COVID-19 Statement

March 24, 2020

KW Lang Mechanical, Inc., wishes to ensure all customers that we have continuity plans in place to deliver uninterrupted service and support to customers as we navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19. We have implemented additional sanitization and cleaning protocols in our office and warehouse. We are following the CDC guidelines for prevention. If our employees are sick, they will not come to work and they will not enter your home. We have equipped field staff with the necessary equipment to ensure safe working procedures in homes and businesses of our customers. We have increased options for remote work where possible. The policy and procedures set in place are largely precautionary and will be constantly monitored and adjusted. We ask all customers to respect the health and safety of our team and community. Should you be experiencing any symptoms, please contact our office right away to reschedule.

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Is it Possible to Combine Heating and Cooling Systems?

March 17, 2020

Traditionally, homes have a source of heating, such as a furnace and an air conditioner. However, there are two newer heating and cooling systems that combine both comforts. Here’s a look at these two options. Air Source Heat Pump This type of system can keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, using just one outdoor unit. It works by pulling heat from the air in the winter and sending it indoors through your ducts. The system works in reverse in the summer, pulling heat from your home and expelling it outside. An air source heat pump has a backup source of heat, so that if it gets really cold a house can still stay warm. A benefit of these systems is that they are more energy efficient than separate heating and cooling systems. You also just need to have one system maintained instead of two. is located in Solon, Ohio. We install, tune-up and repair air source heat pumps. We sell infinity, performance and comfort series of heat pumps. We service all other brands as well. Ductless Air System A ductless air system also heats and cools your home. It, too, has an outdoor component...

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Do Plants Help Indoor Air Quality

February 19, 2020

In 1989, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published a study claiming that plants have a positive impact on increasing indoor air quality. The researchers brought in common, popular houseplants, such as snake plants and peace lilies, to see if they can act as natural purifiers. The researchers found that the presence of these plants reduced volatile organic compounds (VOCs), like benzene or formaldehyde, which are certain types of air pollutants. The Story Is More Complicated The real story, however, is much less certain. While certainly, plants may help, the researchers conducted these experiments in controlled, plexiglass chambers the size of boxes. Our homes are far from these regulated chambers. In reality, good ventilation systems, which exchange indoor and outdoor air continuously, accounts for VOC removal in practice. It turns out, that while plants can improve indoor air quality, they are no substitute for quality air conditioning and ventilation systems because they simply filter too slowly. We at can install your air quality systems in Cleveland and across Northeast Ohio. Plants Help, but They Cannot Substitute Quality Air Conditioning So, do plants help improve air quality? In theory, they do. However, in real-life, their effects are very limited. An...

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Is It Bad to Run My Heating System 24/7?

January 11, 2020

When the colder months hit, do you run your heating system all the time or set your thermostat and allow your system to turn on and off to regulate the temperature? Both are effective ways of keeping your home comfortable, but let’s take a look specifically at running a heating system non-stop throughout the season. If you need professionals to service your furnace or heating system, in Solon, Ohio, can handle your needs. The following are answers to questions you might have when deciding whether or not to run their heating systems all the time. Does Constantly Running a Heating System Cause Excessive Wear and Tear? While running your heating system continuously might seem like a lot of work, they’re designed to handle that type of workload. Also, when you’re not running your system all the time, you’re forcing your furnace and the rest of your system to power up and power down many times throughout a day. This makes your system work just as hard, if not harder, than running it 24/7. Will It Cost More to Run It Continuously? It may cost more, but ultimately, it depends on how efficient your heating system is. Some high-efficiency furnaces and...

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Furnace Tips for the Holidays

December 19, 2019

In the holiday rush, it’s easy to forget to take care of your furnace. Whether you own a gas, oil, or electric heating system, taking care of it properly is important. You can count on a well-maintained furnace to keep you and your family warm over the holidays. Here are our top four tips. 1. Change the Filter Monthly replacements work to alleviate dirt and dust buildup in your system. A dirty furnace can easily overheat and fail when you least expect it. Keep extra filters on hand so that you don’t have to run out every month to buy one. Verify the right size and style of filter if you’ve recently installed new equipment. 2. Request a Maintenance Tune-up If you didn’t begin the fall season with an annual maintenance inspection, request one now. It’s better to ensure everything is in good working order before guests arrive. Annual maintenance checkups help to identify worn parts and other issues that can cause surprise breakdowns. The certified technicians at can help you with maintenance services for your home in Solon. We’re industry professionals, and we service all makes and models. 3. Use Your Ceiling Fans A ceiling fan helps to pull...

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Furnace vs Fireplace: Which One is More Efficient?

