Mastermind Mechanical offers a broad range of heating services for customers throughout the Las Vegas region. We know that many people in this area want to limit their energy bills during winter. Modern space heaters can be an effective way to do that with relatively little investment.
While zoned heating is becoming more prevalent, many homeowners still have traditional central heating. This means that the selected temperature applies through a home. That can be wasteful, for instance, if everyone is in the TV room. A space heater in that room can keep everyone comfortable while letting you drop the main temperature as much as 10 degrees, which is a huge difference.
Ease of Use
Space heaters have been around for decades, and they have evolved substantially in that time. They are less expensive than ever before, and they are quite easy to use. Just plug it in, rotate a dial and enjoy the heat. Safety has improved greatly as well. Burn and fire risks are much lower with newer space heaters, and many models have switches that can trip during various scenarios to disable the unit.
Requires Active Monitoring
Despite how safe space heaters have become, they still have to be monitored actively. That is fine in many scenarios but diminishes their overnight usefulness. They should not be in any room that will lack adult supervision for any stretch of time.
Positioning and Repositioning
Space heaters remain the leading cause of residential fires during winter. You have to position them with great care and perhaps even prepare the spot to avoid fire and burn hazards. If you will use the heater for an extended period, you will also need one or more additional positions prepared in advance so that you can move the heater and avoid overheating of a fixed location.
Your Total Comfort
Let Mastermind Mechanical help you ensure heating comfort throughout your home. We also provide air conditioning and appliances services. Call today or contact us online to schedule an appointment.
Generally known for its extreme summers, Las Vegas can get even hotter than usual during peak summer. From humidity to dry spells, the harsh weather can have detrimental effects on your health, which is why staying indoors, hydrated, and under proper cooling is important.
A commercial refrigerator is an understated yet important part of most businesses. It keeps food fresh and prevents bacterial contamination among customers—but only when it’s used the right way.
No matter which model you have—standalone, chest, top freezer—it’s an appliance that needs to be maintained with care to maximize its functionality. That’s why it’s essential to know the proper techniques to care for your appliance in this Vegas heat. Your food will always be at the risk of getting spoilt even if your freezer is running, but not running at its best.
If your refrigerator has broken down or causing problems like not cooling sufficiently, hissing or dripping, it might be giving up on you. But refrigerators are not pocket-friendly purchases by any measure. They’re costly and require a lot of time and energy to decide on, so it might be well worth putting that time and effort into hiring a reliable company that repairs refrigerators in Las Vegas.
During the long winter period, your HVAC system works continuously to keep you and your loved ones warm and comfortable.
The unremitting use of your heating system can be quite taxing on your HVAC unit; therefore, it’s important to check out for some warning signs that it needs repairs.
The importance of having an HVAC maintenance plan cannot be stressed more. In the long run, it can potentially save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars in costly repairs. Aside from the monetary benefits, there’s a myriad of benefits that regular maintenance can offer.
Change your home air filter about once every month.
What is your home air filter?
Your home air filter is in the air intake for your furnace and air conditioner system. Air from your home is pulled through the intake filter (as seen in the image to the right) and from there into your heating and cooling system where it is heated or cooled to equal your indoor temperature settings. The filter collects any dust in the air, cleaning your indoor air as it conditions the temperature. You will be surprised at how much dust exists in the air your breathe. A good filter promotes good health! There are probably between one and three intake vents most commonly located in the ceiling in different areas of your home. Conduct a quick walk-through to locate all the air intake vents in your home.