Navigating Emergency HVAC Services When Things Go Wrong

Common HVAC Emergencies When it comes to HVAC emergencies, being able to identify common situations is crucial. Here are a few examples to look out for: No Heating or Cooling: Suddenly losing temperature control can be frustrating and uncomfortable, especially during extreme weather conditions. Unusual Noises or Smells: Strange sounds, such as banging or grinding,…

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How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Colorado’s Harsh Winters

As winter approaches, ensuring the readiness of your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system becomes paramount. The impact of cold weather on HVAC performance is substantial, making it essential to prepare your system for the harsh conditions that lie ahead. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore why winter readiness matters, how to assess your…

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Cleaning Your HVAC Filter: Everything You Need to Know

Cleaning Your HVAC Filter

Homeowners should learn how to clean an AC filter. Not only are you ensuring improved air quality in the house, but you’re also reducing costs since you don’t have to replace the filters frequently. In this guide, you’ll learn why you should clean your AC filters, the tools you need, the different types of filters,…

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What’s the Average Cost of Gas Furnace Replacement?

Gas Furnace

Furnaces are necessary for homes in locations that experience cold winters. Without it, your home can get uncomfortably cold quickly during the harsh winter months. It’s not an exaggeration to say that surviving winter in a home without a proper furnace is challenging. Portable heating devices can only do so much to keep your household…

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What Is Forced Air Heating vs. Central?

Central Air System

When it comes to HVAC systems, there are technical terms that can be confusing to a shopper who simply wants to add or replace a system and be done with it. The two most common terms you’ll encounter are central air vs. forced air – and people sometimes confuse these two as the same thing.…

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How Often do Furnace Filters Need to be Replaced?

Furnace Filter

Furnace filters help to maintain the indoor air quality in your home, ensuring that you have a comfortable environment. They trap airborne particles such as mold spores, pet dander, dust and other allergens. However, soot, mold spores and dirt accumulate in the filter over time. This leads homeowners to ask: “How often do furnace filters…

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It’s Time to Fire Up the Furnace

CUSTOMERS ASK: Is a Furnace Tune-Up Really Necessary? Do we really need a furnace tune-up every year? Furnace manufacturers all recommend annual inspections and maintenance by a certified HVAC technician. Many homeowners do not have their furnaces serviced every year, but there are some reasons why they should, especially if they have an older furnace.…

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Tips For Cold and Flu Season

Winter is known as the time for sweaters, crackling fireplaces, and drinking lots of hot chocolate. Most people believe that staying at home more during the winter is a good defense against the cold, but in reality, it is actually the opposite. Your health may tend to worsen in the winter because of your home.…

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Four HVAC Tips for the End of Summer

When the seasons change and the weather begin to cool, it becomes important to prepare your home for the colder temperatures ahead. We can show you how you can save on your monthly energy bill, and also show you how you can save on the costs of repairs by making small changes. First things first,…

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Why There’s Ice on Your Air Conditioner?

With the Denver summer weather in full swing, your A/C is working overtime to keep you cool and comfortable. You would like to rely on your A/C to last all summer long unfortunately, unexpected issues can happen. When someone calls in with A/C issues the first thing we usually ask is “Are there signs of…

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Why We Choose Trane

At Mitchell Heating and Cooling, we know quality. While we will install your preferred HVAC brand, our top choice and recommendations continue to be Trane. This post will list the benefits of a Trane HVAC system and what makes it our top choice for homeowners. They’ve been around since the beginning. Trane has been making…

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How a Zone Control System Will Save You Money

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A zone control HVAC system allows you to choose which areas of your home or office are heated and cooled and which aren’t. We offer zoned HVAC systems and HVAC installation. Below, we’ll go over some of the ways a zone control system will save you money. Call today! More Energy Efficient By only heating…

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When to Repair Vs. When to Replace Your HVAC

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Maintaining your home is a full-time job and the last thing you probably want to think about is your heating and cooling system. When your HVAC breaks down, you’re on the phone with the HVAC contractor as soon as possible, praying for a quick fix. But is a simple repair possible or is it time…

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The Commercial HVAC Maintenance Checklist You Should Be Following

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  Managing commercial buildings can be financially demanding. If you can reduce your energy bills, you will save more money for other purposes such as generating new sources of income or business expansion. One of the major causes of high energy consumption in commercial properties is the HVAC system. Although there are numerous ways to…

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4 Ways to Lower Your AC Costs This Summer

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Have An Emergency? Our Technicians Are Available 24 Hours A Day While air conditioning may be one of the best inventions of all time, it does come with a cost. If your air conditioner is running all the time, you might notice a pretty big increase in the size of your power bill. But it…

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Why is My AC Blowing Warm Air?

