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Frequently Asked Questions

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We are here to provide you quality and knowledgable answers to your heating and air conditioning questions.

1. What is the recommended temperature setting for my thermostat during the winter and summer months?

During winter, set your thermostat to a comfortable temperature between 68-72°F for heating. In summer, aim for a temperature between 72-78°F for cooling. Adjust as needed for your comfort.

2. How often should I replace the air filter in my heating and air conditioning system?

It's advisable to replace your air filter every 1-3 months to ensure optimal performance and indoor air quality. However, check your filter monthly and change it when it's visibly dirty. Replacing and monitoring your air filter is critical to extending the life of your heating and air conditioning systems.

3. What are the benefits of regular maintenance for my heating and air conditioning systems?

Regular maintenance enhances system efficiency, extends its lifespan, and helps prevent costly breakdowns. It also ensures your system operates safely and maintains good indoor air quality.

4. What should I do if I notice unusual noises coming from my heating or air conditioning unit?

Unusual noises may indicate issues. Ignoring strange sounds can lead to more significant and costly repairs. Contact Elite today to diagnose and resolve the problem with our knowledgeable and dedicated service.

5. How can I improve the energy efficiency of my heating and air conditioning systems?

To enhance energy efficiency, consider sealing drafts, upgrading insulation, installing a programmable thermostat, and scheduling regular professional maintenance. These measures can reduce energy consumption and lower utility bills.

6. What are the signs that my heating or air conditioning system may need repair or replacement?

Signs include inadequate heating or cooling, frequent breakdowns, rising energy bills, unusual odors, and age (typically over 15 years for systems). Elite Heating and Air is available to help diagnose and repair/replace your comfort system.

7. How long can I expect my heating and air conditioning system to last?

The lifespan of a heating or air conditioning system varies but typically ranges from 10 to 20 years. Proper maintenance can help extend the life of your system.

8. What are some common problems that can affect the efficiency of my heating system during the winter?

Common issues include dirty filters, thermostat problems, inadequate insulation, and furnace wear and tear. Regular maintenance can address these issues and keep your heating system running efficiently.

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