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

Use Your Thermostat the Right Way

Monday, January 10th, 2022

We’re not implying that you use your thermostat the wrong way. In fact, most homeowners use their thermostats to reflect their own comfort preferences, and that’s perfectly fine! If you want your home to be warmer or colder, you should be the arbiter of that difference, and your HVAC system in Bozeman, MT should follow suit. If you believe that your heater just can’t quite keep up with your unique comfort preferences, then you should call our team for repairs.

However, sometimes the problem doesn’t come from the HVAC system, and can instead come from poor communication between your thermostat and your heater. Especially if you’ve got a relatively new heating system, there are some things you need to know about your thermostat that could help regulate things better and reduce your monthly heating bill!

Keep reading to learn a few tips on how to properly use your thermostat.

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3 Furnace Goals for the New Year

Monday, December 27th, 2021

The new year is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking ahead! Many people will go straight into New Year’s resolutions, or they’ll excitedly start looking towards vacation plans, family plans, and even new family members being born. We love the new year because it’s a time of looking forward to a better future for us and our customers.

However, for some homeowners with a problematic furnace, this can be a time of headaches. You might be contemplating your HVAC in Livingston, MT, and anticipating repairs sooner rather than later. This can be stressful and it can turn New Year into a chore rather than a time of celebration. We’re here to curb that by helping you create some furnace goals.

We believe that by having clear goals on how to help your furnace and what that could look like for your budget, we can start removing stress and give you the space to enjoy the holiday with your family. You deserve it!

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Are You Dealing With Cold Spots?

Monday, December 13th, 2021

Uh oh, nobody likes to hear the term “cold spots” unless temperatures are balmy and we’re in the middle of the summer. But if you’ve looked out the window recently, you’ll know that we’re not in the summer and we’re almost actually in winter. So, if you’re dealing with cold spots in your home, then you’re likely looking for a way to get rid of them.

Well, the good news is that the first step towards getting rid of cold spots is acknowledging that you have them! Sometimes, cold spots can be an occurrence in specific types of homes like ones with new additions, large single-paned old windows, and drafty corridors. However, most of the time a cold spot can be attributed to the need for furnace repair in Livingston, MT.

Today, we’re going to take a deep dive into why cold spots occur and what you can do about the ones in your home!

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3 Tips to Stop Your Furnace From Breaking Down

Monday, November 15th, 2021

We put a lot of stress on our furnaces during the winter, and it’s not really by choice. Living in a climate like ours means we need to devote a good portion of our budget to keeping temperatures warm and cozy indoors until the spring comes. This means that there are some good practices that homeowners can take that go a long way when it comes to furnace health.

Sometimes there’s just no avoiding it—your heater might need furnace repair in Belgrade, MT. Or, it might be in rough shape to the point where replacement services might be necessary. Our team can help walk you through this difficult time, but also we’ll provide you with some tips that can help you keep your furnace running well.

Keep reading and we’ll talk about three awesome tips that can help homeowners keep their furnaces running smoothly throughout the rest of the fall and winter this year!

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What Does an Air Filter Do?

Monday, November 1st, 2021

We talk a lot about air filters on this blog, but we think it’s about time that we covered what they do specifically. Air filters, contrary to popular belief, don’t actually target contaminants to improve your air quality indoors. They just do this on accident. Air filters are designed to protect your heating system from contaminants that might damage their sensitive components or hard-working parts.

If you’re looking for more high-quality air filtration systems that are designed to keep your air safe and clean, then you should check out some of our amazing products on the indoor air quality section of our website. However, if you’re trying to learn more about how an air filter is going to protect your heat pump in Bozeman, MT, then you’re in the right place.

Let’s talk about heat pumps, their air filters, and what you can do to better improve the efficiency and output of your heating system.

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HVAC Tips: Technician Qualifications to Look For

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

There’s some pretty serious competition these days when it comes to HVAC service. We understand that it can be extra difficult when you’re a new homeowner, or someone new to our community, and you’re trying to find a long-standing, trustworthy team to choose for your HVAC services. We’re not here to just tell you to call us, instead we’re going to talk about why it might be a good idea to call us.

We’ve been providing quality services for furnaces in Bozeman, MT for years. But that’s not where our expertise ends. We can perform quick fixes on air conditioners and indoor air quality systems as well.

Let’s talk about a few important aspects of HVAC to consider when choosing a new professional. Once you know what to look for, the process of choosing a new team doesn’t seem so hard!

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Everything to Know About Electric Furnaces

Monday, April 19th, 2021

We love talking about electric furnaces on this blog. Especially when it reminds us of our customers’ faces when they realize that they can indeed have a powerful furnace heating system in their home that doesn’t have access to natural gas. It’s true—heaters come in all shapes and sizes and furnaces are no exception.

However, before we dive right into the installation of an electric furnace in Helena, MT, we need to dispel some of the myths surrounding it. No, electric furnaces aren’t less efficient than gas furnaces by default. And no, unless you try to set it up yourself, you’re not going to have tripped circuits and reoccurring power issues.

It’s entirely possible that your home in Helena is adequately heated by an electric furnace for a low cost with no problems at all. But first, we need to talk about the basics of how these systems operate.

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Don’t Let Your Heat Escape!

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Heat, air conditioning, comfort… They’re all the same thing. When the temperatures are unliveable or uncomfortable outside, you rely on your heating or air conditioning system to keep your indoor environment safe and comfy. This is why it’s so important that you keep your heat inside during the winter and spring, and keep the outdoor heat outside during the summer.

Here at Ambient Air Solutions, we’re very concerned with how homes in our area are keeping comfortable temperatures indoors. Sometimes we see overworked heat pumps or other types of heating in Bozeman, MT that just can’t create enough heat for the whole house. If it’s constantly escaping through air ducts, drafty doors and windows, and just isn’t well maintained, that will never change.

So, let’s change it together. We will be brainstorming a few ways to stop heat from escaping your home when you need it the most.

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3 Fun Facts About Your HVAC System

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

We understand that every online search a homeowner makes about their HVAC system tends to be boring, but that doesn’t have to be the case. HVAC work, just like buying a new house, a new car, or a new set of furniture, can be an exciting decision. Different systems can impact your life in different ways, and depending on who you work with, some of these ways can be amazing!

So, we don’t want to bug you with the boring stuff. We want to talk about some ways that HVAC in Belgrade, MT can be fun! Between the nifty things a new thermostat can do, to the unique types of heating and cooling systems available to us, let’s focus on the great parts about HVAC service.

Don’t stress about your next HVAC appointment. When you work with our team, we’ll focus on mitigating the negative parts so you can focus on the positives.

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Your Furnace Should Never Do This

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

We get a lot of calls from homeowners who notice something “strange” about their heating system but aren’t quite sure how serious the problem is. While we want to remind you that our phone lines are always open for people to call us and ask, you should be able to parse this out for yourself sometimes. There are absolutely things that signify the need for furnace repair in Helena, MT and there shouldn’t be any grey area around it.

To keep things simple, here’s a list of things that your furnace should never do. This means if you locate anything on this list that seems familiar, or that you just noticed your furnace doing, you should schedule repairs as soon as possible.

Don’t try to convince yourself that your furnace is the exception, and don’t start rationalizing why you can wait for repairs. Some of these fixes just can’t wait.

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