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

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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