Riteway Service Company Blog : Archive for October, 2016

Understanding How Your UV Lights Work

Monday, October 31st, 2016

We’ve written before about the benefits of having UV lights installed in your HVAC system, but do you know exactly how they work? You may know that these systems function as air purifiers, ridding your HVAC system and home of mold, mildew, and other potentially harmful biological particles. But how exactly do they do this?

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Take Advantage of This Heating Service before Winter Hits

Monday, October 24th, 2016

It may seem silly to already be thinking about winter, but now is actually the perfect time to think about scheduling your heating maintenance appointment—before you will need the system on a daily basis. We may still be experiencing some high temperatures, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect this very important heating service. Scheduling this now will help you to get on the schedule early enough that when winter does come, you’ll have no concern about the functionality of your heater.

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Install Attic Insulation for Year Round Comfort

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The average homeowner, when they think about insulation, associates it only with wintertime. After all, it’s during winter that we want to protect from the colder temperatures, so the more insulation we have, the better, right? Of course, you don’t have to worry about getting too cold in this part of Texas, so you may not see the necessity of insulation at all.

However, you may be surprised to find that insulation benefits your comfort just as much in the summer as it does in the winter. Therefore, if you want to achieve optimal comfort with great efficiency all year-round, you’ll want to make sure you have sufficient insulation in your home. Keep reading to learn more.

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Yes, A Clean AC Air Filter Is Important!

Monday, October 10th, 2016

When you live in a climate such as ours, it’s only natural that you put a great deal of value in a reliable, fully functional home cooling system. However, there are a number of homeowners who don’t give their air conditioning systems the attention that they really need in order to be truly effective in operation.

Scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance is essential to caring for your air conditioner, but you must also remember that your air filter needs to be changed more often than your yearly maintenance appointment. Don’t neglect this important task that can be done on your own. Keep reading to learn more about how a dirty air filter can negatively affect your cooling system.

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Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Failing

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

If you go to turn on your air conditioning system and it simply doesn’t cycle on, then that’s a clear sign that something is wrong. But what if you have just noticed some troubling symptoms, despite it appearing as though your air conditioner is functioning okay? Should you call a professional even if your system hasn’t broken down?

If you want your air conditioner to last an entire cooling season—which is much longer in Texas than in other parts of the country—then you need to schedule AC repairs at the first sign of trouble. Keep reading to learn more about the signs that your AC system is failing, and you should call for repairs.

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