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Furnace Replacement Tips To Reduce Annual Energy Costs In Your Home

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Are you replacing your old, inefficient furnace? An important issue you should pay attention to when buying a new furnace is its energy efficiency. Today, there’s a lot of emphasis on using energy-efficient appliances, which reduces energy consumption and promotes sustainability. Therefore, as you buy a new furnace, here are a few tips to help you reduce your energy consumption and lower your annual energy costs. Choose Gas Over Electricity Read More»

Animal Damage Can Lead To Necessary AC Repairs

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Animals and insects can cause major damage to your exterior air conditioner unit. Keeping an eye on the unit ensures you catch damage early before major repairs are needed. Dog Urine Your dog may be your best friend, but they aren’t a good friend to your air conditioner. Dog urine is corrosive, and it can eat through metal and cause damage to the housing and evaporator fins on the outside of the unit. Read More»

Air Conditioning Installation Guide to Get Your Home Ready for Summer Weather

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Now that the weather is cool, it is time to get your home ready for another hot summer. Therefore, it may be time to have a new AC installed in your home. When installing a new air conditioner, you will probably want to be prepared. The following air conditioning installation information will ensure you are ready for summer heatwaves: Determining the Size of the AC The size of your AC is important, which is determined by the tonnage. Read More»

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»