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Do I Need to Chemical Wash the Condenser on My Air Conditioner?

April 30, 2021

At Friendly Home Services, we recommend our chemical flush or wash on an annual basis. Only good things result from one. Don’t hesitate to contact us at (385) 381-6528 to speak with one of our knowledgeable team members or to schedule your appointment today.

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Video – Do I Need to Schedule a Maintenance Appointment?

April 29, 2021

Regularly scheduled maintenance can help you catch symptoms of bigger problems before they become an issue for your business. Catching symptoms of trouble early on can keep your units working efficiently and safely as long as possible.

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Video – How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

March 30, 2021

A leaky faucet is a fairly obvious sign that there is something wrong with your plumbing. Signs include soggy floors, foundation cracks, water meter changes, or a mildew smell. One leak in itself doesn’t mean you need new plumbing necessarily but frequent leaks could be a sign of an aging pipe system.

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Listen to Your HVAC System

March 15, 2021

Unusual sounds may indicate the need for a tune-up, cleaning, or repair. The experts at Friendly Home Services can decipher the noise and get your system back on track. They have the knowledge and experience it takes to keep your HVAC equipment running at peak efficiency and delivering the comfort you expect in your Salt Lake City home.

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Video – How to Protect Your Lungs From Nasty Air Quality in Your Home

March 5, 2021

Did you know that Utah leads the nation in poor air quality? Your home actually traps bad air and creates a worse environment than outside and since the pandemic, we are spending more time than ever before at home. Thankfully, there are solutions to this problem.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

February 26, 2021

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

February 12, 2021

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

January 17, 2021

Looking to install a new heater in your Salt Lake City home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

December 4, 2020

An electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your home and how much fuel is wasted.

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What Are the Different Types of Furnaces?

November 7, 2020

In the market for a new furnace? You may be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Friendly Home Services would like to help!

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