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Family Owned, Family Reliable

Family Owned, Family Reliable

Having a reliable and efficient heating system is essential if you want to stay warm and cozy during the winter and not spend a fortune on heating bills. Knowing a reputable business that will handle your heating repair in Columbia MO can be a challenge. At Peters Heating and Air Conditioning we offer a reliable and professional service that can meet all your heating requirements and make sure that your heating doesn’t let you down. With over sixty years experience in the heating and air conditioning industry so you can be sure that we have all the knowledge and expertise necessary to ma...

The Answer For Heating Repair in Columbia, Missouri

The Answer For Heating Repair in Columbia, Missouri

Looking for quality heating repair in Columbia, Mo, but don’t know who to turn to? It can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, but there’s one company in the Columbia area that stands apart from the rest. A family run business, now in its second generation, Peter’s Heating and Air Conditioning is an outstanding company with a sterling reputation. Being family owned, you can expect more personalized service than you’d get by calling one of the franchise shops. There’s nothing wrong with them per se, but because they’re bigger, they tend to have a &ld...

 Learn about Your Air Conditioner Upgrade Options

Learn about Your Air Conditioner Upgrade Options

Have you been considering air conditioner installation in Troy for some time now? If so, Peters Heating and air conditioning is here for you! We can help you consider all of the aspects you need to in order to get the best possible results from your new air conditioning system: The size of your new system: The size of the right air conditioner for your needs will be based on how many square feet your home is, and how well-insulated it is. The larger the home, the larger the system required will be. The higher the quality of insulation in your home, the smaller the size of the system will be...

Considering a Metal Roof? Here are Some Pros and Cons.

Considering a Metal Roof? Here are Some Pros and Cons.

When they need AC service, Quincy residents don’t hesitate to call, but did you know that we also install metal roofs? Perhaps you’ve seen them as you’ve driven through the neighborhood. Maybe your roof is due for an upgrade and you’d like to try something different. Like just about everything, metal roofs have their pros and cons. One of their greatest features is their lifespan. Metal roofs, when installed properly, should stand the test of time, lasting as long as your home. Metal roofs are water and fire resistant and can stand up to Illinois’ high winds an...

Air Conditioning Maintenance and Inspection

Air Conditioning Maintenance and Inspection

Now that spring has begun, it’s time to schedule a maintenance appointment for your air conditioner. This is an important service that will help ensure your system runs through the summer months without fail. With your scheduled visit from Peters Heating & Air Conditioning, you can expect us to do a thorough cleaning and inspection of your system, including: Air filters changed. All electrical components are inspected to make sure all connections are secure and without corrosion. Evaporator and condensing unit coils inspected and clean as needed. The condenser coil collects dus...

5 Energy Saving Tips

5 Energy Saving Tips

According to the United States Department of Energy, your furnace accounts for approximately 30 percent of your annual energy consumption. You second biggest consumer is your AC unit with about 20 percent annually. This means your furnace is the single largest energy consumer in your home. If you want to save money on your utilities bills, your heating bill is a good place to start. To save money this winter, you want to try the following tips: Replace your old furnace with a more efficient model. This is a large up-front expense, but can end up saving you thousands of dollars. If you furna...

Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

Are you dealing with a situation where your furnace is turning on but your house doesn’t feel very warm? If you feel the air, you may find that it isn’t very warm. So why is this happening? Here are some of the common reasons a furnace may be blowing cold air. In some cases, you may be able to fix the issue yourself. In other instances, you’ll need to call for help from a technician. Peters Heating and Cooling offers HVAC service Troy residents can count on for all of their heating issues. Something is wrong with the fuel source: Fuel is the main source of heat for any fur...

Can a Ceiling Fan Keep You Warm in The Winter?

Can a Ceiling Fan Keep You Warm in The Winter?

You might think your ceiling goes into hibernation for the winter, but it can actually be useful! On just about every ceiling fan you’ll find a little switch on the base somewhere, if you’ve never known what that switch was for, let us explain! Your ceiling fan can go in two directions: counter-clockwise or clockwise. You most likely are used to running your ceiling fan in a counter-clockwise direction, that’s what helps create a breeze for you in the summer. In the clockwise direction, a fan pulls air up which pushes the warm air near your ceiling down to where you are. Mu...

How to Decrease Your Home Heating Bill

How to Decrease Your Home Heating Bill

The winter months come in a blaze of cold temperatures and gusty nights, which means your heating bill soars and your pocketbook looks a little less plush than you would like it to throughout the holidays. There is no reason to pay more than you have to for your monthly heating bill, so consider the following ideas to cut your costs: Turn your fans to run the opposite direction, and keep them on a low setting when you are in a room. This will allow you to keep your thermostat set at a lower temperature because the fan will circulate the warm air that rises to the ceiling and keep the whole ...

Is it a good idea to have my cooling system checked before summer?

Is it a good idea to have my cooling system checked before summer?

With the summer months approaching, it is almost time to turn on your cooling system in your home.  Having your air conditioning system checked by a professional before the cooling season starts can prevent major mechanical issues and costly repairs.  Many heating, ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) companies offer some form of preventative maintenance agreement.  A maintenance agreement is essentially a contract between the home owner and the HVAC Company. This consists of having your air conditioning system serviced in the spring and the heating system serviced in the fa...

Winter is in full swing and severe weather warnings are becoming more frequent.

Winter is in full swing and severe weather warnings are becoming more frequent.

You may be dismayed to find that your home heating system just isn’t delivering the satisfactory results that are expected. If a simple tune-up or repair isn’t going to fix the problem, a system replacement is the next most plausible option. With ever-increasing heating costs, it is likely that you will opt for a system that is more energy efficient. Of course, furnaces and heat pumps are the two most common heating systems, each offering varying energy efficiencies. How are these efficiencies measured and what is the difference? Let’s take a look… Annual Fuel U...