Finish Line Heating & Cool Blog

Learn about all of our services

Welcome to the blog page for Finish Line Heating & Cooling.  Located in Denver Colorado, Finish Line Heating & Cooling has seen and learned a lot about keeping our customers cool in the summer and warm in the winter.  We hope you enjoy this snapshot into some of the work we do and if you have any questions give us a call.

pmi evaporative cooler

What exactly is an evaporative cooler?

This is a question our team are often asked. Another name you might have heard them called is swamp coolers. The process sees warm air from outside your property being drawn into the cooling unit. Here it’s passed over a series of water-soaked pads. The process of evaporation then creates a cool and moist airflow…
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furnace installation and repair

Help! My furnace keeps shutting off

Short cycling is the process whereby your furnace turns on for a few minutes and then shuts off, and the process repeats. Some of the causes of furnace short cycles include: The heat exchanger overheating due to low airflow A dirty flame sensor rod If your furnace is experiencing short cycles, it’s vital to call…
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armstrong air products

How to prevent furnace problems with HVAC installation

It’s easy to take your furnace system for granted when it is functioning correctly. However, poor maintenance, poor installation, and neglect can result in furnace problems that affect how it heats and cools your home. Here are some common furnace problems you can prevent with professional HVAC installation. Premature breakdowns High energy bills Ignition or…
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Large Armstrong Air AC unit

5 things to consider when choosing AC

There are several air conditioning systems on the market homeowners can choose from. However, choosing the right AC system for your home is vital since the wrong AC may not cool or warm your home as desired. Here are some factors you should consider when choosing an AC system. The load of your home; this…
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Getting the most out of your Air Conditioning

How often should you change your AC filter?

Your home’s AC filter is an essential tool in reducing allergens in your house and keeping it dust-free. Therefore, replacing it regularly is vital in keeping the air in your home clean. It’s highly recommended to change your AC filter once a month, but these depend on many factors such as; Type of air filter…
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armstrong air products

Facts about HVAC systems

Heating and cooling systems provide you with the comfort of staying indoors without having to worry about changes in weather conditions. However, there is more to air conditioning units than simply providing a cool or warm environment. Here are some facts about HVAC systems you ought to know. An AC unit was discovered in 1902…
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Large Armstrong Air AC unit

Why use separate HVAC systems in rentals?

Some landlords only use one main HVAC system for a duplex or apartment building. This type of setup usually causes no end of headaches for landlords and tenants alike: Multiple people trying to control the temperature can result in repeat arguments between tenants about thermostat settings. Tenants can have difficulty understanding actual costs related to…
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furnace installation and repair

5 questions to ask when choosing a furnace

It’s important when choosing the furnace that best meets your needs, to consider the following five questions: What is the size of your home in square feet? What type of insulation is currently in place? What is the height of your ceiling? Which type – and size – of windows are in place? How is…
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tankless water heater installation

3 great reasons for considering tankless water heaters

If you are considering replacing your current water heater, have you considered the benefits of a tankless alternative? Such a choice means that… You don’t end up with the cost of repeatedly reheating the same tank of water. The hot water you use is always freshly warmed using a high-performance copper heat exchange process. A…
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Electronic thermostat Finish Line Heating & Cooling Denver CO

Feeling just as cool – or warm – as you want to be

It’s amazing to find that thermostats have been around for hundreds of years. Scottish chemist Andre Ure invented such a device in the late-nineteenth century to help keep a constant temperature in textile mills so they could operate at their most efficient. You may not have such a large building to regulate, but your home…
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Springtime AC startup

Different types of HVAC systems

There are different types of HVAC units, each with its benefits and drawbacks. Below is a brief description of each type. Hybrid split system The hybrid split system makes use of both gas and electric power, allowing you to switch between the two easily. Duct Free Duct free systems allow one to individually control the…
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Who can fix my furnace

3 signs it’s time to replace your HVAC system

Like all equipment, the functioning of HVAC systems degrades with time. Poor operation and maintenance of an HVAC system can result in wear and tear due to inappropriate use. It is essential to have your HVAC system replaced as soon as you see the following signs. The HVAC system has been in place for over…
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