Air Conditioning Articles

AC Maintenance Checklist

May 24, 2024
AC Maintenance Checklist. Couple at computer.

Can you imagine a scorching hot day here in Orem without air conditioning? During those dog days of summer, your air conditioning system can be your very best friend.

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Common AC Problems and Solutions

May 17, 2024
Father child is front of electric fan on hot summer day.

Our team at Gillette Heating and Air Conditioning wants you to be aware, prepared, and ready to solve these air conditioning issues so you and your family can stay cool this summer.

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

April 15, 2024
SEER––What Does It Mean? Circle knob with "Energy efficiency" written on it next to a scale of "high, moderate, low.”

Looking to upgrade your comfort? Gillette Heating and Air Conditioning is pleased to give you an accurate estimate on your new AC, heat pump, furnace, or boiler. Additionally, some high-efficiency models come with generous tax rebates. You can count on our team to find the best savings for you. 

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Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Problems Before Calling the Pros

September 29, 2023
Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Problems Before Calling the Pros - Young Male Plumber Looking At Woman Signing Invoice In Kitchen

Hot and muggy temperatures sum up the 10-day weather forecast here in Utah. It is not a good time for your air conditioner (AC) to break down.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 2

August 25, 2023
Video - Energy Saving Tip 2. Lit up brown ceiling fan.

Turn on your ceiling fan when you’re home while raising the temperature on your thermostat to save energy costs and keep your home feeling cool. Make sure that your fan is rotating counter clockwise to blow the air straight down and therefore feel cool.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

August 15, 2023
How to Properly Size an AC System - Close up Shot of an AC fan.

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for the Heat?

June 30, 2023
Image of an air conditioner. Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for the Heat?

It’s going to be a hot summer in Orem. Is your air conditioner (AC) prepared for the heat?

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AC and Allergies

June 15, 2023
High angle shot of a young businessman feeling ill at his work desk.

Gillette Heating and Air has a team of home comfort experts ready to find the perfect solution for your lifestyle.

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner?

May 31, 2023
Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner? Home Air Conditioner Condenser coil sitting in front of brick wall.

If a newer air conditioning (AC) system breaks down, you repair it. But should you repair an AC unit more than 10 years old—or replace it? Your Spanish Fork home’s air conditioner keeps you cool and comfortable, but it can only do that when it works correctly.

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Video – When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

May 23, 2023
Video - When Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner? Text written, "SIGNS YOU MAY NEED A NEW AC UNIT," accompanied with drawing of an air conditioner.

The central air conditioning system is a simple pleasure of everyday life. Your home should be a place where you can relax. On a hot day, cool air is essential to your relaxation. If you take good care of your air conditioner with annual inspections and monthly filter swaps, it should last 10 to 15 years.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 15, 2023
Image of a technician working on an AC unit. Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

At Gillette Heating and Air, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months.

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Be An Informed Consumer By Learning AC Lingo

April 14, 2023
Technician checking for power on a rooftop condensing unit.

The air conditioning system in your Spanish Fork home is one of your biggest investments and home assets. In order to take care of it properly, as well as to communicate effectively with air conditioning (AC) professionals when needed, it’s good to understand some common air conditioning terminology.

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What Is the Difference Between a Swamp Cooler and an Air Conditioner?

September 27, 2022
What Is the Difference Between a Swamp Cooler and an Air Conditioner? Woman Signing Invoice In Kitchen.

When it comes to providing top heating and cooling solutions, look to our Gillette Heating and Air Conditioning experts. Call us today!

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Video – Stay Cool During the Summer

June 30, 2022
Video - Stay Cool During the Summer. Dog with head out car window wearing goggles.

Schedule a clean-check with Gillette Heating and Air today.

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What Does it Mean to Win the Carrier President’s Award?

May 26, 2022
What Does it Mean to Win the Carrier President's Award?

Every day, the Gillette Heating & Air team works hard, providing the best service we can to customers like you in Spanish Fork and nearby. So, when our work is recognized, we feel thrilled.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 3, 2022
Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Gillette Heating and Air, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Orem.

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Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

April 22, 2022
Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

Want to know the best way to stop problems with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system before they start? Create a preventative maintenance plan.

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