Gibson Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Bensalem’

Planning Ahead: Do You Think Your Boiler is Ready for the Rest of the Year?

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Boilers are quite helpful, especially if you enjoy radiating warmth. However, these appliances don’t always come with expiry dates. You wake up one morning, and you can’t seem to get your boiler to work.

The good news is that you can always tell when your boiler is not running optimally. If you pay close attention to your boiler, you are bound to catch certain signs that may be indicative of damage.

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Why an Air Conditioner Can Be Too Powerful for a Home

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Good brand, pretty design, and the right color to match the interior – these are the primary features homeowners consider when buying a new air conditioner for their homes. However, the right capacity, which is often overlooked, is more vital for the efficiency of the system.

When it comes to choosing the right capacity or power of the AC, the common idea is to opt for a larger one. More capacity means better cooling – it is a general idea, but technically it is a flawed concept. Getting an AC with more capacity does not mean better or instant cooling; rather, an otherwise efficient, high-quality air conditioning system may fail to perform if installed in a space that is smaller for its capacity.

Yes, an air conditioner can be too powerful for a home, and while deciding the capacity, you should not opt for a larger one than necessary. At the same time, if you get an AC with less capacity than required, it will also impact the overall performance. So, getting the right AC size is vital.

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Why Is My AC Making That Noise?

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

Modern air conditioning units are quieter than ever before. Because of this, it’s usually easy to notice a strange, loud, or new sound when it starts.

When you notice a strange sound, you may wonder if you need AC repairs in Bensalem. While this isn’t always necessary, some noises indicate a more serious problem and require immediate attention.

Keep reading to learn about some of the most common sounds your AC unit may make and what they could mean.

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Why Proper Furnace Sizing Is Essential

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Each home is unique. Because of this, each one will have unique heating requirements. What this means is that finding the right size furnace is a must. Unfortunately, some homeowners believe when it comes to heating systems, “bigger is always better.” However, this simply isn’t the case.

Purchasing a furnace that is too small or too large for the size of your home can lead to many issues and result in the need for ongoing heater repair in Bensalem, PA.

However, if you aren’t convinced, this is important. Keep reading. Here, you can learn why finding the right size furnace is so important.

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Warning Signs of a Cracked Heat Exchanger in the Furnace

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

One of the most comforting noises in your home is the sound of your furnace kicking in on a cold winter day. Other than this background noise your furnace sits out of sight and out of mind in your basement or utility closet. As a result, problems with furnaces often go unnoticed until they have become an emergency or a danger to the household.

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