Cyclone Contracting Blog

Why is HVAC Maintenance Important?

Posted by Nick Hulstrom on Jul 18, 2017 10:03:00 AM

Professional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance involves much more than simply changing filters and testing thermostats. When done right, an HVAC technician will go through an in-depth safety and efficiency checklist to help ensure longevity, efficiency, and safety of your heating and cooling equipment. Regular maintenance involves cleaning and lubricating various moving parts and performing a series of energy and safety tests.

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

4 Signs Telling You It's Time for a New Air Conditioner

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Jun 27, 2017 12:37:00 PM

Is your air conditioner getting older? Does it seem to run roughly or break down often? If you have your fingers crossed hoping you’ll make it through the summer, it may be time to take the plunge and buy a new unit. Here are several instances where it would be smart to buy a new air conditioner instead of putting it off another year or two.

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Topics: ames air conditioning, ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

Why Is One Room in My Home Always Cold?

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Mar 22, 2017 1:01:00 PM

Are you frustrated because a certain area of your home doesn't warm up like the rest of the house? There could be a number of reasons for this problem. Instead of cranking up the heat so most of your house is warmer than it needs to be, try one of the following suggestions. Depending on where the problem lies, the solution may be simple and inexpensive, or it may require more time and money.

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, ames hvac, duct cleaning in ames

Why Choose a Daikin Heating and Cooling System?

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Feb 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Do you need a new furnace, air conditioner, heat pump, or other heating or cooling system for your home? Consider a Daikin heating and cooling system. Daikin provides superior customer service and indoor comfort for families. They're different from many other heating and cooling companies for several reasons. Keep reading to learn who they are and what sets them apart.

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

Home Heating Tips to Help You Stay Warm AND Save Money This Winter

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Jan 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Have you been juggling trying to keep your home comfortable for the whole family while simultaneously attempting to lower your high heating bills? Many homeowners face this struggle during the winter. Here are some great home heating tricks that can effectively increase your comfort and cut costs at the same time!

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, Ames heating, ames hvac

Heating and Cooling Problems You Need to Resolve Before Winter

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Sep 23, 2016 10:43:00 AM

There are a number of common issues homeowners should resolve in the fall before the cold weather arrives. Performing regular HVAC maintenance is required to keep your heating and cooling systems performing efficiently and you and your family safe. Follow these heating and cooling maintenance tips to avoid unwanted costs and unexpected problems this winter.

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

4 Great Places to Install Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Sep 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM

A ductless heating and cooling system consists of an outdoor condenser unit and indoor evaporator unit and works similarly to a regular air conditioner. The main difference is that a ductless unit isn’t attached to extensive ductwork that travels throughout a home and delivers air to separate spaces. Instead, a duct-free unit is installed to heat or cool a smaller portion of a building or an individual room. The air from the ductless unit blows directly into the space it’s meant to heat or cool.

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Topics: ames air conditioning, ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

Cut Bills and Save Energy with These 7 Heating and Cooling Tips!

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Aug 12, 2016 3:00:00 PM

We all want to cut costs and save money. The following heating and cooling tips will help you do just that, as well as make your home much more comfortable and safer for the whole family.

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

Heating and Cooling Problems? A Ductless HVAC System May Be for You!

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Jul 21, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Ductless air conditioning systems are rising in popularity. Why? Because in certain situations, they can heat and cool a space much more effectively and efficiently than a traditional heating and cooling system. If you feel like your central air, window air conditioner, or baseboard or wall heater is failing you and not providing the comfort you desire in your home, consider going ductless! It may be the perfect solution.

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Topics: ames heating and cooling, ames hvac

How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

Posted by Jeremy Nichols on Jun 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Have you ever wondered how your air conditioner really works? How does it take the heat and humidity from your home and make the air inside feel cool and comfortable? Today, we’ll break down the cooling process so you can get a better understanding of what it takes for your AC unit to function properly. This will not only help you keep your system in better shape longer, but it will also give you an idea of what may need to be fixed if something goes wrong.

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Topics: ames air conditioning, ames hvac

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