Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

When to Consider a Heating Replacement

Monday, September 28th, 2015

When it comes to ways in which you may choose to spend your hard-earned money, investing in a replacement heating system is likely not anywhere near the top. In fact, it likely wouldn’t make the list at all. The fact of the matter, though, is that there is no home heating system in existence capable of operating indefinitely. At some point, you will find that your heater is in need of replacement. What many homeowners fail to realize is the fact that they don’t necessarily have to wait for their heaters to break down entirely before scheduling a heating replacement in Fort Collins, CO. Read the following information, and give Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning a call if you think that it’s time to replace your heater. 

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Valentine’s Day in Loveland, CO: The Sweetheart City

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Valentine’s Day is a time to spend with the people who mean the most to you, but these people don’t always live as close by as you’d wish. So for many long-distance friends, family members, or sweethearts, receiving a handmade card in the mail is the next best thing, a thoughtful gift that makes the recipient feel a little bit closer to the sender. In this day and age, when email, texting, and social media are often our first form of communication, it’s nice to know that a loved one has taken the time to craft something unique and thoughtful.

And when you send your valentines through the city of Loveland, you and your loved ones become part of a decades-long local tradition that helps draw attention to our community and our local businesses. Each year, over 100,000 people direct their valentines through the Loveland Re-Mailing Program. Dozens of volunteers gather to stamp each card sent through the program with a special Valentine’s Day verse and then forward the card to the intended recipient.

You can forward your own card through the program, or you can purchase the official Loveland Valentine’s Day card, with an official design from one of our own residents. Each year, a contest is held to determine the winning verse and design for that year’s cards. This year’s verse captures the tone of Loveland:

Touching your heart

In a special way

With a card from Loveland

On St. Valentine’s Day.

If you want to address a valentine from Loveland, often referred to as the Sweetheart City, in the coming years, simply send a pre-addressed, pre-stamped envelope to the Loveland Re-Mailing Program, care of the postmaster. You’ll become a part of our local culture and a worldwide tradition; last year, the program sent out cards from all 50 states and 120 different countries.

At Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning, we care about the community and this program, which draws attention to local shops and businesses. We provide quality heating, air conditioning, indoor air quality, and commercial HVAC services to Northern Colorado, and our company has served the community since 1934. Call us today for superb service from local technicians you can count on.

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The Importance of Properly Sealed Ductwork

Monday, October 20th, 2014

If some of the rooms in your home never cool quite as quickly as you’d like, it could indicate a problem with the ductwork. Many homeowners take their ducts for granted, forgetting that a component so hidden from view could be so vital to the performance of an HVAC system. Ducts must be in top condition in order for your HVAC system to deliver cool or heated air into your home as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, ducts may develop cracks and holes over time that keep them from delivering their best work.

Sometimes, faulty ductwork seems like a tolerable problem. For instance, you may adjust to the fact that it takes your home longer to reach a certain temperature, or you may simply vacate the rooms where heating or cooling seems to be uneven. But duct sealing offers more benefits than simply making your home more comfortable. Here are a few reasons prompt duct sealing is so important.

Help Your HVAC System Perform at Its Best

When your ducts are leaking, air cannot reach your home as quickly as it should. This is a given, but have you thought about how this might affect your air conditioner or furnace? When air cannot enter your home with ease, your HVAC system will work harder to reach the proper temperature. This means that parts can become worn down and may eventually fail.

Besides, all the extra work does a number on your energy bills. You spend extra money every month for all of the work your system does, as it must run for longer periods of time to reach the temperature you’ve set.

Improve the Indoor Air Quality

One less obvious reason to schedule duct sealing is improving the quality of the air you breathe. Your ductwork runs through some of the dirtiest areas of your home, the parts that you can’t reach as part of your normal cleaning routine, such as a small crawlspace. As air flows through a leaky duct, it may suck up some of the dust and debris in the crawlspace as well as hazardous particles from insulation.

For professional, quality duct sealing in Loveland, call the indoor air quality experts at Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning today!

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Happy Memorial Day!

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Memorial Day, which is observed on the final Monday of May every year, is an opportunity to honor and commemorate those military personnel who have fallen while serving their country. The day began in the aftermath of the American Civil War, when the country was damaged and in need of remembrance. Originally called Decoration Day, owing to the flowers that would decorate gravesites, its principal purpose has been to mourn those who have died during service; but it’s also a time to come together as a country and take stock of the way that our soldiers have shaped this country.

There is a national moment of silence and various events throughout the day. You may see volunteers putting flags up at your local cemetery or flowers decorating war memorials. It’s also a reprieve from our work schedule that should be enjoyed in tandem with remembrance. We wish you all the best this Memorial Day.

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in HVAC Technology

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Be sure to bookmark the Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning blog for updates on the latest advances in HVAC technology.

We’ll feature money saving promotions here as well.

Call Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning for all your Heating, Air Conditioning, Indoor Air Quality, Property Management, HVAC Services, and Commercial HVAC  needs.

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Welcome to Our New Website

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

iMarket Solutions has launched Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning new custom website. To learn more about how iMarket Solutions can expand your presence on the web visit: www.imarketsolutions.com

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