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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Home heater replacement involves upgrading outdated or malfunctioning heating systems to ensure efficient and reliable warmth in residences.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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At Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, we are dedicated to being the trusted heating, cooling, air quality and generator experts, and have been for over 40 years. We serve all of Jackson County and many surrounding areas and our team works hard to ensure our customers get exactly what they need. From using top-of-the-line equipment to making sure our team is well-trained, we strive to provide 5-star service each and every time. Call us today to schedule your service to find out why we have earned a reputation of integrity and quality work.

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Contrary to what you may believe, there is no set parameter for sizing a system to the precise square footage of your home. Because homes are all built so differently, your home’s HVAC system will depend on its specific construction. 

To determine the size HVAC system you need, you need to have a licensed HVAC professional from Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning evaluate your home. Our expert technicians will examine your home’s layout and make recommendations depending on your home’s individual needs. Many factors go into calculating the size of a furnace or air conditioning system your home needs. Factors include the size of your home, the number of windows in your home and which direction they face, elements surrounding your home, and expectations your family has for the comfort of your home.

With all of this information, Aspen One Hour can propose a range of energy-efficient options for perfectly heating and cooling your space all year long. Call us today for your appointment!

Increasing the efficiency of your home’s HVAC system can be relatively easy. Most importantly, be sure to change your filters regularly and with the Aspen Comfort Club membership, you have peace of mind knowing that your filters are replaced at your annual tune-ups! Also, make sure your thermostat is set at higher temperatures in the summer and lower temperatures in the winter. It doesn’t take the body long to adjust to incremental changes of 2-5 degrees, and these changes can save you a lot of money on your energy bills.

Lastly, you’ll want to make sure you keep blinds closed on windows that let in direct sunlight, or use curtains to shade your home while still letting in some light. Though natural light is something we all crave, keeping your blinds and curtains closed during the hottest days of the year, especially if you are not home, can drastically decrease the effort your AC system is required to make. 

Regular maintenance on your HVAC system should be performed twice a year. The licensed professionals at Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning recommend having your system serviced in the spring before the weather heats up again, and in the fall before the weather cools down. If you’re a member of our Comfort Club, this is included in your pre-paid services along with many other services we offer.

Having regular maintenance performed on your system allows for a longer system life, higher efficiency, and proactive service to stop issues before they happen. Call us today at (517) 879-2049 to schedule your maintenance or to join our Comfort Club!

In older homes that either have boiler or baseboard heating, there may not have ductwork run throughout the home, making it difficult and costly to add a traditional central air conditioning system. Therefore, a ductless heat pump, sometimes called a mini-split air conditioner or a ductless air conditioner, is a cooling system that does not utilize ducts for moving treated air throughout the space. It takes warm air from one area and moving it to another. There is an outdoor compressor unit as well as air handling units indoors to allow the system to function.

The heat is transferred through the system. It goes through the cycle of evaporation and condensation. A refrigerant substance is used through a compressor pump to help achieve this cooled air. The system contains two heat exchange coils. One of those contains the necessary refrigerant material. The other works to evaporate it. This allows the refrigerant to absorb the heat from the area. This happens during the evaporation process. They work to maintain the specific temperature a person desires by using a thermostat to control the movement of the air between the coil systems. If you’re looking to upgrade your home’s comfort but don’t have ductwork, a heat pump can be an excellent option. Call Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning in Jackson Michigan today to schedule your appointment!

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the condition of the air within and around homes/buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of the occupants. Good IAQ implies that the air is free from pollutants and contributes to a comfortable and safe living or working environment.

How Can I Improve My IAQ?

To enhance indoor air quality, you can:
  • Change air filters regularly
  • Use air purifiers
  •  Ensure proper ventilation
  •  Control humidity levels
  •  Keep the living space clean and dust-free

How Often Should I Change My Filters?

Regular filter changes are vital for maintaining optimal performance. It is generally recommended to replace filters or clean reusable filters every one to three months. However, the frequency may vary based on factors like the type of filter, the level of usage, and the indoor air quality of your home.

Call Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning today to schedule your appointment to see how you can improve your air quality.

The average lifespan of an HVAC system is around 15-20 years, but factors such as maintenance, usage, type of system, and the quality of the equipment may decrease or increase the lifespan. Regular maintenance can significantly extend the system’s lifespan and Aspen One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help!

What Are Common Signs My System May Need Repair or Replacement?

Look out for these signs that your cooling or heating system is on the fritz:
  • Unusual noises
  • Inconsistent temperatures
  • Increased energy bills
  • Frequent cycling on and off
  • Poor airflow

If you’re experiencing any of these issues or others, call us today at (517) 879-2049 to schedule your appointment!

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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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