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Your Checklist for Hiring an HVAC Company

By | July 8th, 2019|AC Service Call, Air Conditioning, customer service, Heating, Hiring, Plumbing Services, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Technicians|

     Just like a family physician, dentist or hairstylist, not all HVAC companies are created equal. Far from it, actually. Unfortunately, there are too [...]

Why You Need Carbon Monoxide Detectors | PaschalCorp

By | January 23rd, 2018|Air Filters, CO detectors, Gas Leak, Heat Exchanger, Home Safety, Preventive Maintenance, Safety, Service & Maintenance|

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO), is an odorless, colorless gas, which can cause sudden illness and death, also known as the "Silent Killer." [...]

Why Schedule a Tune-Up

By | April 12th, 2016|Service & Maintenance|

As the weather gets warmer, your air conditioner is put under more strain. Just like your car needs regular tune-ups, so does your HVAC equipment. [...]

An Important Part of HVAC Service: Maintenance

By | September 8th, 2015|Service & Maintenance|

When it comes to HVAC service throughout Northwest Arkansas it is important to hire the right people. Hiring a person that has no skills or experience can lead to bigger problems, causing your home to become downright uncomfortable. There are many aspects of HVAC service that are important, from installation to repairs. However, one of the most important parts of keeping your heating and cooling systems running smoothly is maintenance. […]

Problems With Frozen Evaporator Coils? Take These Steps to Solve the Issue

By | August 27th, 2015|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

A common problem with air conditioners occurs when the evaporator coil freezes up. An A/C with frozen coils won’t be able to cool your home adequately, or may not work at all. If you find your central A/C system has frozen evaporator coils often, damage can occur. Read on to learn some common causes of frozen evaporator coils and troubleshooting tips. […]

HVAC Contractors Should Check These Things During A/C Maintenance

By | August 4th, 2015|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

Try to remember the last time you had preventive maintenance performed on your home’s central air conditioning system. If you can’t remember, or know it’s been longer than a year or two, there’s no time like the present to schedule A/C maintenance. After professional maintenance is performed, your cooling system will operate more efficiently, provide improved comfort and do a better job of dehumidifying the air in your home. It also will be more likely to run all summer with breaking down. […]

Ignoring HVAC Maintenance? These Could Be the Consequences

By | July 30th, 2015|HVAC System, Service & Maintenance|

Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners let things slide when it comes to maintenance on their home’s cooling and heating systems. While you’re free to do so, you should be aware of the consequences of ignoring HVAC maintenance. It could cost you in lost comfort, higher energy bills, more repairs, a shorter service life, eroded indoor air quality, and threats to the safety of your household. […]

Simple Air Conditioner Maintenance Tasks for the Homeowner

By | May 28th, 2015|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

You’d be surprised at the amount of efficiency and comfort that a typical home will lose when its central air conditioning system isn’t properly maintained. As with any other mechanical device or appliance, an A/C that’s been neglected will waste energy, perform poorly and break down more often. A lack of regular maintenance might also reduce the useful service life of your A/C system, not to mention nullify the warranty. Following are some air conditioner maintenance steps you can take in tandem with an annual professional A/C tune-up to keep your system running smoothly. […]

How to Take Care of Ductless Maintenance in Your Arkansas Home

By | May 21st, 2015|Ductless mini split, Service & Maintenance|

If you recently had a ductless heat pump or A/C system installed in your home or are considering getting one, you’ll want to know the ductless maintenance regimen. Just like with any other mechanical system, proper, regular maintenance for a ductless mini split can give you a system that runs smoothly without wasting energy or requiring frequent repairs. […]

5 Fabulous Reasons to Build a Custom Home

By | April 30th, 2015|Service & Maintenance|

Chances are, the biggest investment you’ll ever make is the purchase of your home, so why not make it your own right from the start? Here are five great reasons to build a custom home, versus buying an existing home, to help make your choice an easy one.  […]

Top Benefits of Planned HVAC Maintenance

By | April 28th, 2015|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Northwest Arkansas’ weather may not be predictable, but with planned HVAC maintenance, you’ll at least know you can rely on your furnace and air conditioner to be ready for whatever comes. Along with that peace of mind, you’ll get a few other benefits from a maintenance plan. […]

Troubleshooting Tips for a Problematic Air Conditioner

By | April 16th, 2015|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

Bringing in an HVAC technician to look at a malfunctioning air conditioner can be an expensive proposition, and an unnecessary one if the problem is something you could have scoped out on your own. That’s why you should learn about some common A/C problems, so you have at least a shot at fixing them yourself. […]

A Homeowner’s Guide to Cleaning A/C Evaporator Coils

By | April 7th, 2015|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

When it comes to your air conditioner’s evaporator coils, cleanliness is crucial. Over time, the evaporator coils can get coated with dust, grime and mold. This will reduce A/C efficiency and performance, and also potentially threaten your health. […]

Spring Maintenance To-Do List for Your Springdale Home

By | March 31st, 2015|Service & Maintenance|

The arrival of spring is the ideal time to get your home systems back in shape for the summer. While you’re writing your cleaning to-do list, make sure to include the following spring maintenance tasks: […]

Why Should You Invest in Preventative HVAC Maintenance?

