Comfort Tips

Comfort Tips

Courtesy of Your Trusted Yakima HVAC Experts

As a home or business owner, you are always making decisions to further improve your household or commercial space. When it comes to indoor comfort, let Vance Heating & Air Conditioning guide you. We bring with us more than 33 years’ worth of knowledge about the HVAC industry and the right steps that you can take to ensure total home or office comfort. Whether you are looking for ways to make your home more energy-efficient, you need guidance to help you decide between repair and replacement, or other similar topics, we’ve got you covered! Get started by browsing through the comfort tips we’ve prepared for you below.

For more helpful tips, just dial (509) 204-9331! Our Yakima HVAC experts are looking forward to helping you.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Dealer

When it’s time for a new heating or air conditioning system, choose to purchase from a trusted dealer to avoid refurbished and other lower-quality products.

Consider the following factors when choosing an HVAC dealer in Yakima:

  • A good reputation in the community
  • Prompt, courteous, and professional service
  • Commitment to your 100% satisfaction
  • A wide selection of innovative products and services
  • Personalized service
  • Technical expertise and certification
  • Transparent repair and service policies

Vance is proud to be an authorized dealer for industry-leading brands like Daikin. For more tips on how to choose the right dealer, click here.

What to Look for in a Home Comfort System

If you look at the HVAC products available on the market, you will find that you have myriad choices.

How do you know which ones are the best?

  • Always choose products from a reputable manufacturer
  • Look for the ENERGY STAR® label to ensure efficiency
  • Consider a system that runs quietly
  • Choose a furnace or AC with variable speed or two-stage systems
  • Consider a system that can help with humidity control and indoor air quality

To learn more, read our purchasing guidelines here.

Deciding Whether to Repair or Replace

Although repairing your heater or AC is generally a less expensive option, there are times when replacing the equipment is more practical, especially in the long run. To help you decide between repair and replacement, click here and check the boxes that are applicable to your situation. If you’ve checked more than one of the boxes, it’s time to seriously consider a replacement.

Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall & Winter

If you want to avoid a furnace or heater breakdown in the middle of winter, make sure your heating system is at peak performance. Vance Heating & Air Conditioning can provide you with comprehensive maintenance that we schedule around fall or before the temperatures drop. Click here to see how we conduct our maintenance work. We’ve also included some steps that you take on your own to help keep your HVAC system running efficiently and reliably.

Making Your Home Energy Efficient

There are many ways to increase your home’s energy efficiency. To help you get started, please take the time to look over our helpful tips here.

Visit our website regularly for updates and more comfort tips. To schedule service, contact our Yakima HVAC experts at (509) 204-9331.


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