Why We Recommend Upgrading to LED Lights

April 22nd, 2024
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When it comes to lighting our spaces, the choice of bulbs can significantly impact energy consumption, environmental footprint, and overall lighting quality. LED (Light Emitting Diode) lights have emerged as the top choice for residential and commercial settings, offering many benefits that make them a worthwhile investment. Let’s explore why we recommend upgrading to LED lights over traditional lighting options.

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Schedule AC Maintenance This Spring: Here’s Why

April 8th, 2024
Air conditioners in Bucks and Montgomery Counties are working hard this time of year!

As winter starts to fade away and the temperatures begin to rise, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement of spring. However, before you fully embrace the warmer weather, there’s an essential task you should not overlook and that’s scheduling air conditioning maintenance in Yakima, WA. While it might seem premature to think about your AC system while you are still wearing sweaters, taking care of it now can save you from sweating later.

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How Does a Heat Pump Change Between Heating and Cooling Mode?

March 25th, 2024

Heat pumps are versatile HVAC systems that can both heat and cool spaces efficiently. But have you ever wondered how they seamlessly switch between heating and cooling modes? Understanding the mechanism behind this transition can provide insight into the functioning of these devices.

ThermAll Heating, Cooling & Electric provides heat pump service in Yakima, WA, and is knowledgeable in the workings of heat pumps. In this article, we will delve into the inner workings of heat pumps and explore how they switch between heating and cooling modes.

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Should You Keep Repairing Your Heater Or Replace It After This Winter?

March 11th, 2024

Congratulations, you have survived December, January, and February, the three coldest months in the Ellensburg, Washington area with average low temperatures of 25°F to 27°F. Your heating system has worked hard this winter, but you can still encounter various heating issues in March and even April.

If you have encountered one or more heating issues this winter or your system is 12-15 years old or older, you should start to think about replacing it–especially when facing a large repair bill. Here are nine common heating repairs in Ellensburg, WA you may experience that indicate your older heating system will likely need to be replaced or at least repaired soon.

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Why Carbon Monoxide Detectors Are Critical for Homes

February 26th, 2024

The modern standard for homes is to have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors installed in various rooms. These devices are common enough that most people don’t think about them—until they have to. 

We deal with carbon monoxide (CO) in homes as part of our job. We install CO detectors and offer carbon monoxide testing Ellensburg, WA for HVAC devices to help keep homes safe. Today, we want to explore in more depth the importance of having a detection system in place to protect your home against the dangers of carbon monoxide. We’ll examine why CO is dangerous and where it comes from in your home.

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Watch Out for the Ways a Malfunctioning Thermostat Can Affect Your HVAC System

February 12th, 2024

When you need to change the comfort levels in your home, what do you do? You go to the thermostat and make adjustments, either changing the programming or doing a temporary override. That’s just part of life in your home, something you take for granted like turning on light switches and using appliances like the dishwasher.

The thermostat, however, is a complex device. Because it’s connected to the HVAC system that controls your home comfort, any malfunction can lead to unusual heating and cooling behavior. You may not immediately know that the thermostat is the culprit, which is why it’s always best to call for professional HVAC repair in Yakima, WA from our team. We can track down the problem, and if it’s a thermostat issue, we know what to do to fix it.

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How a Heat Pump Can Get Stuck in One Mode

January 15th, 2024

We love heat pumps here in Washington State. They’re an ideal way to provide comfort for a home around the year. During our summers, they have the power of the best air conditioning systems to cool down a house without excessive energy waste. Then, during our winters, heat pumps always have enough thermal energy outdoors to pull into a house to keep it cozy—and with far less electrical power than a furnace uses.

Because heat pumps can switch between heating and cooling modes, they can also run into a malfunction where they get stuck in one mode or another. You may run into trouble during the winter and discover your heat pump will only work in cooling mode when you turn it on. Not a good situation in cold weather! We’ll take a look at why a heat pump might have this problem and when you’ll need to call us for heat pump repair in Ellensburg, WA.

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5 Best Reasons to Consider a Ductless Mini Split Installation

January 1st, 2024

As heat pumps become more popular as options for home heating, there’ll be an increase in interest in the ductless version of heat pumps: ductless mini splits. These systems have been popular in Japan (where they were first used) and Europe for decades, and now they’re getting into more businesses and homes in the US. 

Does your home have a use for ductless heating and cooling? It’s a good question to ask. Not every house will benefit from ductless mini splits in Ellensburg, WA, but many will. Today, we’re going to look at the five best reasons to consider installing one of these systems in your home.

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What’s Causing the Uneven Heating in Your Home?

December 18th, 2023

You’ve noticed something wrong in your house now that the weather’s colder and you’ve turned your central heating system on. Not all the rooms are getting as warm as they should, and you’ve got family members complaining. A central heater is supposed to provide heat to all of the living spaces, but your heater isn’t living up to that promise.

What’s happening? There are several possibilities, and the remedy may require that you call our technicians for heating repair in Yakima, WA. We deliver timely service and back up our work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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How to Make Your Winter Heating Less Costly This Year

December 4th, 2023

As the winter season approaches, keeping your home warm for your family will become one of your top priorities. However, using energy to heat your home doesn’t come for free, and sometimes the cost of running your central heating system will take a large toll on your budget. You don’t have the option to simply leave the heater off—not with our winters—but you do have ways to cut down on those high utility bills.

In this post, we’ll explore practical tips to make your winter heating more cost-effective, with a special focus on the valuable assistance our heating services in Ellensburg, WA can provide. We’re your home comfort hero, ready to make your winter both warm and budget-friendly!

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