Archive for October, 2015

House too Cold? Attic Insulation is the Solution

Monday, October 26th, 2015

*Astro Air Inc. no longer offers Attic Insulation services. Please visit our Indoor Air Quality service page to learn more about our services.

Summer matters more than winter in terms of home comfort here in Boynton Beach, FL. Our tropical climate means that winter is mild in the extreme, and heating often takes a back seat to cooling no matter what the time of year. Having said that, we still get our share of chilly nights in the coldest months of the year, and they can get chillier still if you don’t have a heating system installed in your home. Luckily, there are ways to address the issue without the fuss of installing a whole new heating system: mainly by improving your home’s energy efficiency through attic insulation. (more…)

Consider Installing a Heat Pump

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Winters are a little different here in Boynton Beach, FL than they are further north. We enjoy mild temperatures at a time of the year when most of the rest of the country is buried in snow, and while our homes still need a reliable heating system to handle those cool winter nights, our needs aren’t as dire as they might be elsewhere. If you’re considering a new air conditioning or heating system this fall, you might want to think about installing a heat pump for your home instead of a more traditional system. They have a number of attractive features that make a lot of sense in this part of the world. (more…)

Sizing Your New Air Conditioner

Monday, October 12th, 2015

The fall has finally come to Boynton Beach, FL and while that doesn’t make a huge difference as far as our balmy temperatures goes, this is usually an ideal time to replace an old or faulty air conditioner. It gives you the luxury of scheduling a session on your timetable, rather than scrambling to get it done in the middle of a heatwave. With a reliable professional service, you can be assured that your new system works as it is intended. There are several additional steps you can take to make sure this happens: mainly by ensuring that your new air conditioner is properly sized. What’s involved in sizing your new air conditioner, and why does it matter to you? Here’s a quick breakdown. (more…)

3 Causes of Cool Air in Your Heater

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Your heating system has the job of keeping your household warm during our winter nights. The good news is that Boynton Beach, FL never gets very chilly, but we still have need of our heaters during the depths of winter. And if yours isn’t doing the job, then now is the ideal time to get it looked at, before the temperatures drop too far. One sure sign of trouble with your heating system is a lack of warm air when you turn it on, or air that is insufficiently warm to properly heat up your house. The causes of cool air in your heater can stem from any number of things, most of which can be addressed by a qualified technician. Here are 3 causes of cool air in your heater that you should watch out for. (more…)