Elliott-McElwee, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Vineland’

How to Avoid a Frozen Evaporator Coil

Monday, August 16th, 2021

On a hot day the sound of something icy cold can be extremely pleasant. While ice cold water or even ice cream is great to help you cool off, an icy evaporator coil in your air conditioner is not.

If you didn’t know this already the collection of ice along your evaporator coil is a sign that you need to schedule air conditioning repairs in Vineland, NJ as soon as possible. But let’s back up and assume you aren’t at the “frozen” stage yet. How do you prevent ice from building up on your evaporator coil? We can give you some tips to help you avoid this chilly issue.

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How Are Your Ducts Doing?

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Ever driven on a bad road? Bumpy pavement, potholes, and tree roots can make a stretch of asphalt pretty hard to handle, even if you were in a good off-roading vehicle. This means that it will take longer to get to your destination and the journey certainly won’t be pleasant. If the road is bad enough you may even have to give up and turn around without reaching your destination. The same concept applies to your ductwork and its role in getting cool air in your home.

Much like how a bad road can make it near-impossible for you to reach your destination, dirty or leaking ductwork can create the same hindrance for the cool air your AC produces. This is why keeping your ductwork in good shape is so important. We keep every aspect of your home comfort in mind which is why duct sealing and repair are some of the HVAC services in Vineland, NJ that we offer. Learn more below.

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Is It Time for a Heater Upgrade?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

The majority of the calls we receive right before winter hits are about heater upgrades. People dealing with broken, old, and damaged heaters call us when they start to panic about the cold that lies ahead. Most heater upgrades that we tend to are due to negligence in maintenance or not replacing the heater when it shows signs of failure.

So, why wait for winter to get your heater upgraded when you can get the job done now? Let’s look at 4 signs your heater needs an upgrade:

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Don’t Ignore Poor Airflow

Monday, February 15th, 2021

On a cold day, there is nothing quite so satisfying as walking indoors and feeling yourself enveloped by warm air. In many cases, this provides an immediate feeling of relief and comfort. This makes it all the more apparent when something is wrong with your home heating system. You expect to walk into that nice warm environment and instead find yourself disappointed by a lukewarm or cold room.

What is to blame? Is something up with your heater or did someone forget to turn it on perhaps? There are plenty of reasons why your home heating system may malfunction. We want to focus on just one for today: poor airflow.

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