PRK Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘HVAC’ Category

How Duct Repair Saves You Money and Improves Air Quality

Monday, February 6th, 2023

The majority of the energy people in the US use is put toward heating and cooling their home. This means that your utility bills mostly account for the cost of running your air conditioner and your heater. Wouldn’t it be great to cut that cost? And wouldn’t it be even better if you could lower your bills and raise your air quality by doing just one thing?

Duct repair, when done by qualified professionals, can make a huge difference to both your air quality and your utility bills. Here’s a rundown of why you might need duct repair, what is involved in the process, and how it can benefit you.

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Your Ductless Mini Split Needs Maintenance Too

Monday, January 9th, 2023

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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How to Tell You Need to Get Your Ducts Checked

Monday, November 28th, 2022

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

Monday, October 17th, 2022

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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