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October 30, 2015

HVAC Frequently Asked Questions – Gold Star Services

 HVAC Frequently Asked Questions - Gold Star Services

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Maybe you’re only familiar with a few buttons when it comes to your HVAC system, but in actuality there’s a lot that goes into the system to keep it running! Our HVAC systems are composed of multiple parts, indoors and outdoors, and for most of the year those complex parts are thrumming day and night to keep your home comfortable.

Curious about the inner workings of this vital machinery? New Castle County HVAC company Gold Star Services would love to enlighten you. In this blog post, we’ll be answering some of the most frequently asked HVAC questions. Here’s what you need to know: .

What is the average life expectancy of my system?

Most HVAC systems have lifetimes between 10 and 20 years, though this can be lengthened with regular maintenance. Like any hard-working machine, the older it gets, the less efficient it becomes. Over time, your system might get louder and need of more repairs. Once it’s no longer working as it should, you can choose to either overhaul it or replace your system entirely.

How Can I Reduce My Energy Costs?

There are a couple ways to save money in the long run with your heating and cooling system:

-You can replace an outdated system with high-efficiency one.
-You can close vents in the rooms that you don’t really use and make sure not to block vents in rooms you DO use.
-Try calling Gold Star for an annual tune-up to fix any possible problems before they get out of hand.

Does Bigger Mean Better?

Not necessarily. A bigger air conditioner might cool your home faster, but it’ll use up a lot more energy and it won’t be able to remove humidity as well. The same goes for a heating system.

How Often Should I Replace My Air Filter?

Change your air filter at least once every six months. Every three months is best. This will give your system a longer lifespan and ensure that indoor air quality stays high.

Contact Gold Star – New Castle County’s Most Reliable HVAC Company

Have more questions? Don’t hesitate to call Gold Star to get answers. We’re a knowledgeable HVAC company in New Castle County that offers air conditioning, plumbing and heating services for both residents and businesses. You can also take a look at our specials to get the best service for the best price. Experience the Gold Star difference and call us today at 1-302-485-1687.

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