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May 2014

Sears Heating and Cooling History

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Not to be confused with the Sears Roebuck Department stores, Sears Heating and Cooling received its start serving the residents of Columbus, Ohio, back in 1950. We have been a family owned company since our founding, and we take to heart personal standards of excellence. That is why local residents have come to trust Sears Heating and Cooling to provide superior services whenever they call. Family Owned with Family Values Since the founding of the company back in 1950, Sears Heating and Cooling has been a family owned and operated company. The company was founded to provide each customer with superior customer service and high quality care. Unlike other brands, our company prefers to focus on serving the local community and ensuring everyone has access to high quality heating and cooling services rather than trying to continue to grow into a large, impersonal entity. We have become the preeminent HVAC company in the area, and we continue to work hard to maintain that reputation and trust. High Quality Service Since we opened our doors 60 years ago, our focus at Sears Heating and Cooling has been hiring well-educated employees and ensuring that each member of the team is experienced and capable of handling anything that a heating and cooling unit might present. The family founders said that their company standard would be excellence, and every member of the Sears Heating and Cooling team works to ensure this goal is met in every way possible. From ensuring customer satisfaction to the…

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The Story behind Indoor Air Quality

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When an HVAC company talks about “indoor air quality” many people think they are primarily talking about keeping homes at a certain temperature. This is not what we mean at all. Indoor air quality is an important, complicated factor in your home and in the lives of your family members. Indoor air quality is a term used to describe whether or not the air in your home is filled with pollutants, chemicals, allergens, or other harmful substances. For many years people did not realize substances like these could cause serious health problems when they are present in our environments. Toward the end of the Industrial Revolution it became apparent that what we put into the air might be affecting how well our respiratory systems function. As outdoor air quality worsened so did indoor air quality for many homes. This was because outdoor pollutants were seeping into homes, contributing to illnesses such as asthma and lung disease. When air conditioning became available for many families, it became apparent you could not only alter indoor temperatures in your home, but you could also improve the actual quality of the air. Air conditioning systems use a filtration system to keep air moving in and out. This filtration system also helps to remove dust, allergens, and other contaminants from the air. Ventilation or lack of ventilation in a home contributes greatly to overall indoor air quality. When your HVAC system is installed, trained technicians will establish sufficient ventilation throughout your home to ensure you…

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Seven Tips for Extending the Life of Your HVAC Unit

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If you own your own home, rental property or business property, there’s a good chance that you have one or more HVAC units. Heating and cooling units go a long way in making sure you’re comfortable, so you should do your best to keep them running with top-notch efficiency. Not only will this ensure that your HVAC unit works well, but it also helps to extend its life. Here at Sears Heating and Cooling, we specialize in HVAC services. To help you get the most out of your HVAC unit, we thought it would be good to share a few tips with you on how to properly take care of it. #1: Hire an experienced contractor When it comes to HVAC services, they should always be carried out by experienced HVAC contractors. You can rest assured that here at Sears Heating and Cooling, all of our workers are highly-trained to perform HVAC services. #2: Get regular inspections Just as with anything in life, such as your car, inspections need to be carried out on a regular basis, and the same applies to your HVAC unit. Regular inspection will help to catch problems before they become severe. #3: Change the air filters The air filters on your HVAC unit need to be changed or cleaned once every two months in order to maintain good air quality and operating efficiency. If you don’t know how to change them, we can show you. #4: Clean your air ducts Your air ducts need to be…

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