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What To Do When You Need To Drive Down The Cost Of Heating Your House

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When it starts getting cold outside it can be a wonderful thing to enjoy a heated home. A good heating supply in our house lets you forget about the frigid, outdoor temperatures as you bask in the warmth of your abode. However, while it’s wonderful to be able to pump the heat in your home, it can also be costly. As your monthly bill starts to climb higher and higher you might even think that you’re going to have to forgo the heat in order to conserve cash. Read More»

Clean Your Ducts And Registers For Maximum Airflow

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There are many different ways that you can make air conditioner more efficient. The condenser and evaporator are vital parts of the system,  but other components in the system, like the air registers and ducts have a huge impact on the efficiency of your air conditioner. This article explains how to clean your air registers and ducts for maximum airflow and better overall efficiency. Cleaning Your Registers Cleaning your air registers is simple and doesn’t require any special tools. Read More»

How To Keep Your HVAC System Efficient

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The efficiency of your HVAC system is subject to change over the years. That is, if you don’t keep it maintained, certain components will lose efficiency and your utility bills will go up. There are a few simple things that you can do, as a homeowner, to keep your system as efficient as possible. This article explains some jobs that are simple and cheap, but also very effective and worthwhile. These tasks are simple and won’t take up much time. Read More»

Make Sure Your Air Conditioning Is Ready For Odd Weather

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There have been quite a few odd weather pattern changes in the past few decades, and even without considering natural disasters or moderate storms, temperature changes alone can have an impact on enjoying the day. The average air conditioning unit is designed to keep a custom comfort zone inside the building, but it can waste a lot of electricity or fail to provide proper comfort because of either strange outside conditions or structural problems. Read More»

Clean Your Filter And Registers For More Efficient HVAC

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As your home ages, your utility bills are bound to increase. You will probably see the most dramatic increases when it comes to your heating and air conditioning. Your HVAC is bound to become less efficient over the years, especially if it isn’t properly maintained on a regular basis. This article explains two simple HVAC maintenance task that can help keep your utility bills down. Change Your Filter The simplest and quickest thing to do is to change your furnace filter on a regular basis. Read More»

4 Tips for Preventing Mold in Your Home's Central Air Conditioning Unit

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If you or a family member suffers from severe allergies or asthma, you may be concerned about the possibility of mold growing inside your AC unit where the spores could be spread throughout your house through the vents. If so, use the following four tips to prevent mold and catch it before the growth becomes a serious problem. Change the Filter Every Month When your AC unit’s air filter becomes clogged up with dirt and dust, moisture becomes trapped inside the fibers and debris. Read More»

Investigate These Issues Before Contacting An HVAC Technician

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A hot house in the summer can be miserable for you, family members and pets. You may want to ring up a HVAC contractor right away, but there are some issues you can investigate before doing so; it could be a minor detail which needs to be resolved and you might be able to get things working. Read about these possibilities so you know what you might be able to do. Read More»

What's That Smell? Possible Causes Of The Strange Odors Coming From Your Central Air Conditioning System

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While your central air conditioner is running, you may have started noticing an odd smell coming from the vents. Below are possible causes of three types of strange odors that may be coming from your air conditioning unit or ductwork.  Stale And Musty Odor If you detect a stale, musty odor in your home’s air, there are two possible causes. First, if you have recently turned your air on for the first time after shutting down the unit for the winter, dust may have collected inside the compressor and it is circulating through the vents. Read More»

Things Are Heating Up: 3 Steps To Get Your Air Conditioner Ready For Action

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Now that winter is over, and the warm air is kicking in, it’s time to get your air conditioner ready for summer. If you live in a mobile home, it’s particularly important that your air conditioner be ready for the warm weather – heat can build up quickly in a mobile home. To make sure you’re not left out in the heat, here are three steps you should take to get your air conditioner ready for summer. Read More»

4 Furnace Repair Signs That Every Homeowner Should Be Aware Of

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Are you a homeowner? If so, it is essential that you know how to keep your HVAC system maintained and know when it is showing signs that there is a problem. Some property owners dismiss problems and assume they can wait on repairs. However, certain heater repair issues can be dangerous if they are ignored. The following are common signs that furnace repairs are needed. Increase in Energy Bills Spikes in energy bills can be caused by furnaces that are getting old. Read More»