A Guide to Choosing Qualified Professionals for HVAC Services

Monday, July 27th, 2015

When it comes to your air conditioning and heating systems, you may get a lot of conflicting advice about what to do when your unit needs service. If the issue is small enough, some may tell you to try and repair it yourself. You may get recommendations from friends and neighbors about someone they know in the HVAC field. And some may tell you to wait to schedule service until the system breaks down entirely.

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3 Things You Didn’t Know about Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 20th, 2015

For the most part, you don’t worry too much about how your air conditioner works. All you’re focused on is setting the thermostat and calling a technician from time to time. However, there are a few things we think you should know about your air conditioner if you want to get the best in performance from your system. Take a look!

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A Guide to Keeping Your Air Conditioning System Clean

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Dirt affects your air conditioning system in more ways than you may expect. Your air conditioner cools down your home by removing heat through the process of refrigeration, in which refrigerant absorbs heat from the air in your home and releases this heat outdoors. Even a small layer of dust can be an impediment to this process, and can decrease efficiency and harm performance. Keeping the system clean is an important part of maintaining this large mechanical system, so here is our list of recommendations.

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How a Programmable Thermostat Can Save You Money This Summer

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Are you still moving around dials and sliders to change the temperature settings on your thermostat? It’s time for an upgrade. Manual thermostats of the past are difficult to use, and a new digital thermostat has a clear display that makes it a lot easier to get the temperature right. But that’s not the only benefit of upgrading your thermostat.

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How to Clean Your Air Filter: A Step-by-Step Guide

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

The air filter of your HVAC system plays a major role in your health and your comfort. The blower fan in your air conditioning unit sucks in air so that it can be conditioned and sent back to the home. It could also suck in particles that would reduce the quality of the indoor air or damage your air conditioning system. Most technicians recommend cleaning or replacing the air filter (depending on whether or not it is washable) every month (or up to 3 months, depending on use). Here’s our step-by-step guide for completing this task.

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