By | March 10th, 2015|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Keeping your home comfortable during Northwest Arkansas’ hot summers and crisp winters takes a lot out of your furnace and air conditioner. Because of that, regular preventative HVAC maintenance is essential to ensure your system runs efficiently without experiencing any breakdowns. […]

What’s the Easiest Way to Quiet a Noisy Boiler? Find a Pro!

By | March 5th, 2015|Service & Maintenance, Water Heaters|

When it’s working properly, your hot water heating system should be virtually silent, so hearing unusual noises can be quite worrisome. Fortunately, a pro can help pinpoint what’s causing your home’s noisy boiler operation, such as: […]

Maintain Your Heat Pump with Proper Maintenance Tips

By | March 3rd, 2015|Heat Pumps, Service & Maintenance|

How well your heat pump functions can directly impact your comfort at home, so proper maintenance is essential for reliable operation. A neglected heat pump can consume up to 25 percent more energy, so making sure it’s well-maintained can also have a significant impact on your operating costs. […]

Easy Ways to Reduce Pet Dander in Your Springdale Home

By | February 5th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance|

For many people, pets are much more than just animals — they’re full-fledged members of the family. Unfortunately, owning a pet can result in more pet dander, which can be irritating to some household members. This is why it’s important to consider the below techniques to reduce pet dander in your home.  […]

Is There a Peculiar Smell Coming From Your Furnace?

By | December 11th, 2014|Furnaces, Service & Maintenance|

When you turn on the heat and smell a peculiar odor coming from your furnace, it might be time to perform some maintenance work on your unit. The problem might be something small or it might be something dangerous, so it must never be ignored. To make sure your family is safe and to save more money in the future, you should investigate the situation immediately. […]

Planning a Remodel? Plan for Your HVAC System

By | September 11th, 2014|HVAC System, Service & Maintenance|

Don’t let a home remodel project lead to a costly HVAC system repair in your home. Dirt and debris that finds its way into the heating and cooling system components may cause damage and lower energy efficiency. Dirt may accumulate on the fan, coils, and other areas of the system. Indoor air quality may also suffer from this condition. There are some steps you can take to plan for your HVAC system during construction. […]

Invest the Cost of a Water Heater Installation Before an Emergency

By | September 9th, 2014|Service & Maintenance, Water Heaters|

The cost of water heater installation can vary depending on a number of factors. One clue you might need to start considering a new water heater is that your morning showers are getting shorter and shorter. Water heater replacement is a common home improvement given that the average lifespan of a water heater is only about eight to twelve years. […]

HVAC Maintenance Plans and How They Can Work for You

By | May 15th, 2014|Service & Maintenance|

When you have problems with your HVAC system, it’s either inconvenient, expensive or costs you comfort and money. One of the best ways to avoid these headaches is by taking advantage of HVAC maintenance plans. These include regular service and many other useful benefits to keep your system healthy. […]

Heat Gain in Your NW Arkansas Home: Keep It Under Control

By | August 13th, 2013|Service & Maintenance|

Heat gain is defined as solar radiation that penetrates a home through windows, doors, skylights, roofs, cracks and crevices. The resulting rise in indoor temperature requires cooling systems to work harder, which can cause spikes in energy bills. Learn how to reduce heat gain in your home to save money and energy:  […]

Air Conditioning Maintenance Guide: A Checklist for Spring

By | June 13th, 2013|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

Want to know the secret to owning a long-lasting air conditioning unit that needs few repairs and doesn’t waste much energy? Regular preventive maintenance. There are some air conditioning maintenance tasks that you as a homeowner can do yourself and some things that a professional should do for you. […]

Air Seal Your Home as Part of Your Springtime Maintenance Routine

By | May 28th, 2013|Service & Maintenance|

In trying to cut your cooling and heating costs, what steps are you taking that won’t negatively impact your comfort? Have you thought about making your home airtight as the weather heats up outside? If you want to air seal your home as part your springtime maintenance routine, use these tips to locate leaks and seal them up. […]

