Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog : Archive for September, 2017

It’s Time for a Heating Tune-Up!

Monday, September 25th, 2017

man-with-radiatorDespite what the warm temperatures at the end of last week and this weekend may have lead you to believe, we are definitely moving into the cooler time of the year. Take a gander at the weather forecast of your choice, and you’ll be seeing a lot of 60’s and 70’s for daytime temperatures. As for nights, well, we’re looking at 50’s pretty soon. Then the 40’s. And then the 30’s. It is not going to be long before winter is in full swing, and your heater in Des Moines, IA had better be ready.

That means that you had better go ahead and schedule your annual heating tune-up before things really cool down on us. The last thing that you want to do is wait until the last minute to have your heater tuned up, only to find that the last minute actually came a bit earlier than you had expected. Don’t be caught off-guard with a heater that is not ready for action. Let a member of our team get your heater back in prime fighting condition before you need it the most. 

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Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Refrigerant?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

AC-technician-outdoorsHopefully not, because a refrigerant leak in an air conditioner can actually do a very considerable amount of damage to that system. That is precisely why we are talking about this subject in today’s post. While refrigerant leaks can prove devastating if left to themselves, there are plenty of warning signs that you may notice which can tip you off to the problem. You just have to know what it is that you are looking for.

While we are not able to give you any definitive way in which to avoid refrigerant leaks entirely, we are happy to share the following information with you so that you are at least able to spot any refrigerant leaks in a timely manner. This gives you a serious advantage in preventing damage to your air conditioner in Des Moines, IA. If and when you do require any AC repairs, for refrigerant leaks or otherwise, call Schaal, ya’all!

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