D'Spain Sales and Service Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Here’s Why Your Heating System Isn’t Evenly Heating Your Home

Monday, January 1st, 2024


Happy New Year! If you haven’t already, now is the time when you’ll notice if there are problems with your heating system. If you can hear your furnace up and running, that’s a good sign, right? Absolutely! But what if your furnace is running, and you are getting some heat, but not in all parts of your home? Cold spots in your house in January can be utterly miserable.

If some rooms in your home are perfectly cozy and others never quite lose their chill, what’s going on with your heating system? Uneven heating throughout a house can be caused by a variety of things, some of which you can resolve all by yourself. Here’s what you need to know.

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Here’s Why You Must Have HVAC Pros Install a New Heating System

Monday, December 18th, 2023


A new furnace or other heating system is quite an investment. The cost can be daunting. (Though we do have financing options!) It may be tempting to try to cut corners in order to cut costs, and attempting a DIY heating system installation may have crossed your mind.

Can anyone install a heating system, if they’re generally handy? Absolutely not. It’s critical to have your heating system installed professionally. Here’s why.

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Make Sure You Know These Important Furnace Safety Tips

Monday, December 4th, 2023


Having a working furnace is absolutely critical for your safety during the winter. But if you don’t take any precautions, running a furnace can pose safety hazards. How can you stay warm all winter and also stay safe? Follow these furnace safety tips for both gas and electric heating systems.

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These 3 Sounds Mean Your Furnace Might Need Repair

Monday, February 27th, 2023


Oh, no! What’s that noise? Is there a problem with the furnace? Many issues that furnaces encounter do cause them to make unusual noises. Hearing a strange sound is often the first sign a homeowner gets that it is time to schedule furnace repair.

We’ll go over three of the most important things to listen for.

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What Repairs Do Electric Furnaces Need?

Monday, January 16th, 2023


There are so many reasons to love your electric furnace. It doesn’t require you to connect to a natural gas line, which can be very expensive if your home has never been connected. It is perfectly efficient, converting all the energy it uses into heat for your home. It will never cause you concern about carbon monoxide or fuel leaks.

Another major benefit of electric furnaces is that they require fewer repairs than gas furnaces. However, everything requires repair occasionally. We’ll be covering some of the main problems that can occur with electric furnaces as well as some tips for decreasing the likelihood that repairs will be needed.

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4 Signs That Your Furnace Is Struggling

Monday, December 5th, 2022


As you think about using your furnace for the first time this winter, you might be concerned about whether it’s working as well as it should be. It’s common to be unfamiliar with the signs of a furnace in need of repair, so it can be helpful to learn about how your furnace tells you that it’s in trouble.

First, there are two things that you can do to lower your chances of encountering furnace problems, so before you get cozy and settled for the winter, you should do these tasks.

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Should You Get a Gas or Electric Furnace?

Monday, November 7th, 2022


When your home requires a new furnace, it’s easy to be intimidated by the process and all the considerations that you have to weigh.

We at D’Spain strongly believe that you deserve clear and complete information. We don’t want to sell you the product that will make us the most money in the short term. We want to sell you the product that is the best choice for you and your home, because our goal is to have customers that are satisfied in the long term.

This is a better investment for us, because satisfied customers are returning customers. And it’s a better investment for you, because you will be secure in the knowledge that you made the best decision about your furnace.

Since there is a lot to consider, we’d like to focus on the main choices that will narrow your selection options.

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It’s That Time, Schedule This Heating Service

Monday, October 10th, 2022

technician-repairing-heaterIt may seem that summer has barely ended. You’re just starting to enjoy all that fall has to offer: football season, family celebrations, and finally a break in the hot weather. But we assure you, no matter how hard you try to ignore it, winter will come. You want to be ready for it when it does get here. And the best thing you can do to prepare is to make sure that your heater will be in good working order for that first cold snap.

Scheduling regular maintenance for your heater has many benefits, and the way to make the most of those benefits is to make sure you get it done promptly. Here are some of the things you can enjoy as a result of your heater maintenance in Bulverde, TX.

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Finding the Optimal Temperature for Your Home

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Finding the optimal temperature for a home is a lot like finding a leprechaun. Sure, you’ve probably heard that it exists, but no matter what you do or how hard you look it seems like you just can’t find it. It seems like every single person has different advice to tell you about their home temperature. Some people “never turn the thermostat lower than 68” while others “never turn it higher than 60.” Isn’t it frustrating?

Today, we’re going to talk about the “optimal temperature of a home.” Did you know that the energy.gov website actually lists a specific range of temperatures that are the most efficient for a heating system? It’s true! Let’s talk about the objective, factually optimal temperature for your heating in Boerne, TX to run at.

Remember, it needs to meet your comfort preferences and your budget requirements! Let’s meet in the middle and find the best home temperature for you.

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What Exactly Is Carbon Monoxide?

Monday, February 14th, 2022

Most of our customers know one big detail about carbon monoxide–that it’s poisonous. As long as you know that carbon monoxide is bad and should never be allowed to exist in your home, then you’re probably fine to continue with life as usual. However, for our more curious customers that want a bit more information as to why carbon monoxide is poisonous, then you’re in the right place.

This info isn’t meant to scare anyone or cause people to panic. Carbon monoxide coming from a furnace can only really happen in specific circumstances, and our team helps homeowners avoid those circumstances at all costs. This blog post is only meant to inform you and help you parse facts from fiction.

So, let’s talk about the chemical makeup of carbon monoxide, why it might come from your heater, and how our team’s heater repair in Bulverde, TX can keep your home safe.

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