Automatic Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Memphis’

Tank v. Tankless v. Heat Pump Water Heaters

Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Water heaters are important as well as essential to your regular life in Memphis. From washing your dishes to taking a pleasantly warm shower and even cleaning your clothes, your water heater is necessary to get things done. With that said, this system accounts for about 17 percent of your household energy use so making sure that you have one that is working efficiently is highly important.

One factor involved in making sure that your water heater is going to be the most efficient system for your needs is to make sure that you have the best possible system in place. To help with that, we want to tell you a bit more about your water heater options.

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How Commercial HVAC Service Helps Your Business

Monday, March 16th, 2020
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When you own a commercial business in Memphis, there are going to be a few things to keep track of. Whether it is your stock, your employee schedules, your displays, or whatever else, you have a laundry list of things that you keep tabs on. The last thing you probably want to worry about is your HVAC system.

That is where we come in. Our commercial HVAC services are built to help you out. This is because we know that you have enough going on already so all you should have to do is give us a call and be able to relax knowing that we will handle the rest.

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5 Facts About Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Picture a water heater in your head. You probably are imagining a big tank with pipes and lines coming out of it right? Now take away the tank.

Perhaps you are confused by that idea or perhaps the room you pictured in your mind is actively flooding, depending on your imagination. However, we wanted to bring this idea up because you don’t actually require a tank to get hot water. This is due to the advent of tankless water heaters.

This type of water heater is just about what it sounds like it is: a hot water heater that doesn’t require the use of a tank holding multiple gallons of water. Not only is this a pretty great piece of technology but it has multiple benefits too. If you are on the hunt for a new, energy-efficient hot water heater, take some time to learn more about the tankless option.

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Why Work with a Professional HVAC Technician?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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When your heater or air conditioner is on the fritz it can be tempting to try to fix the issue yourself, or maybe consider calling an amateur to get the job done on the cheap. We want you to know that neither of these options is a good idea. While you may feel like you will be saving money, going this route will cost you more in the long run.

There is a big difference between amateur work and the service that is provided by a professional technician. What’s more, there is a big difference when you schedule your services with our Memphis HVAC company.

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Forced-Air or Radiant Heat: Which is Better?

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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One of the questions we encounter when it comes to heating systems is which heating type might be better: those that blow warm air or those that radiate warmth. Not to be indecisive but the answer really does depend on what you are looking for in terms of your Memphis heating needs.

With that said, we can help out by providing you with some information on the specifics involved in each system’s operation and benefits. Once you have that information in hand you can determine for yourself what heater type would suit you best. And from there, you are only a quick call away from scheduling helpful services to either replace your old heater or install the new system of your dreams.

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Now Is the Best Time For a New AC Unit

Monday, January 6th, 2020
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“Why are we talking about air conditioning in the middle of winter? It’s so cold outside!”

We know the idea of thinking about your cooling system at this moment may seem strange but we promise it will pay off. This is because thinking about your air conditioner during the time of year when you are using it the least is the best way to save you time, money and discomfort coming the summer months.

Specifically, we want to discuss the idea of installing a new air conditioning system. Now is the best time to do it as you are still a month or two away from needing to use this new system. However, we want you to know the “why” of choosing to install a new AC unit before you contact us for air conditioning installation in Memphis, TN.

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How to Tell Its Time For a New Boiler

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Your boiler is a unique and powerful heating source for your home. Unlike a forced-air type of heater, such as a furnace, a boiler is a radiant heating system. Through the use of heated water cycled through a series of pipes and, in some cases radiators, your boiler keeps your home exceptionally comfortable and warm throughout even the coldest of winters.

With that said, something that your boiler has in common with other types of heaters is that it will eventually reach the end of its lifespan. Yes, even this wonderful radiant heating system will eventually require boiler replacement in Memphis.

Obviously, deciding to replace your boiler is a big event. And it isn’t one you want to go into without knowing that it is the best option for your home. After all, if your boiler can still be used for another several years, you shouldn’t be replacing it early.

In order to be sure that you need to opt for a full heater replacement, you need to know what signs to look for.

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4 Signs You Need Boiler Repair

Monday, December 9th, 2019
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There are few things better than the ability to curl up in the warmth and comfort of your own home when the weather outside is chilly. Isn’t it great that we live in a modern era when heaters are able to provide us with such great indoor comfort even when temps barely rise past the low 50s? When you have a good boiler, your home should stay nice and optimally cozy throughout the cool months that Memphis sees each year.

The only problem with this is that, if your boiler needs repairs, you run the risk of spending more months without heat than with it. That said, sometimes it may be a little tough to know just when your boiler is trying to tell you it needs help.

If you are trying to find out what signs you should look for that indicate you need to schedule boiler repair services in Memphis, TN, we can help.

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The Pros of Hiring a Plumbing Pro

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Maybe you have a leaky kitchen faucet or a clogged toilet. Maybe you believe you might have a leak but you simply aren’t sure. Whatever plumbing issue you’re dealing with, you know you want to get it solved soon. The cold weather is setting in and the last thing you want to deal with as you prepare for the rest of these holiday-packed months is plumbing problems.

Thankfully you know that when it comes to hunting for plumbing services in Memphis, TN you have a reliable source for trained help in the team at Automatic Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing.

You may be wondering, however, if you might be able to get the needed repairs done without a professional. Maybe they’d be cheaper. If your mind has drifted into thoughts like these, we’d like to impress upon you the importance of working with a trained, licensed professional.

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Pre-Holiday HVAC Maintenance Saves Money, Time & Stress

Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Everyone in the family has their assignments so the big holiday dinner goes off without a hitch. Grandma is on dessert. Uncle Joe is on stuffing. Your sister has been tasked with getting the turkey. And you are playing host.

There is plenty to do to prepare for the big day. One of the big items on your checklist however, should be to make sure your heater will be up to snuff when the time comes. Because when you are hosting the family for Thanksgiving, the last thing anyone needs is to shiver their way through dinner because the heater went kaput.

But this is a time of year to focus on being thankful. And one thing you can always add to your lists of things you are thankful for is that HVAC maintenance is a great way to keep your heater going strong.

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