W.C. Butler Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Rocky Mount’

Subtle Signs That Your AC Is Struggling

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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While our recent weather certainly hasn’t warranted the regular use of our air conditioning systems, summer is closer than you think. When temperatures (and humidity) increase this year, you want to make sure that your cooling system is ready.

The best way to ensure this, and reduce repair needs, is with professional maintenance. Annual tune-ups (or biannual, if you’re using a heat pump system) will help your system work as effectively and efficiently as possible, for as long as possible.

Of course, it’s entirely possible that your air conditioner might need repairs in between maintenance sessions. So if you notice any of the following signs, or anything else that seems amiss, no matter when you turn your air conditioner on this spring or summer, then please give us a call.

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When Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, April 25th, 2022
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On one of our warmer days, taking a voluntary cool shower might sound like a really nice thing to do. However, getting unpleasantly surprised by icy water hitting you when you were counting on a warm shower is a whole different story.

In the first scenario, your water heater isn’t even going to be on your mind, but in the second scenario, you may scramble to find out what’s wrong. After all, a complete lack of hot water is a definite sign that something is amiss with your water heater!

This isn’t the only sign, though. If you notice anything seems off with your water heater, the best thing you can do is call our team for an inspection. In the meantime, read on to learn when and if it may be time to replace your system.

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Signs That It’s Time for a Water Heater Upgrade

Monday, December 6th, 2021
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Sometimes, you want a cold shower. Perhaps you just got back from a run, or you’ve been working out in your yard all afternoon on a summer day. But getting surprised by icy water coming out of the showerhead is a whole different story.

In the first scenario we just mentioned, you probably wouldn’t be worried about your water heater, while the second scenario could lead you into a panic.

Fortunately, it is possible to know if you may need a water heater replacement long before it completely stops giving you hot water! And don’t you want to try to address any problems with your home comfort systems before it means you can’t use them anymore? We agree, this is a great idea! So read on as we uncover some of the most common signs that it is, in fact, time to replace your water heater.

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