Greater Rochester Area

507-282-4328

Twin Cities Metro

952-697-4328

Serving the Greater Rochester Area and the Twin Cities since 1988

K & S Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, LLC BBB Business Review

Category Archives: Uncategorized

BEST OF THE BEST WINNER 2019

 

K & S Heating has done it again! We have been voted the Best of the Best for 2019

Best of the Best HVAC winner 7 years straight!

Best of the Best Plumbing winner 3 consecutive years!

Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

Health benefits of having an Air Conditioner

 

There are several health benefits of having an air conditioner for your home. The main reason to have one is to keep your home cool and comfortable. There are also health benefits that you may not be fully aware of as well. One benefit is that by staying cool, you can avoid heat stroke. When you are exposed to the hot temperatures for a long period of time, you can become dehydrated easily. The high temperatures can also lead to excessive sweating and cause you to lose water. An air conditioner can help reduce sweating, thus reducing water loss and dehydration.

 

The air quality you breathe can also be improved with an air conditioner. This will help create a healthier atmosphere. As the air goes through the filter, it can capture pollen, dirt, dust, and other contaminants that are in the air. When the air conditioner reduces humidity, it will reduce the growth of mold and mildew. This will then help improve the air quality that is in your home. If you notice any breathing problems, always make sure to have us inspect the HVAC system.

 

You can also help to reduce any asthma or allergy symptoms. As the filter collects any of the pollutants that could cause issues when you breathe, it removes it from the air. This will help decrease the chance of asthma attacks. The filter also removes pollen and dust, so it can reduce the chance of allergies as well. One of the main factors that contribute to asthma attacks or allergic reactions is mold. Along with that, mold and mildew can lead to other respiratory issues for everyone in the household. Notice any issues with the HVAC and air conditioning system and contact us as soon as possible. This will help keep your home cool and comfortable as well.

Generators are an Option

 

Having a home means keeping it in the best condition you can keep it in. Regular maintenance is important to follow and be aware of the schedule. If you are not sure how often this should be done, we can always advise you on the schedule. Then you will be able to have the HVAC system operating correctly for your home. Another benefit you can invest in is a generator. This is important for when you need to have the electricity to working and the power goes out. We can advise you on what type and make of generator would be best for your home.

Generators

The generator will help to keep the lights in your home on, when the power goes out. If you are in need of electricity or lights, you will want to keep the power running. Also, having a generator will keep your refrigerator and freezer staying cool. This will also help to prevent food from going bad or spoiling. Depending how you have the generator hooked up, you can have uninterrupted electricity incase the power goes out. When the generator is hooked up, you will want to make sure the exhaust is released outside. Having it in your garage runs the risk of carbon monoxide getting into your home. If you are not sure if the generator is connected correctly, we can inspect it for you. This will help keep your home safe from it as well. Sometimes you will need to go and start the generator in order for it to kick in. No matter what type of generator you get, make sure to maintain it. Have it inspected for any potential issues that it might have. This will help it to stay safe and reliable through the year when it may need to be used.

Maintain the HVAC System

You will also want to make sure that you follow the correct schedule to keep your HVAC system in the best condition. Doing so will ensure that it works correctly. If you do notice an issue, make sure to contact us so we can inspect it for you. You will also want to make sure that the ductwork is inspected and cleaned as well. This will also help keep the air as clean as possible. Always remember to change the filter of the HVAC system so it keeps the air clean. Removing pollutants and dust from the air is important for you and your family’s health and well-being. If you have a problem with the HVAC system, make sure to contact us so we can inspect everything for you.

Furnace Inspections are Important

 

When you have a home, you will want to make sure that the furnace system is operating correctly. Make sure to have the furnace inspected by us, so you can ensure it is efficient and working properly when you will need it to be. During an inspection, we may find small problems that if left unchecked could result in a major repair. This will help increase the life of your air conditioner.

Carbon Monoxide Leaks Avoided

When the heat exchanger in your furnace becomes cracked, gases like carbon monoxide can escape into your home. Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, and potentially deadly. For your family’s safety, it is important to inspect your furnace regularly to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. It is also wise to install a carbon monoxide detector outside of each bedroom to protect and alert family members.

Remove Dirt & Rust or Replace

A proper inspection includes checking for rust and dirt that can build up on the burners for the furnace. If there is damage to the system you will want to replace it as soon as you can to help the efficiency and longevity of it.

Improving Efficiency

Dust and dirt should not go in your system. This causes your furnace to work harder than necessary to maintain the heat in your home, which compromises efficiency. It will also cause the parts to run more difficult with one another and also wear out sooner. During an annual inspection, we will clean your furnace’s parts and make sure they work together properly. If you are not sure how often to change the filter, make sure to contact us and we can advise you on the schedule.

Ductwork Cleaning Importance for your Home

When you are in your home, you will want it to have the best air quality possible. Ductwork cleaning is important for a variety of reasons. Ducts in your home may be dirty and need cleaning after remodeling. By making sure to clean them, you are removing the dirt and dust that was created when the remodeling was done in your home. This will help improve the air quality as well.

 

You should also have the ductwork cleaned if you have pets in the home. This is because the dirt, hair, and dander can get into the ductwork. If there is visible mold growth inside the ductwork, the ducts and HVAC system should also be cleaned. Pet can contribute to poor quality in the ductwork, especially if they shed or molt. Hair, dander, and other contaminants can get into the ductwork system, causing it to clog. You will want to make sure that the filter is cleaned and is the best condition possible. If the filter is clogged, make sure to replace it or change it. The ductwork should be treated the same way. If you are not sure if the ductwork is dirty, we can inspect it for you to ensure that it is. Cleaning the ductwork helps make your system more efficient as well.

 

If you notice an issue with your HVAC system or ductwork, make sure to contact us as soon as possible so we can inspect it for you. By noticing an issue at the first sign, you can help to save time, money, and stress in the long run.

Having an Efficient Furnace System

  You will want your home to have an efficient furnace system to keep your home warm and comfortable. Make sure to contact us so we can inspect the system on a regular schedule. You should always check the filter, thermostat, and ductwork. Having these checked will help increase the chance the heater is working… Continue Reading

Help K & S Heating to Heat Up Minnesota

  The heating season is almost upon us and the need to stay warm in our homes is certainly critical. The Lennox Heating and Cooling dealers of Minnesota are teaming up AGAIN this fall to bring a unique opportunity to Minnesota families who really need help from their neighbors. Any family can suddenly be facing… Continue Reading

K&S has been your trusted Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing and Electrical partner since 1988.

Count on our unmatched Experience and the Quality you know from K&S