IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Riverview’

What Might Be In Your Ductwork and Why You Should Care

Monday, October 4th, 2021

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanHave you ever wondered what is hiding within your walls? Well, your ducts may not exactly be hiding per se, but they certainly are out of sight! And while this is good for the overall design scheme of your home, it may prove problematic if your ducts going unattended for too long.

What do we mean? Well, if you didn’t know already, your ducts can get pretty dirty. And just like how thinking about the dust buildup behind your couch can make you cringe, realizing how much dust can collect within your ductwork can also make you grimace.

Dirty ductwork is normal. The key is to remember to address it when needed. Because dust may not be the only thing in there after a few years–but whatever is in your ducts, it can mess with your comfort!

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Why A Hot House Is a Problem and How We Can Help

Monday, September 20th, 2021

While other people may be preparing for cooler weather we still have a couple of months yet before things cool off for us. That means that while other people are pulling out the sweaters and hot drinks we are still going to be working on keeping our homes comfortably cool. There’s nothing wrong with that honestly we would take this over ice storms any day!

However, if your air conditioning system isn’t working properly you may be facing some high heat rather than comfortable temperatures indoors. And that’s not right. There are some less than pleasant issues that can come with a home that you can’t keep cool–and thankfully they are avoidable with professional air conditioning repair in Riverview, FL.

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The Perks of End-of-Season Maintenance

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Seasonal maintenance of your HVAC system is crucial for optimum functioning and a low utility bill. As the winters come to an end and summers are just around the corner, your heating system may need some attention after all that hard work over long, cold nights.

Here are some benefits of seasonal maintenance:

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Why You Should Consider a Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, March 8th, 2021

There it is again! Another plumbing problem has reared its ugly head in your home. You’re frustrated, but you’re doing your best to get through the day, but  if you’re being realistic, you need to reach out to a plumber in Riverview, FL to get the issue fixed. The only problem is you have no idea what the issue is or what service to inquire about. If only you had the ability to look into your plumbing lines and see exactly what was going on!

The thing is you actually do have this option available to you. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying to figure out if you have a leak or you’re trying to figure out where a clog is. These are situations that can be made much easier with a video pipe inspection.

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If You Notice This Smell, Call a Pro!

Monday, December 14th, 2020

scared-concerned-womanWhen you turn on your furnace for the first time since last winter, you may notice the smell of burning dust as any debris that has collected in the system is burned off. This should only last for a moment though and after that you should be left with nice, non-smelly heat.

Are you noticing another smell that worries you? This one is distinctly different than the smell of burnt dust and makes you worry that something is seriously wrong. It’s that distinct gas smell, often described as smelling like sulfur or rotten eggs. If you are noticing this scent in your home after turning on your furnace, turn the system off NOW. You have a serious issue on your hands.

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Where Did The Heat Go?

Monday, November 30th, 2020

woman-on-tabletThe family and guests have gone and things are clean and quite again. You’ve earned a few days of relaxation in the comfort of your home after hosting even a small gathering or after going on a big decorating journey. It is when you go to chill on the couch that you realize that your house is actually pretty chilly.

After checking the thermostat to make sure your heater is on you are faced with the reality that something may be wrong with your system. There’s no heat in your house!

With the help of our team, you can get your heater back into working order in no time. All you need to do is contact us and we can help address the issues listed below and more.

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The Unique Needs of Ductless Systems

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Closeup view about using some appliance such as air condition.There’s one option for heating and cooling in modern homes that’s been growing in popularity recently—and that’s the ductless mini split heat pump. Rather than functioning through a network of air ducts connected to an indoor air handler and evaporate unit, ductless systems basically break up the indoor unit and the blower fans to distribute conditioned air throughout your home in the form of mini air handlers, mounted on the wall.

If you’ve been in a home and seen something on the wall that resembles a window AC unit but it doesn’t go back through the wall, then you’re looking at a component of a ductless system. Those wall hanging units you see are each hooked up to a single outdoor unit, creating a central heat pump without ductwork. There are a number of benefits to these systems, however, they do come with unique needs when it comes to air conditioner repair in Riverview, FL.

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Are You in Need of a Thorough Drain Cleaning?

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Tapwater flowing into a kitchen sink and down the plughole.One of the most important, yet often forgotten about, parts of your plumbing system is the drain and sewer system. If this section of plumbing isn’t working right or isn’t properly maintained, then you could find yourself facing serious issues.

Fortunately, though, it’s pretty simple to keep your drain system in good shape. All you need to do is make sure that you schedule Riverview, FL plumbing services on a regular basis—in particular, drain cleaning services. But how do you know if you actually need a thorough drain cleaning?

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Noises You Never Want Your AC to Make

Monday, September 25th, 2017

top view of an outside unit of an air conditionerWhen you live in our area, using your air conditioner to keep cool on a daily basis is pretty much a year-round necessity. Therefore, you should always be keeping a close eye out in case any problems develop. Issues are most likely to develop with AC systems during the summer season—particularly near the end of it—when demand on the system is at its greatest.

This means that right now should be when you are the most watchful for any signs that your system needs professional air conditioning repair in Riverview, FL. One of the most common indicators that something is, in fact, wrong with your cooling system is if odd noises are coming from it during its daily operation. Keep reading to learn some of the more common AC noises that should be cause for concern.

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Improve Your Quality of Life with the Right Water Treatment

Monday, August 28th, 2017

water softener salt tankWhen you think about your Riverview, FL plumbing system and the things that can go wrong with it, you probably envision drain clogs, massive leaks, or maybe even broken sewer lines due to tree roots. But how often do you think about the quality of the water making its way through all of those pipes in your home?

It’s true, the Hillsborough County water & sewer municipality does an effective job of supplying us with clean and reliable drinking and potable water. But even the best municipal supply cannot always prevent the presence of hard water. Hard water is a description given to water that has high levels of minerals in it, namely magnesium and calcium.

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