How Do Ductless Air Conditioners Work?

April 15, 2022

How Do Ductless Air Conditioners Work? If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning unit and have ample space to cool, you might be considering purchasing a ductless air conditioner. They are also known as mini-split air conditioners. You might wonder, though, how do they work? It’s pretty simple! Air conditioners in the past have been considered bulky, noisy, and not very attractive. However, ductless air conditioner systems have changed by using innovative technology to produce a much more modern and efficient unit. How Ductless Air Conditioning Works A ductless

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How can I save money on energy bills in the winter?

January 21, 2021

The cold winter in Layton brings with it a beauty all its own. Unfortunately, another thing that winter often brings with it is higher utility bills. If the cloudy and cold weather has already got you down, receiving a high utility bill could be too much to handle. That’s why it’s important to take some basic steps to save energy around your home so that you can enjoy lower utility bills throughout the winter. Make Good Use of the Sun When you’re trying to lower your home’s heating bills, don’t forget about the free heat that

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What is a Ductless Mini-Split?

October 20, 2020

When it comes to heating and cooling your Layton home, unique circumstances call for unique solutions. One unique solution that may work for your circumstances is a special type of HVAC system called a ductless mini-split system. While this system isn’t right for every situation, it can be a lifesaver in the right circumstances. To discover what those circumstances are,Smedley Service offers this guide to ductless mini-split systems. A Zone Without the Zone You may have heard of the concept of a zoned HVAC system. These systems use two or more separate air conditioners, furnaces, and sets

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Best Practices to Minimize Wear and Tear on HVAC Systems

September 19, 2020

Air conditioning units wear out over time. With protective maintenance, however, you can enhance energy efficiency, minimize HVAC wear, and reduce costly repairs. It also decreases the possibility of a breakdown. If you have the right preventive plan, you can lengthen your unit’s life and enjoy optimum comfort in your Layton, UT, home. Here are some of the best practices to reduce wear and tear on your HVAC system. Replace the Old Thermostat Minimizing HVAC wear and tear means boosting the overall system’s performance. You can do this by replacing the old thermostat with a

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Pleated Filters: Why They Are So Effective

August 8, 2020

At Smedley Service, we work hard to keep the climate control systems of residents of Layton, UT, running at their best. You can trust our NATE-certified technicians to take care of your equipment. In addition to temperature problems, we also help customers to address issues with their indoor air quality. One of the easiest ways to improve your IAQ is through the use of a pleated HVAC filter. Why You Need a Filter When your heating and cooling systems run, they circulate air throughout your house. You may not realize it, but particles are floating in the

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A Short Guide to Flooding and Your HVAC System

June 4, 2018

Significant damage to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment happens when water levels rise over the bases of HVAC appliances. Flooding in the home can occur for several reasons, even if you live in the desert or a third-floor condominium. You can prepare your HVAC system for flooding and keep yourself safe after flooding affects your HVAC system. Learn what you need to know about flooding and your home’s heating and air conditioning equipment. Flooding is a Risk for Every Homeowner When a dam bursts or a river overflows its banks,

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3 Options for Whole House Ventilation Systems

November 30, 2017

Proper home ventilation carries many benefits, including the reduction of odors and allergens, and it may also help home occupants who suffer from certain respiratory problems. Unfortunately, many homes are not properly ventilated, even those that use central heating and air conditioning systems; furnaces and air conditioners merely circulate existing air and don’t effectively exchange stale, interior air with fresher outside air. One of the most effective means of increasing ventilation in a home is through the use of whole-house ventilation. Whole house systems can be used in addition to existing heating and air conditioning systems and

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12 Items for Your Autumn Cleaning Checklist

September 21, 2015

12 Items for Your Autumn Cleaning Checklist Autumn cleaning. It doesn’t sound quite as catchy as ”spring cleaning,” but some important maintenance tasks in the fall will prepare you for an icy Utah winter. Read the tips below to know how you can keep your home comfortable and energy-efficient this fall and winter. Protect Your Pipes A burst pipe will quickly cause a flood of problems once the ice thaws out and water starts flowing. Some outdoor faucets include freeze-proof features, but you should drain or insulate any outdoor piping without those enhancements.

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