November 18, 2019

If you want to save money on your heating, then it’s only natural to use the most efficient option possible. However, it can be pretty tough to figure out exactly how efficient furnaces and fireplaces are. Sure, you can look at your energy bill at the end of the month and check your thermostat, but how can you quantify your fireplace’s energy output? To help you pick the right choice for your house this winter, here’s an efficiency comparison from Cleveland’s HVAC experts at . What Type of Furnace Is Most Efficient? There are four types of fuel to consider for this question: gas, electricity, oil, and propane. While that may sound like a lot of options, only two are really competitive when it comes to cost efficiency: gas and electricity. Oil and propane are mainly used when your house doesn’t have access to a natural gas line, or you need a furnace that will work even if there’s an outage. Between electricity and gas, gas tends to be more efficient to run, whereas electric units are cheaper upfront. If you use your heater a lot, then gas will outperform electricity in the long run. What Type of Fireplace Is...

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Furnace Safety 101

October 15, 2019

What Can You Do to Keep Your Furnace Safe? Although it’s rare for a furnace to catch on fire or leak carbon monoxide, these issues are possibilities. To prevent these problems from occurring, you should take a few safety measures. These include vacuuming the furnace, noticing when the pilot light has changed color, keeping items away from the furnace and scheduling annual maintenance. Vacuum Dust Away From the Vents Dust and pet dander collect on your vents and around the furnace. This lint and dust buildup could start a fire. You should vacuum the furnace and the vents once a month. Your manufacturer’s manual will explain how to clean and maintain the unit. If you have a wall furnace, remember to clean inside the burner compartment. Pay Attention to the Pilot Light Color A safe furnace will have a blue pilot light. If the pilot light is yellow or orange, then your furnace needs a professional cleaning or repair. in Solon is a trustworthy furnace repair company serving the Cleveland area. Keep Flammable and Combustible Items Away From the Furnace Never store paper, clothing, wood scraps, paint, gasoline and other flammable objects in front of a furnace. You shouldn’t even...

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4 Ways to Prep Your Home for Winter

September 25, 2019

The winter season is known for cold temperatures and inclement weather conditions. As a homeowner, you’ll want to stay warm and comfortable while inside. Here are a few top ways to prep your home for the winter season ahead. 1. Perform a Furnace Tune-Up The furnace is often in use each day during the colder months of the year. Therefore, it can suffer from wear due to excess use. You’ll need a professional to perform a tune-up so you can avoid mechanical issues that may develop. The technician will clean all of the parts, identify potential issues, and improve the efficiency of the product. This could lead to lower energy bills. 2. Check for Drafts Any drafts that are present can contribute to your energy usage and can make you spend more than necessary to heat your home. The heater will work harder than necessary to control the climate indoors if drafts are present. Check for leaks that may be present around doors and windows where air can escape or enter the building. Adding new weatherstripping or caulking holes or cracks will help to reduce your energy usage and maintain a comfortable temperature in the home. 3. Check the Insulation...

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Reasons to Work With a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer

August 6, 2019

Carrier is one of the heating and cooling industry’s most familiar brands. Since it was Willis Carrier who invented the modern method of keeping homes cool more than a century ago, the name is rightfully associated with the latest technology and overall dependability. The company authorizes dealers, making it easy for you to work with a company that you can trust. Here are a few reasons to work with a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer. What It Means to Be an Authorized Dealer To become a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer, an HVAC company must do more than just sell the company’s equipment. There is a rigorous set of standards that a company must follow. For instance, an HVAC company must: Take part in extended training to learn the ins and outs of Carrier’s equipment Learn how to assess home comfort issues to recommend the best solutions Effectively encourage consumers to buy the most dependable equipment Hire technicians who are NATE certified Work to turn unhappy customers into happy ones by resolving issues Follow up with customers to ensure 100% satisfaction What It Takes to Be a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer For eligibility, HVAC companies must be professional. They must have the...

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All About SEER Ratings

July 17, 2019

If you are shopping for cooling systems, you probably come across the term “SEER.” This is an acronym that stands for “Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio.” How The Ratio is Determined The ratio is calculated for a unit by taking one season’s typical cooling output and dividing it by the season’s total energy input. It shows the efficiency of the unit. Just like when you consider miles per gallon in your vehicle, a higher rating is better. A Range of SEERs? The government has set a minimum of a SEER of 13 for all air conditioners currently being sold. Ratings could go up to 21 or 22. Ratings of 16 or 18 would be fairly efficient, with anything above 20 being ideal for those who are very energy-conscious. Most older air conditioning systems have SEERs below 10; that’s perfectly acceptable in many cases. It doesn’t mean that anyone with an old unit needs to run out and buy a new one immediately. It just shows how standards have improved and how advancements have allowed for greater efficiency. Units with higher SEER ratings usually have a variable-speed blower and either a two-stage or variable-speed compressor. These components allow them to work at...

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