Mike Smith Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heating installation’

Now Is the Perfect Time for a Heat Pump

Monday, December 4th, 2023

In our area, heat pumps spend a lot of their time providing cooling. After all, they make fantastic replacements for traditional air conditioners, and for so much of the year, that’s exactly what we need in Louisiana. Many people purchase heat pumps in the spring and early summer specifically for that reason.

But we’d like you to consider something else. There’s no better time to get a heat pump than right now, at the end of the year. Why? Here are two very persuasive reasons.

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What Happens When Your Heater Isn’t Installed by a NCI-Certified Technician?

Monday, January 30th, 2023

When your heater needs to be replaced, the installation is a significant part of the cost. It can be tempting to hire an amateur, someone with some home-improvement skills but no regular heater installation experience, and no specific training. They might be a cheaper option. Or, if you’re a DIY enthusiast, you might wonder if you can do the installation yourself. 

What are the benefits of having a qualified technician install your heater, and what are the risks of amateur installation? We’ll give you a full rundown of the reasons why a highly-trained professional should be the only person installing heating equipment in your home.

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Tips for Choosing a New Heater

Monday, November 7th, 2022

As winter approaches, you may be thinking about your heater and having some concerns. Did it work well last winter, providing as much heat as you needed, and easily raising the temperature in your home when you adjusted the thermostat? Did it work efficiently, keeping your energy use steady and your utility bills affordable? Is it still new enough that you are confident in its ability to keep you and your family warm for another winter?

If the answer to any of those questions is no—your heater struggled to warm your home, your utility bills have risen, or your heater is well over a decade in age—you might be considering replacement. When it’s time to choose a new heating system for your home, there are several key considerations you should keep in mind.

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