Canella Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Hickory’

The Signs Your Heater Needs Repairs

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Winter is here, but we still haven’t seen the coldest temperatures of the year yet. When the coldest weather arrives, you’ll want to make sure that your heater is working at its best to keep your home warm. Nobody wants to call for an emergency heater repair. You need reliability! It’s easy to avoid the inconvenience of a surprise heater breakdown by investing in heater maintenance. 

You may not think that heater maintenance is crucial to keeping your unit running, but it is. Problems can begin slowly and quietly without you even realizing that something is wrong. There are some subtle signs you can watch for that can indicate your heater needs repairs. If you notice any of these signs, give us a call for heating repair in Hickory, NC and stay ahead of heater problems this winter. 

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3 Ways To Tell You Need To Replace Some Ductwork

Monday, December 12th, 2022

Have you ever tried to drive on a road full of potholes? Or, for an even better example, imagine having to cross a bridge to get to work but discovering that the bridge has collapsed. While far less dangerous, a major problem in your ductwork has this effect on the flow of air throughout your house. A large break or disconnect in your ductwork means the airflow is stopped until repairs or a replacement are taken care of.

Here’s the tricky part though. Unlike a fallen or crumbling bridge, a disconnect or major damage to your ducts isn’t visibly obvious. So, how do you know when you need expert service to fix your ducts? Read on to find out if you need to schedule your ductwork services with our team.

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Make Heating Maintenance Your Favorite Fall Activity!

Monday, October 3rd, 2022
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It’s October! It’s time for warm sweaters, fuzzy blankets, and of course, the famous pumpkin spice latte! There are plenty of wonderful things to look forward to, and pumpkin-flavored beverages are just the start.

Of course, our favorite fall activity is helping homeowners with their heating maintenance services! Heating maintenance is essential for your heating system, so surely, you don’t want to miss out. There are plenty of benefits to scheduling annual maintenance services, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more!

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5 Sounds You SHOULD Hear Come From Your AC

Monday, August 8th, 2022

relaxed-woman-leaning-back-on-couch-with-eyes-closedThere’s a common subject you’ll see written about air conditioners–that noises coming from the system indicate something is wrong with it that needs anything from minor troubleshooting to a major repair. On our blog alone, you’ve probably seen us mention this dozens of times.

What you normally don’t see, however, is anything listing out the sounds your air conditioner should make. No air conditioner is silent, after all, and giving us a call for every single sound you hear coming from your cooling system would get pretty tiring. So, how do you know what’s a normal sound and what isn’t? Read on to find out!

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How to Lower Your Cooling Bills

Monday, July 11th, 2022

checklist-with-red-markerIf there is anything that Hickory area homeowners all have in common, it’s understanding the value of fully effective and efficient air conditioning–especially efficient. Nobody wants to pay an arm and a leg to cool their home, nor do they want to sacrifice comfort in order to save money.

But you don’t ever have to sacrifice comfort to save money!

In fact, there are a lot of things you can do in your home to reduce your energy use and therefore reduce your utility bills. Read on to learn what they are.

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One Way to Breathe a Little Easier At Home

Monday, May 16th, 2022

uv-lightNobody likes getting sick, right? Unfortunately, the things that make people sick are typically too small to see or feel–things like microscopic pathogens, such as bacteria, viruses and mold spores can lead to a variety of health issues, for even the healthiest individual.

Homeowners often think that staying indoors can help them avoid getting sick. But these contaminants can be indoors without you knowing it, and maintaining good indoor air quality in your household is vital to ensuring that you and everyone in your household stay safe.

You may be considering using an air-cleaning system like UV germicidal lights, also referred to as a UV air purifier. These systems are highly effective in eliminating these potentially harmful pathogens from your indoor air, making your living space safer for you to breathe. If you’re on the fence about getting one of these for yourself, we can help you make up your mind! Read on.

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Have You Scheduled This Important AC Service Yet?

Monday, March 21st, 2022

two-techs-working-on-outdoor-ac-unitWhen you live in a climate such as ours, it’s not only recommended that you have a powerful and efficiently operating air conditioner; it’s absolutely vital that you have one. Why? Because without a great AC system, not only will your home not be comfortable, but it can cause health problems–especially for kids or older individuals.

So, how do you ensure that your cooling system is, in fact, powerful and efficient?

It starts with professional installation. Only a trained and experienced HVAC technician has the knowledge it takes to conduct a successful AC installation. Beyond installation, you should make sure that you’re having your air conditioner professionally maintained on a routine basis, and following up on ac repairs as needed.

Why is ac maintenance such an important service, and why should you schedule it now? Read on to find out!

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How a Whole-House Dehumidifier Can Positively Impact Your Home

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

woman-looking-comfortableDid you know that your air conditioner is a natural dehumidifier? This means during the warmer, more humid months, your air conditioner can dry out the air–a little tiny bit. The thing is, unfortunately, air conditioners are not designed for this purpose, and actually need a lot of help when the air inside your home gets too much moisture. This is where a professional whole-home dehumidifier installation comes in. Not only will it help your comfort, but it can help keep your household healthy, your property healthy, and keep your air conditioner performing as efficiently as possible.

Whether you want to rid your home of mold and mildew growth that happens when temperatures climb during our muggy summers, or you want to reduce odors and help family members who might suffer from allergies or asthma, dehumidification is the answer. Read on to learn more!

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Signs That You Need Air Conditioner Repair

Monday, April 5th, 2021

woman-in-front-of-fanImagine this scenario: It’s the middle of summer and you’re sitting in your home on an 85° day. It’s okay that it’s that hot because your air conditioner is blasting away, providing you with chilled air that makes you feel perfectly comfortable. Until suddenly, the AC stops working.

You rush to the thermostat—the settings are correct. The thermostat still seems to be functioning, so what gives? Next you check to see if the circuit breaker to your AC tripped and needs to be reset—nope, it’s not that either. You call for emergency repairs—but you have to wait for service since after all, it’s the middle of summer, and everyone else is calling for emergency AC repairs too.

What if this entire scenario could be prevented? Read on to learn how.

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Factors to Consider with Your New Furnace Installation

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

animated-checklist-with-red-marksDid you know the best way to prevent up to 85% of the repairs a furnace may ever need in its lifespan is by scheduling annual maintenance for the system? This service allows our technicians to thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it.

Of course, maintenance won’t do you as much good if your furnace wasn’t properly matched to your specific home or properly sized to begin with. That’s what we are going to talk about today.

If you’re in the market for a new furnace, then there are a number of factors for you to consider. These factors can determine the success of your furnace for the next 10-15 years, and help you save money in the long run so they shouldn’t be taken lightly! Read on as we uncover some of the top things to consider for your furnace installation.

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