Heating FAQs

Here are the most often asked questions having to do with heating. Please don’t hesistate to call us if you don’t see your question answered below.

A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and cooling system. Instead of separated systems, like a furnace and an air conditioner, a heat pump can cool your home in the summer and heat your home during the winter.

Yes, you should exchange the furnace air filters often. Be sure and use the right size for your furnace, and double check they are installed correctly. Depending on the amount of system usage, pet dander, hair or fur, dust and other contaminants in the air, Patrick's Heating & Air Conditioning advises changing your air filter every 30 to 90 days.

It is pivotal to keep the area around the furnace free of debris, dirt, and any miscellaneous items. Keeping the area clear will also help make the equipment more accessible for repairs or an inspection.

If your heater needs constant repairs, is 15 years or older, or can’t heat your home efficiently, we suggest that you it. When a heater or HVAC system is older, it can’t operate as effectively and might actually end up costing you more money than it should.

Remember, if you don’t know about anything don’t hesitate to call us at 352-236-0400!