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Does Your Home Need An Electronic Air Cleaner?

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If your home has a standard central air conditioning system, then your filter is likely to be located in your return ductwork or blower unit. These filters help to clean your air passively —small particles become physically trapped in the filters, preventing them from entering your ducts and circulating through your home. Unfortunately, filters designed to catch smaller particles also tend to restrict system airflow. Electronic air cleaners are an alternative that can potentially offer cleaner air without the downsides associated with high-efficiency passive filters. Read More»

A Look At Some Air Conditioning Repairs You Might Need To Keep The Condenser In Good Shape

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Your air conditioner condenser is built tough because it stays outdoors and is subject to freezing temperatures, blazing hot sun, and rain. However, the condenser and the parts inside aren’t indestructible. The compressor is located in the condenser, and if it is damaged or fails, you’ll be looking at an expensive repair bill. Here’s a look at some of the repairs that might be needed to keep your condenser parts in good shape. Read More»

Have You Serviced Your AC Units Lately?

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Air conditioning systems are some of the most powerful appliances in the home today. But to maintain a functioning system throughout the year, you must take good care of each cooling unit in your system. Learn why and how you should service the cooling units in your air conditioning system today. Why Should You Service Your Cooling System? Cooling systems can last for 12–15 years before you need to replace them with something newer and more reliable. Read More»

5 Different Things A Good Air Conditioning Service Can Help You With

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There are a lot of good heating and air conditioning companies out there. Many of these companies provide a variety of different services. These are a few of the various things that a good air conditioning service can assist you with. 1. Installing Air Conditioning in a Brand New Home If you are in the process of having a brand new home built just for you and your family, you will probably want to make sure that the home’s air conditioning unit works properly. Read More»

How Clogged Filters Lead To Furnace Catastrophe

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When was the last time you checked your furnace’s air filter? It’s easy to replace, but it’s also one of the most overlooked components of your furnace. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to accidentally skip a filter replacement or two. Ignoring your furnace filter doesn’t seem like a big deal – until it causes problems for your furnace. The following highlights some of the ways that a clogged filter can wreak havoc on your furnace, leading to a variety of short-term and long-term issues that negatively impact its performance. Read More»

Why Are Southern Homeowners Switching To Heat Pumps?

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Years ago, if someone had a home in the South, they tended to have an air conditioner and a furnace. Some homes had separate boiler and air conditioning systems. While you still find many homes like this today, things are changing! More and more homeowners these days are switching to a different kind of HVAC system known as a heat pump. These devices work especially well in the South when the winter weather is pretty mild. Read More»

3 Ways To Use Your Heating System To Make Your Home Smell Great

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Your home heating system can do more than just keep your home warm and comfy – it can help to fill your home with pleasant smells. If you have smells that you’d like to conceal using fresh scents, the heating system is the perfect tool to spread those scents through the entirety of the house so you won’t have to worry about any area of the home smelling bad if a surprise guest shows up at your door. Read More»

The Relationship Between Allergies And Your Air Ducts

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If you are allergic to dust, you should be aware of areas in your home that are prone to more dust. One such area is your air ducts. On top of dust, air ducts can also be filled with mold. When allergy season is coming around, it simply makes sense to reduce how much dust is in your home by having your air ducts cleaned out.  If your allergies are acting up, reaching out to a professional duct cleaning company can be your first step. Read More»

How To Improve Your Home's Air Quality

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Many people do not realize how their home’s air quality has an impact on their health. All of the allergens and dust can easily build up in a home, which you breathe in every single day. Poor air quality leads to feeling ill, having allergic reactions, and even suffering from an asthma attack. Thankfully, there are some techniques you can use to improve your home’s air quality. Use Salt Lamps Read More»

How Much Maintenance Does an AC System Need?

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It’s easy to understand AC maintenance is an important job. When looking at your system, though, you may be wondering how much maintenance can it possibly need? It’s a good idea to learn when and how often it should be checked out, what you can do yourself and what calls for the attention of an AC maintenance technician. How Often Should You Check Your AC? One of the biggest problems folks encounter with AC units is that they don’t seem like they need attention right up until the moment they do. Read More»