Imagine the first cold day of the season. There’s a chill in the air and you’re ready to make a warm bowl of soup and snuggle under a blanket. But first, you need to turn on the furnace. However, when you change the thermostat, nothing happens. Your cozy, cool day is now an HVAC emergency.
Prepare your home for winter with HVAC maintenance and protection for your air conditioning unit. Even in mild winter climates like Jacksonville, Florida, air conditioning systems benefit from winterized care. When you protect your HVAC system from the elements, you extend the life of your unit and prevent the need for repairs. Save money and
One of the key components to home heat management is quality insulation. Otherwise, even with a top-brand HVAC system, heat will easily escape causing your furnace to work harder. Stay on top of heat management by inspecting and upgrading your insulation. Schedule regular HVAC maintenance for your Jacksonville home to prepare your home for winter.
As the weather cools this fall, it’s time to think about heating your home for the winter. Zone heating offers a good solution for homeowners to better control the temperature in the different areas of the home, which are also referred to as zones. With zone heating, the temperature in various rooms or sections can
Did you know that the EPA determined that indoor air quality is worse than outdoor air quality? When you consider that the average person spends around 90% of their time indoors, it’s clear that indoor air quality is important for our health. In fact, poor indoor air quality can lead to an array of
At J&W Heating and Air, we get this question a lot! When is the best time to replace an air conditioning unit? Most people realize that the end of spring and start of summer is not the ideal time to replace air conditioning in Jacksonville, Florida. Unlike some other parts of the country where
Each year when the days get shorter and the weather begins to cool, homeowners know it’s time to prepare your home’s heating and air conditioning system for the shift from cooling to heating your home. The first cold days of the season are busy for HVAC professionals as homeowners realize their system has issues.
The change of the seasons is a great time to change your home’s HVAC air filter. It’s recommended that homeowners change their air filter between every one to three months depending on the amount of dust and grime in your air, like pet hair or smoke. With fall just starting, now is the perfect time
Have you noticed a spike in your electric bill this winter? When’s the last time you checked your windows and doors for leaks? The air escaping could cost you a fortune. According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for about 48 percent of the energy use in a typical U.S. home, making
Year in and year out we get to the cold months and rely heavily on our furnaces. When you crank up the heat up, it’s normal to expect the furnace to kick on and send warm air into your home. What happens, though, when the heater doesn’t work as you would expect it to? Repair
Air ducts are one of the most important components of your central air conditioning system. Without air ducts, the air can’t travel from the central unit to the vents in your home. If these air ducts spring a with a leak or multiple leaks, it’ll result in lost air flow to every inch of your
Think about a typical week for your thermostat. What is the temperature that you usually leave it at? Do you change the temperature during the day and then again at night? Chances are you make adjustments to the thermostat constantly, but it all depends on when you are usually in the house. When you