Tips for Residential Furnace Safety

September 20, 2021

There’s no denying the fact that a residential furnace can be a significant monetary investment. Taking proper care of your heating system and staying safe while doing so are absolute necessities. Here are some essential safety tips for you to follow. Annual Maintenance Is a Must The first tip we have for you regarding furnace safety is that you need to schedule annual maintenance. Your furnace has a lot of moving parts that require regular attention to keep operating properly. Having a professional perform maintenance on your system ensures that its components are

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The AC Installation Process

August 18, 2021

An air conditioner is undoubtedly one of the most important appliances any homeowner can have. This explains why the majority of the households in the United States own an AC system. Now, after you’ve decided that you’re going to purchase a new AC unit for your home, you might be wondering about how you can go about the installation process. In reality, there are two ways you can install an AC unit in your home. You can go the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) way, or you can simply hire a professional to do it

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 29, 2021

Your home stays comfortable over the summer thanks to your air conditioning. However, that comfort can be easily interrupted, leaving you wondering what happened and what you can do to fix it. Here are the common problems you might run into this summer, their causes, and what you can do about them, provided by Unique Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. located in Northglenn. 1. Clogged Air Filter Clogged air filters are the most common problem with any HVAC system. The filter removes airborne contaminants before they can enter your system and clog harder-to-reach components. But that means they need regular replacement

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How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 6, 2021

Cleaning your air conditioning unit is an effective way of keeping the system healthy and operational for a long time. It also helps you cool your house with clean, fresh, quality air. Cleaning your air conditioner will help you avoid the accumulation of dirt, as well as mildew and mold growth alongside or inside your home cooling system and ductwork. Among many benefits of maintaining a clean air conditioning unit is that it saves you some money as it consumes less energy. However, if you are considering the process for the first time, it

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Why Do Air Conditioners Freeze Up?

May 11, 2021

An air conditioning unit works through advanced control of airflow, pressure, and temperature. If one of these elements goes off balance, the refrigerant unit that forms cold air may overclock and even freeze itself. A frozen AC unit will either blow cool or warm air in your house or nothing at all. Here are some of the reasons why the air conditioning unit is freezing and what you can do to solve or prevent the problem. 1. Low Outdoor Temperatures An air conditioner is not meant to run if the outside temperatures are below 62

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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

April 12, 2021

The air conditioner has become a basic requirement for most homes and offices around the globe. However, it was not until the 20th century that the modern air conditioner was invented. It took the genius of a young American engineer to invent the first modern air conditioner. The concept of that invention continues to be the basic model of the air conditioners manufactured in today’s world. The Problem That Led to the Invention of the Air Conditioner The air conditioner was invented to solve a major problem with a printing press. With fluctuating

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 17, 2021

The short answer to the question above is absolutely not. When you smell gas, there’s a problem. Modern gas heating systems are designed to keep your family safe, but an older unit may be more prone to problems such as gas leaks. Even if you have a new unit, though, you may need to have repairs made to keep it running efficiently and safely. If you have a natural gas furnace in your Northglenn home, you may be wondering how to protect your family from gas leaks or carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon Monoxide Versus Natural Gas

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How Can I Make My Windows More Energy Efficient

February 18, 2021

Windows offer so much more than picturesque views and natural lighting. They also play a major role in your home’s energy efficiency. While airtight windows can drastically improve efficiency, windows with drafts and leaks can be problematic. Luckily, there are easy ways to shore up your windows against the elements. Here at Unique Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., our technicians know everything there is to know about home energy efficiency. We have been Northington, CO’s, heating and cooling experts since 2007. Our technicians are well-versed in how to prevent your furnace and AC from overworking. Continue reading to learn our secrets

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How to humidify your house in the winter

January 21, 2021

Unless you’re an HVAC or air quality expert, you might not know that humidity can help you have a more comfortable winter. During summer, it’s true that high humidity levels lead to sweat, misery, and overheating. Although humidity might make summers worse, high humidity levels make winter infinitely more enjoyable. How Does Humidity Help in the Winter? Our planet never has a uniform worldwide humidity level. Rather, humidity readings change all across the earth. This is also true for buildings and structures, which often have different relative humidity levels from the air immediately outside of them.

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How Does a Heat Pump Work in the Winter?

December 18, 2020

Many of us know heat pumps as energy-efficient appliances that keep us comfortable during the cold and hot seasons. We love how they help us save on energy expenses by combining the functions of air conditioners and furnaces. But how does a heat pump work exactly during the cold season? If you’ve been asking yourself the same question, then you came to the right place. Heat pumps have a very interesting mechanical process that efficiently keeps our homes warm during the cold season. Here’s how the heat pump works. Pulling Heat

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