Local Heating Experts
Although the temperatures are often warm here in Texas, you still need a reliable heating system to get you through the cold months. It’s also important to have a dependable HVAC company to turn to for help keeping your heater going. When you require heating services in Collin County, C.A.S Air Conditioning & Heating, LLC is here to ensure you receive quality solutions. Whether you have a gas or electric furnace that requires repairs, or you would like to increase your energy savings by installing a heat pump, we’re the team to trust.
Choosing Between Heater Repair or Replacement
When you purchased your heating system, you may not have considered that at some point you would need to replace it. You knew that your unit would require maintenance and probably some repairs along the way, but who knew that you would have to invest in a new system before you moved. If your heater is over 12 years old and experiencing issues, you’re going to have to make a decision – is it more cost-effective to repair the system or replace it?
While choosing to replace your heater is never easy, in certain situations it’s the only option that makes sense. For example, if you have to make frequent repairs to your heating system, it’s likely time to replace it. It’s also a good idea to invest in a new system if your current unit requires a repair that’s more than half the cost of a new heater. At some point, your heater will not perform as efficiently as it used to, no matter what repairs you perform. This will make your utility bills much higher than they need to be. The only way to pay less for energy will be to get a new heater.
Replacing your old heater is not the only thing you can do to reduce your energy costs. One of the simplest and effective ways to lower your heating bills is to turn down the thermostat a few degrees. The only downside is you might have to deal with not having to be as comfortable. However, sometimes wearing an additional layer of clothing can help with this.
Tips to follow to trim your heating bills without sacrificing your comfort are:
- Have your heater serviced by a professional once a year
- Change your air filter when it becomes dirty
- Use a programmable thermostat to reduce heating levels while asleep or away
- Seal leaky windows and doors to prevent drafts
- Update your home’s insulation to better retain the heat
- Allow the sun to shine through your windows during the day
- Close blinds and curtains at night to keep the heat in
- Reverse the rotation of your ceiling fans to push warm air back down
If you are in the market for a new heating system, you can look to buy a more energy efficient model to maximize your energy savings. Investing in a heat pump is one of the best ways to consume as little energy as possible when heating your home.
We called C.A.S air and heating and they came out not only the same day, but within a couple of hours. In minutes he had the problem diagnosed and had us back up and running. I cannot say enough about the professionalism of Chad. I would highly recommend!- Mike A.
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