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Air Conditioning Repairs That Might Be Necessary When Your Air Handler Has a Drainage Problem

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When it’s hot and humid in the summer, your air conditioner does double duty. It removes both heat and humidity from your home so you stay cool and comfortable. The humidity is removed through the process of condensation on the evaporator coils. The condensation has to go somewhere or it will damage your floor or air handler. That’s why your air handler has a condensation drain system. Here’s how condensation drainage works, what happens if it malfunctions, and how an air conditioning repair technician can get the condensation to drain again. Read More»

Two Reasons Why You Should Tackle Air Conditioning Problems Immediately

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Your air conditioning (AC) unit does so much more than pump cool air into your home. The filters within the unit circulate and purify the existing air, essentially removing harmful pollutants that could pose a threat to you and the other members of your household. Maybe you’ve recently noticed that your AC system isn’t working the way it did in the past, but as long as you’re still able to maintain a relatively comfortable climate within the home, you may not see this as too much of an issue. Read More»

5 Signs You Need Air Duct Replacement In Your Home

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The weather is finally starting to warm up, and you can now start thinking about getting your home ready for summer. One of the most important things in a home during the summer is keeping it cool, and that means having working air ducts. If you’re not sure whether or not you need air duct replacement in your home, here are some signs to look out for. Your Energy Bills are Soaring Read More»

Ways To Make Your Home's Heating System Work More Energy Efficiently

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If you’re from a state that experiences harsh winters or live in a house that wasn’t designed to keep toasty in winter weather, you should add a heating system to the home. A residential heater can provide the additional heat required to keep your family comfortably warm during those dreadful winter months. That said, heating systems are one of the biggest energy users in many American households. If you want to make your home more energy-efficient, you’ll need to find ways of reducing the amount of energy used to heat it. Read More»

The Top Questions Homeowners Have About Ductless Heating

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Why should you choose a ductless heating system? You need a new heater, but you’re not sure which type to choose. If a ductless option (also known as mini-split heat pump) is at the top of your list, take a look at what you need to know about these heaters. What Is a Ductless Heater? As the name implies, this type of heating system doesn’t use ducts to deliver warm air. Read More»

How You Can Maximize The Energy Efficiency Of Your HVAC System

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When you’re looking to improve your HVAC’s system’s efficiency to reduce your bills and increase your comfort, there are several ways you can do it. Implementing smart devices and zoning systems and making sure your basic components are in great shape can help you get the most out of your air conditioner and heater alike. Use a Smart Thermostat Smart thermostats come with a variety of settings and options that can help your system run more efficiently. Read More»

Common Heating System Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid

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If you want to make sure your heating system works safely, you must do regular maintenance. If you don’t, your heating system could end up not working at the coldest part of the season. Or your heating system could emit deadly carbon monoxide. Keep reading to learn more about common heating system maintenance mistakes and why each one is important. Not Having an Annual Checkup When your heating system sits idle all year, dust and other debris could build up in the system. Read More»

3 Benefits Of Hiring HVAC Contractors For AC Installation

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Since a new AC unit is a huge financial investment, you should spare no expense in ensuring the installation is conducted properly. And because you likely have no knowledge about AC installation, it’s best to hire HVAC contractors for the job. A technician who installs cooling units for a living will guarantee your new unit won’t sustain electrical damage that will significantly lower its performance. Regardless of how advanced your cooling unit is, an experienced technician will know the right way to install it. Read More»

Why Is Your Air Conditioner's Split Design So Important?

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Central air conditioning systems and mini-split systems both use a split design. This approach utilizes two separate units — an indoor evaporator/air handler and an outdoor condenser. Mini-split systems add a few more elements to the indoor unit since they eschew ductwork in favor of a single blower, but the concept is still the same. Two separate units might seem like a costly, complicated, and inefficient design, but it’s critical to the effective operation of your air conditioning system. Read More»

A Pool Of Water Below The AC Unit? Find Out What Could Be Wrong

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Everyone installs their air conditioning unit with the aim it will serve them for as long as possible. However, even with regular maintenance, the system could malfunction, calling for repairs. One of the most worrying signs is when your unit starts leaking water. Here are a few possible reasons why your AC unit might be leaking and what you can do to fix the system.  When the Unit Has a Clogged Line Read More»