Omega Heating & Air Blog

Prepping Your AC Unit for Summer

When those first hot days of summer start to arrive, the first thing many of us dash for is our air conditioner. Oftentimes, our units have been left completely untouched for many months before they see action again which is why it is highly recommended to get some...

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What Causes Heat Pumps to Stop Working?

Heat pumps move heat from one place to another, helping to warm our homes and keep us toasty when the weather outside is chilly. Like all other equipment in our homes, it can breakdown at random times and for reasons completely unknown to us. We cover some of the most...

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Troubleshooting a Broken Air Conditioner

Air conditioner problems are a headache to deal with. These machines are hardly noticeable when everything is in good working order but can cause uncomfortable living conditions the minute something goes wrong. Your local HVAC professional will always be ready to...

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Questions to Ask During Your AC Estimate

Air conditioning expenses can vary each year depending on how efficient your system is and whether or not it breaks down and needs replacing. A new air conditioner can be just what our home needs but also comes with its share of costs. If we’re expected to invest so...

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Common Heater Problems

Our heaters do a great job of keeping our homes warm and toasty during the colder months. Like other appliances, there are bound to be bumps and problems here and there. Some are more minor and can be addressed by changing out a dirty filter or checking the thermostat...

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How to Choose a Furnace Filter

We all love when our heater is working right and keeping us warm in the colder months. The furnace filter is an important component of the unit that helps the system work efficiently and gives us clean air to breathe. This is why choosing the correct filter to replace...

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What to Do if Your Heating Fails

One of the most significant issues that can arise during the winter months is the heating failing. With heating broken, it can become challenging to stay warm during the winters, especially in areas where the winter season is incredibly harsh. The most important thing...

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4 Factors That Can Impact the Life Span of Your AC

Most air conditioning units have a lifespan of 10 years or more. Since air conditioning units aren’t cheap to replace, it makes sense that homeowners want to do everything they can to keep their units running better for longer. Check out these 4 things you can start...

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Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Your HVAC System

While no one wants mold growing in their home, sometimes, the sneaky fungi makes its home in places you don’t often check. In addition to the common mold sites like bathrooms and below kitchen sinks, mold can also form in your HVAC system due to the moisture that...

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5 Ways to Save on Heating and Cooling Cost

Your HVAC system is probably causing the biggest spikes in your energy bill, especially when it's really hot or really cold outside. Therefore, it makes sense to do what you can to cut down on your energy use. By following these 5 tips, you're taking a step in the...

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