Winter is Coming! Is Your Heater Ready?

Captivated by the beauty of the fall season and all the wonderful activities it has to offer, many people forget that winter is just a couple of months away. The warm temperatures that Scottsdale, AZ, is well-known for won’t last forever, so it’s important to prepare your heater ahead of time. 

Why You Should Add HVAC Maintenance to Your List Of New Year’s Resolutions

It might be hard to believe, but a new decade is about to begin, and if you’re like most of your neighbors here in the Scottsdale area, you’re contemplating what changes you can make to better your life as the calendar gets ready to turn.  Might we suggest adding “Regular Heating and Cooling Maintenance” to your list of New Year’s Resolutions? No, that doesn’t sound like the most exciting goal to set. But when you take a look at all the benefits we’ve listed in this post, you’ll understand why it’s so worthwhile. And with our experienced team at AAA Cooling Specialists here to help, keeping this resolution will be a lot easier than saving money or losing weight! Efficiency A heater or air conditioner that is working too hard is bound to underperform and eventually break down. Regular maintenance ensures that every component of the system is clean and working properly, producing the proper airflow and temperatures, and not wasting any energy in the process.  Longevity Most heaters and air conditioners last between 10 and 15 years. When you invest in a new heating and cooling system, you expect it to do its job for years and years to...

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Don’t Ignore These Heating System Red Flags!

The holiday season is finally here, and if you’re like most residents of the Scottsdale area, your schedule just got really hectic, seemingly overnight. Your to-do list is so long you’re not sure how you’re going to get all the shopping and cooking done plus prepare your home for an influx of guests.  You don’t have time for anything to go wrong with your home’s heating system. You don’t have room in your budget to pay for expensive repairs. We understand how you feel. However, if you notice something isn’t right with your heater and you ignore it because you’re just too busy, you’re risking a breakdown at the worst possible time. Your friends at AAA Cooling Specialists want to make sure your holiday season is warm, cozy and as enjoyable as possible. If you notice any of the following red flags in your heating system, give our team a call right away to schedule heating repairs.

Home Comfort Systems 101: Key Factors to Consider When Replacing Your HVAC System

Fall is the perfect time to think about that one nagging item on your to-do list that you might have been putting off, not wanting to invest the necessary time or money. Yes, we’re talking about replacing your home comfort system. Most people balk at the idea of dipping into their household budget for a new air conditioner or heater, thinking they can get by for another year, and then another year, with a system that’s outdated or past its prime. What they don’t realize: If they choose their new system wisely, they’ll most likely only have to go through this process once or twice in their entire lifetime! At AAA Cooling Specialists, we’ve spent four decades empowering residents of the Scottsdale area with the knowledge and resources they need to choose effective, dependable home comfort solutions that will keep their family safe and happy for many hassle-free years to come. If you’re considering taking the plunge on a new AC installation for your Scottsdale, AZ home, stop procrastinating and let’s get started together — right now! Here are the key factors to consider when choosing a new HVAC system.

4 Benefits of Annual Heat Pump Maintenance

During the frigid months of winter, you rely on your home’s heat pump to keep you warm and comfortable. And more than likely, you take your functioning heat pump for granted—until something goes wrong. The good news is that many common heating problems can be avoided with an annual heat pump inspection and tune-up. Not entirely convinced? Consider four key benefits of scheduling annual heating maintenance. 1. Prolong the Life of Your Heat Pump When you take care of any appliance in your home, including your heat pump, it’s more likely to last longer before needing replacement. And when you consider the fact that a new heat pump can easily cost you several thousand dollars installed, it’s worth extending the life of your home heating system as much as possible. 2. Avoid Costly Problems and Repairs With routine maintenance and tune-ups, you’re also less likely to run into the need for major repairs. That’s because an inspection will likely detect issues before they turn into larger (and more expensive) problems. As a result, you can tackle small repairs as needed and keep your heat pump running strongly. 3. Save on Your Utility Bills A well maintained heat pump is also...

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How Often Should My Heat Pump Be Replaced?

No matter how hard you try to keep something in good shape, eventually, you will need to replace it. A common question that many homeowners have is how long can they expect their heating equipment to last. If you have a heat pump, here is some information about how often you should replace your heat pump. How Long Will My Heat Pump Last? When it comes to how long you can expect your heat pump to last, there are so many different factors to consider. Some heat pumps can remain in good condition up to two decades. However, the average lifespan of a heat pump is 15 years. As long as you have your system inspected on a yearly basis, you can expect your heat pump to easily last you more than 10 years. The Model Matters The model and make of the heat pump will have a major impact on its life span. Newer systems tend to last longer than older units. The quality and frequency of heat pump maintenance is also a major factor. If you want to maintain the warranty of your heat pump and keep it clean and running efficient, you should schedule heating maintenance every...

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