This is When You Know You Need to Replace Your Heat Pump

January 23rd, 2023
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There are many benefits to having a heat pump. It provides both heating and cooling for your home. It’s one of the most efficient systems for achieving heating or cooling. It does the job well, keeps your bills down, and is better for the environment. However, nothing lasts forever. 

If you’ve had your heat pump for a long time and are wondering when it will need to be replaced, we’ve got some guidelines for you. 

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Your Ductless Mini Split Needs Maintenance Too

January 9th, 2023
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There are so many great things about ductless mini splits. They allow temperatures to be adjusted room by room, making it easy to save money by lowering heat in areas where it’s not needed. They are quieter and longer-lasting than traditional comfort systems. They can be installed in homes without ductwork, they are more efficient than other types of HVAC systems, and they can provide both heating and cooling with a simple flip of a switch when seasons change. 

You have to remember, though, that they are complex systems that do a lot of work. Just like an air conditioner or a furnace, a ductless mini split requires regular maintenance. And because it works all year long, doing the jobs of two regular appliances, it is strongly recommended that you have maintenance done on your ductless mini split twice a year.

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The Importance of Biannual Ductless Maintenance

December 26th, 2022
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Ductless or mini-split HVAC systems have a lot of benefits. First, they don’t require ductwork, so they’re an ideal solution for older homes that were built without ductwork, or for avoiding the cost and hassle of replacing damaged ductwork. Second, they are extremely energy-efficient, saving you money every time you pay your utility bills and doing the planet a favor. And third, they do two jobs, smoothly transitioning between heating and cooling as the seasons change. That third factor is the most important thing to consider when you’re scheduling maintenance for your ductless system.

When your AC and your heat are provided by two systems, they should each be maintained annually. Your ductless system does both jobs and needs to be treated as such. This means that biannual ductless maintenance in Corinth, TX is necessary for your ductless mini-split to function as well as it should.

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Why You Need to Change Your Furnace Air Filter Regularly

December 12th, 2022
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Your furnace is absolutely critical to your comfort. Not only does it keep you warm all winter, it affects the quality of the air you breathe. And since it works so hard to keep you comfortable, it seems only right that you should take a moment of your time to keep your furnace comfortable, too.

The best favor you can do for your HVAC system is to regularly change the air filter.

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How to Tell You Need to Get Your Ducts Checked

November 28th, 2022
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Your ductwork may seem a bit mysterious to you. The only time you ever see the inside of ductwork is when someone crawls through it in a movie, and those tend to be commercial ducts… and movies are made for entertainment value, not HVAC accuracy. So how do you know what’s happening inside your ducts? How would you know if there’s a problem?

Here are some things to keep an eye out for that can signal that you need to have your ducts checked and possibly repaired. 

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5 Tips for Efficient Furnace Operation

November 14th, 2022
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As we move again into heating season, the cost of keeping homes warm becomes a big worry for a lot of families. It’s true that heating fuel can be very expensive, but there are ways to reduce the amount of energy you require to keep your house cozy for the winter.

Here are five ways to make the most of your furnace, maximizing your warmth while minimizing your fuel use.

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Why It’s Important That You Regularly Change Your HVAC Air Filter

October 17th, 2022
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You have almost definitely heard the advice that you should be changing your HVAC air filter. It’s the only piece of HVAC maintenance that you’re urged to do yourself, without needing a technician to do it for you. So you’ve probably located it and figured out how to change it, whether that means throwing away a disposable filter and putting in a replacement, or cleaning your reusable filter. If you have any questions about that, we’re happy to help with furnace air filter replacement in Denton, TX.

But you may not know much about why your HVAC air filter needs to be changed, and what happens if it goes unchanged for too long. Understanding this can help you to determine exactly how often to do it.

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Heed These Signs Your Heat Pump Needs an Upgrade

October 3rd, 2022
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A heat pump is an efficient system for both heating and cooling your home. If you have one, you’ve probably enjoyed the simplicity of switching between modes, and your utility bills have probably been lower than they would otherwise be. But what if you’re not really seeing the benefits anymore? At what point should you consider replacing your heat pump with a newer system?

There are some indicators that you should keep an eye out for. If you have concerns about any of these things, it’s time to look into what your replacement options are so you can upgrade to a system that better meets your needs.

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Why Many Businesses Use Rooftop HVAC Units

September 19th, 2022
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Even if you don’t have personal experience with rooftop HVAC units, you’ve almost definitely seen them. They’re often in the backdrop of chases and fight scenes across city rooftops in movies! They consist of boxy units standing up on a flat section of roof and are often lined up in rows.

If you pay attention to the commercial buildings in your area, you will be able to see them adorning the tops. If you’re considering your comfort system options for a commercial space, you should know all the reasons why rooftop HVAC units are so popular.

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The Importance of Hiring a Professional for your Commercial HVAC Installation

September 5th, 2022
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There are many folks out there with some experience installing HVAC systems. General property maintenance workers may have worked on HVAC systems in addition to the work experience they have in many other areas of building care. There are also professionals who are experienced with the residential installation of HVAC systems. But for your commercial HVAC installation in Denton, TX, you and your property deserve the top-notch quality of service that only those with commercial HVAC experience can offer.

At PRK Services, our technicians have state and federal certifications and are specially trained and experienced in the specific needs of commercial properties. We want to give you the best experience possible, with the needs of your business, and your employees, customers, tenants, and/or guests in mind.

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