PRK Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for February, 2016

The Importance of Ductless Maintenance

Monday, February 29th, 2016

In an effort to save money on unnecessary ductless services, far too many homeowners wait to call for repairs until a problem presents itself. While this may seem to make sense, it can actually backfire in some pretty costly ways. If you want to keep your ductless system in good condition for as long as possible, waiting to call for professional services is not good enough. You’re going to need preventive ductless maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of ductless maintenance.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Boiler System

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Winter is still going to be around for a couple more months, and for some of us that means finding a new heating system. Maybe your current heater just couldn’t take the strain anymore and broke down permanently. Maybe you just want to make sure that your heating situation is better for the next season than it was for this one. Regardless, if you’re in the market for a new heating system now, you should definitely take a look at the advantages of boiler systems. Let’s examine how boiler systems work, and the benefits that they provide.

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The Role Refrigerant Plays in Your Heat Pump

Monday, February 15th, 2016

When you hear the term “heat pump,” you likely don’t think about refrigerant playing a role. However, this is essential to the functionality of your heat pump. Heat pumps work by using the same basic refrigeration-based cycle as an air conditioner, but in the opposite direction. Essentially, a heat pump moves warm air from one place to another: to where it’s needed or not needed depending on the season.

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If Your Furnace Isn’t Properly Sized, You’re in for Some Problems

Monday, February 8th, 2016

There is a long list of different considerations that need to be taken into account when selecting a furnace. In general, homeowners are pretty good about considering all the various factors and how they affect the furnace. One factor that often gets ignored, though, is size. The size of a furnace matters quite a bit, and not just in the sense that it has to fit in whatever space you have available. If you get a furnace that is too large or too small, you could be dealing with a whole lot of issues later on. Let’s take a look at some of those problems now.

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Boiler Problems to Watch for This Winter

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Boiler systems are known for their resilience when it comes to developing problems, especially in comparison to other heating systems. This is because they have far fewer moving parts than most heating systems, which means fewer ways for things to go wrong. This does not mean that boilers are invincible, however. If you’re using a boiler system to keep your home warm this winter, you need to be on the lookout for possible issues that may crop up. Read on for some of the more common boiler problems that you may run into.

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