Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Highlands Ranch’

Strange AC Noises and What They Mean

Monday, June 26th, 2017

strange-ac-noises-meanIt’s that time of year again—the time where air conditioners are put on full-blast for most of the daylight hours in order for homeowners to keep their households cool and comfortable. More use, however, means more strain on the system, which equates to more of an opportunity for a system breakdown. It’s important to be aware of when you might need air conditioning repairs in Highlands Ranch, CO.

One of the easiest warning signs to identify whether you do in fact need air conditioning repairs or not, is the presence of strange or unfamiliar noises while your air conditioner is operating. If your air conditioner does in fact make odd sounds, then keep reading to find out what they may mean.

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Exploring How UV Light Can Actually Be Good for You

Monday, April 17th, 2017

uv-lights-good-howWe know—science has been telling us for years that UV radiation is bad for us—after all that’s why we wear sunscreen when we’re going to be outdoors for too long, right? Even in the wintertime if we’re out skiing, we’re told to protect ourselves from the sun with special UV glasses and gear.

So, you might be surprised to find that UV light rays can actually be good for your Highlands Ranch, CO indoor air quality. Subsequently, UV light can be good for the health of you and your family.

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Believing This Common Myth Could Hurt Your Air Conditioner

Monday, March 20th, 2017

common-air-conditioner-mythHave you ever been told by an HVAC professional that your Freon—refrigerant—needs to be recharged on a regular basis? If so, you’ve been given false information. Your air conditioning system is supplied with enough refrigerant upon installation to ideally last throughout its entire lifespan.

So if you’re losing refrigerant then yes it needs to be refilled. But the source of the loss must be found and repaired so that you don’t continue to lose this fluid. Refrigerant leaks can lead to a number of problems for your cooling system. Taking care of a leak right away could help you avoid the worst of Highlands Ranch, CO air conditioning repairs.

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Gas Line Installation: What You Need to Know

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

gas-line-installationHave you been getting by with electrically powered HVAC units but are ready to make the switch to gas? Or perhaps you’re upgrading your heating system and need to extend your current gas lines. Whatever your reason for a new gas line installation, you’ve come to the right place!

There are a number of benefits to using natural gas-powered appliances in your home. It burns clean and gas appliances are appropriately designed for residential use. But in the wrong—inexperienced—hands, working with gas lines can be a hazardous job. To ensure the safety of your home, your family, and even your immediate neighbors, be sure to only trust licensed professionals for your Highlands Ranch, CO gas line installation.

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Do Radiant Heating Systems Require Much Maintenance?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

As our nights become progressively chillier, it’s hard to ignore the fact that winter is well on its way. You may be wondering then if your heater is up to the task of continually warming your home on a daily basis throughout the season. If you have a radiant heating system, you’re in good hands as our team is familiar with all types of heating systems on the market.

One of the most appealing features of a radiant system is the limited maintenance it requires. However, just like any other heating system, it does, in fact, require maintenance, and that maintenance should only be performed by highly trained professionals, such as the members of our team. To understand a radiant heating system’s maintenance needs, it’s important to know how they work.

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How Ductless Systems Operate and How One Can Benefit You

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Are you considering having a new heating system installed before this winter begins? Or perhaps you’re remodeling your home and are unsure if your current system can adequately heat the home? A ductless system is certainly worth your consideration. Keep reading to learn how these system operate and how one can best benefit you.

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Is Your Plumbing System Ready for the End of Summer?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Your plumbing system is no different during this type of year than it is any other. However, it’s safe to assume that with an increase in get-togethers and other summer festivities, your plumbing system has likely gotten quite the workout.

As such, you’ll want to make sure it’s ready for the end of summer and subsequently ready for the coming months. Below we’ve shared some end of summer plumbing maintenance tips to keep your system in great shape.  

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Should You Have an Air Purifier Installed this Summer?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When it comes to summers in Colorado, the top priority for most homeowners is staying cool. However, this shouldn’t be the only priority you have this season. There are a number of other factors that contribute to your overall indoor comfort—one of which is indoor air quality. Keep reading to learn more about your indoor air quality and how an air purifier can help improve it.

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What to Know When You’re Replacing a Heating System

Monday, March 28th, 2016

When a furnace breaks down, there are a lot of things on your mind. First, you’re concerned about finding a way to keep your family warm while you wait to have the new heater in place. Second, you might worry about the price of the brand new system and whether or not it’s in the budget. But we think there are a couple of more important things homeowners should know about purchasing a brand new furnace.

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How a New Thermostat Can Help You Save

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

When you want a way to save money on your monthly heating bills, a new thermostat might be one of the easiest ways to do it. Getting a new thermostat from a trained technician gives you a whole lot of options, some of which have helped homeowners to save hundreds of dollars a year on heating and cooling costs. Take a look at how new digital, programmable thermostats help homeowners to save, or how you can save with a smart thermostat with even more features.

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