McDaniel Service, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Springfield’

5 Indicators Your Heater Is Hurting

Monday, November 1st, 2021
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You’re starting to use your heating system more and more. This should be increasing your comfort but what if all you are noticing is how little comfort you’re getting? You are running your heater a reasonable amount but it doesn’t seem to be making a dent in your home temperature. Something is definitely off.

If this sounds familiar, you have every right to be concerned. Chances are high that something is amiss within your heating system. When issues like this pop up, it means it is time to call in the professionals. A trained technician can identify the source of the problem and address it in a timely manner.

Here are some other indicators that you should be on the lookout for too

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Prepare Your Heat Pump For the Seasonal Switch

Monday, September 6th, 2021
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You have a home with a heat pump in Springfield. This means that you have one system that provides you with both cool air and warm air. It is a wonderful piece of technology that you are quite thankful for as summer is starting to wrap up. That said, even a system as impressive as a heat pump needs a little extra help to get from cooling season to heating season.

Yes, having a heat pump makes switching gears easy but that doesn’t mean it is 100% effortless–at least not if you want your system to last a long time. It pays off to make a little extra effort to help ease your heat pump over from cooling mode to heating mode. How can you prepare your system for the seasonal switch? We have some tips to help.

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4 Reasons to Schedule a Video Inspection

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
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Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside of your pipes? Probably not–at least not until there is a problem within your plumbing that makes you wonder what the cause is. Being unable to see a problem makes it much harder to deal with. That’s one of the many reasons that we provide video pipe inspections in Springfield, VA.

Scheduling a video pipe inspection provided by a trained plumber is going to make dealing with plumbing problems in your home much easier. Here are some great reasons to schedule this service the next time you notice something is off with your home plumbing.

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Should You Install a Heat Pump?

Monday, August 9th, 2021

The prospect of facing summer without a reliable air conditioner is not a fun one period we don’t want you to have to go through that. That is why we want you to know that you have options when it comes to adding an air conditioner to your home. Air conditioning systems have come a long way and have started to become more adaptable to homes with different requirements. One such system is the heat pump.

Heat pumps use the standard split system setup but with a few major differences. Where a central air conditioner has a large outdoor unit Anna large indoor unit a heat pump helps to save space by replacing an indoor unit with an air handler. This is just one of the many reasons that heat pumps are rapidly becoming popular throughout the country. Discover more about the perks of installing a heat pump here to see if this system is the right fit for you this summer.

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Is It Time For a Thermostat Upgrade?

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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You need a good thermostat to ensure that your air conditioner is performing at its best. If the thermostat that acts as your HVAC system’s command center isn’t working right, how can you expect your other systems to be able to do their job correctly?

There are plenty of instances when comfort trouble turns out to actually be a problem with the thermostat rather than the air conditioner itself. If this is the case, a professional technician can help you either repair or upgrade your Springfield thermostat. Not sure whether you need an upgrade or not? We’ll give you some key indicators that the time has come.

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Hop on Those Air Conditioner Repairs

Monday, July 12th, 2021
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Something is wrong with your air conditioner. It is obvious but it hasn’t caused any major interference with your ability to stay comfortable thus far. Maybe you can just wait it out and the issue may resolve on its own…

If you think you can push off or delay an air conditioner repair in Springfield, VA, you wouldn’t be the first and you won’t be the last. However, you are also incorrect in this line of thought. If your air conditioner needs repairs, even if the issue hasn’t interfered with your comfort yet, you should have the issue fixed as soon as you possibly can.

Ignoring or delaying repairs will only make that situation far worse.

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Make Sure Your AC Is Ready For the Heat

Monday, June 28th, 2021

Things are starting to heat up as we enter summer. While is great news for those of us looking to enjoy picnics, BBQs, days at the pool, and other outdoor activities, it may not be the best news for trying to keep the house cool. Staying comfortable when you are at home is a reasonable desire–it shouldn’t be a huge struggle. If your air conditioner isn’t getting the care that it needs that the goal of cooling your home may be harder than it needs to be.

The best way to ensure that you get the best performance from your AC this summer is to schedule professional AC maintenance in Springfield, VA. We offer great quality tune-ups for AC systems in the area. Here is what you need to know about this service and how it can help you.

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