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Unfortunately, heaters don’t last forever. Eventually, they break down and require replacement, often at the most inconvenient times, such as in the middle of the night or during the coldest days of the year. However, if you reside in Jackson or the surrounding areas, the HVAC experts at Aspen One Hour are here to make heater replacement less of a hassle. Give us a call at (517) 879-2049 to schedule heater service and experience why your friends and neighbors trust us with their heating and cooling needs.

For guidance on timing your heater replacement and recognizing when it’s necessary, continue reading. Contact us at (517) 879-2049 to schedule your heater installation in the Jackson, Michigan, or surrounding areas.

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Home heater replacement involves upgrading outdated or malfunctioning heating systems to ensure efficient and reliable warmth in residences. Before installation, professionals assess the property’s heating needs, considering factors like size, insulation, and climate. Energy-efficient models with high AFUE ratings are often recommended to maximize efficiency and minimize utility costs. Proper sizing ensures optimal performance and prevents unnecessary strain on the new system. Professional installation guarantees safety, compliance with building codes, and manufacturer warranties. Upgrading to newer heaters not only enhances comfort but also reduces energy consumption and environmental impact. Investing in a new heater provides long-term benefits in terms of efficiency, reliability, and comfort.

Many homeowners hope for a quick fix when their heater or heat pump starts acting up. After all, a few hundred dollars for a repair is much more manageable than the hefty cost of a full system replacement. But sometimes, wishes don’t align with reality. Every HVAC system has its limits, and there comes a point when repairing it is neither feasible nor cost-effective. This could be due to factors like dwindling parts availability, corrosion, or simply old age. If you notice any of the following signs indicating that your heater is nearing the end of its lifespan, it might be time to start planning for a replacement:

  1. Old Age: Just like cars, heating systems degrade over time. While regular maintenance can prolong their life, they can’t last forever. If your unit is over 10-15 years old, most HVAC experts will recommend considering a replacement.

  2. Frequent Repairs: If you find yourself on a first-name basis with our HVAC technician or have called them out multiple times in a single season, it could be a sign that a major repair – and likely a replacement – is looming. In many cases, it’s wiser to proactively replace the unit during a slower time of year to take advantage of rebates and special discounts.

  3. High Energy Bills: As heaters age, they often become less efficient, leading to increased energy consumption to maintain the same level of comfort. Over time, you may notice a significant uptick in your monthly utility bills.

No matter the size or complexity of the issue, Aspen One Hour is equipped to handle your heater repair or replacement. For prompt heating service in Jackson, Michigan, or the surrounding areas, give us a call at (517) 879-2049.

Once you’ve made the decision to replace your old heating system, it’s essential to carefully consider your options to ensure you make the best choice for your home and budget. When estimating the total cost of installing a new system, there are several factors to take into account:

  1. Energy Efficiency: Opting for a unit with higher energy efficiency can lead to long-term savings on your heating bills, despite potentially higher upfront costs. Look for units with an AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating of above 90 for maximum efficiency and savings over time.

  2. Sizing: The size of your home plays a significant role in determining the cost and efficiency of your new heater. It’s crucial to choose a unit that is appropriately sized for your home’s square footage and heating needs. Oversized units may lead to inefficient operation and increased wear on components.

  3. Fuel Source: The type of fuel your new heater uses can impact both the initial cost and long-term operating expenses. Electric heating units tend to be more affordable upfront but can be more expensive to run compared to gas heaters, which are generally cleaner and more cost-effective.

Navigating the decision-making process for a new heater in Jackson can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to go it alone. Our local HVAC experts are here to guide you through the options and help you find the best solution for your home and budget. Your comfort is our top priority, and we’re committed to providing transparent, customer-focused service. If affordability is a concern, be sure to explore our promotions and financing options to find the best fit for your needs.

Whether your heating unit is fresh off the installation or has been serving you for a few seasons, prioritizing annual heater maintenance is key to maximizing its performance and longevity. When we set up your new heater, be sure to inquire about any tune-up and maintenance incentives we may offer alongside it. During these routine maintenance appointments, our HVAC technician conducts a comprehensive checklist, covering essential tasks such as wiring inspections, burner cleaning, and filter replacement. By addressing any potential issues proactively, we ensure that your heating system operates smoothly, keeping your home comfortably warm without any hassle. To discover more about our HVAC maintenance program in Jackson, feel free to reach out to us at (517) 879-2049.

If your heating system is causing a spike in your energy bills or has ceased functioning altogether, rest assured, we’re here to assist. Our flexible scheduling ensures swift handling of heater replacements, sparing you from enduring chilly conditions for long. We understand that undergoing a heater replacement can be daunting, which is why we offer complimentary replacement and installation quotes, ensuring transparency and peace of mind for you and your family. Whether you require immediate replacement or are planning ahead, our local HVAC experts are just a phone call away. When you opt for Aspen One Hour, you can trust us to not only complete the installation efficiently but also to tidy up afterward and responsibly dispose of the old heating unit.

