Identifying and Resolving Clogged Air Ducts

September 16, 2020

Your heating and cooling systems work hard to keep you comfortable throughout our beautiful central Utah seasons, so when your furnace or air conditioner struggles, it’s usually pretty obvious. A clogged air duct is a fairly uncommon occurrence, but if you suspect something is preventing normal air flow in your ductwork, it can be helpful to know what to look for! We know that homeowners want to make educated decisions about their property, so being able to do some simple diagnostics before reaching out to our team is something we’re happy to assist you with. Signs

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How Central Air Helps Keep You Healthy

August 7, 2020

Central air conditioning is great for keeping your home cool and comfortable. But, did you know that it also plays a major role in maintaining good indoor air quality? There are many health benefits associated with having central air conditioning. Here are six of those benefits. 1. Reduced Allergens Anyone with allergies knows how miserable it can be, especially those with severe allergies who are at risk of having an asthma attack. You can make your house a safe haven by using a central air conditioner. As the unit runs to

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What to Consider When Buying a New AC

July 12, 2020

Buying a new air conditioning unit can be a stressful experience. In a city where the summer months can get quite hot, investing in a quality AC system is a worthwhile decision. Properly installed and maintained AC units last anywhere from 15 to 20 years. So, it’s a matter of when you’ll find yourself in a dilemma of deciding which cooling system to buy. You need to take into account the efficiency, tonnage (size), rating, and fit of each option within your budget. Below are some tips to consider when buying a new

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Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Guide

June 5, 2020

When summer arrives, temperatures typically soar dramatically. Too often, homeowners experience a sudden and unexpected AC malfunction. Unfortunately, most people lack the necessary know-how to handle complex AC unit repairs. This could lead to spending many hours in a sweltering home. Fortunately, there are quite a few simple solutions to common AC problems you’re likely to encounter. Should you experience one of these issues, you could save money and time by performing simple troubleshooting procedures. If you notice that your AC system is acting unusually, it is a good idea to act quickly. If you’re wondering

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How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter?

February 15, 2020

Maintaining a home furnace is essential to maximize the lifespan of the furnace unit itself as well as its overall functionality. Knowing when the time is right to change your furnace filter is imperative to prevent potential cloggings, breakdowns and unnecessary wear and tear on your heating unit and the system itself. Make and Model Before you change your furnace’s filter, be sure to research the make and model of your furnace. Consider the date your furnace was installed as well as the last time you replaced your furnace filter. Because not all furnaces

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Do Plants Help Indoor Air Quality

February 15, 2020

We all love the lush look of a room filled with natural greenery, but do plants really help improve indoor air quality? This is a commonly repeated “fact,” but few people are aware of the science behind it. What Plants Do for Your Indoor Air The problem with indoor air is that all sorts of pollutants can build up when air is stale and trapped. Plants may not help with some of these pollutants, like dust and ozone. However, they do have the ability to filter out small amounts of volatile organic compounds. At the same

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Why You Should Invest in a Smart Thermostat

January 9, 2020

Smart thermostats are on the cutting-edge of thermostat technology, which means there are tons of ways they can benefit your home. At Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing, we offer top-quality smart thermostats as part of our heating and cooling services in American Fork, UT. Take a look at a few of the key benefits of adding a smart thermostat to your home. 1. Lower Utility Bills Although smart thermostats have a higher sticker price than plain old programmable thermostats, they’ll actually save you more money in the long-run. Your smart thermostat adapts to your schedule and

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What Heating Systems Are Best For The Environment?

January 9, 2020

More and more homeowners who are concerned about preserving the environment are investigating methods of heating their houses that don’t rely on the use of fossil fuels. A number of heating methods exist that take advantage of renewable resources without generating harmful emissions. Innovative Wood Stoves Wood stoves are a popular heating alternative. Wood releases carbon dioxide as it burns, but it’s the carbon dioxide that was once in the tree from which the wood came, so the net carbon gain is zero. While traditional wood stoves produce smoke and other

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Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen Appliances

December 17, 2019

There will come a time when your refrigerator, stove, or dishwasher will no longer run as efficiently as it could. There may also come a time when your kitchen’s appliances will look dated or unappealing in general. These may be signs that it is time to buy new appliances for this space. Is Your Refrigerator or Dishwasher Leaking? If you notice water pooling around your refrigerator, it could be a sign that a part is broken or a line is clogged. The same could be true if your dishwasher leaks or if you see

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5 Common Boiler Problems

December 17, 2019

Boilers are more likely to break down during the cold months of the winter, which are, of course, the worst of times to have them break down. They’re more likely to be working hard, though, when it’s cold outside, and that hard work can cause boilers to break down. If your boiler goes out, you can count on the professionals at Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing to get it up and running again. We travel throughout the American Fork, Provo and Orem areas for all your heating, cooling and plumbing needs. The winter months are also when you turn the boiler

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