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Emergency Gas Furnace, Heater and AC Repair Service in Tappan, NY

SOS XTREME Comfort® provides the best heating and cooling repair services in Tappan. Our technicians are trained in the very latest technology and can work on all brands of oil, propane, electric and gas heating systems and central air conditioning systems.
We service, repair and install:

  • Oil Heat Systems
  • Gas Furnaces, Boilers and Heating Systems
  • Propane Heating Systems
  • Electric Heat Pumps
  • Central Air Conditioning Systems
  • Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

At SOS XTREME Comfort®, we specialize in creating comfortable environments in homes and businesses. We have been helping customers in and around Tappan since 1934. Give us a call today to get your heating or cooling system serviced or installed.

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In addition to servicing Tappan we also service the following nearby towns:
Blauvelt, Central Nyack, Congers, Garnersville, Haverstraw, Hillburn, Monsey, Nanuet, New City, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Sparkill, Spring Valley, Stony Point, Suffern, Tallman, Tappan, Thiells, Tompkins Cove, Valley Cottage, West Haverstraw, West Nyack
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Q: What does HVAC signify?
A: HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.
Q: What type of routine maintenance do I need to do on my cooling and heating system?
A: The key to HVAC care is sufficient air movement. This means that just about anything that restricts airflow should be promptly remedied. Things like dust, debris, or dirt should be cleared away. Your air filters should always be clean for proper circulation. A yearly tune-up on your AC should be arranged in the springtime and an annual tune-up on your heating system should be arranged in the autumn.
Q: Why do I need to replace my air filter?
A: Keeping your air filter well-maintained is the essential to an effective working HVAC system. For that reason, it is essential to switch it out when it gets filthy. Your air filter might not look like it does a lot but, as a matter of fact, it is a key factor for the operation of your system. It keeps your home dust-free while preventing you from being subjected to allergens and germs. A filthy filter puts strain on your system’s motor. It makes it run inefficiently and it will not cool or heat your house adequately. When it runs inefficiently, then it makes it work harder to do its job. The harder it works, the more it costs you. Make sure to check your filters monthly. If it is dirty, then be sure to swap it out for a brand new one. Although the kind of filter that you get might instruct you to swap it out every 90 days, certain factors will change how often you have to swap it out. These factors involve household pets and whether or not the climate that you live in is dusty. A qualified Tappan HVAC service company will have the ability to instruct you on what kind of filter performs best for your type of system.
Q: How do I figure out when to change out my air filter?
A: The need to replace your filter changes from one home to another. Some homes are dustier or have furry family pets which will require a filter change more often. It is suggested to inspect it on a monthly basis. Some residences have to change their filter every month. Some households will need to change it every 90 days. This is the case if the house is using a superior quality filter and certain variables that make a filter dirtier more frequently are not present. Regardless, check it once a month and if it looks filthy, then don’t forget to switch it out.
Q: I have knowledge of the real dangers of a carbon monoxide leak. Is this something I should really be concerned about?
A: Carbon monoxide is something that you should undoubtedly be concerned about. It is advisable to use a carbon monoxide detector in your home considering that you will not be able to recognize whether there is a leak in your house otherwise. Proper care and upkeep of your HVAC system should prevent CO leaks.
Q: What does IAQ stand for?
A: IAQ is a phrase that is used in the niche that means Indoor Air Quality. Although many people have generally heard of outdoor air pollution, indoor air pollution is a problem. This term signifies that the level of air pollution that is present in a home or even a building. According to the American Lung Association, exposure to pollutants happens more often indoors than outside the house by a substantial amount. This is why it is necessary to have an HVAC system that greatly improves IAQ and really aids homeowners who deal with respiratory issues and allergy symptoms.
Q: How does my HVAC system force air all around my home?
A: Air is pulled through vents by a fan. At that point, the air goes through your ductwork that ends up in your system’s air handler. It is returned to the rooms in your home through the vents or registers that are typically located on your wall, ceilings or floor surfaces.
Q: Should I cover up my outdoor unit over the wintertime?
A: Your outdoor unit is assembled to deal with the harshest of winter seasons so it is not advisable to cover your unit. If a person were to accidentally switch on the air conditioning system when your machine is covered, it can ruin the condenser and all of its components.
Q: What should I set my thermostat to: on or auto?
A: You ought to utilize the ‘auto setting’. This means that air will be circulated throughout your house on an ‘as need’ basis. It is the more energy efficient setting of the two. When you set your thermostat to the ‘on’ position, it runs all the time. Although this produces an even temperature throughout your home, it also uses a lot more energy. It is recommended to use the ‘auto’ setting so that you don’t have steep home heating and cooling prices.
Q: I understand that I will need to have my furnace tested in the fall and my AC checked in the spring. Why can’t I have the two evaluated together?
A: You use your HVAC system the most in the hot season and in the cold season. Therefore, you will need to have your air conditioning unit examined the early spring and your furnace looked at in the autumn. A Tappan HVAC specialist will get more of an exact analysis when each system will be used the most. This reduces the chances of financially demanding repairs and it ensures that your system is running at optimal performance.
Q: Will a new Tappan HVAC system decrease my utility bills?
A: A state-of-the-art system, particularly when compared with aging systems, are noticeably more energy efficient. It can save you as much as 50% on operating costs. More recent units have a 13 SEER which is the minimum efficiency requirement by law.
Q: I want to landscape my lawn in the spring season. Can I plant near my outside unit?
A: Landscaping your home can be fun-filled and a great way to beautify your outside areas. When it comes down to your outside equipment, you will need to take care. It needs a lot of room to be able to breathe. This signifies that you have to give 18 inches on top of and surrounding your unit for adequate air circulation. This will enable it to function as required to ensure your house will feel comfortable. If you take the chance of planting too close to it, then you could very well wind up needing an avoidable repair job.
Q: Can I shut doorways and vents to areas that aren’t ordinarily used?
A: There is a popular belief among people that if you close doors or air vents to rooms that are not frequently used, then you will decrease your electric charges. This is completely false. Your unit is installed to match the ductwork in your house. When you block an air vent or door, then the air needs to go somewhere. It generates a great deal of pressure which then your blower, or the heart of your HVAC system, will need to make up for. It works more and spikes up your electric bill.

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