For 43 years, Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning has been proudly serving Jackson, Michigan, Michigan, and nearby areas. In addition to heater replacement, we offer AC replacement and a comprehensive range of indoor air quality services. To learn more about us, we encourage you to explore our Google profile.

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We have been dedicated to providing the absolute best home heating and cooling services to the Jackson County area since we opened our doors back in 1981. From the professionalism of our salespeople, to the dedication of our technicians, we are committed to delivering you the absolute best HVAC services. We take our responsibility very seriously when you place your trust in us and provide both performance and satisfaction guarantees on all of the work that we complete. Call us today or schedule your service to find out for yourself why we have earned a reputation of integrity and quality work since we opened our doors in 1981.

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Would you ask this question about oil changes? Probably not… As complex pieces of machinery, your air conditioner and furnace are not that different from your car. They need regular maintenance to function efficiently and routine inspections can ensure your equipment stays running strong and issue free year round. Annual maintenance inspections will catch small problems before they become major issues and will give you the peace of mind that you have done all you can to protect your investment on your home heating and cooling systems.

You’ll typically pay $80 to $200 for an A/C or furnace tune-up in Jackson. The amount depends on a variety of items including the number and size of your air conditioning units. Accessibility can also be a factor. While this may seem like a decent chunk of change, it’s a lot cheaper than paying for AC repair or replacement in Jackson. For savings opportunities, we suggest checking out our Comfort Club.

You hear your air conditioner buzzing along, but the number on the thermostat keeps climbing. When you check a nearby vent, you find the air from it is temperate at best. The lack of cold air has three likely causes:

  • Condenser Issues: Condensers in Jackson are typically located outside the home. They can sometimes get blocked by plants and other debris. Seasonal tree shedding is notorious. Clean it off. Your equipment should also be kept at least three feet from other objects.
  • Dirty Filters: You’re meant to change your furnace filter on a monthly basis. This is true even during AC season. Have you been doing that? If not, go check your filter. For anything darker than light grey, replace it with a new one. After changing the filter, give the unit time to adjust.
  • Evaporator Coil Issues: Filled with refrigerant, your evaporator coil is responsible for pulling the heat out of the air. If you see ice on it, the coil is likely the cause of your HVAC problems.

If these changes don’t help, give us a call at (517) 879-2049.

A lot of clients ask us this question. They want to know how much a new system or repair will cost before we evaluate your situation. Because of the numerous factors involved in heating and cooling systems, it’s nearly impossible to accurately provide estimates until we are on site and able to diagnose the problem. Once our technicians have been able to properly diagnose your issue, they will provide you with an itemized list of what needs to be repaired and will provide you with a final price to repair your HVAC issue.

With your typical HVAC system counting for roughly half of your energy consumption, you should always be looking for ways to cut down on energy consumption. If your electric or heating bills are giving you the blues, consider:

  • Upgrading Your System: Though this may seem like a counterintuitive way to save money, this move often pays for itself. Newer units not only cost less to run but also tend to be more environmentally friendly.
  • Opt for an Energy Efficient Cooling System: Going for an ENERGY STAR unit can save you hundreds of dollars each year according to data from the US Department of Energy. Rebates are often available to make new installations more affordable.
  • Landscape Around Your Unit: Make sure that the area around your air conditioner is clear of brush and debris. Plants should be kept two to three feet away from the equipment. You should also turn off the unit every so often to hose down the sides. These obstacles can make it more difficult for your unit to perform at an acceptable level.
  • Keep Your Curtains Closed: To limit summer cooling costs in Jackson, make sure to keep your curtains and windows closed. The less heat introduced into your rooms, the more efficiently your air conditioner can do its job.

Below are a few quick tips to help you navigate no heat issues at your home before calling a technician to diagnose your issue:

  • Is power getting to your furnace or heater? Is a fuse or circuit breaker tripped? Make sure your power switch is in the ON position.
  • When was the last time you swapped out your filter? If it’s been a while, try installing a new filter first. This can solve a lot of heating problems.
  • Verify your thermostat is set to “heat” and not “cool”. If you notice the display is dim, try swapping out the batteries on the back of the unit.
  • Is there snow or other debris blocking your outdoor vent? If so, remove the obstruction. This will allow your system to work more effectively.

If you still don’t have heat, give us a call right away at (517) 879-2049 and we will get a technician to your home ASAP to diagnose and repair your heating issue.

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We offer a wide range of financing options for every budget and situation and can finance both large and small HVAC projects. For more information, call us today to speak with a member of our team who can answer any questions you may have. For immediate approval, click on the link below to get approved in just a few minutes.

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