Keep Your Heat Pump in Top Form With Spring Maintenance

By | May 9th, 2013|Heat Pumps, Service & Maintenance|

Summer can bring a lot of hard work for both your heat pump and HVAC professionals. This makes spring the ideal time to schedule a maintenance visit to get your heat pump ready for the hard work ahead. During the maintenance visit, an HVAC professional will check and tune up the components of your heat pump to ensure small problems don’t become bigger problems during the heavy use of the summer season. It also should save you money on your energy bills; the difference in energy consumption between well-maintained heat pumps and neglected ones can be as high as 25 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. During the maintenance visit an HVAC professional will: […]

How To Prepare For An HVAC Maintenance Visit

By | January 15th, 2013|Service & Maintenance|

In order to ensure your Northwest Arkansas home will remain comfortable through the heating season, you should take the important step of scheduling preventive maintenance, if you haven’t already. Your HVAC maintenance visit will ensure that your system is cleaned, lubricated and inspected for safety hazards. In addition, regular service appointments help maintain optimum energy efficiency, saving you money on utility bills and extending the life of your home comfort system.  […]

What Keeps Your HVAC System Humming? Annual Service Calls

By | December 27th, 2012|Service & Maintenance|

Heating season will soon be in full swing in Northwest Arkansas, and if you haven’t yet scheduled annual service for your HVAC system, it’s time to pick up the phone and make an appointment for a tune-up with a qualified HVAC professional. Annual preventive maintenance on your system will extend its life, and ensure that your furnace operates safely and efficiently all winter long. A comprehensive check of your system should include the following key tasks: […]

3 HVAC Maintenance Tips That Will Help You Fend Off Indoor Allergies

By | August 9th, 2012|Service & Maintenance|

The temperatures in Northwest Arkansas can be in the 70s or higher for much of the year, so most homeowners are running their air-conditioning systems regularly. However, if you or your loved ones suffer from allergies, that can mean an exacerbation of symptoms because contaminants get into your indoor air, and are hard to remove. […]

Routine HVAC Maintenance Saves Energy Dollars

By | August 2nd, 2012|Service & Maintenance|

Saving energy saves you money — it’s as simple as that. And ensuring that routine HVAC maintenance is performed on your system increases your energy efficiency, which saves you even more money.  […]

Is Repairing Your Air Conditioner The Answer? Or Is It Time For Replacement?

By | July 17th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

It’s the middle of another hot, humid summer in Northwest Arkansas. And that’s not the greatest time for your air conditioning (A/C) to break down or not work optimally.  If you are facing the dilemma between repairing your air conditioner or replacing it, here are a few helpful hints to help you decide: […]

Paschal Service: What We Offer On Top Of NATE Certification

By | July 5th, 2012|Service & Maintenance|

Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal offers a wide range of services for air conditioning and heating units. We sell, service and repair several makes and models of heating, air conditioning, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, heat pumps, gas furnaces, generators and other HVAC components. […]

Properly Designed And Installed Ductwork: Why It’s So Important

By | June 26th, 2012|Ductwork, Service & Maintenance|

If you’re undertaking new construction, retrofitting your attic or basement, or upgrading your current ducts, it’s vital that you design and install ductwork properly if you want to minimize your energy consumption and losses. Additionally, ensuring properly designed and installed ductwork ensures that you and your loved ones experience greater home comfort for many years. […]

Minimizing The Risk Of Water Damage When Your A/C Is Running Around The Clock

By | June 7th, 2012|Service & Maintenance|

One of the side benefits of running your air conditioner (A/C) during the summer is the humidity that your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system removes from your home’s indoor air. But unless you maintain your system annually, your home could experience water damage if your air conditioner isn’t draining quite right. Before the intense heat and humidity start, it’s a good idea to inspect your system to ensure that it’s draining properly. […]

At Paschal Heating, Air & Geothermal, Our Work Isn’t Done Until You’re Satisfied — We Guarantee It

By | February 21st, 2012|Air Conditioning, Geothermal, Service & Maintenance|

At Paschal Heating, Air & Geothermal, the work isn’t done until you’re satisfied — and we have the guarantee to prove it. If Paschal installs a system that later has problems, we repair it or you get your money back within the first year. It isn’t right until you’re satisfied.  […]

Four Easy Ways To Maximize Heating-System Efficiency

By | February 9th, 2012|Furnaces, Heating, High-Efficiency, Service & Maintenance|

An efficient heating system can reduce your energy costs while also keeping your family warm and cozy all winter long. You don’t need to purchase a new furnace to reduce your monthly bills. Many homeowners in northwest Arkansas find that a few minor adjustments can make a big difference in your heating-system. Here are four simple ways to improve your heating-system efficiency. […]

Holding Down Your Home Heating Costs As Arkansas Temperatures Continue To Drop

By | January 26th, 2012|Heating, Service & Maintenance|

To avoid having to pay exorbitant heating costs as the temperatures keep dropping, you should make sure your home is prepared for the cold weather. There are some simple things you can do to minimize your heating costs this winter. […]