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AC Unit Giving You Trouble? Contact Mitchell Heating Today! Having your air conditioner stop working is one of the worst annoyances to deal with, mostly because it never starts giving you trouble until it is extremely hot and humid out. If you are dealing with AC problems, don’t wait to call the experts at Mitchell…

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How To Prepare Your Furnace For Fall: Top 3 Maintenance Tips

Colder weather is finally here. It’s time to put away your bathing suit and take out your fall sweaters. It’s also the right time to make sure your house is ready for winter. In this blog, we’ll run through some quick tips to make sure your winter isn’t spent huddling under a blanket instead of…

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3 HVAC Maintenance Tips to Prevent Costly Repairs

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Washington D.C.’s Top-Rated Local®  HVAC Company Prevent Costly Repairs With These Routine HVAC Tips Did you know that your HVAC system works harder than your car? Just like your car your HVAC system needs routine maintenance to keep it operating properly. Having a central heating and cooling system in your home is crucial for maintaining…

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4 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your HVAC Unit

Most people rarely think about improving the performance of their HVAC system unless there is already a problem with it. However, even before it actually breaks down, it may be worth considering upgrading your HVAC unit — for both performance as well as for financial reasons.  If your heating and air conditioning system is showing…

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3 Reasons Why Your HVAC System May Not Be Working

HVAC systems are necessities for both residential and commercial buildings. These heating and cooling systems help regulate the temperatures inside such buildings. As a result, they help provide comfort to those who are inside. That is why it is important to hire competent contractors for Colorado Springs. Otherwise, you may run into problems which can…

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Signs You Need a New HVAC System

Have you been thinking about whether to get Air Conditioning Services in Colorado Springs or just buy a new HVAC system instead? Well, if you’re still on the fence about making a decision, we have listed down a couple of telltale signs that indicate replacing your old HVAC system with a new one is the better option:…

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4 Habits That Actually Damage Your HVAC

Are you guilty of these habits? Forgetting to change the air filter regularly.The air filter is the front runner of your HVAC system. If it isn’t in good condition, it won’t be able to properly repel dust and pollutants from entering your home. When that happens, your loved ones will be more prone to developing allergies. On…

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10 Do’s and Don’ts for Keeping your AC Cool as You

Confess. You don’t know everything about your AC. It’s summer – isn’t it time you learned a thing or two? Read on. With a little consideration and maintenance, a home’s air conditioning system can last for many long, hot summers. “It pays to sweat the small stuff with air conditioning,” says Rob Mitchell, the founder.…

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How to Keep Your Home Safe From Carbon Monoxide

You might not think about it, but carbon monoxide is very present in our everyday lives. It’s the fourth-most abundant gas in our atmosphere, and every one of us breathes out carbon monoxide thousands of times per day. While everyday levels of carbon monoxide aren’t enough to cause us any real harm, under certain circumstances…

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10 Ways to Lower Your Home Heating Bills

With the holiday season now upon us, thoughts of love and good cheer can find themselves in competition with worries about increased energy use around the house. Since temperatures can drop pretty dramatically once the sun goes down on the Front Range, finding ways to reduce your home heating bills will go a long way…

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7 Smart Reasons You Need a Humidifier This Winter

Along with snow days and holiday festivities, the winter also means dry air. To keep your home comfortable this season, here are a few reasons to consider investing in a quality humidifier: Moisture in the air affects room temperature When relative humidity reaches 80 percent or higher, it makes an already hot day feel that…

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How to Take Better Care of Your HVAC in 2018

A new year is the perfect time to think about the ways you can make changes and improvements in your life – including your HVAC system. While it might not be the first resolution on your list, paying more attention to your HVAC can save you money and keep your home comfortable in 2018. Here…

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What Can I Do to Prep My HVAC for Spring?

While there are still some cold nights ahead, spring is officially on its way! And that means it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll transition your home – and HVAC – for the new season. The warmer days of spring will be a relief to your home’s HVAC system, which has been working hard…

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3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Home Air Quality

Do you know what’s in your air? While you may not be able to see, taste or smell it, the air in your home could actually be filled with pollutants, allergens or even toxins. And these pollutants can lead to serious health problems and complications. Here are 3 simple ways to improve the air quality…

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How to Use Your Senses to Detect HVAC Trouble

With weather quickly heating up, now is not the time for HVAC problems. That’s why it’s important to catch issues early – before you end up with a broken-down system on the hottest day of the year. But do you know the warning signs of HVAC trouble? Even if you’re not an HVAC expert, you…

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3 Ways To Save Energy (and Money!) This Fall

School is back in session, which means the long, hot summer is finally coming to a close. It also means there’s a new opportunity to lower your energy bills and save some money. Not having to constantly run the air conditioner is definitely a relief, but there are a few other ways the changing seasons…

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