Aiden's HVAC Services

Frequently asked questions

How often should I replace my HVAC system?

On average, HVAC systems have a lifespan of 10-15 years. However, factors such as maintenance, usage, and system efficiency can affect the replacement timeline. It's recommended to consult with an HVAC professional to assess the condition of your system and determine if replacement is needed.

What factors should I consider when choosing a new HVAC system?

Factors to consider include the size and layout of your space, energy efficiency ratings (SEER for cooling, AFUE for heating), budget, preferred features (such as smart thermostats), and long-term cost savings.

How can I improve the energy efficiency of my HVAC system?

Regular maintenance, such as cleaning or replacing air filters, sealing ductwork, and scheduling professional tune-ups, can improve efficiency. Additionally, using a programmable or smart thermostat, upgrading to energy-efficient models, and proper insulation can contribute to energy savings.

How often should I change my air filters?

Air filters should generally be replaced every 1-3 months, depending on factors like the type of filter, air quality, and system usage. However, it's recommended to check the filter monthly and replace it when it appears dirty or clogged.

What are the signs that indicate my HVAC system needs repair?

Common signs include insufficient cooling or heating, unusual noises, strange odors, frequent cycling, poor airflow, high energy bills, and inconsistent temperature control. If you notice any of these issues, it's advisable to contact an HVAC professional for diagnosis and repairs.

What is the average lifespan of an HVAC system?

The average lifespan of an HVAC system is typically 10-15 years. However, regular maintenance and proper usage can extend the lifespan, while lack of maintenance or excessive wear and tear can shorten it.

How can I maintain proper indoor air quality?

Proper indoor air quality can be maintained by regularly cleaning and vacuuming, controlling humidity levels, ensuring adequate ventilation, using air purifiers or filters, and scheduling professional duct cleaning.

What are the benefits of regular HVAC system maintenance?

Regular maintenance helps improve system efficiency, prolong the lifespan of the equipment, prevent breakdowns, ensure optimal performance, enhance indoor air quality, and potentially reduce energy consumption and utility costs.

Do you offer emergency HVAC services?

Yes, we offer emergency HVAC services to address urgent issues outside regular business hours. Our dedicated team is available to provide prompt assistance when you need it most.

Can you help me choose the right size HVAC system for my home?