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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»

3 Things You Need To Know About Caring For Your AC

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It is very important that every homeowner know what they should do to care for their HVAC system. If you neglect even the simplest maintenance jobs, it could become a serious problem with your system that will result in your spending a great deal more money than what you should or need to. Here are some of the things you need to know about caring for your system. 1. Filters Are An Inexpensive Way To Keep your System Working Right Read More»

Minimizing Energy Loss Within The Home

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If you recently purchased your own home, you will soon be discovering that the amount of energy needed to heat and cool your living space can be higher than anticipated if you never had to pay for these bills on your own in the past. There are several steps you can take to prepare your home for heating and cooling in a way where you do not waste money unnecessarily. Here are some tips you can use to maximize the effectiveness of your temperature control with simple steps to keep costs from escalating. Read More»

A Few Tips For Caring For Your Home's Window Unit Air Conditioner

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A window air conditioning unit can be an excellent option for keeping the rooms in your home comfortable and cool. While homeowners are often keenly aware of the maintenance needs of a central air conditioning system, they may overlook the needs of window units. Yet, failing to adequately care for these systems can compromise their effectiveness, increase their energy usage and make them more prone to suffering mechanical failures. Care For The Filter Read More»