EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Does Your Pellet Stove Need Cleaning?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

No one wants to think about the cold weather, at least not yet, but this is the time of year when you want to prepare your fireplace and any stove you may have, including your pellet stove, for the coming season. There is a lot of misinformation around about pellet stoves, one thought being that a pellet stove doesn’t need to be cleaned because of the low ash content. While it is true that the ash content with a pellet stove is quite a bit less than a wood burning stove, there is still ash and creosote build-up, and these materials need to be removed from your stove and chimney each season.

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How Is a Smart Thermostat Different from Others?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

With so many choices for thermostats, you may be wondering if there’s any real difference between them. There is, and it’s important to know what these differences are when making a decision to upgrade your home’s thermostat. For instance, if you are looking for the most advanced of thermostats, you are going to want to review what a smart thermostat can do for your home in New City, NY.

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Have You Changed Your Air Filter Yet This Year?

Monday, August 17th, 2015

It’s not the most mechanical component in your air conditioning system, or the most visible, making it fairly easy to forget about: your AC’s air filter. But a clogged air filter can wreak havoc on your system. It’s recommended that you change your air filter every three months – have you changed yours yet this year? If not, it’s time to do so, and if you need help with this, the cooling experts at Design Air, Inc., are ready to help.

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Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

It’s been very hot in our area, as it tends to be at this time of year, but that doesn’t mean you should see ice anywhere on your cooling system. In fact, ice build-up is never a normal part of operation and indicates there is a problem somewhere in the system. There are typically three common causes for ice to develop on your AC, and it’s important to have the issue fixed no matter what it may be; simply scraping the ice off your air conditioner does not solve the problem. Here are the 3 main reasons why ice is appearing on your air conditioning system in Nanuet, NY:

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Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Cooling My House?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Heat pumps are great HVAC systems, offering your home both heating and cooling. There are some specialized mechanics that make this happen, and like any other heating or cooling system, sometimes problems can arise that affect your heat pump’s ability to cool. While it may be tempting to poke around and see what’s happening with your heat pump in Wyckoff, NJ, it’s important to allow a trained expert to inspect your heat pump and see what’s happening. The heat pump experts at Design Air, Inc., can help you with all of your heat pump repair needs – just give us a call.

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