Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

What Are the Benefits of HVAC Tune-Ups?

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Hopefully, you’ve relied on our professional technicians to install your HVAC systems. That way, you know that you’ve got the right equipment in place and that this equipment is installed properly. That’s only the first step in the big picture of ensuring a great HVAC performance, though.

The next step is to schedule routine HVAC maintenance, one of the most vital of all HVAC services in Glendale. Why? Well, that’s what we’re going to talk about today. There is plenty to cover, since routine maintenance has so much to offer, so let’s dive right in!

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Why Choose Ductless Heating?

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Variety may be the spice of life, but there is such a thing as too much variety. Or, at least, it is understandable to feel a bit overwhelmed by variety, particularly if you find yourself faced with a lot of variety in a potentially stressful situation. That may be the case if you’re in need of a new heater unexpectedly. There are a lot of heaters available today, and you need to take the time to find the one that’s right for you!

There’s no need to fret, though. The Whittier, CA heating professionals on our team are here to help you. In fact, we have one suggestion right off the bat—ductless heating! If you have not explored all that ductless heating has to offer, then we also have one question for you—why not? There is a lot that you stand to gain from opting to heat your home with a ductless mini-split.

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We Offer Comprehensive Winter Heating Services

Monday, January 27th, 2020

We understand if you don’t really think about your winter heating needs all that often. After all, it is not as though we really struggle through frigid winters with heavy snowfall in our area. However, we do want to urge you not to get too complacent. While our winters may be relatively mild compared to other areas, we still need our heaters to be there for us when we need them. That is why we offer comprehensive heating services in Whittier, CA.

Trust us when we tell you that you absolutely must schedule your heating services with a trained professional that will do the job right, every step of the way. Sure, there are plenty of handy homeowners out there. And there are plenty of DIY-appropriate jobs that you can handle on your own around the house. Your heating services are not among them! Contact us when you need heating services of any kind. We’ll keep you warm and cozy when temperatures out there drop.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cool Air?

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Temperatures are quite cool this time of year, so of course, you depend on your furnace to keep your home warm and cozy! But, what happens when your furnace starts acting more like your air conditioner? Certainly, this can’t be good!

There are a number of reasons why your furnace might be blowing cool air, and below, we have outlined a few of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call our team when you need furnace repair in Whittier.)

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Tips for Improved Heating Efficiency

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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One question that every HVAC contractor in Long Beach hears from time to time is “how do I improve energy efficiency?” Some homeowners worry that such questions will prompt their contractor to go into sales mode, and that the solution will be to drop thousands of dollars on new, efficient equipment that the homeowner just really cannot afford. We are here to tell you that new equipment is not your only option for boosting heating and cooling efficiency.

Now, this isn’t meant to suggest that you shouldn’t invest in new HVAC equipment in order to improve your overall energy efficiency levels. In some cases, that may in fact be your best course of action—particularly if you have very old heating and/or cooling equipment in place. However, there are plenty of other options that you can use to your advantage that come at a significantly smaller expense. Read on, and let us help you keep comfortable affordably!

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Start Thinking Seriously About Your Heater’s Condition

Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Are things getting cold enough around here to freeze up your pipes or allow for outdoor ice skating? No, of course not. It’s still California, after all. However, if you’ve been out and about in the early morning or later hours of the night, or even if you’ve just forgotten to close the windows before going to bed, then you certainly have realized it is getting chilly out there.

If you are serious about making it through the winter season in comfort, regardless of how mild winters around here may be, then the fact of the matter is that you do need a great heating system installed in your home. Not only do you need a great heater, but you need the right heater for your personal needs and user preferences. So leave your HVAC services in Long Beach to us.

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Get Those Last-Minute Heating Repairs Done Now

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

time-for-serviceAccording to the calendar, winter is over. It’s also over for most Californians, too.

But that doesn’t mean we aren’t still getting our share of uncomfortably cold nights. You might have to fire up your furnace or heater a few more times to stay cozy.

If you do, take note of how your system operates. If it displays any signs of operational issues, we highly suggest calling in for some last-minute repairs. Just because it’s “the end of the season” doesn’t mean you should put off those problems until fall.

We’ll give you an idea of some common last-minute heating repair issues that you can watch out for, and why you shouldn’t wait until next season.

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Don’t Wait for After Summer to Fix Furnace Issues

Monday, April 8th, 2019

furnace-inspectionDespite what they say about California, we’ll still be using our heaters at night for a little bit longer after the end of winter. During that final stretch of using your furnace, perhaps you might notice some small issues beginning to crop up.

You don’t expect to use your furnace for many more weeks, so the question becomes: Should I have it fixed now by an HVAC contractor in Long Beach, CA, or should I just wait until after summer?

Here’s why you should get it over with now:

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Broken Heater, or Broken Thermostat?

Monday, February 11th, 2019

broken-thermostatThe thermostat instructs the heater on how to function. You set a temperature, the thermostat sends a signal, and the heater responds.

Of course, this also means that any issues with the thermostat could be causing the heater to malfunction. That issue could be anything from a programming error to a genuinely broken thermostat. The next time you believe that your heater is giving you problems, hold off on calling for furnace repair in Long Beach, CA.

The problem could simply be one of these thermostat issues:

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It’s Fine to Skip Maintenance This Year, Right?  

Monday, January 28th, 2019

It’s the middle of winter in Southern California, and you still haven’t gotten maintenance for your heating system. You’ve made it this far without an issue, so you might as well try to finish out the season without maintenance, right?

You could, but we have to warn you: that’s most likely going to do the opposite of what you want. The homeowners that neglect maintenance often do so because they want to save money. In reality, neglecting maintenance is a gamble without any positive gain.

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