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Thermostats

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“We just paid the $100 deductible. Their customer service was wonderful, probably the best I’ve ever had through a home warranty. They came out within three hours! They did a plumbing repair when we first moved into our home as well.”

– Jay J.

“They gave a call 30 minutes before arriving and worked on our furnace for a couple hours until the heat was back on. The furnace took several new parts, so they had to leave and grab them and come back. At the end of the evening everything was cleaned up and fixed. Jake who came out was very courteous and friendly explained exactly was was going on. He did a good job as well as not to track in more snow and salt.”

– Farrah B.

“I was very pleased with how quickly Jake was able to come to the property, diagnose the problem and do the repair. I call Jake for all our heating and cooling repairs and maintenance at our residence and rental properties. He is very dependable and the work is done as quickly as possible. You guys are awesome!!!! Thank you!!! Its always a pleasure working with you guys. Thank you for the referral from your friends.”

– Mike K.

“Jake’s Heating, Air Conditioning, & Plumbing fixed my broken furnace. I thought they were very knowledgeable and helpful.”

– Penny H.

“Jake was great. He was timely, professional, and very knowledgeable. So far we’ve been very pleased with his work. My only complaint, not at all related to the work performed, would be that we had to follow-up after the initial visit to find out about and schedule the actual work to be completed. Jake needed to order a part and so couldn’t finish the job right away and more than that our service call was during a huge winter storm so we figured there would be a slight delay. I’m sure that his normal practice is to be on top of communication though.”

– Janna B.

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Thermostat Service, Repair, and Replacement

Your thermostat is a powerful tool. Not only does it give you the ability to control the temperature of your home, but it also can have a massive effect on its energy efficiency. For those looking to lower their monthly utility bills, servicing or replacing your thermostat is the best place to start.

Thermostat Service and Repairs

If you’ve noticed that the thermostat isn’t efficiently communicating with your HVAC system, you may need it serviced. Your unit may be dirty or damaged, preventing it from making a proper connection with your central heating unit or air conditioner. Our team of HVAC experts at Jake’s Heating, Air, and Plumbing can identify and resolve any issues that you may have with your home thermostat with a detailed inspection. 

Thermostat Replacement

If you don’t live in a brand new house, your home most likely has an outdated thermostat. While still functional, older units don’t provide the energy efficiency or the flexibility that modern homeowners desire. 

At Jake’s Heating, Air, and Plumbing, we specialize in installing these four types of thermostats:

Non-programmable thermostats – with simple controls and basic functionality, non-programmable thermostats are the perfect option for those looking for a straightforward, no-frills system. Simply set your desired temperature, and your HVAC system will activate and hold that temperature until you tell it otherwise.

Programmable thermostats – programmable thermostats give you the ability to create a heating and cooling “schedule” for your home. After setting a daily or weekly preset, the thermostat will automatically adjust the temperature while you are asleep or at work.

Wi-Fi thermostats – essentially, Wi-Fi thermostats work in the same way as their programmable counterparts with the additional ability to connect to the internet, allowing you to control your thermostat from your smartphone even when you’re away from home. If you travel frequently or have an unpredictable schedule, a Wi-Fi Thermostat is the best option for you.

Smart thermostats – in addition to the features of a Wi-Fi-equipped unit, smart thermostats work with other internet-connected devices in your home to “learn” your daily habits and adjust the temperature accordingly. While these thermostats are the most expensive options, they tend to pay for themselves thanks to their energy-saving capabilities.

Have Questions?

Is your thermostat in need of repair? Do you need help deciding on which unit best suits your home? Give us a call! Our experienced HVAC techs are ready to answer any of your thermostat-related questions.

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We want you to be comfortable in your home, and proper heat plays a big part in that. Whether you need maintenance, a repair, or a whole new home heating system, our dedicated team of licensed professionals is here to help. Give us a call. No matter what the problem is, we can help you find the perfect plan of action to have your home comfortable and warm with winter..

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FAQ
Should I have my furnace and air conditioner serviced every year?
Yes. Keeping your system properly maintained will lower energy and repair costs, prevent breakdowns, and prolong the life of your equipment. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.
What is a Hybrid Heat Dual Fuel system?
With a traditional heating and cooling system, if you wanted to save more, you had to use less. But a Hybrid Heat system combines the benefits of intelligent control for both gas and electric heating to create an intuitive system that can actually react to changing conditions. No matter what the temperature is outside, a Hybrid Heat system will automatically select the fuel source most efficient for your home, which means you’ll stay warm in the winter, cool in the summer and save money all year long. To design a Hybrid Heat system for your home, we professionally match one of our heat pump units with a natural gas furnace. Contact us to see how much energy you can save over your existing system.
What is a Heat Pump?
Heat pumps are a great solution for your home comfort system because they work to provide both heating and cooling. Heat pumps have SEER ratings like air conditioners and Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) ratings for measuring heating efficiency. Higher SEER and HSPF ratings mean greater energy savings. Heat pumps are a very efficient alternative to electric heat. A heat pump works the same as an air conditioner in the summer, but it runs in reverse in the winter to heat your home. The system will be matched with a backup heating source, most often electric heat for those extremely cold days of winter.
How can I reduce my energy costs for heating?
  • Upgrade to a high-efficiency furnace — New high-efficiency furnaces use up to 50% less fuel than an older system. It can save you up to 25 percent of your home-heating costs in one year, and within a few years, you’ll have recovered the initial cost of replacing/upgrading your furnace. Choosing a model with an energy efficient motor can save 20 to 50 percent of the energy needed to continuously operate a fan motor. Let us show you the advantages of replacing your old furnace today.
  • Have an annual maintenance performed — Having an annual maintenance performed on your furnace by a licensed technician will help ensure it operates at its peak efficiency and catches any potential breakdowns before they occur.
  • Install a programmable thermostat — A programmable thermostat enables you to control your home’s temperature when you’re away or asleep. For every 1° you lower your thermostat for seven hours per day, you save one percent on your heating bill.
  • Don’t block vents in well-used rooms — Keep your supply and return air vents free of objects like blinds, carpets or furniture so your furnace can operate efficiently and there is even heat distribution.
  • Install ceiling fans — Change the direction of airflow on your ceiling fans. In the winter, the blades should operate in a clockwise direction helping to push the warm air from the ceiling down into the room.
Should I have my furnace and air conditioner serviced every year?
Yes. Keeping your system properly maintained will lower energy and repair costs, prevent breakdowns, and prolong the life of your equipment. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.