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Most Common Types Of AC Repairs

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Regardless of the type of air conditioning system your home may have, all AC units are subject to breakdown at one point or another. While this can be annoying at best, it can also be extremely inconvenient for the homeowner who has to not only schedule AC repairs but also figure out a way to stay cool in the meantime. Fortunately, as the warm summer months end and the seasons move into winter, now is the perfect time to have any kind of AC maintenance performed on your house. Read More»

Repair Or Replace: What To Do With Your Furnace

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As we’re moving into the cold months of winter, many people are turning on their furnaces for the first time in a long time. When that happens, they may notice that their system may not be operating very efficiently, or it fails to even turn on. If that happens, your first step should be to call an HVAC company and have your unit inspected for you. Once they do, they’ll most likely present you with a list of repairs they can get your unit operational, but may also suggest that spring is a good time for a brand-new furnace installation. Read More»

What Happens During A Home Energy Audit?

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If you truly want to get the most out of your home, a home energy audit should be high on your priority list to get accomplished in the next year. Although the auditor won’t actually repair anything inside your home, they will give you a professional analysis of areas by which you can improve on in your home’s energy efficiency, saving you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the process. Read More»

What You Need To Know About Ductless Air Conditioning Systems

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If you are trying to make a decision about air conditioning options for your home, one option to consider is the ductless air conditioning system. If your home does not currently have air ducts installed, the cost can gradually increase with a traditional central air conditioner. For that reason, many homeowners opt for ductless. Here are some things you need to know if you are considering a ductless system: How Ductless Systems Work Read More»

3 Things To Decide Upfront About A New AC Installation

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If you are planning to purchase a new air conditioning system, you likely have a few factors that will finalize your decision. Price, maintenance, and warranties will affect your decision, and you may have certain amenities you can’t go without. HVAC systems are built to endure many years of operation. This is why most people understand that their purchase is an investment. Even though a robust AC system that is properly maintained can last a long time, there are other issues that may prompt homeowners to consider AC replacement. Read More»

2 Simple Ways To Improve Heating In Your Basement

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If you use your basement as a game room or storage place for your furnace, you want to keep the space as well-conditioned as you can. If the basement becomes too cold in the winter, it could cause problems for your family, furnace, and home. Here are two simple ways to improve heating in your basement.  Seal and Ventilate Your Basement If your basement has doors and windows in it, you want to seal these openings as much as you can. Read More»

An Overview of Packaged AC Units

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The conventional air conditioner comprises several parts, such as the evaporator and condenser that you install in different places in your home. All the critical components of a packaged AC sits inside a single unit. Below is an overview of packaged AC units. Installation and Operation The best location for a packaged AC unit is outside the house. You can install the unit either on the ground or on the roof. Read More»

Troubleshooting Guide to Fix Furnace Problems Early

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As the weather gets colder, you’ll start using the heater more often. The early winter weather may expose problems with your heating that need to be repaired. You will need to troubleshoot these issues and have them repaired before the first storm. There are a lot of things that need to be checked when troubleshooting problems with your furnace. You will want to start with the electrical problems, and then the furnace. Read More»

Keeping Your Air Conditioning Vents Clean

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When it comes to basic home maintenance, it is common for individuals to neglect the work of cleaning their air conditioning system. Unfortunately, this mistake can prove to be costly in terms of performance as well as the potential need for repairs. In particular, vent cleaning is a task that will often go neglected for long periods of time due to the homeowner failing to appreciate its importance. Why Should A Homeowner Invest In Having Their Air Conditioner Vents Cleaned? Read More»

Top Signs Your Air Conditioner May Need A Repair

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The ideal way to get through the summer months is by having an air conditioner (AC) that works well. This can allow your home to be the most comfortable all the time. Certain things can indicate your AC may need to be fixed. Understanding what these are can be very helpful to you. 1. Blowing out hot air Do you find that your AC is constantly blowing out hot air? If so, this can be an instant sign that you need to have your unit checked. Read More»