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AC System Maintenance And Upgrades As The Summer Heat Gets Warmer

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The middle of summer is a time when you are using your AC more, but you might want to start thinking about maintaining your air conditioner. You might also want to consider upgrades for your system before the season is over to reduce your energy costs this year and next. Maintenance and upgrades to consider for your AC as the summer heat is getting warmer include: Mid-Summer AC Tune-Up Read More»

What To Expect On The Day Your Water Heater Is Installed

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Water heaters typically a few decades before they need to be replaced. Luckily, the process of having a new water heater installed is not that complicated. But since it’s not exactly something you do every day or every year, you may not know what to expect. That’s what you can expect to learn from this article. Expect the job to take a few hours. Water heater installation is not as extensive as furnace installation or air conditioner installation. Read More»

A Definitive Guide To Maintaining Your Air Conditioner

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Air conditioning units make homes cool in hot weather. Constant check-ups and repair of your air conditioner will save you money on energy while still extending its lifetime. Since an HVAC machine has many parts that operate together, check on it regularly to run correctly, saving you money on expensive repairs. You are likely to face more severe and costly problems if you are slow in making necessary repairs. Fortunately, maintaining your air conditioner is as simple as following these few steps below. Read More»

Dirty Equipment Is A Leading Reason Residential Air Conditioning Repairs Are Needed

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It might surprise you to learn that a common reason for residential air conditioning repairs is dirty equipment. By simply keeping your air conditioner clean, you can prevent problems and save money on repairs. Here’s a look at some parts of an AC that lead to malfunctions when they get dirty. The Refrigerant Coils The copper coils that carry refrigerant can get coated with dust if they’re not cleaned off. The coils located outside might get covered in dirt or grass clippings too. Read More»

Why Have a New Furnace Installation Done Before You Sell Your Home?

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Are you thinking of putting your home on the market? If so, you might want to think about having a new furnace installation done if your furnace is an older one. Even if it works, it might become a selling detractor if it’s older and potential buyers are afraid of purchasing a home with appliances they might have to fix or replace soon after. What should you do, then? If you want to sell your home for the most amount of money, the best thing you can do is consider having a new furnace installation done. Read More»

3 Reasons Why You Must Take Preventative HVAC System Maintenance Seriously

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It’s always a wise idea to hire a professional contractor to inspect your HVAC system before summer to prevent inconveniences. Hot and humid weather during this period can drive you crazy without a functional air conditioning system. High temperatures within your house can pose a health risk to you and your family members. That’s why regular, preventative HVAC system maintenance is crucial to ensure safety, efficiency, and minimized AC repairs.  Read More»

3 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Is Freezing Up

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Your air conditioning unit could be freezing up for several reasons. These units continuously need an uninterrupted flow of air to function correctly. The main idea here is to maintain the temperature of the coil. Ideally, the warm air is supposed to come from your home to keep the coil temperatures above the freezing limit.  Failure to do so means that the coils will freeze even before the water drains off. Read More»

Replacing A Furnace For Heating Needs

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A furnace is an important part of an HVAC system when it comes to heating, as the system will be unable to warm the air up without one. Unfortunately, it is only natural for a furnace to develop problems as time passes by, but it shouldn’t happen until numerous years has passed by. Basically, a furnace will usually begin to malfunction due to minor problems, and then you will have to deal with major problems that are not easy to repair. Read More»

Checking And Cleaning The Heat Exchanger Is An Important Part Of Furnace Maintenance

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One reason it’s important to have yearly furnace maintenance done by a licensed HVAC technician is so the heat exchanger in your furnace can be checked and cleaned. The heat exchanger is an important part because it heats the air that blows through the ducts and it also sends combustion gases out the flue. Here’s a look at how the heat exchanger works, why it’s important to maintain it, and what an HVAC technician might do during an annual service call. Read More»

Is Your Furnace's Humidifier Working Properly?

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Do you have a whole home humidifier installed on your furnace? Are you uncertain about whether it is working properly? If so, you’ll need to know the following tips to verify that you have the proper humidity in your home.  Look For Static Electricity There are some signs that your humidifier is not working properly, which can be identified without even looking at the humidifier. If you’ve noticed that you are producing more static electricity in your home and you are creating a small shock when you touch another person or something made of metal, this is a sign that your home has low humidity levels. Read More»