3 Signs That Your Air Conditioning System May Need Repairs

June 1, 2023

When working properly, your AC should be able to easily keep your home fully cool on even the hottest days. An AC that won’t turn on or can’t keep your home cool is an obvious sign that the system needs to be repaired. It is also important that you watch out for these other issues as they are also good indicators that your AC needs to be repaired. 1. Screeching, Grinding, Rattling or Other Unusual Noises Your air conditioning will always make some noise when it’s on. However, loud or unusual noises, whenever your AC

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Is Regular AC Service Essential to Keep My Warranty Active?

May 10, 2023

If the air conditioner in your Hanover, MD home ever malfunctions or fails, it could be costly to repair or replace. However, if you have an active manufacturer warranty, you may be able to sidestep the cost of repairs entirely. In most cases, to ensure that warranty protection is always available, you must schedule regular AC service with a licensed professional. Read on to find out why and to learn more about keeping your warranty valid. Air Conditioner Warranties Are Two-Party Agreements Equipment warranties are easy to overlook. Whenever you receive one with a purchase, you

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A Comprehensive Guide to Air Purifiers

May 1, 2023

Do you ever wonder how the air in your home or office can affect your health and well-being? Air pollutants such as dust, pollen, and pet dander can aggravate allergies and asthma, while chemicals and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can cause headaches, nausea, and other unpleasant symptoms. Fortunately, an air purifier can help clean the air and improve indoor air quality. But exactly how does an air purifier work? Read on as we explore the inner workings of air purifiers. What Is an Air Purifier and How Does It Work? An air purifier is an electronic

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4 Reasons to Consider Getting an AC Tune-Up Before Summer

April 20, 2023

It is essential to maintain your air conditioner to keep your Hanover, MD home comfortable and safe. Like any other appliance, AC units require occasional tune-ups and repairs. Investing in an AC tune-up enhances performance and can save you money in the long term. Here are four reasons why getting an AC tune-up is worth it. 1. Prevent Emergency Repairs Your air conditioner is a complex system with multiple components. It is crucial to detect and address potential problems ahead of time to ensure it runs smoothly. Otherwise, you risk an AC malfunction, which could

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6 Benefits of Getting Duct Cleaning

April 10, 2023

How clean is the air you breathe? Many people don’t realize just how polluted indoor air can be. They also fail to realize the benefits of cleaner air for their health and overall lifestyle. Breathing healthier air keeps your body operating at optimal performance levels. But how do you improve indoor air quality? Getting your home’s ductwork cleaned is an easy and effective way to quickly improve the quality of air inside your home. Duct cleaning will benefit you and your family in several helpful ways. 1. Breathe Cleaner Indoor Air Heated and

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Should You Change Your Filters Regularly?

March 17, 2023

Your home’s HVAC system works hard to keep you comfortable in a consistent indoor climate, no matter what the weather is outside. One of the few things you need to do for it is to change the air filter regularly. This helps the system run efficiently and lower your utility bills. Sadly, it’s such an easy task that many homeowners forget about it for months, resulting in maintenance headaches and more significant energy bills. Just how regularly should you change your HVAC filters? There’s no set answer, but guidelines can help determine how often and why you should do it.

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When Is It Time to Reset Your Furnace?

March 13, 2023

Your furnace is the powerhouse of your home heating system. It’s the place where heat is actually generated and distributed to the ducts throughout your home, allowing you to remain nice and toasty when it’s cold outside. Like any appliance, however, furnaces can have performance issues. Some of these involve the reset button. It can trip on its own; it can require tripping from a professional. The latter is usually after a small furnace issue has snowballed into a much bigger one. What do you need to know about your furnace’s reset button? When

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Why You Need a Whole-House Humidification System to Combat Dry Air in Your Home

February 20, 2023

Maintaining a balanced level of humidity in your house is important for protecting both your home and your family. Seasonal changes severely affect the humidity levels in your home. Colder seasons like autumn and winter cause humidity levels to drastically decrease, which makes the air in your home incredibly dry. Humidity levels in most homes should be around 40% to 50%, but dry weather has been known to plummet humidity levels in homes down to 25% or lower. Humidification systems in your HVAC unit allow you to maintain healthy humidity levels throughout your entire home no

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3 Significant Changes in HVAC That You Need to Know About

February 14, 2023

In an effort to slow climate change and protect the environment, energy efficiency remains a high priority in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. The US Department of Energy (DOE) oversees regulations that manufacturers are required to follow, and they have recently implemented three significant changes. With locations in Hanover, MD, and Arbutus, MD, Beltway Air Conditioning & Heating offers the expert advice you need to navigate these changes and decide if now is the best time for a new HVAC system. Here are three changes introduced by DOE and how they may affect your decision to upgrade your

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13 Benefits of Investing in an Air Purifier

January 20, 2023

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air can be two to five times as contaminated as the air outside. This is a big concern because Americans spend 90% of their time indoors. If you are concerned about the quality of the air in your house, air purifiers are an excellent solution. Here are 13 reasons you need to invest in one for your home. 1. Prevent Asthma Attacks People living with asthma have irritated bronchial passages. When dust mites, pollen, or pet dander irritate their airways, it makes it harder for them to breathe.

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