5 Reasons to Schedule An AC Tune-Up With OHAC

Spring weather here in the Northeast can be really unpredictable. One day, it’s warm and sunny enough to break out the barbecue grill in the backyard and think about opening up the swimming pool. The next day, they’re mentioning snow in the local forecast!

It might seem too early to think about revving up the air conditioner, but summer will be here before you know it, and seasonal maintenance is a must to prepare your cooling system for the high demand of those long, hot days. Now is the perfect time for an AC tune-up in Bucks County and the surrounding region.

Here are five reasons to schedule your tune-up today with the team at One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning:

Ensure Maximum Efficiency

Your air conditioner works hard, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to keep your living space cool, and your family comfortable. With dirty filters and coils or malfunctioning components, it has to work a lot harder than necessary. That means greater household energy consumption and higher bills in your mailbox! Read more “5 Reasons to Schedule An AC Tune-Up With OHAC”

Breathe Easier This Spring With HVAC Maintenance

It’s spring, so that means it’s time to sort through your overflowing closets and drawers, vacuum and dust from attic to basement, and scrub all the countertops and fixtures until they sparkle. Unfortunately, even the most thorough spring cleaning job will all go for naught if you forget to tackle one all-important seasonal home maintenance task:

Have your HVAC system tuned up by a professional! 

We are an essential business, open and available during the coronavirus pandemic to provide heating and air conditioning maintenance service throughout Bucks County and the surrounding areas. Don’t think HVAC maintenance is essential? We think this post will change your mind! 

Air quality is a hot-button issue right now, and as you spend more time at home doing your best to try to stop the spread of COVID-19, it’s important to make your living environment as healthy and comfortable as you can. Research has shown that indoor air can be significantly more polluted than outdoor air, due to a number of factors, including: Read more “Breathe Easier This Spring With HVAC Maintenance”

How Often Should a Furnace Be Replaced?

When you purchase a heating system for your home, you certainly aren’t thinking about when it will need to be replaced. You expect to get the absolute most for your money and enjoy many years of warm, cozy comfort with minimal hassle. 

But exactly how many years can you expect your furnace to last? While circumstances differ from customer to customer, furnace to furnace, we generally recommend that homeowners replace their furnace every 15 to 20 years. In rare cases, some furnaces can last as long as 30 to 40 years, but that depends on a number of different factors.

This quick slideshow video illustrates a few of the factors affecting the lifespan of a heating system. Take a look, then read on. Read more “How Often Should a Furnace Be Replaced?”

How Your Heating System Could Be Making You Feel Sick

The air is getting colder as we approach winter and the holiday season, so the obvious move is to switch on the heat. As the house warms up and you start getting more comfortable on the couch, the last thing you want to do is start sneezing, coughing, and blowing your nose. Unfortunately, for many homeowners, these symptoms are all too common when your heating system starts running. But, why is that happening? You may not want to hear this, but it is possible your heater could be the culprit. Read more “How Your Heating System Could Be Making You Feel Sick”

Which Heating System is Right for You: Boiler, Heat Pump, or Furnace?

If you’re in the market for a new heating system and you can already feel the cool wind in the air, you’re probably starting to panic a little bit. Chances are you’ve never had to deal with picking which heating system is best for your home before. Now, you’re bombarded with options. 

Don’t worry! We’re here to break it down for you. The three most popular heating systems are a boiler, heat pump, and furnace. They each have their pros and cons, and one of them is perfect for you, depending on what you’re looking for. 

Read more “Which Heating System is Right for You: Boiler, Heat Pump, or Furnace?”

One Hour Heating & Air Explains Those Noises You’ve Been Hearing From Your Heater

Although furnace problems will often result in changes in air temperature that you’ll feel, you’ll sometimes detect a problem with your other senses. A strange smell can be a sign of a gas leak, and seeing an increase in your energy bills is a sign your heater has lost some of its efficiency. 

But sometimes, you’ll know there’s a problem by the way your heater sounds. If your heater is making loud pops or squeaks, or has started whistling or rattling, it’s not normal, and it doesn’t mean your house is haunted. It means it’s time to call One Hour Heating & Air, located in Levittown, for the best heater repair in the Glenside area. Read more “One Hour Heating & Air Explains Those Noises You’ve Been Hearing From Your Heater”

How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Spring

Though we may still have a few weeks of cool weather ahead of us, it can’t hurt to get a head start on things and have a refresher on what you can do to get your air conditioning unit ready for the spring season. Each and every year, your AC needs to be prepared for the long and hot summer that lies ahead, and an AC with a glitch can leave you stranded on a hot day. Make sure you don’t get caught in the heat this upcoming spring by following these tips, courtesy of your go-to HVAC company serving Villanova and the surrounding area! Read more “How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for Spring”

5 Ways to Stay Warm Indoors This Winter With the Help of One Hour Heating & Air

As we look forward to a new year, we unfortunately also have to look to the peak of the winter season. January and February typically account for the lowest temperatures of the year on average, and the chance of snowstorms any day of the week make the beginning of the calendar a very frigid start to each year. Read more “5 Ways to Stay Warm Indoors This Winter With the Help of One Hour Heating & Air”

10 Ways To Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

10 Ways To Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

With one major snowstorm behind us already, homeowners throughout the greater Philadelphia area are starting to get their first winter utility bills in the mail. While some might be pleasantly surprised at how little it can cost to keep a home warm, others are frantically searching for ways to lower their heating bills this winter.

If your energy costs are unusually high, there could be a few causes. Your heater may need a simple repair or tune-up, or, your home may need a more thorough inspection from one of Bucks County’s top heating companies to find the root of the problem.

In this post, we’ll explain some of the main sources of energy loss in the winter that could be running up your heating costs. We’ll also give ten ways you can lower your heating bills, so you can save money as much money as possible this winter. Read more “10 Ways To Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter”