Ace Hardware Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Gastonia’

Is Your Home Ready for a Heat Pump?

Monday, April 1st, 2024

Heat pumps are a game-changer for many homeowners, and their popularity is soaring. Why? These ingenious systems tackle both the cold and the heat, ensuring your living space stays comfortable no matter the day.

But is your home ready to welcome this versatile technology? Let’s explore what makes heat pumps a go-to choice and how Ace Hardware Home Services is your trusted partner for heat pump installation in Gastonia.

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5 Signs That Your Heat Pump Needs Help

Monday, March 4th, 2024

As the chilly weather in Gastonia, NC, settles in, your heat pump becomes your best friend, helping to keep every corner toasty and comfortable. However, like any other mechanical system, your heat pump can encounter issues within your greater residential heating system.

Here at Ace Hardware Home Services, we can help you recognize those early signs of trouble, saving you from the bite of cold rooms and the sting of unexpected repair bills. Let’s walk through five telltale signs that your heat pump might need some professional attention.

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Join Our Premier Customer Club!

Monday, February 5th, 2024

Our motto makes things simple for our customers. Whenever there’s a problem or strange noise coming from your HVAC system, you can just “Call Ace Hardware Home Services.” It’s easy, it works, and there’s nothing like having a team you can just quickly call for immediate support. But repairs and new system installations aren’t the only things we do.

In fact, you could be saving a ton of money right now by joining our Premier Customer Club, which is the name of our expertly designed maintenance plan which can help your technology last longer and run more efficiently.

This service is just too good to pass up. Right now we’re even running a $99 maintenance promotion where our customers can join this exclusive club for an entire year for just one low cost. Sound good?

Great! Here’s a rundown on why now is the perfect time to join our Premier Customer Club.

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Can You Have Your AC Repaired in the Winter?

Monday, January 8th, 2024

Yes, absolutely! But this can be a bit more complicated, since your air conditioner is most likely encased by either a tarp or a thick layer of snow from one of our recent snowstorms. So, why exactly is this a point of our blog?

Well, your air conditioner is going to be extremely relevant in only a few months. And, if you’re someone who skipped out on maintenance last year, or if you started hearing problems toward the end of the cooling season, then AC might still be on your mind even if temperatures are cold out now. Some folks have new heating systems that don’t need as much attention as the air conditioner might, so we should focus on where help is needed the most!

So, let’s talk about HVAC repair in Gastonia, NC–more importantly, why AC repairs can be very helpful during the winter.

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A Dirty Furnace Is Serious Business

Monday, November 27th, 2023

Appliances get dirty over time, this is just a reality of being a homeowner. It’s not just our indoor appliances either, cars, trucks, tools, and even our favorite pieces of furniture gather dust and can get dirty. In most cases, a rag of soapy water or some conventional cleaning supplies will do the trick.

In the case of a dirty furnace, however, you might run into more problems than you might initially think. Furnaces do complicated work in order to keep your home comfortable and safe. Even just a small amount of dust or dirt could clog up the system and cause it to break down or run less efficiently. In some cases, the soot or grime that builds up on the burners could cause your furnace to crack and become unsafe as well.

From the inside to the outside, it’s important to call for furnace repair in Gastonia, NC in case you’ve got a dirty system.

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Is Your AC Still Not Satisfying You?

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Air conditioner repair is supposed to be a one-and-done thing, at least that’s what it should feel like. But sometimes, a customers’ experience can feel much worse. Right after a technician fixes a problem, what if you identify a new one?

This is a problem that can happen, and it’s why two things are incredibly important when scheduling repairs–that it get done by a licensed professional, and that you pay attention to your system’s lifespan.

Air conditioners are not designed to last forever, but they should last well into their second decade if you keep them in good condition. Follow along with our guide to evaluate the current condition of your AC technology and whether you need to invest in replacement or AC repair in Gastonia, NC. While either option is available with our team, the choice is ultimately up to you!

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Exploring the Ins and Outs of Your Heating System

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Sometimes it feels like magic to turn the dial on your thermostat and have your home instantly get warmer. It’s really great, but it’s definitely not magic. This process is more akin to science fiction than it is magic, because there really is some interesting science happening behind the scenes when you change the thermostat.

We’re firm believers in the fact that knowledge is power. The more you know about your heating system as a whole, the more likely you are to call for help when you detect a problem that shouldn’t be happening. Some issues are simple, like changing a clogged air filter, while others are not and require professional support. For those kinds of problems, you can call Ace Hardware Home Services for expert heating repair in Gastonia, NC.

However, it can’t hurt to learn more about the ins and outs of your heating system. Let’s talk about what’s going on behind the scenes and when there might be a problem.

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Fall Maintenance: Everything You Need to Know

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Fall is a time of change. The leaves are starting to change color and fall from the trees. The temperature is starting to lower and it’s finally comfortable enough to sit outdoors and enjoy a day at the park. And, to top things all off, lots of businesses are getting hectic with an influx of calls and appointments, and kids are going back to school.

All of this can seem like a lot, which is why we don’t want to complicate things any further. This blog is going to be a simple one–we’re going to talk about how your life could be made a lot easier with HVAC maintenance in Gastonia, NC. We’ll also briefly touch on why September is the perfect month for this service.

No, don’t worry about doing anything right now. Just keep reading and perhaps you might pick up the phone and give us a call to schedule an appointment after you’re done!

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What Does a Successful HVAC System Look Like?

Monday, September 4th, 2023

This might be a strange blog topic, but stay with us. Most of the time we’ll use this blog to talk about air conditioning and heating problems that can cause homeowners a lot of stress. While this is usually a great idea, it can leave some people with the wrong impression.

We don’t want anyone to turn into a hypochondriac about their HVAC system, diagnosing every little noise or bump as a problem. This can lead customers to be unnecessarily anxious about their home and their comfort, and it can also lead them to spend more money than they need to. To prove to our customers just how trustworthy we are, we’d like to make sure that customers know what a good HVAC system looks and sounds like.

If you’re confident that your system is running smoothly, then don’t let anyone on the internet tell you otherwise. It’s okay to know what’s good and what’s bad, it’s your home after all! We’re just the experts you should call if you need help with your HVAC in Gastonia, NC.

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Staying Energy Efficient This Summer

Monday, August 21st, 2023

As summer draws to a close in the next few weeks, we can only look back in awe at the amount of days we needed to rely on our air conditioning systems and home electrical devices. It can’t be stated enough how important our energy grid is for the safety and comfort of our local residents, and the more we can save on energy, the better off everyone will be.

So, what can someone at home do to improve their energy efficiency? What does energy efficiency even mean?

This is what we seek to answer in this blog post. Being more energy efficient, especially in how you run your air conditioning in Gastonia, NC, is going to make a huge difference for you, your budget, and your local environment. Efficiency is 2023’s hottest topic, and we’re going to cover it in great detail so our customers are prepared for future industry-wide changes.

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