Ambient Air Solutions Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Avoid Heater Repair with 3 Tips

Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Heater repair isn’t something that comes about easily. The winters here can be brutal, and having your heater shut down when you least expect it can be even worse. That’s why we’ve got some quality of life tips to help you improve the condition of your heater and hopefully avoid heating repair in Helena.

Though, we’re going to be honest with you. Heating repair is inevitable when you live in a climate like ours. We use our heaters so much that in the decades they’re supposed to chug along happily, they’re bound to run into some issues. Just keep in mind that when heater issues do arise, you don’t have to face them alone.

Our team has the qualifications and experience necessary to get your heater back up and running again. Please don’t look to an amateur or a family member to take a look at your system. This could cause more trouble than it’s worth and you might end up paying more than you signed up for!

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3 Great Benefits of Heater Maintenance

Monday, March 9th, 2020
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While we often mention springtime as being perfect for air conditioning maintenance, it’s also a great time for heater maintenance in Bozeman as well. It’s not just because temperatures are starting to warm up so you don’t have to worry about going an hour or two without heat, but technicians tend to be more easily available during milder seasons like spring and fall.

No, our team isn’t free because nobody wants to call us, but every HVAC contractor tends to get a higher volume of calls and service requests during the hottest or coldest months of the year. If you’ve been looking for an excuse to have routine maintenance performed on your heater and you notice the ice melting on a warming spring day, then give our team a call.

Once you call us, then we can begin to explore the unique benefits that come from a service like this.

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How to Safely Utilize a Gas Furnace

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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We’re not going to give you a detailed description of how to take your gas furnace apart safely since that’s a job reserved for a professional technician. Instead, what we would like to talk about is the way that a homeowner can safely operate their system in the meantime when you don’t need the help of a professional.

Some homeowners get instantly turned off by the idea of having a gas burner in their home to provide heat, particularly because they don’t actually know how to utilize them as safely as they’re advertised. While true, gas is being burned in your furnace and that is essentially combustion and producing fire and gases, a furnace is set up precisely to mitigate the flames and gas in order to only provide your home with warm fresh air.

Still unconvinced? Good. We’re going to go into detail about the safety of your gas furnace in Bozeman and let you in on some operating tips to keep yourself safe and happy!

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Signs You Could Definitely Use Furnace Repair

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Furnaces are the most common type of heater in America—and for good reason! They’re as durable and reliable as a heater comes. That’s why it’s so important for homeowners to be aware of when a problem is developing. Whether you’ve got an electric furnace keeping your home warm, or you depend on a gas-powered system that’s starting to lose its efficiency, vigilance is the first line of defense against paying too much money.

Using your eyes, nose, and ears, it can be rather easy to notice the most consequential problems with a furnace. We’re here to give you information that you’re better off knowing, while also providing the services you might need in case information isn’t enough.

So, if you’ve been having trouble either using your furnace or are hearing some unpleasant sounds coming from it, and you think you could use furnace repair in Helena, then this post is a must-read!

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Save Money with a Heat Pump

Monday, January 27th, 2020
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We know, your friends or neighbors will tell you that heat pumps actually cost money to invest in—but that’s only one side of the coin. What people don’t often know, is that from usage costs to increases in efficiency, and versatile cooling as well, heat pumps can save an incredible amount of money and end up paying for themselves when homeowners have them correctly installed.

While we pride ourselves on being trustworthy, we understand that not everyone out there will just take our word for it. That’s why we’d like to go into a little bit of detail about how a heat pump increases efficiency, and where exactly its strengths lie, so that we can fully inform you on whether or not it might be right for your home. Don’t pass up the chance to install a heat pump in Bozeman, MT unless you’re absolutely sure that it wouldn’t work for your home.

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Upgrade Your Heater with a New Thermostat

Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Usually, when we mention smart thermostats, the first image that comes to mind is the T-1000 Terminator from all of our collective bad experiences with science fiction. The problem is, while smart thermostats might not be smart enough to take over the world, they’re absolutely smart enough to make our lives easier and increase the efficiency of our heaters.

So, while we definitely recommend that everyone upgrade to smart thermostats in Bozeman, MT we’d especially like to focus today on convincing any homeowners out there that these systems are absolutely worth the investment. From keeping your home heated to more precise standards, to allowing you the ability to heat your home when you’re not even there, these handy devices really are worth every penny.

Not convinced? Keep reading and we’ll dive pretty deep into the details of what these systems can offer and how well they can help your home.

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Heating FAQ: How Often Should I Change My Air Filter?

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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It’s long underwear weather in Bozeman, and while you’re probably happy to be sipping your coffee indoors this morning, imagine how unhappy you’d be if your heater broke down. That’s why we’re always pushing for homeowners to make sure their heaters are happy and healthy, especially during the coldest months of the winter. One key to an efficient and effective heating system is having a clean air filter.

Air filters are our favorite HVAC component to talk about, because they’re an easy way for a homeowner to be involved in the maintenance process. With so many homeowners looking for DIY solutions to things that should be left to professionals, an air filter is something that should be replaced by the owner of the heater.

If you’re asking yourself why air filters are so important to avoid expensive heating service in Bozeman, MT then you’ve come to the right place!

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What Constitutes a Great Maintenance Plan?

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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It gets cold up here in Montana, and we must stay ever vigilant while we light our stoves and furnaces, and get ready to settle in for the winter. For many of our southern neighbors in Florida or Texas, they can make do with a little bit of heat every now and then, but they’ve got warm temperatures all year round. For us, a heater without maintenance can be catastrophic in the winter.

So, while other homeowners might think that a maintenance plan for their heater is optional, we’re heavily implying that it’s not quite as optional for us as you think. A heater breakdown in the middle of the winter can shake up your whole life, cost a lot of money, and even be dangerous with certain weather conditions. Unless you’ve got heater maintenance in Bozeman, MT you’re risking a heater breakdown since you don’t know the condition of your system and a professional hasn’t given you the okay.

So, what does a good maintenance—no, a great maintenance plan, offer?

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HVAC Tips: Technician Qualifications to Look for

Monday, November 4th, 2019
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No matter what any HVAC contractor tries to tell you, from a customer perspective, companies are chosen on the qualifications and relationship formed between them and the consumer. We’re not trying to downplay the work and technical ability of a contractor, but we’re being honest when we say that homeowners have to decide to trust a technician before they fix the heater or air conditioner.

That means that much of the trust that needs to be built between a homeowner and a service professional comes from credentials, reviews, discounts, experience, and a plethora of other things. If you’re a homeowner and you’re panicking at the thought of calling and vetting different contractors for the right one to discuss furnaces in Bozeman, MT then you’re going to want to keep reading.

Don’t end up with an HVAC technician that you don’t like. Your technician should be someone that best meets your needs. For example, we offer 24-hour emergency service and an extensive maintenance plan that’s chock-full of discounts. Not all companies have this kind of service!

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