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5 Reasons to Choose a Ductless Heat Pump System

If you’ve been considering updating your home’s heating and cooling system, you should know there’s a way you can do it all – with just one system. Ductless heat pump systems have the capability of heating and cooling your home, and at the same time offer energy efficiency. And, with advanced technologies, just about anyone can choose a heat pump to effectively heat and cool their home.

Here are five reasons why a ductless heat pump system is a great choice for your home:

Energy Efficiency 

Because heat pump systems move heat rather than generate heat, they can provide the same space conditioning at a fraction of the cost of older heating and cooling systems. The Department of Energy estimates that modern heat pumps can reduce electricity use by nearly 50 percent compared to furnaces and baseboard heat.

Air Conditioning Capabilities

A major benefit of a ductless heat pump system is that it not only can heat your home in the winter, but it can provide air conditioning in the summer months as well. Not to mention, they provide excellent dehumidification. As a result, your home will be cooler in the summer and less damp – and that means you and your family will enjoy better comfort.

Targeted Comfort

Is adding ductwork to your home is either impractical or impossible? With a ductless heat pump system, you won’t have to worry. Mini-split heat pumps offer targeted comfort to every room in your home, without the need for additional ductwork. And because you have a separate unit in each area, you can control the amount of heating and cooling in each space to create the perfect indoor climate.

Quiet Operation

Because of the type of compressor heat pump systems use, they offer quiet operation as well as a longer operating life. That way, you and your family can enjoy home comfort without the noise you might get from traditional heating systems and window air conditioners – year after year.

Cold Climate Capabilities

Many people who have researched heat pump systems think that they won’t work in the colder climates of New England. That’s because in the past, it’s true that heat pumps were more effective in milder climates. But with advanced technologies, ductless heat pump systems are now a viable alternative, even in chillier locales.

Stafford Mechanical can help you get the ductless system you need.

Think you’re ready to consider a ductless system for your home? Stafford Mechanical Services, Inc. is ready to assist you! To learn more, please contact us via phone at (860) 684-9485. We look forward to helping you with all of your ductless heat pump needs!

Top 5 Reasons Why Seasonal Heating Maintenance is Important

Most people make sure their vehicles have the proper windshield wipers and tires before the winter weather hits. They likely take their car in for a tune-up, inspection and oil change before the snow flies, too. Yet, many of us don’t think of our home comfort equipment the same way. But, the furnace in your home needs proper care in order to run its very best, just like your automobile does. You may have heard about seasonal maintenance, but you may not understand the importance of it.

At Stafford Mechanical Services, Inc., we think it’s important to do more than simply tell our customers that they need a product or service. That’s why we take the time to explain to you the benefits of the services we provide. That includes seasonal heating maintenance. Choose us to help you get the maintenance you need for your furnace. You’ll quickly see the advantages every time the heat kicks on.

Here are five reasons why seasonal heating maintenance is good for your furnace:

Energy Efficiency

When you maintain your furnace properly, it enjoys better energy efficiency. That’s because mechanical components are lubricated and work more efficiently, requiring less energy to get the job done. And, cleaning or changing out the filter helps with efficiency, too, as your furnace can easily circulate air through your home – instead of trying for force it through a clogged, dirty filter.

Life of Equipment

Seasonal maintenance helps to prolong the life of your equipment. All the important inner workings of your equipment are checked, cleaned and maintained, so It also helps to find any tiny issues and remedy them before they become larger ones that are more difficult to fix.

Air Quality

Think about it – when your furnace isn’t clean, how can the air moving through it be? A well-maintained system allows for freer airflow – and keeping your filters changed or cleaned on a regular basis is an important part of that. Your filter will trap many of the common allergens that plague your home, including pollen, dust, and pet dander. Getting furnace maintenance helps you breathe easier – literally!

Savings on Repairs

Even with preventive maintenance, sometimes you may need repair services. Usually, annual maintenance helps keep the repairs on the smaller – and less costly – side. When you have a maintenance plan from Stafford, you will save money on your repairs, should you need them. Plus, many warranties indicate that annual maintenance is necessary for the warranty to remain valid.

Better Home Comfort & Safety

When your furnace is running properly, your whole home will be more comfortable. As mentioned above, you’ll have better indoor air quality. And, it’s less likely that your furnace will experience any fires or carbon monoxide emissions, so you can feel a whole lot safer when your furnace is maintained. Helpful hint – coincide checking and/or changing smoke and CO detector batteries with your annual furnace maintenance for an added layer of protection.

Stafford Mechanical Services, Inc. provides the seasonal maintenance you need for your home.

As you can see, seasonal maintenance is an important part of staying comfortable all winter long. To get the furnace maintenance you need for your home’s comfort and safety, simply contact Stafford Mechanical Services, Inc. and we will be more than happy to help you get the maintenance you need.