ACI Northwest Blog : Archive for February, 2016

What Will You Do When the Power’s Out? Keep Your Family Safe with a Generac Generator

Monday, February 29th, 2016

We’re no strangers to power outages in our area, and when the power is out, you might not have the resources to keep your family members safe and comfortable. Oftentimes, there are babies or elderly residents in the home who really cannot go on without a working heater or air conditioner. This means you might have to vacate the home, and you pay for alternative shelter along with some important supplies.

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How Can You Tell When It’s Time to Replace Your Heater?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

With plenty of cold days and even chillier nights still left in Hayden, ID this season, your heating system is likely getting quite the workout. Hopefully, you haven’t had any detrimental issues this season. However, no matter what type of heater you have in your home, there will come a time when its performance will decrease.

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Why Does the Furnace Keep Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

Monday, February 15th, 2016

If your heating system trips the circuit breaker, it’s typically a pretty easy fix. All you have to do is find the breaker that leads to that area and reset it. In an older fuse box, you’ll have to replace the fuse. And you may want to label the various parts so that you know exactly where each one leads, which you can find out by testing each one individually.

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What’s the Right Setting for Your Thermostat?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

There are two major benefits to installing a programmable thermostat (rather than one without a digital display and advanced programming options). First, a programmable thermostat can help you to stay more comfortable. Second, a programmable thermostat can help you to save money.

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Top 3 Reasons to Switch to Ductless Heating and AC

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Want to get the same level of whole-home comfort as everyone else in the neighborhood? Don’t think you can without any air ducts? Think again. A ductless heating and air conditioning system is an excellent choice for many homeowners without any ducts. This works like a heat pump to move heat from the air inside to the air outside in the summer, and vice versa (from outside to in) in the winter. Here’s what makes this so beneficial.

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