Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Urbandale’

Signs Your Furnace Is Running Inefficiently

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

We’ve talked a lot on this blog about a malfunctioning furnace, but one of the worst kinds of malfunction a furnace can display is inefficiency. It’s subtle, and it can be missed by a homeowner for months or even decades until you realize you’ve wasted hundreds of dollars on your monthly fuel and energy bills to the point where you’re livid.

Well, the important thing to consider is that inefficiency can be noticed, even by homeowners who aren’t too familiar with the intricacies of their furnaces. That’s what this blog post is for. We’re going to give you a nifty guide to determine whether or not your furnace is running inefficiently.

If it is, then it should be very clear to you that you’ll require professional help. Our team specializes in bringing furnaces up to speed and helping them run smoothly. We’ll perform furnace repair in Urbandale, IA if you need it.

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Reasons a Furnace May Blow Cool Air

Monday, March 25th, 2019

furnace-wiringWith the most extreme of winter weather (hopefully) behind us for the year, it is safe to say that everyone is ready for things to start warming up once again. Just because you are ready doesn’t mean that ol’ mother nature is quite there yet, unfortunately. We’ve got some chilly weather coming our way still, and chances are that you are going to be running your furnace for a while longer yet, even if it’s more sporadic than it has been.

That is precisely why, even this late into the heating season, it is vital to keep your home heating system in the best working condition possible. This means more than just having your furnace tuned up annually and changing filters as needed. It also means taking prompt action when problems of any kind with your furnace surface. And even the best furnaces with the best of care will eventually require professional furnace repair in Urbandale, IA.

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How AC Tune-Ups Prevent Repairs

Monday, July 16th, 2018

man-with-fanIf you are checking in on this blog hoping to see us present some tips for getting a 100% reliable performance from your air conditioner, save yourself some time and stop doing so. There is no such post forthcoming, because there is no tip that we or anyone else can offer that will allow you to enjoy 100% reliability. All air conditioners, even those that are built by the best manufacturers in the industry, are going to suffer from occasional operational problems. That doesn’t mean that you need to accept an unreliable performance, however.

There is a big difference between 100% reliable and as reliable as possible—chiefly the fact that the latter is actually possible! How do you get the most reliable performance that your AC can offer? The answer is simple. Pick up the phone, dial our number, and schedule routine air conditioning maintenance. No, this doesn’t mean that you’ll never need air conditioning repair in Urbandale, IA. It does mean, however, that you’ll need repairs as infrequently as possible.

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