Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog : Archive for October, 2016

Why Can’t I Heat My Home Evenly?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It is very frustrating to struggle in heating your home. It’s even more frustrating when the heater seems to be running just fine, but there are still cold spots throughout the house. Unfortunately, this is a problem that many homeowners may encounter with their heating systems in Des Moines, IA.

There are a number of different reasons as to why your heater may fail to heat your entire home evenly. In certain cases, the problem may not even be with the heater itself. Read the following information, and dial our number if you need help heating your home successfully. 

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Are You Ready to Replace Your Heater?

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Investing in a new heating system may not be as exciting as buying a new car, but it is something that every homeowner will have to do eventually. At some point, a heating replacement in Des Moines, IA will be necessary. The key to ensuring a smooth transition from one heater to the next is to recognize when the time for that transition has come. 

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Need Heating Repairs? Act Fast!

Monday, October 17th, 2016

We are not alarmists, and we don’t drum up scares to boost our business — even if Halloween is just around the corner. That being said, though, ignoring trouble with your heating system doesn’t just put your safety at risk. It can also create a dangerous environment in your home. When it comes to heating repairs in Des Moines, IA, swift action is always in your best interest.

Now, you obviously don’t want to wait for your heating system to break down entirely before calling for repairs. You may not understand how it is that you are supposed to catch repair needs early on either, though. Here are a few tips to help you act fast and to prevent not only potentially serious damages to your heater but also threats to your safety.

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Forced Air Heating: Pros and Cons

Monday, October 10th, 2016

If you use or plan to use a forced air heating system to keep your home warm and comfortable throughout the coldest time of the year, then you should know that there are both pros and cons to doing so. This is true of any heating system, of course, so don’t let the cons immediately dissuade you from the use of such systems. Just keep in mind that not every heater is ideal for every homeowner, and remember to contact us with any questions that you may have regarding your heating options in Des Moines, IA.

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Improve Heating Efficiency with a Zone Control System

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The majority of homeowners use a forced-air heating system in order to heat their homes, with the gas furnace being the preferred system of many. Regardless of what type of ducted heating system you may use to heat your home, though, you may take issue with the practice of heating your entire home to just one temperature throughout. Fortunately for you, there is actually no reason why you must continue to do so.

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