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Boost Your Heating Efficiency

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Okay, trust us. We know that our summer seasons are a lot more intense than the cold of the winter nights in this part of the country.  Just because we are not waking up to ice on the sidewalks and subzero temperatures, however, does not mean that your heater is really any less important than your air conditioner. Yes, it may help you get through the hottest days of the year, but knowing that your AC is dependable doesn’t do much for you on a chilly night, does it?

Even if you are not running your heater as much as you do your air conditioner, it needs to work. And you know what else? We think that it needs to work efficiently. A relatively small amount of time on the playing field does not mean that your heater should get away with an inefficient heating output. Here are a few tips that can help you to enjoy more efficient heating in Phoenix, AZ.

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Do Not Leave a Dirty Air Filter in Your Heater

Monday, November 14th, 2016

In the next couple of weeks, nighttime temperatures are more likely to fall into the 50’s or even the 40’s than they are to remain hovering around in the 60’s. Mild as winter may be in this part of the country, there is no denying that it is making its way toward us. That is why you need to dust off the heater and schedule routine heating maintenance in Phoenix, AZ to get it in great working condition.

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Don’t Forget to Schedule Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The temperature around here during the daytime hours is still pretty warm, although, at night, things are getting noticeably cooler. Sure, we’re hanging around the mid-60’s for the most part right now, but it won’t be long before temps in the 50’s, and even the 40’s, are commonplace. Our mild winters do not mean that you can overlook the need for professional heating maintenance in Phoenix, AZ.

Before our nights get any colder, you should dial our number and schedule routine heating maintenance for the year. Your heater can’t go another season without it. To neglect this important service puts your comfort, your budget, and even the condition of your heater at risk.

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Why Heating Maintenance is Important in Phoenix

Monday, January 21st, 2013

While you may not turn on your heating system that often in Phoenix, AZ, there still are a few months where you need a good heating system. However, you want to make sure that your heating system works when you need it to. With such little use, your heating system may not actually work when you need it to. At Goettl, we provide complete heating maintenance for all different types and brands of heating systems. We thought it would be helpful if we put together some of the benefits to regular heating maintenance in Phoenix.

Benefits of Heating Maintenance in Phoenix, AZ

  • Less repairs – When you have a professional heating technician regularly inspecting your heating system, they can find small problems before they potentially turn into larger, more costly repairs.
  • Increased efficiency – Over time and with regular use, your heating system will develop small issues that can reduce its efficiency. During regular maintenance visits, your heating technician will find these problems and repair them This involves cleaning out your heating system, lubricating any moving parts that need it and replacing broken or worn down parts.
  • Extended life – Many times, we get called to replace heating systems that were destroyed by a small problem. During a regular maintenance visit, these problems could have been fixed before they destroyed the entire system.

Common Heating Maintenance Tasks in Phoenix, AZ

During a regular maintenance visit, the Phoenix heating technicians will perform a thorough inspection and cleaning of your entire heating system. Here are just a few of the tasks that they will perform.

  • Check fan – The fan is critical to your heating system. During regular maintenance inspections, our technician will check the motor, the belt and the blades to make sure that it’s working well.
  • Check the burner, pilot and thermocouple – The burner provides the actual heat for your home. We’ll make sure it’s clean and that it isn’t covered in any soot. We’ll also check the pilot light and thermocouple to make sure that they’re both clean and working well.
  •  Check the heat exchanger – The heat exchanger is critical to your home comfort and safety. Not only is it responsible for deliver heat, it also exhausts the dangerous and toxic combustion gases out of your home. We’ll check it for cracks or failures.

These are just a few of the many tasks that we’ll perform while we’re at your house. Give us a call today if you need any kind of heating repair or maintenance in Phoenix, AZ.

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Heating Tip 1 : How to Get Your Heater Winter Ready

Monday, January 7th, 2013

While Arizona isn’t typically thought of as a cold area, there are a few months in the winter when you need your heater to keep you comfortable. Goettl Air Conditioning is proud to offer complete Phoenix heating services for all different types and brands of heating system. No matter what kind of heating system you have, before you just turn it on for the first time in the winter, there are a few things that you can do to make sure that it works well. We thought it would be helpful for our customers in Phoenix if we put together some basic tasks that you can do before you turn on your heater.

Schedule Professional Heating Maintenance

One of the best things that you can do for your heating system is to have it professionally maintained on a regular basis. The heating technicians at Goettl Air Conditioning have years of experience providing heating maintenance in Phoenix for many different kinds of heating systems. The benefits to regular heating maintenance are many. First, it can potentially reduce the chance that you need costly heating repairs. Our professional heating technicians will be able to spot small problems early before they turn into larger and more expensive problems.

Change the Air Filter

Clogged air filters are one of the most common problems for homeowners in the Phoenix area. When the air filter for your heating system gets clogged, it can cause a whole bunch of very serious problems including low heat, no heat, overheating, heat exchanger cracks, short cycling and more.

Check the Burner

If you have a gas-fired furnace or boiler you should check the burner to make sure that it isn’t dirty or clogged.

Check the Air Handler and Ducts

Check the air handler and ducts around your furnace or heat pump for dirt, dust or any blockages.

Check the Flue

The flue for your gas-fired furnace or boiler is responsible for safely exhausting the harmful combustion gases that result from burning fuel. Make sure the joints are sealed tightly and that there aren’t any leaks or cracks.

If you would like to schedule heating maintenance in Phoenix, contact the experts at Goettl Air Conditioning. We would love to talk with you about how we can help make sure that your heating system works well when you need it. Contact Goettl Air Conditioning today!

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