Getting Through A Power Outage — Before, During And After

By | January 17th, 2012|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Losing your electrical power during the winter is no joke, as subzero temperatures can be potentially life-threatening. That’s why it’s smart to take proactive steps before, during and after a power outage. Before any more time goes by, be sure to: […]

Wondering What’s All The Hype About Preventive Maintenance? Why It’s An Essential Service For Your System’s Health

By | December 22nd, 2011|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Source after source will tell you that preventive maintenance is essential for your HVAC system’s continued health. They’re right — it’s probably the most important thing you can do to keep your furnace, air conditioner or heat pump working efficiently and reliably. It’s fine to know that you should do it, but that doesn’t answer the question of why. […]

You Most Likely Know That Changing Air Filters Regularly Is Important, But Do You Know Why?

By | December 20th, 2011|Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance|

When you bought your heating or cooling system, you were most likely told about the importance of changing air filters regularly. It’s popular advice, and it’s also good advice. A filter change is a quick, simple way to keep your furnace running well. […]

Preventive Maintenance — How It Benefits Your HVAC System, Your Comfort And Your Energy Savings

By | November 24th, 2011|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

As a homeowner, you may have heard about the importance of preventive maintenance for your HVAC system. You may also have wondered if it’s really necessary. Neglecting preventive maintenance is easy. Since your comfort system is out of sight, it’s usually out of mind — as long as it’s working correctly, that is. The unfortunate truth is that neglect causes most cases of premature HVAC failure in northwest Arkansas, as well as unnecessarily high energy bills. […]

Five Reasons Why You Can Trust Your HVAC Systems To Paschal

By | November 15th, 2011|Service & Maintenance|

You trust your HVAC system to keep you safely comfortable in your home. That’s why you should only trust the best contractor to service your HVAC system. Here are five reasons Paschal Heating, Air & Geothermal is the most reliable contractor servicing HVAC systems in northwest Arkansas. […]

The Paschal Guarantee — Because You Deserve Quality HVAC Service

By | November 8th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

When it comes to HVAC service, you deserve the best. There are many contractors to choose from in northwest Arkansas. At Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal, we provide the highest quality HVAC service in the area. The Paschal Guarantee offers our customers the peace of mind that they’re making the right choice. […]

Don’t Get Too Hung Up On The Initial Costs Of A Furnace Upgrade, It’s The Lifetime Costs That Count

By | October 27th, 2011|Furnaces, Service & Maintenance|

You wouldn’t buy a cheap car if you knew it was going to cost you a fortune in gas and repairs. Think of your furnace upgrade in the same way. Like many major investments, a lower initial price is not the only factor to consider. When it comes to your furnace, you also need to think about efficiency, the return on your investment and proper sizing. […]

Protect Your Air Conditioner From Cold Weather — Tips For Winter Shutdown

By | October 20th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Service & Maintenance|

The temperature is starting to drop in northwest Arkansas, which means it’s time for you to get your air conditioner ready for winter. Winterizing your cooling equipment can not only help lengthen its life, it can also help improve efficiency for next year. […]

With As Much As Northwest Arkansas Homeowners Need Their A/Cs, Preventive Maintenance Should Not Be Ignored

By | September 29th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Technicians|

Preventive maintenance of your home’s heating and cooling system is of the utmost importance for homeowners in northwest Arkansas. Regular maintenance will ensure that your air conditioning unit is functioning at its peak efficiency and that it experiences fewer breakdowns. […]

Top Ways To Increase Indoor Air Quality

By | September 22nd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

While there are many different ways you can improve the indoor air quality of your home, they can all be divided into three basic categories.  Here’s a look at these three categories and their corresponding tips to improve the air you breathe inside your home. […]

Is It Time For A Cooling Equipment Upgrade? Lingo You Should Know

By | September 20th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats|

If you’re about to invest in a cooling equipment upgrade, we have some concepts and terms that may benefit your search. […]

Most Things In Life Aren’t Free, But Hot Water Is With Geothermal Systems

By | September 15th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Geothermal, Geothermal, Heating, Service & Maintenance|

A majority of people today have the desire to save money on their energy bills. Many advanced products available on the market are aimed directly at decreasing the cost of hot water, like tankless water heaters, those powered with solar energy, and heat pump water heaters. As a resident of northwest Arkansas, you should know that there’s another option to investigate before you choose any of these other kinds of technology. […]

Though Summer’s Nearing The End, You Can Continue Saving With These Air Conditioning Operational Tips

By | September 13th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Even though summer is almost over, you can still generate energy savings with the help of a few operational tips that will make your air conditioning run more efficiently. These tips will help you stay cool all summer long and even have you ready for next year’s summer. […]

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