with the heat that your heater provides, the heating bills you pay, and the quiet nature of the system, you might have a problem that needs to be fixed. Simply put, if you notice something wrong or uncomfortable with your heating system, tell us!

For this holiday heating repair guide, we’d like to touch on a few common problems that rear their heads this time of year. From clogged air filters to refrigerant lines leaking due to extreme weather conditions, you could need heating repair in Cumberland County from a team of professionals. We can be there to help, and we can also be found in Greenwich, Hainesport, and even Evesham for homeowners that call our hotline.

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You May Need Heating Maintenance Soon

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

We’d like to be very clear before we get into the details of this blog. Maintenance is absolutely necessary for your heating system every year. When we say “routine” maintenance, what we’re really saying is yearly maintenance. This service gets more valuable the more regular it is because it allows our technicians to keep it running at peak efficiency and performance each and every year. One or two skipped maintenance appointments are just the start of a bad trend that could lead to a system breakdown or more.

You may need heating maintenance in Burlington County soon, since we’re about to hit the peak winter season. We can tune up your system so that it’s ready to fight against the cold temperatures and keep heating bills at an affordable cost throughout the season.

Let’s talk about why maintenance appointments are so valuable.

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5 Signs You Might Need a Furnace Repair

Monday, November 8th, 2021

Wouldn’t it be great to have the whole family over this year for Thanksgiving, so you can truly focus on what you’re grateful for? This is entirely possible, and the closer the holiday gets, the more excited homeowners are to cook some delicious food, share in some holiday traditions, and warmly embrace their loved ones. However, this might not be possible with furnace problems.

We want to be clear that the furnace is one of the most important pieces of your home comfort. Without it, temperatures would drop, your home would be uncomfortable, and it might not be the center of love and holiday spirit that it usually is. That’s why we think, as your professional HVAC experts, that noticing the need for furnace repair early is the best way to avoid this from happening.

Let’s talk about how to tell if you need furnace repairs in Gloucester County.

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Cape May County’s Furnace Tune-Up Guide

Monday, October 11th, 2021

It’s maintenance season! Whether you’re switching the heat pump from cooling to heating mode, or you’re just dusting off your old furnace for another reliable winter of cozy comfort, maintenance is a must! Many homeowners in Avalon, Stone Harbor, and Sea Isle City believe that maintenance is an additional “optional” service that can sometimes come with a heater purchase. While we understand where that sentiment comes from, it’s unfortunately not very accurate.

Maintenance tune-ups are necessary for your heating system to run safely, reliably, and for as long as possible. Without furnace maintenance in Cape May County, you could see a noticeable uptick in your heating bills, as well as a few heating repairs, crop up that you weren’t expecting.

Today, we’ve put together a guide that can help remind you to schedule maintenance with our team and correctly take your furnace system—or other type of heater—out of hibernation and into active duty!

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The Importance of a Year-Round HVAC Maintenance Plan

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Cooling season is coming to a close, even though it’s taking its sweet time. And heating season won’t be here for another few weeks. This is precisely the reason why some people love the fall, we get a brief period of time where temperatures are mild and we don’t even need our HVAC systems! It’s the perfect time to go check out some fall foliage, take that last hike of the season, and save money on your energy bills.

That being said, winter weather will soon hit Franklinville, Gloucester City, Swedesboro, and other areas in our county. Everyone in those towns will need powerful heating systems to remain comfortable. This includes you if you’re reading this blog post and are in our service area!

The best way to ensure your furnace is ready for the season ahead is to invest in HVAC maintenance in Gloucester County, NJ. We’ll cover why maintenance is such an important service.

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Heater Repair in the Spring? Really?

Monday, March 15th, 2021

You might be happy with the fact that temperatures are finally starting to warm up, but forgetting about your heater is the last thing you should be doing right now. Your heating system, like it or not, is going to be required for next winter, and even the winter beyond that. So, if there’s a problem with your system now, it’s not going to go away and will likely get worse over the months where your system sits collecting dust.

Yes, heater repair in Gloucester County, NJ as well as in Swedesboro, Franklinville, and Glassboro is going to be necessary in the springtime. Here’s a good rule of thumb—it doesn’t really matter what season it is. If your heater has a problem, that problem needs to be fixed.

So, let’s talk about some common heater problems in spring and what you can do about them.

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Furnaces: 4 Quick Tips for Better Comfort

Monday, February 1st, 2021

Furnaces are powerful machines. In recent years, many models are beginning to increase their efficiency and durability to unprecedented levels. This means they’re consuming less energy, breaking down less frequently, and lasting for longer. That’s great news, right?

Well, that just means that most furnaces are lasting longer and not running into as many problems. But just because most furnaces are in better shape today doesn’t mean that yours is. That’s why we keep telling homeowners to remain vigilant and be the best furnace owners they possibly can be. By following our four quick tips each heating season, you can extend the lifespan of your system and limit your need for furnace service in Camden County, NJ even more!

Owning a furnace is an ongoing project that’s going to take some time and elbow grease. So let’s get to work!

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