HVAC work can be complicated. We’d like to change this one customer at a time, by providing a handy FAQ that helps to alleviate some of your pressing questions. Just make sure that you call SoCo Heating and Cooling if you still have questions or need help with your HVAC system.
How do you pick the right heating and cooling contractor for your project?
When choosing a new HVAC contractor, there are a few things you can do to make sure you find the right one.
- Take a look at their reviews and see what customers have to say. Check out if they’re responsive to criticism and find out if they’re the right fit.
- Do they have any guarantees with their work? A team that can guarantee satisfaction is going to be less of a risk to hire.
- Ask them about their experience with your particular HVAC system. A reputable contractor will tell you all about how they can help you.
Why is an in-home consultation important?
When a professional HVAC contractor comes to your home, they can evaluate your specific comfort preferences, needs, and even look at the size of your house. This will dictate the solutions they offer you and it’ll give them a better idea of how much the work will cost.
What is an AC Tune-Up?
AC maintenance is a necessary service, that provides a multi-point inspection of your air conditioning system. As part of this process, they can adjust efficiency levels, replace or repair small components that are worn down, and lubricate ball bearings. This ensures your system runs at peak performance.
When is the best time to buy a new air conditioner?
Springtime is the most convenient time to buy a new air conditioner, since you’ve got plenty of time to get it set up. However, you can call our team for a new air conditioning installation at any time of the year!
Should I winterize or cover my AC for the winter?
Yes, as long as your AC is shut off and the thermostat is set to "heating" mode, you can cover your air conditioning unit to protect it from dirt, debris, snow, pebbles, and critters that might otherwise harm it.
How long does a furnace last in Colorado?
Furnaces last between 10-15 years if they get yearly maintenance and if repairs are made at the first sign of a problem. Beyond this point, a furnace can start becoming more expensive and less effective.
How long does an AC system last in Colorado?
AC systems and heat pumps also last between 10-15 years in the best of cases.
What is the Cozy Comfort Club?
The Cozy Comfort Club is our maintenance program! We offer a huge selection of benefits that homeowners can take advantage of, while also helping to schedule routine maintenance appointments to keep your systems in great shape.
How often should I replace my water heater?
A water heater can last about 10 years before it should be replaced. Tankless, or on-demand water heaters can last longer since they don’t have as much contact with the water.
Do you offer financing?
We sure do! Check out our financing page to see what financing options are available for homeowners that need it.
What does a heat pump do?
Heat pumps use electricity to compress refrigerant, making it condense and evaporate in a cycle. When refrigerant evaporates, it draws heat into it, causing the space around it to become cooled. Then, when it condenses, it deposits that heat outdoors where it dissipates into the atmosphere.
How often should I replace my air filter?
A good rule of thumb is that homeowners should replace their air filter every 1-3 months. This ensures that it doesn’t get too clogged up.