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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»

Three Tips To Improve Indoor Air Quality

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Do your allergies seem worse than usual, or are you suffering them for the first time this year? It can be especially frustrating if they seem to only act up when you are home. Itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, and coughing or other respiratory distress when you are at home may indicate more than simple allergies – your indoor air quality could be suffering. The following are a few tips to help combat this problem. Read More»

How To Deal With Low Hot Water Pressure In Your Home

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If you have recently moved into a home and have dealt with low water pressure coming from your hot water lines, then you may want to think about investigating the issue. This is especially concerning if the problem exists with the hot water pipes alone. Keep reading to learn what you should do to investigate the problem and also what should happen if you find an issue. Look At The Piping Most water heaters are installed by professional contractors, but this is not always the case. Read More»